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Driving in very hot weather, stopped at light,

95 900 SE Convertible. driving in very hot weather, stopped at light, smoke started coming out of engine and temp guage went up to the red line

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You may have blown the head gasket.
or
check the coolant level,is it low?
if it is ok,check the fan switch on the radiator,change the thermostat,and check that the fan is working.
the fan has to work,saab engines run very hot.
there is a after run fan switch as well that measures engine compartment temperature,and can start the fan even with the car off,so be careful.

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If you blew a head gasket, you would smell it and if you check the oil it should be white and cloudy.

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