Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 19:01:17 +0100
From: Andrew Sinclair <>
Subject: Re: Headlight bulbs

In message <>, Pooh Bear <> writes >Been there - done that - but the spring doesn't appear to hold the new bulb in >place properly. It 'wobbles about', giving intermittent illumination. >I've heard >the springs get weak. Is it simply that ? Over time the heat from the bulbs do cause the springs to become less springy and the bulb then starts to rattle in the housing making intermittent contact which leads to early bulb failure. My old 9000 used to eat headlight bulbs until I replaced the springs - easily sourced from your friendly neighbourhood Saab spares place. Andy -- Andrew Sinclair

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