Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2000 20:32:57 GMT
From: "Keith Grider" <keithnopsamidaytech.com>
Subject: Re: 85 900 T 16V fuel pump


Charles, I am no tech, but i would look at the fuel pump relay. If you are not getting voltage at the pump during the start sequence, I would suspect the relay. There must be a way to bypass it to verify that the relay is the problem. Look at the townsend site documents under 'engine' or on the saabnet website to see if there is a note on this. I had one go down on my old honda and just bypassed it to verify that it was the culprit. My 0.02 Keith Grider "Charles Stoyer" <cstoyernopsamrpex.com> wrote in message news:I8%h5.6692$hg1.464077nopsam-west.usenetserver.com... > My wife's 86 900 Turbo 16 valve periodically won't start when hot. It did it > to me today twice. First time I tried for about 15 minutes on and off, > wiggling things inbetween. Finally started. Second time I tried to start it, > hoping it wouldn't, so I could figure it out. > > No voltage to fuel pump and fuel pump not spinning when trying to start the > car. No voltage to fuel pump fuse either. > > Is there a relay somewhere that could be sticking? It never stops after it > starts running. Never seems to not start in the morning. > > It's been hot here, in the 90's (F). > > Thanks, Charles. > > > >

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