COOLANT LEAKS

bmh5
0

Asked by Dec 27, 2009 at 07:50 PM about the 2000 Saab 9-3 SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

93k on the 2000SE.  Just started leaking coolant.  Enough to drip about 2 drops every second.  Best we can figure out is the leak comes from behind the big pully above the crank pully.  Does that make sense?  Seems that pully shaft would not connect to any coolant area in the block.  

thanks

bmh

2 Answers

Tom Le
1,125

well the water pump is usually there so best guess will be water pump

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
bmh5
0

you were right. hairline crack. Unit does not look original however. Seems to have zero wear on steel impeller. There is no pitting in the aluminum housing either. Could the crack come from someone over tightening the unit? many thanks bmh

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Coolant or oil leaking out of my car? 2 answers

    My car is leaking some kind of liquid. It's clear on the driveway but when it is on my finger it looks orangish. My car said it's low on coolant even though I just had the car filled with coolant ab...

    2003 Saab 9-3 Linear

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • How can I fix Coolant leak on Saab 9-3 SE ( source unknown) ? 7 answers

    Leaked coolant is found on the under side of the Oil Filter

    2000 Saab 9-3 SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Coolant leaks overnight 1 answer

    2005 Saab 9-3 Linear

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Saab 9-3 Turbo oil/coolant Leak? 2 answers

    Hi, I recently purchased a 1999 9-3 SE Turbo, with 5speed. The car runs great, but shortly after purchasing it, I noticed a slight oil leak which seemed (according to a local mechanic not familiar w...

    1999 Saab 9-3 4 Dr SE HO Turbo Hatchback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My 90 saab 900S has been leaking oil and coolant. 1 answer

    The oil leak is getting worse. My mechanic said he would have to take the whole engine out and reseal it. About $ 2000. He claims there is also a small coolant leak. That would be $1100. I do not want...

    1990 Saab 900

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Saab 9-3 Questions

Saab 9-3 Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 660
#2 T_S_T
T_S_T
Reputation 430
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 350
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Saab 9-5"
9 Great Deals out of 387 listings starting at $2,900
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,318 Great Deals out of 35,421 listings starting at $2,150
Used Audi A4"
337 Great Deals out of 11,839 listings starting at $1,944
Used Ford Mustang"
405 Great Deals out of 43,210 listings starting at $1,800
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class"
969 Great Deals out of 30,464 listings starting at $1,300
Used BMW 5 Series"
749 Great Deals out of 20,830 listings starting at $1,995
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
533 Great Deals out of 29,659 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic"
711 Great Deals out of 62,956 listings starting at $1,350
Used Honda Accord"
939 Great Deals out of 76,497 listings starting at $1,400
Used Volvo S40"
43 Great Deals out of 1,295 listings starting at $2,000

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Saab 9-3 For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 49 listings starting at $6,999
2010 Saab 9-3 For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 31 listings starting at $6,900
2009 Saab 9-3 For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 43 listings starting at $5,988
2008 Saab 9-3 For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 158 listings starting at $4,900
2007 Saab 9-3 For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 153 listings starting at $3,888