Date: 11 Aug 2002 18:08:24 -0700
From: scottrdunnnopsamail.com (Scott Dunn)
Subject: Re: SAAB 900S 1995 2.3 16V HELP NEEDED


"Alan King" <alankingnopsamhlink.net> wrote in message news:<6TE09.10394$Ky3.749451nopsamread2.prod.itd.earthlink.net>... > Sorry Bob, I meant Right Hand Drive. Im an ex-englishman living in the US > and got confused (You should see me driving the wrong way down the > Interstate!!! :-D) > > Thanks for the help > > Alan > > > "Bob" <uctraingDESPAMnopsamanet.com> wrote in message > news:kjtujusoghieuh4cj7f19hfq2k2o1uk365nopsamcom... > > On Thu, 25 Jul 2002 01:51:24 GMT, "Alan King" <alankingnopsamhlink.net> > > wrote: > > > > >I have recently purchased a SAAB 900S 1995 2.3 16V. Since then the > > >windscreen washers stopped working. I took it to a garage and was told it > > >would cost $300 to repair. I decided this was somewhat too expensive. > They > > >told me the washer motor was no good and needed replacing. I have found a > > >place where I can get the washer motor for $20. I opened up the hood to > find > > >the washer motor was nowhere to be seen. I was wondering if anyone could > > >tell me where it is located to save me the bother of stripping parts and > > >panels down in the search for it. > > > > > >It is a left hand drive model and I live in the USA. > > > > > >So where is it and how do I access the area? > > > > > > LHD ? You must get some funny looks ! > > > > The washer pump is in the reservoir. The washer reservoir should be > > on the left fender. To gain access to it, the Haynes > > manual says you have to remove the inner fender liner and the front > > bumper. I would start with the fender liner and see if can just > > sneak in there or maybe loosen the bumper at the end and do it > > that way. The book indicates that the pump just pulls out (no > > mention of any nuts/bolts holding it in). > > > > You should definitely buy a Haynes Manual for this car. It's under > > $30 from http://www.cybertroll.com > > > > Bob > > I have the same car, with the same problem. I would be interested in knowing whether you were able to do this work yourself, if so how and was it difficult?

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