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Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2000 20:22:17 +0100
From: "Peter Turier" <>
Subject: Re: 9000S Electrical problems

Michael Hargreave Mawson <> wrote in message > In article <Yobt5.3709$>, Keith Grider > <> writes > > >> Central Locking > >> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > > Many thanks for this - I have now identified the problem as being a > faulty n/s/r door motor. I haven't *solved* the problem, since Saab > tell me that a replacement motor would cost me over a hundred pounds, > and would have to be ordered from Sweden! Ye Gods! I'll have to see > if I can find a 9000 in a breaker's yard somewhere - for the moment I > have simply disconnected the motor, which has re-enabled central locking > everywhere else, and given me back the interior and door lights. > > Does anyone know of a generic part that can be used in place of the Saab > one? > Does anyone know of a good cheap source of Saab electrical parts in UK? > > ATB > -- > Mike Maplins Electronics sell central locking motors and the bulbs for the interior switches. You may have to reverse the wiring for the motor to get it to work correctly. Vauxhall locking motors (Cavalier etc) also work but you definitely have to reverse the wiring on those. You can strip the motor unit & sometimes repair it yourself, just drill the rivets & replace with bolts afterwards. My local salvage company have all their parts bagged, tagged & racked + listed on computer, even down to the car reg that the part came from. They charged me 20 for a door lock motor. The motors are all interchangeable except for the drivers door. Pete Gloucester UK 9000S 2.3 Turbo

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