Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 22:00:56 GMT
From: "TGS" <>
Subject: Re: 99 9-5 Hi-Beam

where on the net ??? thanks "Juha" <> wrote in message news:Lzmwd.476$ > Colin Stamp wrote: > >> On Thu, 16 Dec 2004 19:42:22 GMT, "TGS" <> wrote: >> >>>Hi-Beam on drivers side not working even though bulb is not burned out. >>>Blue hi-beam indicator light on dash also not functioning... wires all >>>look good... Anyone experience this problem? >>> >> >> Yep. Not just me either. Mine was on a '99 9-3. >> >> There seems to be a common problem with the bulb monitoring system on >> all Saabs around that era. >> >> What you're looking for looks like a relay, only orange. On the 9-3 >> it's in the relay box under the bonnet, next to the bulkhead. When you >> find it, try thumping it. I bet the light will come back on. >> >> The box is the sensor for the headlight bulb failure warning on the >> SID, but it's design is sh1t. The only mechanical support for the PCB >> inside comes from the solder joints to the base. Eventually one cracks >> (almost completely invisibly) and a headlight stops working. To fix >> it, re-solder all the joints along that edge. >> >> 'course, it could be something completely different... >> >> Cheers, >> >> Colin. > > > monitoring "relay" (the orange one) is fairly easy to fix. You can find > instructions about it from the net. >

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