Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 07:48:51 -0600
From: CMM <>
Subject: Re: Last Chance for My '85 900

On Thu, 31 Aug 2006 11:58:53 +0000 (UTC), Craig's Saab C900 Site <> wrote: > >Best way is to use a schematic diagram of the wiring, and where you have >suspect wires, work out where each wire connects to something, or joins into >a connector, and do continuity checks, etc. That's how I worked out the >wiring issue with the 85 900i. > >It can be very tedious if you're tracing a lot of wires, but in general, all >the wiring in the engine bay is going to degrade much faster than elsewhere, >but if your car doesn't have an exhaust shield under the floor the wiring >running down the centre can also cook (and in one recent case I saw on a >forum site, short and start a fire!). > >Also keep an eye on the rear light cluster wiring as that's a common place >for water to get into the electrics. Thanks, Craig. I'll take a look and see what I can track down. -- Christian

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