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Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 18:55:52 -0400
From: ma_twain <ma_twainnospamo.com>
Subject: Re: Saab 900s key problem


You could always put the key in the lock and turn it . . . Jim M wrote: > I have a 1995 900S, which sounds like what you also have, give or take a > year. Just pick up (2) CR2016 lithium batteries at Radio Shack or Wal-Mart > and you can change them yourself. > > Carefully pry the battery cover off of the keyfob using something like a > knife blade, slide the old batteries out and the new ones in. While the > batteries are out, it's a good idea to carefully inspect the contacts for > corrosion and clean if necessary. I use a contact cleaner pen that I picked > up at Radio Shack. > > After installing the new batteries, press the left-button (5) times in > succession with the remote pointed at the car to synchronize the remote with > the receiver. This is all in the owners manual. > > Jim M > > > > "derek" <stokesynospamclear.ie> wrote in message > news:dim4gg$qsl$1nospamer01.news.esat.net... > >>Hello, >> >>Saab 900s >> >>The key, which operates the central locking needs a new battery. Took it >>into my local watch repair shop, and they wouldn't touch it in case >>changing >>the battery resets the code or similar. >>Is there a problem here? The car is 10 years old - seems to me, it just >>needs a new battery, rather than taking it to the nearest dealer which is >>a >>3 hour drive from where I live! >> >>Help! >> >>Nichollette >> >> >> > >

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