Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2005 07:52:21 GMT
From: "indecisive" <mistakennospamtity.com.za>
Subject: Re: Steering wheel audio control failure?


"Goran Larsson" <hohnospamlid.invalid> wrote in message news:ICMA9J.3p2nospamove.se... > In article <MrBUd.178483$K7.171578nospam-server.bigpond.net.au>, > indecisive <mistakennospamtity.com.za> wrote: > >> My horn and wheel mounted audio controls have suddenly stopped working. I >> have looked at what I thought were the obvious fuses and all seems OK >> (those >> labelled as Horn and Radio). > > Did the horn stop working at the same time? The horn an the audio > controls share the same wire pair, the horn button is a direct > connection between the wires and the audio controls connect various > resistors between the wires. The decoding is done inside the SID (the > information display) and the SID either activates the horn relay or > sends a message over the network (CAN bus) to the stereo. If the horn > stopped working at the same time then perhaps the there is a problem > with the spiral-thing, or its connectors, that transfers the signals > from the steering wheel. If the horn still works then there must be > some problem inside the SID or stereo. > > -- > G–ran Larsson http://www.nospam.com/saab/ Hi Goran - thanks for the response. I believe they both stopped working simultaneously. Certainly neither works now! Is this likely to be an expensive repair does anyone know? I hope not...it's not a great time of year (post Xmas) for repairs!!

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