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Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2003 16:12:52 GMT
From: "Fred W." <johsnopsamfitter.com> wrote in message
news:3EE6FBE0.75C2DE83nopsamfitter.com...
>
>
> Manny wrote:
> >
> > I have a Saab 9000 CDE, year 1993, turbo. Of late it has begun not to
> > start for no apparent reason. When it doesn't, it sounds totally dead.
> >  After a while it starts for no apparent reason. Has anybody had this
> > experience? Any advise?
> > Thanks.
>
> One word: DI cassette.

No.  Read his description.  He said "totally dead".

Sounds like the infamous bad key switch.  I had this happen on a '93.  It
seemed a bit heat related.  Try wiggling the crap out of the ignition key
area.  You can replace just the switch part of the ignition without having
to replace the key lock cylinder.

http://www.thesaabsite.com/9000/9000faqs.htm#Why%20does%20my%209000%20not%20
start%20intermittently%20in%20warm%20weather?

you'll have to copy and paste that link into your browser because of the
line wrap.  Sorry.

-Fred

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