Question about Saab 9 5

1 Answer

White exhjaust fumes

When i shook the last part of the exhaust pipe (the box) iot seems tobe logged with a lot of water

Posted by on

  • hlulume Jul 02, 2009

    thanks a lot for the advice and very soon i will takwe it to a proffessional as advised and promise to update you on the out come

  • Matt UK May 11, 2010

    White smoke coming from the exhaust is often caused by water getting into the engine because of a defective head gasket. This would also account for the water in the exhaust. Check your coolant level. Has it dropped below normal? Check the oil filler cap. Sometimes you will see a creamy whitish-brown emulsion on the underside if the water has mixed with the oil. If either of these symptoms are present, get the car looked at professional sooner rather than later. Continuing to drive it may cause irreparable damage. Hope this helps!

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 155 Answers

White smoke from the exhaust is a common symptom of water getting into the engine via a leaking head gasket.

Check you coolant level. Has it dropped below normal?

Check the oil filler cap. Are there any signs of a whitish-brown emulsion in the oil? (This is a sign that water has contaminated the oil.)

If either of these are present, get the engine check professionally ASAP. Continuing to drive it may cause irrepairable damage.

Hope this helps!

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Smoke from a side pipe


Leaking exhaust pipes and deflated radiator can be the result of this. Better start with the radiator first and check if its deflated. Also make sure the pipes are tightly mounted and double check any leak.

Oct 04, 2008 | 2002 Chrysler Voyager

1 Answer

My 2014 ranger is losing water from radiator, water coming out of muffler box seim , blowing white exhaust fumes


it would sound like the head gasket has gone. this would need a new head gasket fitting Head Gasket Timing Ford Ranger Mazda How To there are other video if this is not your engine.

Jun 26, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have problem with fumes from engine entering the passenger compartment,


thank you peugeot 307 ,right look under air filter and their is a pipe from rocker cover going into air filter ,now i cannot remember every car i work on and iam a old dinasaur so memory is lacking but it could be a box on side of engine ,anyway their will be a pipe somewhere from air filter to wherever ,this pipe is soft /split/not connected whatever the problem is this is your source of fumes if your not sure what to do ask a local mechanic to have a look for you

Apr 06, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I HAVE A 2003 SORENTO,MY MECHANIC DIAGNOSED IT AS A MISSFIRE ON # 1 CYLINDER,REPLACED PLUGS AND WIRES,THEN DIAGNOSED THAT IT HAD A BAD O2 CENSER,REPLACED THAT AND STILL RUNS ROUGH.CAR ALSO BLOWS A LOT OF...


if loosing coolant but no leaks anywhere inside or outside of car, and if it overheats due to lost coolant, we can say that your cylinder head has a micro crack on it. and coolant is vaporized inside chamber. you need to weld (or replace) cylinder head after removing it.

Nov 24, 2011 | 2003 Kia Sorento

2 Answers

Water is getting out of the exhaust


Of course, I don't know the entire situation of your exhaust, but I doubt what you are seeing is water. The exhaust pipe carries out ignited gas fumes that your engine has ignited. Any unignited gas will escape through the exhaust pipe if it is not used properly. If large amount are coming out of you exhaust pipe, you are loosing a lot of money on gas. My best guess would be bad spark plugs not igniting the gas properly. I would try replacing those first. If you are not good with cars, I recommend taking the car to a certified professional mechanic. I hope this helps! Please feel free to ask any questions if needed.

Apr 25, 2011 | Mitsubishi Colt Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Engine fumes leaking into car compartment through the ventilation system - how can I fix this problem ?


The main thing you will need to do is to minimise the amount of 'excessive' engine fumes being generated in your engine compartment which in turn will 'leak' into your car compartment: 1) Degrease your engine and check for leaking oil gaskets especially around the oil refill area: oil leaks at the back of the engine falling on your hot exhaust pipes and on your engine block will generate lots and lots of 'nasty' smelling fumes! 2) Check that your exhaust pipes joints are well sealed especially the one contained within the engine compartment: taking great precautions, check for the obvious leaks from smoke emitted but you could use soapy water to assist. 3) Check that the lining in your engine compartment are in good condition taking particular attention to the 'Firewall' ones (e.g. the one between the engine compartment and the passenger side compartment). 4) Check for broken heating/cooling air hoses leading into the passenger compartment.
Hope it helps!

Mar 24, 2010 | 1992 Porsche 968

3 Answers

Strong exhaust fumes, been parked for 3 years....


check air filter, spark plugs andfuel system

Sep 18, 2009 | 1994 Honda Accord

1 Answer

1995 cherokee 2.5 td 150k miles will not start.


The oil pressure dropping to zero is common for cherokees. Replace the oil pressure sending unit and it will be good as new. Cracked exhaust manifolds are also common. Usually it will crack where the 2 pipes are welded into 1 pipe before it connects to the front pipe. There are lots of replacement headers out there to choose from. I just ordered one through quadratec.

Oct 21, 2008 | 1995 Jeep Cherokee

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

225 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Saab Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22359 Answers

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

81423 Answers

derek oliveira

Level 2 Expert

85 Answers

Are you a Saab Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...