Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2001 19:38:00 +0100
From: "Mike Ballinger" <>
Subject: Re: Noisy dashboard(!)

Still worth taking back to the dealer - I had a new Rover a couple of years ago, and took that back for a rattle. The guy just looked on his computer and found a service bulletin from Rover telling him exactly what to do. You may find the same thing happens with Saab. Try ringing them, they may be able to tell you the fix over the phone. Peter Thompson wrote in message <>... > (Dave Hinz) wrote in message news:<3b697195$0$86159$>... >> Nutmegger ( wrote: >> : (Peter Thompson) says.... >> >> : > Thanks for the suggestion. Perhaps I might try graphite (i.e. pencil >> : > lead) as a 'dry' lubricant. >> >> : No offense Pete, but if you just got the car why don't you take it >> : back to the dealer to take care of for you? >> : Just curious. >> >> Well if he's like me, maybe he lives an hour away, and/or doesn't >> particularly care to turn it over to someone who may not do it the >> way he wants it? >> >> If it was something structural or needed special tools, I could see >> it, but something like this; they'll be improvising as much as he >> would. Better to know what & where the spray is. > >Dave is absolutely right. It isn't that convenient for me to return >the car to the dealer. The other factor is that (a) I am naturally >curious about such things and (b) I'd rather work out how to do it >myself so when it happens again I can fix it. > >Related question: does anyone know how to remove the CD/Radio panel >on the 9-3? The previously mentioned four holes seem to be the clue - >is there a special gadget for somehow unclipping the front panel? > >best, > >Pete

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