Date: 20 Jul 2003 18:19:54 -0700
From: ychennopsam30.net (Yaofeng)
Subject: Re: electrical fault on my 900


"Hardgrafter" <richard.m.lewisnopsamo.net> wrote in message news:<SwxSa.3333$wN3.103708nopsamfep1-win.server.ntli.net>... > Thanks > > I managed to get hold of some contact spray, not sure if that make but it > alows better connection on the battery terminal. The battery looks old but > still got some life in it > > if i need to change the battery do you have any brands or makes that i > should look for. i had a varter battery in my last car and that worked well! > > "'nuther Bob" <nooneherenopsamaddress.com> wrote in message > news:19ughvga219kgj20bfucbdsbrceemanafenopsamcom... > > On Fri, 18 Jul 2003 19:17:05 +0100, "Hardgrafter" > > <richard.m.lewisnopsamo.net> wrote: > > > > >I have got a 1995 saab 900 turbo > > >Went to start it today and everything seemed to be going ok, the little > > >screen said checking etc > > >i waited till it said ok, then turned the key to start the car and the > whole > > >cars electrics went down the dash board went completly off no lights were > > >lit up anywhere, it even reset the radio.its as if there is a loose > > >connection or somthing. > > >Does anyone have any ideas of what could have caused this?? > > > > > >i then left it for a bit and it started ok, just a bit paranoid now of it > > >happening again > > > > > > I'd start by checking the battery connections to make sure they are > > clean and tight. Also, take a voltage reading on the battery and > > see what it says. > > > > Bob I'd get the battery tested to see if it holds charge. Pepboy does it free of charge. Although you'd have to lug it into the store. Yaofeng

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