Date: Sat, 08 Mar 2003 01:05:35 -0500 From: Malcolm <arpicnopsammail.com> Subject: Re: Stuck key fixed!!
On Fri, 07 Mar 2003 21:45:08 GMT, brandon1nopsamultant.com (Brandon Thomas) wrote: >Well, at least unstuck! > >Update. > >I've been out of town for the last few days, (probably when I posted last). Just >before I left town, I put a few drops of light oil in the slot in desperation. When I >got back yesterday, I went out to run an errand. Imagine my surprise when I tugged on >the key and it started to come out! It was still hanging a bit, but I wiggled it some >more, and out it came. > My instinct is to spray some WD40 into the mechanism. I have always used graphite in locking mechanisms.However since you have light oil in there now, graphite is not a great comdination. But if you are stripping it down and can clean it up, you might consider lubricating the mechanism with lock graphite. I would really like to know how the real Saab experts feel. I am still a "new boy". Malcolm