Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2005 23:27:29 +0200
From: "Planet" <>
Subject: Re: 9000 (1997, 2.0 LPT) Radio removal

Hi Joe, The best way is always the original tool. But if that is not at hand: it is posible with a set of screw drivers that are used in the ICT . Those are longer and smaller. At the end of the hole's, on this particular radio, you can try to doe it by move the blade 25% from horizontal to verticar. Than you can open de locs on both hole's and remove the radio with sommething you use to lift on the radio side. Alway do it gently and soft to do no harm on the radio. There is always an option. Go to the nearest garage and ask them to remove the radio. For a few bucks they will help you and even give you the keys to do it. But the best way is the original. Pieter "Joe Morris" <> schreef in bericht news:daruij$2tu$ > "Charles C." <> writes: > >>Can anyone please point me to the tool that is need to remove the radio >>from the above car. > >>The radio is like so: >> >>It is the original cassette radio fitted in UK cars. > >>There is a key shown here: >> >>(2nd row, 2nd item). There is a small diamond like notch at the front >>of the key ... is this roughly what I am looking for? > > Before we start: I've not removed the radio on my '97 900 but would > probably have posted a similar question in the near future (I need to > get into the SID to see if I can revive the <CENSORED> dead rows > and columns on the display) so the following may or may not be > useful... > > Looking for the tools on this side of the pond I find a couple of > mail-order houses whose sites show good closeups of the tool. > Interestingly, the tools shown appear to have different designs > at the end; the first has what is probably a locking ring cut > into it (this would be consistent with another poster's comment > about the tool locking into the latch so that it can be used as > a handle); the other seems to be formed like a screwdriver blade > with no sholder (how would it lock into place?). > > Anyway, the closeups may help resolve some of the uncertainty over > just what tool is being represented as appropriate. > > > > > > Having said that...a Google search turned up an entry from a UK > SAAB discussion in which a poster says he used a nail instead of > the official removal tool "per another person's post here" -- but > the search tool for the site is broken. You might want to see if > this is useful for you... > > > > Good luck! > > Joe Morris

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