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Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2001 23:08:24 +0100
From: danny <>
Subject: Re: Brake light problems

Don't know about over there, but over here some dealers will swap out the relay to see if it works, before selling it to you. Regards, Danny <<Giant pics ADSL test site!>> Remove "nospam" from email address to reply cs wrote: > I have a similar problem with my '88 9kt -- except my brake lights > stay on intermittently, my rear driver's side tail light will not come > on, nor will my drivers side front light (not the headlight) -- plus > my front passenger side light comes on briefly upon starting. > > Got all that? I am told it is probably the pictogram relay, but there > was a suggestion, actually a SAAB service bulletin, on beefing up the > ground on the tail lights. I did this, taking twelve guage copper > wire and grounding the shit out of it at several spots from the > tailights, across the rear of body -- all to no avail. I am not sure > there is a fix, and don't really care to spend the $150 plus for a new > relay, because I don't think it will work anyway. > > On Fri, 20 Apr 2001 23:42:16 GMT, "Jason Dodds" > <> wrote: > > >This sounds pretty crazy, but a few months ago I had to replace my headlight > >switch in my 95 900S. The switch had broken apart somehow, so when I was > >removing it, a peice of metal came loose and in fell across two of the > >contacts on the switch. The battery was still connected so there was a > >slight pop when the metal hit, but nothing big. I installed a new switch, > >but now I have brake light problems. When the headlights are on, the > >brakelights stay on. This is a problem for obvious reasons. I know Saabs > >have some electrical voodoo, but if anyone has any suggestions on how to fix > >this, I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks. > > --

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