Date: 13 Nov 2006 15:22:12 -0800
From: "Nasty Bob" <speedypancakenospamail.com>
Subject: Re: leak in heater


It's in the dash, straight in front of you, underneath the seat heater switches. It looks like this: http://www.thesaabsite.com/shop/catimages/thumbnails/9000sw3.jpg With care, you should be able to get at it by gently prising out the heater switches & surrounding panels. The sensor grille pops off from the front, but the main body has to be squeezed / pushed back. If you can't manage, give it a blast of compressed air & a squirt of silicon oil etc, that normally cures it for a couple of thousand miles ;) mdb wrote: > No, I'm not sure that the problem is in the blower. How do I locate/access > that air temp sensor fan? Behind one of the directional plastic grills? or > up on top of the dash, just below the windshield? This could be one of those > Eureka! moments. Thanks. > > "Nasty Bob" <speedypancakenospamail.com> wrote in message > news:1163437539.697656.152110nospam2000cwa.googlegroups.com... > > > > mdb wrote: > > One other item that I could fix at the same time > >> would be a squeaky blower motor, probably the bearing. > > > > Hi Michael, I've got a '96 Aero & just went through the whole heater > > matrix replacement thing a couple of weeks ago. The scrapes and bruises > > have just about healed ;) As others have said, it's not obvious, so pay > > attention to the various write-ups and you should be fine. Took me 3 > > hours, but reckon I could do it in under a hour now I know what to > > expect. > > > > The squeaking by the way.. are you sure it's not the little air temp > > sensor fan behind the plastic grille on your dash?? These are notorious > > for squeaking / chirping, but can be easily cleaned / oiled :) > >

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