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Posted by JerseySaab [Email] (#666) [Profile/Gallery] (more from JerseySaab) on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:16:47 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Something is causing the heat that melted the connector holder, Bill Homer, Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:06:17
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I checked the connector wiring sequence against my '95 9000 and it was correct. So I cleaned up the inside of the metal connectors some more and squeezed them to tighten up a bit. Also cleaned up some oxidation on the AC relay terminals. Not sure which thing got the AC compressor to fire up again but it's working now. I also reset the ACC for good measure.

I will definitely check that connector periodically to see if it's getting funky again. I've done the blower replacement before and know I can do it if needed (if a replacement can be found!) but just do not have the time to dive in there right now. After running the AC and blower a good long time that connector only gets slightly warm. So hopefully this will be OK for a while.

The fate of the thin-wire "Genuine Saab" connectors from Eeuroparts is still undetermined. I did receive an email from them stating that they will check with Saab Parts/Orio to see what is going on with that part number.
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