Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 22:02:28 -0500
From: "Ross C. Goldstein" <>
Subject: Re: Rear window defroster

Roxana Eshghi wrote: > > amando pena wrote: > > > My father's 85 900 has the exact same problem with the rear defroster not > > staying on. Does anyone else who's experienced this problem know if the > > solution mentioned below solves this problem. > > In the previous case, the defroster wouldn't work unless the dash button > was held in. Is this your father's problem, too, or does his defroster > work for a few minutes before shutting itself off? The latter case is > one of normal operation. I don't know how long Saabs have been this > way, but the defrosters do shut off after about 9 minutes or 11 minutes > or something (it's an odd number of minutes, in any case). This is to > prevent the rear windscreen from getting too hot if someone engages the > defroster and just forgets about it. > > Roxi How could you forget about the damn thing on my 900T Conv. the light is on the dash and makes you think there is an Engine Malfunctions or something. Only a compnay like SAAB would put there light in the dashboard :( Ross

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