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Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2006 18:25:28 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <>
Subject: Re: Ok, I'll try again....!

in article ed8s3p$jr6$, nichollette at wrote on 01/09/2006 09:47: > Saab 900s automatic has somehow got itself stuck in "Winter" mode. This is > the little button that looks like a snowflake down near the gearshift. So, > instead of having the choice of normal/sports mode, I'm labouring away in > "winter", which does something to the gearbox to prevent wheelspin on ice > and snow, apparently. Could it be that the the little button needs > replacing? or is there a series of moves required to get it out of winter > and back to normal? > Any input appreciated!! I'd be inclined to get into the workings behind the switch and make sure it hadn't dropped off or just got stuck. If it's where I think it is, I think the gear stick surround pops off quite easily, exposing the area underneath. If the button has just got stuck, I think just unplugging the switch from the electric block behind it should do the trick; that, or the other way round ... As in you'll need to bridge the contacts. Good luck, Paul 1989 900 Turbo S

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