Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2001 22:52:55 -0500
From: 61 <data61nopsamcape.net>
Subject: Re: dead battery problem


I had an 88 900 that had a similar problem. I found the automatic seatbelt motor relay, or some related component, was hanging up when shutting the car off. The result was the belt did not fully retract or a relay stuck. Was intermittent. Disconnected the seat belt electrics and the problem was solved. I was able to confirm this through troubleshooting current draw from the battery. Led right to that circuit. Removed the auto seat belts (which I hated anyway) with manual shoulder straps from a similar model. It may be worth a look at. John dave wrote: > > I have a problem with my 88 900S Saab it has the 16 valve engine and > automatic. I been having this problem on this car. It has been driving me > and my mechanic crazy. I can drive this car for about a week with no > problems then I jump into it the next day and the battery is dead. The > mechanic says the alternator is putting out fine and there are no shortage > or current draws when the key is off. We are baffled. Has anyone had this > problem or know a possible way to correct it. Any ideas would be more than > welcome. > 88 Saab 900 S. > 91 Saab 9000 S. > > -- > Dave in Airy Arizona

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