My 01 Saab 9-5 3.0 is smoking out of the tailpipe apears to be white it will run fine then stall out i just replaced the turbo , So what would cause this headgasket or valve cover or something else .

Asked by Oct 05, 2013 at 01:31 AM about the 2001 Saab 9-5 SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was told it could be air intake manifold valve cover gasket
or head gasket? What could it be please help!!!!

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The gasket/gaskets might be the problem, you need to perform a compression test of the cylinders to pinpoint your issue.........http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0W0kQeTvURU......or better yet a leak down test......http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plpLZeM9ZbU

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