Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 20:50:15 +0000
From: Phil <anonnopsamty.com>
Subject: Re: Bad earth on NG900 front fog-light


andrewunix wrote: > 12 Mar 2003 21:18:09 -0700, agreenbunopsamnet suggested: > : > :: I spend last Sunday afternoon under the car trying to do this, but I > :: can't think of another way without stripping the front of the car. > : > : I wish I could remember exactly what I did, but my memory is pretty hazy. > : > : The Haynes manual is absolutely no help: > : > : "- Reach up behind the front bumper and disconnect the wiring for the > : front foglight. > : - Unscrew the mounting bolts and withdraw the foglight from the front > : bumper. > : - Refitting is the reverse of removal." > : > : They might as well say, 'we have never actually done this.' > > Found this: > > http://thesaabsite.com/900new/ngfoglightreplacement.htm > Thanks for that, though my bumper seems a little different on the lower edge than in the picture. I'll have another go this weekend if the weather picks up. I had the splash guard off the check the bulb, but didn't notice any fasteners for the lower bumper. It's a Talladega coupÈ if it makes any difference. All this hassle to take a piece of emery to a corroded contact! You're not kidding about the Haynes manual. Either I'm getting old, or they're not as good as they used to be. Cars are getting more complex, yet the manuals are thinner.

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