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Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 16:30:22 GMT
From: Craig M. Bobchin <>
Subject: Re: 94 9000 cse Shift light in 5th Why?

In article <>, says... > This is actually a very bad thing. Shift light in 5th gear means the > computer thinks you are still in a lower gear and most likely you are. > The reasons are: The light is not on costantly. It come on intermittently. This is what led me to think it is a switch of some sort. > 1) transmission linkage is "off" and you are not in 5th gear even > though the shifter is(most likely) I'm not in a lower gear. I would certainly recognize the higher RPMs, Increased noise etc.... I've been driving stick for over 25 years, and saabs exculsivelly for 15. > 2) clutch going bad and failing to disengage in higher gears (maybe) Clutch is fine and there is no slippage in any gear. > 3) faulty computer (very unlikely) Highly uunlikely as I recently had a Nordic Stage 3 ECU put in. (Several weeks before this issue popped up BTW.) Craig

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