Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2006 17:25:56 -0600
From: Charles <>
Subject: Re: Fuel pump connection on pre-'87 C900 ('86 to be exact)

Jeremy, Have you tried or some of the salvage yards advertised in Nines? They may have a used pump. Mine failed at 185k mi and I replaced it with a used one. Jeremy wrote: > After 21 years of service, the fuel pump died in my '86 900T. > > Bosch has stopped making the model fuel pump for the '84-'86 C900. My > local Saab dealer and most of the aftermarket parts shops cannot get the > proper unit that has a pair of .3125"/8 mm spade connectors that the > pre-87 C900s use. The only one you can get is the '87-'90 one with the > round socket connectors. > > Anyone ever swap one out? > > I was told by Swedish Dynamics that they usually solder a pig tale on > and splice it in to the harness. I am loath to do this as I do not want > a possible spark point so near the fuel tank. I checked with several > junkyards to no avail, as the wire harness adapter usually gets pulled > out when they remove the gas tank when they process the vehicles. > > Any suggestions? > > JB

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