Date: Sun, 20 May 2001 12:13:48 +0100
From: Johannes H Andersen <>
Subject: Re: fan resistors

danny wrote: > > Johannes H Andersen wrote: > > > Thanks danny, I did take off the plastic cover, the huge blower motor > > in black plastic casing was located towards the offside of the centre, > > it looks exactly like the picture 9.27 page on 3.9 in Haynes. In my > > car a flat plug goes into the oval ring shown with the two crosses in > > the picture. This plug looks like it need a special tool, I was afraid > > of damaging it. At the nearside of the bulkhead there is a box which > > could be the APC or ECU. Maybe my 9000 model is different from yours. > > > > Johannes > > > > Hi. I've put some pics of where the resistor pack is located on my website. go to: > > http://www/ and select the "Saab 9000 fan repair " link. > > If your fan doesn't look like this, then unfortunately I think the resistor pack is > located in the dashboard, more fiddly, but still a home repair job. > > Regards, > Danny > Thanks very much, that's it! I was afraid of removing the plug as I might break the two black support pins. Access is very fiddly though, but now I know that it is not a goose chase. Just goes to show how Saabs are over- engineered. > > Remove "nospam" from email address to reply Johannes

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