Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 04:43:29 -0700
From: Justin VanAbrahams <jvanabranopsamnet>
Subject: Re: Alarm Diagnostics Instructions?

Geoff wrote: > > Fred E. Davis wrote in message > <>... > > > >If the doors are locked and the alarm is armed, they're going to set > >off the alarm before they can reach the release button. If you left > >the car unlocked, getting into the trunk is as simple as lowering the > >back seat anyway, regardless of whether the release button is locked > >out! > > > > As I said, all it takes is a window or sunroof slightly open, and a long > stick to pop the trunk. And there's no truck access thru the backseat of a > 4-door. I hope we're not talking about classic Saab 900 4-doors... If so, there's DEFINITELY access from the trunk to the car - it folds down just like the 3-doors do. When my '84 900T was broken into, the thieves used a screwdriver to remove the trunk lock cylinder, popped the trunk, and forced the backseat down, allowing them access to the car. When the car was found, not a single window was damaged - the trunk lock cylinder was mangled beyond reusage, and there was a small scratch on the trunklid... That was pretty much the extent of the damage to the car, besides the missing $1700 stereo system... -Justin

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