White smoke 2011 Saab 9-5

10

Asked by Mar 27, 2017 at 07:39 PM about the 2011 Saab 9-5 Turbo4

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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
worsened and then major smoke and car
would barely go.  Best guess is head
gasket. Any guess on cost of repair. Car is
in otherwise great shape, only 78k miles.
Saab 9-5 V4 Turbo.

3 Answers

37,965

There are a LOT of variables, most domestics would run you around 1500-2500 if getting work done at a shop, being a Saab it will likely be higher. I would get it diagnosed to make sure that is the problem though.

2 people found this helpful.
67,885

If your car has a turbo-charger it is possible that the turbo has gone out.

1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful
10

Mechanic at Saab specific diagnosed. Iit turned out to be a blown turbo (ouch). A bit unclear why lubrication wasn't getting in there, regardless will install w new lines.very lucky to find turbo unit Genuine Saab for goodpriice. Mechanic has very solid track record and has been great to work with thus far. Saab Specific in Berwick ME.

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer:

9-5

Looking for a Used 9-5 in your area?

CarGurus has 9 nationwide 9-5 listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Postal Code:

Saab 9-5 Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    190
  • #2
    Adrian McCabe
    Reputation
    130
  • #2
    T_S_T
    Reputation
    130
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Saab 9-3
21 listings starting at $3,988
Used BMW 3 Series
90 Great Deals out of 2,057 listings starting at $1,500
Used BMW 5 Series
21 Great Deals out of 557 listings starting at $3,950
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
43 Great Deals out of 692 listings starting at $3,995
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
78 Great Deals out of 1,800 listings starting at $3,480
Used Toyota Camry
40 Great Deals out of 2,123 listings starting at $2,450
Used Volvo S80
20 listings starting at $2,430
Used Volvo XC90
6 Great Deals out of 138 listings starting at $3,300
Used Audi A8
40 listings starting at $7,850
Used Audi A4
28 Great Deals out of 709 listings starting at $3,265

Used Cars For Sale

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.