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Date: 8 Feb 2007 21:40:18 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: 1999 9-5 high-beams not staying on?

On Thu, 08 Feb 2007 22:34:01 +0100, Frode <> wrote: > Dave Hinz wrote: > >> Any idea why I can get my high beams to come on, but not _stay_ on? > Had exactly that symptom 3-4 years ago on my 93 9k. Intermittent to begin > with but gradually became worse. Temperature-related too. Well, it is about -22C outside at the moment. Could very well be. > It turned out to be one of the relay units placed in a box near the battery. > It may have had some french text on it... Anyway, after I gave the internal > vertically mounted PCB a thorough treatment with the soldering iron _and_ > new solder, the symptom went away for good. > I don't think it was a relay afterall, just a control circuit. Quite large. Ah. If that's the same mechanism they've been using since the days of the Saab 96, then I know the mechanism. Thank you, I'll go look at that now and have a look, and report any interesting findings. mvh, Dave Hinz

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