Date: Thu, 26 Aug 1999 23:15:25 GMT
From: rixixnopsam.nospam.com
Subject: Re: Problems with airbag on earlier 9000's?


There was a recall just recently - I think it was for 89-90, it did not cover '91 (I have a '91 9000 T). It did not involve self-ignition of the air bag but rather failure to ignite - I belive because of potential corrosion at one of the underhood connectors. Look on Saabnet.com, there were a bunch of posts. Joshua Greenbaum <jsgreennopsamh.edu> wrote: >I haven't heard anything from them about my 91 9000. Anyone else? > >Pascale wrote: > >> I got that good old 9000 Turbo from '90, with all the special extras coming >> with it, including a driver's airbag, and now I've heard that all 9000's >> with airbags from 1994 onwards will have to be checked up due to problems >> with self-igniting airbags (stupid when you cruise around and BOOM! having >> something big and white in your vision field). Do you think that counts for >> older 9000's too? I do know that not all 9000's had airbags from the >> beginning onwards (at least not European ones). > >-- >Joshua S. Greenbaum, Program Coordinator >Center for Middle Eastern & North African Studies >1080 South University, Suite 4640 >Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106 >Phone: 734 936-1847 FAX: 734 764-8523 >http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/cmenas >"The highest good is like water. Water gives life to the >ten thousand things and does not strive. It flows in places >men reject and so is like the Tao" Tao Te Ching, VIII > >

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