Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2002 08:35:32 -0600
From: "Walt Kienzle" <>
Subject: Re: Saab 900 '84 Unknown Warning light :-(

Not that I am all that familiar with cars in the German market, but I understand that there were a few years when catalyst equipped cars were available as an option. Saab may very well have just equipped the cars with the US spec emissions systems for people electing to buy a catalyst equipped car. Walt Kienzle (Sorry for the previous partial, duplicate posts. I am using a Windows computer. Hopefully no additional explanation is necessary.) "Goran Larsson" <hohnopsamlid.invalid> wrote in message > In article <3dc6d1c4.17629225nopsam.CIS.DFN.DE>, > Emmanuel SUYS <> wrote: > > > A strange warning light is ON in my Saab 900 Hatchback '84 situated in > > the upper right corner of the instrument panel. The light bears the > > inscription "EXH" which leads me to believe it has something to do > > with the exhaust system. > > Odd. I thought only the US models used the EXH light. > > For Saabs intended for the US market the EXH light was installed due > to some US requirement that the oxygen sensor had to be replaced after > a certain distance. It turned out that the life of the oxygen sensors > was longer than feared and today the light is just a nuisance. > > Perhaps this page will give you some usefull information: > < > > > I don't know what the light is doing in a Saab on the German market. > Perhaps your Saab is US spec or Saab used the EXH light for something > completely different on German spec cars? > > -- > G–ran Larsson

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