Exhaust smoke

Asked by Apr 21, 2016 at 12:34 PM about the 2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What does White smoke on startup mean?

3 Answers

Moisture in engine

640

Blown head gasket! Has it lost power?

10

Change oil with 1 quart shy and put in a bottle of Lucas oil stabilizer. It works.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Exhaust smoke 3 answers

    What does White smoke on startup mean?

    2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3T

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • White smoke 2011 Saab 9-5 3 answers

    I was driving yesterday on highway ND towards end of 90 mile trip, car was making a high pitched whistle noise which got louder upon acceleration. Car sat for 4 hours. On my return trip noise wo...

    2011 Saab 9-5 Turbo4

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Thick, white smoke - stopped accelerating - cranking, not starting - no motor oil 2 answers

    My 2001 Saab 9-5 Sedan (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5M) recently took an uncommon road trip (80 miles). After making a quick pit stop, we restarted the car and the tailpipe began emitting a white smoke, which g...

    2001 Saab 9-5 SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Blowing white smoke on start up only, and all of a sudden 4 answers

    I recently bought this 9-5 wagon and as I live in Mass, I had to have it inspected. The emissions part past but the safety part failed. One of the issues was a small hole in my exhaust somewhere. The ...

    1999 Saab 9-5 4 Dr 2.3t Turbo Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Should I change the turbo? 3 answers

    My 2001 Saab 9-5 station wagon shows small puffs of blue smoke on start-up. Otherwise, it runs without any problem. Body in good shape; no rust.

    2001 Saab 9-5 SE Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

9-5

Looking for a Used 9-5 in your area?

CarGurus has 317 nationwide 9-5 listings starting at $1,500.

ZIP:

Search Saab 9-5 Questions

Saab 9-5 Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 170
#2 Adrian McCabe
Adrian McCabe
Reputation 130
#3 T_S_T
T_S_T
Reputation 120
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Saab 9-3
23 Great Deals out of 1,094 listings starting at $1,400
Used BMW 3 Series
941 Great Deals out of 30,258 listings starting at $1,000
Used Volkswagen Passat
257 Great Deals out of 24,992 listings starting at $999
Used BMW 5 Series
466 Great Deals out of 15,436 listings starting at $500
Used Audi A4
291 Great Deals out of 10,505 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Maxima
324 Great Deals out of 24,382 listings starting at $999
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
360 Great Deals out of 19,350 listings starting at $1,500
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,027 Great Deals out of 72,252 listings starting at $700
Used Audi A6
130 Great Deals out of 6,288 listings starting at $2,988

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Saab 9-5 For Sale
38 listings starting at $9,570
2010 Saab 9-5 For Sale
9 listings starting at $10,000
2009 Saab 9-5 For Sale
11 listings starting at $4,700
2008 Saab 9-5 For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 32 listings starting at $3,995
2007 Saab 9-5 For Sale
33 listings starting at $1,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.