Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 16:16:32 -0400
From: cs <cbsnospam.net>
Subject: Re: '93 9000 CS


Follow Johannes's suggestions, but note, there was a tech bulletin on some of the older 9000's that likely might apply. Essentially, you added grounding straps to each of the rear light housings. On my '88, I took a length of 12 gauge copper wire and ran it from housing to housing, then dead center in the run, I drilled a hole in the body, just below the tail latch, and screwed it down. While this didn't fix a rear driver's side bulb, I've got a good ground, and all the lamps are of uniform brightness (i'm convinced that I need a new pictogram relay to fix my bulb, but I'm not springing the bucks for it). On Thu, 12 Aug 2004 19:56:00 GMT, Johannes H Andersen <johsnospamnceskxwsizefitterxruoanmzxwer.com> wrote: > > >Nasty Bob wrote: >> >> My car has an outline "pictogram"? on the dashboard. >> Normally it only lights up when a door opens, but recently it's been >> lighting up and showing two red lights at the back every time I brake... >> >> I thought it might mean a brake bulb was out, but they look OK. Any ideas? >> Bad earth / ground / wire??? > >Oxidation around the brake bulb socket or the bulb doesn't fit properly in >its socket. > >'93 9000 CS.........................E!

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