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Date: 30 May 2007 09:01:59 -0700
From: "" <>
Subject: Re: Saab 9000 rotor arm removal

On 30 May, 09:22, Richard Sutherland-Smith <> wrote: > > Hello > > I've got a 1998 Saab 9000 that has done 110,000 miles. I bought a new > > distributor cap, HT leads and rotor arm. I have replaced the cap and > > leads, but I can't get the rotor arm off. Is it meant to just pull > > off? The Haynes manual doesn't give any details. I have tried pulling > > it off and I also tried levering it off with an old chisel and broke > > the end of the chisel! > > You crush it! Then you glue the new one on. > As the distributor only acts as a switch on these models, you don't > get the wear from arcing as you used to do. So it doesn't really need replacing? Looks a bit worn to me.

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