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Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2001 23:08:24 +0100
From: danny <dannynopsamAMGaggia-espresso.com>
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 http://www.gaggia-espresso.com <<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" > <jason.doddsnopsamdnet.att.net> 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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