The 3.0-liter diesel engine Saab D308L or 3.0 TiD was produced from 2001 to 2005 and was installed only on the top modifications of the first generation 9-5 model before restyling. In fact, this is an Isuzu 6DE1 diesel engine, which was installed on Opel as Y30DT or on Renault as P9X 701.
|Fuel system||Common Rail|
|Power output, hp||177|
|Torque output, Nm||350|
|Cylinder block||aluminum V6|
|Block head||aluminum 24v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||87.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||82|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||7.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Saab 9-5 2002)
|Engine lifespan, km||~250 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Saab 9-5 I (YS3E) in 2001 – 2005.
Disadvantages of the Saab D308L engine
- This engine is very afraid of overheating, so keep an eye on its cooling system;
- From overheating, the cylinder head leads here, it breaks through the gaskets and antifreeze leaks appear;
- And the coolant often leaks through the heat exchanger of the EGR system;
- Quite often there are synchronization errors due to glitches in the camshaft sensors;
- Also here the mass air flow sensor fails, the exhaust manifold burns out, the geometry of the turbine wedges.