Banjo bolts on coolant lines at turbo and water pump would be the 1st place I would check given the location. Check the thermostat in water on the stove before install and it should open at 200deg. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Water Pump stock in-person! Is it common for these pumps to leak? Usually it's the impeller shaft that eventually wears out causing slop in the pulley, then if it's not replaced, the pulley digs into the timing cover, not good. Use a socket wrench with a matching socket the same size as the hex head bolt in the center of the tension pulley. Different engines require 2006 Saab 9-7X serpentine belt replacement belts of different widths, thicknesses and lengths or circumference. Turn the wrench handle, the pulley moves and the tension on the belt slackens.
This pulley is attached to a very strong spring and holds the belt tight against the pulleys through its serpentine route around the engine. If it is leaking from the pump, is it usually the pump itself, gaskets, the way it is attached to the engine or other causes? This pump is 100% tested to ensure quality. Key Search Words - 2000 : Auxiliary Radiator; Engine Coolant Level; Engine Coolant Recovery Tank; Engine Oil Cooler; Engine Water Pump Cover; Molded Coolant Hose; Radiator; Radiator Air Seal; Radiator Drain Petcock; Radiator Drain Plug; Radiator Inlet Tank; Radiator Outlet Tank; Radiator Surge Tank; Radiator Vent Valve; Surge Tank Overflow Hose; Thermal Bypass Hose. There is a good change the tension pulley will need to be moved farther for the 2006 Saab 9-7X serpentine belt replacement because the old belt may have stretched. That's one area I haven't done work on the 9-5 before.
Make sure to read the tips in this thread for changing the pulleys, sure made it much easier for me to replace:. The serpentine belt is located on the front of the engine block and winds around several pulleys driving various engine components: water, fuel and power steering pumps, the alternator, air conditioner compressor and possibly other accessories. It is difficult to see in that area so I am not sure how to check. I agree with Mike that you may have a loose bolt. Find your leak before you do the thermostat as a small amout will come out adding to the confusion of where the leak is. Aluminum die-cast technology added performance and longer pump life.
Bearings, gaskets, seals, impeller, hub and housing are all designed for long-lasting service life. My next step is water pump. Or could it be something else? Aluminum die-cast technology added performance and longer pump life. On top of low prices, Advance Auto Parts offers 4 different trusted brands of Water Pump products for the 2006 Saab 9-7X. This premium aftermarket replacement engine water pump is manufactured to meet your expectations for fit, form, and function. I would still go under and track it down.
Engine specific water pressure is achieved without excessive load to engine. High flow design provides long lasting, efficient cooling. Then use a channel locks to lock onto the pulley and rest against the water pump housing so that you can lock up the pulley to remove the fan clutch. Unfortunately, you can't really see more in that area without starting to disassemble more. I think I have all the air bubbles out. Changing over to the long belt is an inexpensive improvement as well, even though it may be hard to notice much difference.
Aluminum die-cast technology added performance and longer pump life. High flow design provides long lasting, efficient cooling. Once the 06 Saab 9-7X serpentine belt replacement is around the tension pulley, release the socket wrench and allow the tension pulley to take up the slack on the Automotive Serpentine Belt Replacement. Gauge runs fine, and then all of a sudden it jumps to 210 from 195 , then to 230. Follow the lines out of the expansion tank too. Actually the 4 cyl pumps don't fail very often and not at 40000. It's a good idea to replace the idler pulleys at that age and mileage.
Is it easy to get to the water pump. All necessary gaskets and seals are included. Again, use the socket wrench to turn the tension pulley far enough so the 06 Saab 9-7X serpentine belt replacement can be wrapped around the pulley. No matter the situation, Advance Auto Parts has the Water Pump product you desperately need. High-quality bearings, heat-treated impellers and coated seals mean long life and trouble-free ownership. Also be sure to clean off the old gasket and when done, run through proper bleeding procedures.
Or you may just be struggling to keep it highway-approved. Attach the socket and set the direction to tighten the same direction the spring action allows the pulley to move. There isn't enough loss to notice coolant on the ground after it has been parked. We have 589 reviews on our Water Pump products for the 2006 Saab 9-7X from previous customers. As I slow down or park, it drops back down to normal. Gaskets and seals are included where applicable. Before I would replace the pump I would try very hard to verify that is the leak point.
I did run into a snag which was not explained very well. The next step for 2006 Saab 9-7X serpentine belt replacement is simply removing the old belt from around the various pulleys. But not like when the coolant bypass valve was failing on a previous 9-5. Not much but still enough to cause concern. If it is on a gasket seam or out of the pump weep hole then yes it is the pump.