Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 20:22:07 +1200
From: Richard Sutherland-Smith <>
Subject: Re: Saab 9000 rotor arm removal

> 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. -- Richard Sutherland-Smith 19 Webb Road, Wanganui 4500, NZ

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