Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 19:06:05 -0400
From: DanB <>
Subject: Re: Fire?

Fire? so what happened? Was it the SAAB's fault? My neighbor's truck burst into flames a few weeks back. When the tires blew out it got us neighbors looking around and someone called the fire dept. It just kills me that he bought another Ford! Since everyone just said it was "electrical" -Dan Yaofeng wrote: > (Inky) wrote in message news:<3bd4f281.16615195nopsam.CIS.DFN.DE>... > > On Sun, 21 Oct 2001 21:44:09 -0400, Kyle <> wrote: > > > > >Inky wrote: > > >> > > >> The radio isn't original. It's a Blaupunkt. According > > >> to the diagram, I have the right wire. When I turn the > > >> radio on, the antenna extends. When I shut the radio > > >> off, it retracts. However, if I leave the radio > > >> on and turn the ignition off, the arial remains extended. > > > > > >Nothings wrong with the antenna or it's wiring, though I would > > >say you've wired the radio's two power wires wrong since it > > >doesn't seem to turn off automatically with the car; based on > > >what you wrote above. > > > > I guess I wasn't clear. The radio *does* turn off when I switch the > > ignition off (it keeps its time and settings, etc., though). However, > > the only time the antenna will retract is when I turn the radio's > > power off while the ignition is still in the on position. Is this the > > way it is supposed to work? > > > > -- christian > > > > The power antenna should retract either by turning the rado off or by > shutting the engine off with the radio on. Check your wiring. The > Blaupunkt should work with a SAAB. I had one in my 89 900S which was > destroyed by fire two months. The radio wiring in the 900 is very > simple and straight forward. There are eight wires for the four > speakers, one constant power, one switched power and one ground. Your > Blaupunkt manual should tell you which wire coneect to which. > > Yaofeng

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