Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2000 19:00:08 GMT
From: "Keith Grider" <>
Subject: Re: 9000S Electrical problems

"Michael Hargreave Mawson" <> wrote in message > Reposted, due to total silence first time around. Surely someone can > help me - please? > > Dear All, > > Well, I took delivery of my bargain Saab today, and have been pushing > buttons for most of the afternoon. There were several non-functioning > electrical systems which I have fixed by the judicious application of > new fuses or bulbs, but I'd appreciate advice on the following: > > Central Locking > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > The central locking doesn't. Replacing the blown fuse got the door- > lights working again, but when I turned the key in the door-lock, I blew > the fuse. Is this common? What's likely to be wrong? How do I fix > it? (And why on Earth are the door lights on the same circuit as the > central locking??) I had the same problem amd fixed it by replacing the hatch lock motor. Yours may be a bigger electrical problem. See if this helps. I had to push the fuse to 20 amp to actually find the faulty lock motoor. I am now back to 10A for the power lock system. > > Rear Screen Wiper > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > I'm not even sure that I know what button I should press to get this > going, but when I press the button which operates the washer, all I get > is wash and no wipe. Help! > Don't have a wiper. Wish I did, though. No ideas here. > Interior Light/Seat Belt Warning Light > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > Not working. Fuse is OK, and so is the bulb in the interior light. > What do I need to do to fix this? No Idea > > MPG Display > ^^^^^^^^^^^ > This is very dim - particularly on the left. I assume a bulb has gone. > Is that right? Is this easy to replace? How do I do it? > THis is probably due to one of the light bulbs being burned out. See: > Any and all advice gratefully received. > > ATB > -- > Mike > > "His wish was to become a historian - not to dig out facts and store > them in himself... but to understand them, call the dead back to life > and let them speak through him to their descendants. She sometimes > wondered who would pay for it and who would heed." > - from "Harvest of Stars" by Poul Anderson. Keith Grider

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