Date: 16 Jun 2003 18:47:06 -0700
From: mikedeskevichnopsamo.com (Mike Deskevich)
Subject: Re: Stomp on brakes - blinker stops blinking


"Ken Christensen" <christennopsam.usf.edu> wrote in message news:<bclflr$805$1nopsam1.usf.edu>... > Hello all, this is a great newsgroup... it has been very helpful to me in > the past. I have a 1987 900 with 75K miles. When I step on the brake, the > blinker stops blinking (when I release the brake pedal, the blinking > starts-up again). Must be a short circuit somewhere? Where should I look > first? Any hints on how to diagnose this? Anyone else has/had this > problem? > > Thanks! > > > Ken Christensen it is probably something like a short, the first place i'd check is the brake lights. i had an old jeep one time that when you had the head lights (really just the parking lights) on everything would be fine until you pressed the brakes and then all the lights would shut off. it was quite fun driving home at night. all i did was replace the brake light assembly and all was well. i don't know if the circuitry in the saab is similar (everything else in my saab seems backwards from how other cars are), but it would be a good place to start looking. mike

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