Date: 20 Jul 1999 15:54:11 GMT
From: apickelnopsamracle.com (Allen Pickel)
Subject: Re: Odomoter Broke on 1988 SAAB Convertible w/ Auto Tran.


Eric, Thanks for the info. I have the dash apart trying to troubleshoot a problem with the vac system for the heater/ac and got the thing out without a problem. Taking it apart I decided to heck with it and feel that I can't find the right place to put the glue so I ordered a rebuilt one from Andrews in Princeton, MN. ~$85. Again, thanks for the tips. In article <0OFk3.436$ui4.154292nopsam.shore.net>, elawxnospamxnopsamecsxnospamx.com says... > >Allen, >My answer/theory is "It's a Saab and they do that" 8^) > >In all seriousness, what you're experiencing is a very common problem in >older 900's (don't know whether it affects 9000's too). Basically, one of >the drive gears for the odometer (inside the speedometer mechanism) cracks >and gets loose on the shaft. Thus the shaft stops rotating, and the >odometer with it. > >If you're inclined to disassemble the speedo and fix it, you can search this >NG on DejaNews for some good descriptions of the procedure. It's not a fun >or easy task, though! > > Eric Law > > >apickel <apickelnopsamracle.com> wrote in message >news:7mv754$qjh$1nopsam16.us.oracle.com... >> Hi All, >> >> I'm trying to figure out why my odometer doesn't work yet the speedometer >does. >> Also the trip meter doesn't work either. I guess trip meter isn't exactly >the >> right term but its the meter you reset when you want to clock how far it >is >> between point A and point B. But what really has me puzzled is how can >the >> speedometer work but the odometer doesn't. If anyone has an answer or >theory >> I'd really appreciate your input. >> >> TIA >> >> Allen >> > >

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