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Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 23:32:28 -0400
From: Via Regia <hereslookinnopsamcom>
Subject: Re: Dash lights are always on - what is broken?


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" <christennopsam.usf.edu> 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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