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How to repair crankshaft seal on Saab 900

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Thomas Moore
Do you know how to replacing crankshaft seal in your car, I’ll show you the quick review for crankshaft seal repair easy and efficient way!

How do you fix a crankshaft oil leak on a 2010 Saab 900?

How to Replace Crankshaft Seal on Your Car - As you can see you can put the socket over it and hammer it in place. Now before you put the crankshaft pulley back on get a little clean oil and rub it on the inside.

How long does it take for BlueDevil Rear Main Sealer to work on a Saab 900 2002?

Just be patient and give it 30-45 days to work.

How many seals does a crankshaft have?

There are two crankshaft seals, one in the front and one in the back, which are known as the front main and rear main seals respectively. Since the crankshaft needs to be lubricated, there are seals on both ends of the crankshaft that keep the oil from escaping.

How do you replace the front main seal on a Saab 900 2003 350?

Replaced the Front Main Seal on My 350 - It's best to use some sort of seal driver bearing driver just. So you get a nice even. Press so it doesn't start going crooked but once you do it a while you get pretty good at it.

How much does it cost to rebuild a lower unit on a Saab 900 2003?

A typical set of parts for the gearcase can cost $500-600 and may go higher if the gearcase is severely damaged. If you have your local mechanic repair the lower unit, his labor will run about $300-400 for this type of repair.

Is it worth fixing a rear main seal?

Replacing a rear main seal can be so expensive the cost to replace it may be more than you have to spend, or even more than your vehicle is worth. When faced with a high dollar repair on an older vehicle it can be difficult to decide if it's worth dumping more money into an older vehicle that doesn't have much value.

How long does a crankshaft last on a 2007 Saab 900?

They usually wear out because of other engine functions, not those of the bearing itself, which makes it impossible to predict how long they'll last or when they'll fail. Under ideal conditions, they'd last indefinitely.

Does a rear main seal leak oil or transmission fluid on a Saab 900?

Always check the transmission fluid's color because ATF will turn brown from heat and oxidation. Rear main seal leaks are common, if the color of the fluid is brown, it's most likely engine oil leaking past the rear main seal. The rear main seal prevents oil from leaking past the spinning crankshaft flange.

What is a crank seal leak on a Saab 900 2000?

Oil leakage around the engine - this will usually be visible as stains or puddles on the ground underneath your car. Engine noise - especially when accelerating or turning; You may also hear a hissing sound coming from the engine bay.

Where is the front main seal located on a Saab 900?

Front seal: The front seal is located behind the main pulley that drives all the belts, which is, of course, always spinning.
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Comments on how to fix crankshaft seal on a Saab 900:
That stinks. Hopefully you can resolve that issue soon enough. Looks like the plastic came off the hood emblem, as most of them tend to do with age. I replaced both the rear and the front emblems on my old Saab with an eBay purchase. Very simple and easy job to do and very inexpensive. I have a little pet peeve about stuff like that myself.
Lee. I felt so bad for you on the seal. I’ve done two auto to 5-speed conversions. Not terribly hard for an “adventurous” mechanic. But it’s a marathon not a sprint. Thanks for the videos. They are really well done.
Can u tell me exactly where the crankshaft position sensor is located?
But other critical issue I would like to inquire you … Do you have any experienced when driving on the road while speed up to 50 miles will met an sound such like “woowoo” (around 2Khz and not turbo charger or valve) vocal effect comes out from differential but when release the fuel foot press it will gone …. As we ... checked and make a sure certainly this vocal effect was came from differential internal gear set, do you have any solution ideal to fix it? since this is very rate at present to find one set for replacement. I appreciate ….
Several more miles on the road since this video confirm the oil seal repair is holding. Just a drop of oil every now and then. I can live with that on a 28 year old car.
A creative solution for getting the seal in properly. Nice job! I'm working on my '94 900 today... trying to get to the bottom of a check engine light issue... wish me luck!
How did you get the leaking seal out?
How to replacement other front seal? Does need to be left up the engine?
Hi Mr Lee! U have fecebook name?my Fecbook name is (Piseth.Loek)
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Hi what's the cam holder tool?
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Good job Grant i will tackle this big job soon! Thank you for the awesome video and detailed instructions i appreciate you..!
Greeting a friend, a question will be that it is possible to insert by hollow of the seal of oil a  time chain for his replacement.
Sounds good. I hope you find a bolt that works. For my own curiosity, let me know if it's anything other than a 9