Date: 5 Dec 1998 02:54:21 GMT
From: baur323nopsamcomNOSPAM (Baur323)
Subject: Re: 97 900SE "Shift Up" Light (use alternate shift-up indicator)

>Paul McPhillips wrote: > >> How do I get rid of this stupid light in my dash. This thing drives me >> crazy, and of course it's only on the American Cars >> >> If I wanted an Economy Car I would have purchased one. >> > >Paul, > >I sympathize, but it's really not necessary to diable this light. Just >employ the following technique in your driving: >1. Accelerate in first gear until red-line, keeping an eye on the tach so >you'll be ready to act... >2. When you reach red-line and the ignition cuts out briefly, quickly >grab 2nd gear. (this is your alternate shift indicator) >3. Repeat 1&2 until such time as you're required to touch the brakes. > >If you follow this simple persrciption, I guarantee you'll no longer be >troubled by your shift up light. > > I don't have an up-shift light on my Saab, but on my old VW there was & to disable it, I just had to unplug & plug the vacuum line that led to it. Plz correct me if I'm wrong, but would it be the same principle in a Saab? They sure have enough vacuum lines. Personally, I like Mr Ward's idea. Just stay hard on the happy pedal, the light won't come on. -ray 73 Porsche 914 1.7L (Car in a box) 80 BMW 323i 8? Buick/Opel Cadet (GT-4 SCCA) 85 Saab 900Turbo 91 VW Jetta GL "When the the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." -Hunter S. Thompson "There is no long way in a fast car." -Gene-Dog

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