2.8-liter V6 Saab B284L engine was produced at the company’s factories from 2005 to 2008 and was installed in the second generation of the 9-3 model until it was replaced by a more powerful version of the B284R. This turbo engine in its design is almost completely similar to the Opel Z28NET engine.
V6 GM-engine: B258i, B284L, B308E, B308i.
|Fuel system||distributed injection|
|Power output, hp||250 – 255|
|Torque output, Nm||350|
|Cylinder block||aluminum V6|
|Block head||aluminum 24v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||89|
|Piston stroke, mm||74.8|
|Phase regulator||at the intake|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||7.0|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Saab 9-3 2006)
|Engine lifespan, km||~300 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Saab 9-3 II (YS3F) in 2005 – 2008.
Disadvantages of the Saab B284L engine
- The most famous problem of this engine is the low resource of timing chains;
- The electrician delivers a lot of trouble, most often the ECU and the oil pressure sensor fail;
- Overheating often occurs with breakdown of gaskets due to a jammed thermostat;
- The turbine runs normally, often only the bypass damper or bypass fails;
- The weak points of the power unit include ignition coils, as well as a gasoline pump.