Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 13:36:32 GMT
From: Jason Stefanovich <stefanjnopsamnet>
Subject: Re: SRS light is staying on

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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