Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 02:40:35 GMT
From: "Harry Davis" <>
Subject: Re: SRS light is staying on

If you had taken it back when the contact cleaning failed to permanently fix the problem, the dealer would have replaced the sensor. I believe there was a recall in the US for this problem. It still may be in effect. "Jason Stefanovich" <stefanjnopsamnet> wrote in message news:3BD57315.2090004nopsamnet... > No, this is a known problem with the sensors on mid-90's saabs. > I have the same problem on my '93 9KCS. After taking it to the > dealer 2x when I first bought the car, and costing me $80 each > time, I was told that the only way to prevent it was to completely > replace the sensor but that leaving it as is would not have > an effect on the function of the air-bag. BTW: when they "fixed" > it, they basically cleaned the electrical contacts and put some > dielectric grease on it. > > Jan Johansson wrote: > > > On Tue, 23 Oct 2001 00:03:36 -0400, "Mike Schuster" <mws200nopsamedu> > > wrote: > > > > > >>I've had the same problem for quite some time on my '93 9KCSE. I've been > >>using the ol' electrical tape over the light, but I'm curious about how much > >>the dealer would charge for looking at the computer. Lemme know if you take > >>the plunge. > >> > > > > > > Ever considered that the light might be on because the SRS _is_ > > faulty? I would have it checked. There was a huge stink in the media > > over here about a year back after the SRS in a car (non saab, non > > european) deployed spontaneously. The investigation however showed > > that the computer had indicated SRS-warnings for quite some time, > > which the owner had ignored. > > >

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