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Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2001 18:36:19 +0100
From: "mm" <mark6546nopsamcom>
Subject: Re: Dash lights are always on - what is broken?

Yep, same with my '87 900i, my '84 GLi didn't, unless I had the DRL's connected. "Via Regia" <hereslookinnopsamcom> wrote in message news:9p0oqtodl6fv1518308a3j113bt78ae3ihnopsamcom... > I have exactly the same situation (problem?) on my 87 900 Turbo. So, > I guess it was ment to be this way. It is quite annoying though. My > 85 900 S dashboard switched on when lights went on, much more > sensible. I live in NYC (streets are lit) and have forgotten to > switch the headlights on some nights because my dash is illuminated. > I have owned the '87 for over 2 years and always thought that someone > had screwed with the electrical system. Any other 87s out there to > confirm that this is the norm? Anyone know a painless way to re-wire > the dashboard so that it is only on when lights are on? TIA > > Via Regia > > On Fri, 21 Sep 2001 00:24:46 -0400, "Ken Christensen" > <> wrote: > > >I am a new owner of a 1987 Saab 900. It has a quirk that the dash and > >instrument lights are always on (regardless of the position of the light > >switch). One possibility is that the light switch is "bad". Can anyone > >share some knowledge on how to debug this? Could it be something else than > >the light switch? > > > >Thanks... > > > >Ken Christensen > > >

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