After an internet search for information relating to the di cassette failure I found that there was a recall for 2000-2002 models for the same issue. Lift slightly to release the bottom edge. You can sometimes fix this issue by removing the relay, taking off the cover and resoldering the connections on the relay bottom but in most cases you will have to replace the relay to cure the problem long term. Important Make sure the headlamp drain hose is not pinched. This is the little orange box that lives in the fuse box by the brake booster, pictured below: Apparently these are known to fail on Saba 9-5s, and will led to a condition like mine, where the bulb and fuse are good, but lights don't work. The last time I put it in the high beams both worked. Headlight relay replaced, engine light was due to a direct ignition cassette failure.
I checked the front low beam fuses left and right and they were fine. I checked the different light settings and nothing worked. We are working on a less expensive relay now that so far has been very successful so far. I got a multimeter and read 11. Compared to a stock halogen headlight, this item is three times brighter and can last longer for continuous visibility day or night. There are a few hairline cracks on solders to a few of the terminals.
Position the bumper shell correctly. Free the bumper shell by freeing the hook with a screwdriver. Had the light failure message and the drivers side high beam out off and on for months on my 03 95. The video above shows you to replace the headlight in your 2005 Saab 9-5. Press the clip onto the front wing. Within a month the headlights worked randomly, check engine light would come on randomly.
Headlights grow dimmer by up to 20% over time and eventually burn out - for this reason, we recommend changing your headlights in pairs. Remove the screws from the wing liner. Lift out the headlamp and unplug the connector. This headlight comes with a ribbed borosilicate glass lens that won't easily yellow or fade. Today I pulled out my throttle body and gave it a good cleaning unrelated to headlight issue! Fit the side grille and centre grille by pressing them back in position. Called the dealership and was told that it wouldn't hurt anything and should it become more frequent, bring the car in. To find it, stand outside your vehicle and look at the corner where the windshield meets the dashboard.
This repair will only work if the circuit board is not broken. Chuck Neilans My 2000 Saab 93 was having high beam issues- The low beams worked just fine, but when I switched to high beam the right head light did what it was suppose to do; but the left one would go out completely. The hose must not be kinked. Of course it waited until the warranty ran out! The contact stated that the front headlights are discolored and foggy. Inventory changes often so if you don't see the headlight covers that you need we can help you find it when you complete our. Important Make sure the headlamp drain hose is not pinched. Both of my high beams went out.
With a lifespan of 200 hours, this item is sure to provide a stable source of light day or night. Pull it down and forwards to release the spring clip. Both came on for 5 seconds and then went out. Fit the screws to secure the headlamp. Reading on the left I get zero, nada, zilch. Also apparently the headlight sockets are known to fry too like mine.
Saab prioritized handling and performance with. Fortunately I have avionics repairmen at work, so tomorrow I will be bringing this piece to them and see if they can repair the solder. When the vehicle is driven at night, the light barely shines through the headlights. The current mileage is 70,000 and failure mileage was 65,002. I kid you not, pulled out the key the car kept running. One of the best things about this Sedan is something you can't see, but you'll be thankful for. Unplug the connector and lift away the headlamp.
Remove the upper plastic clips and the screws. If your blue indicator light is not coming on but you hear the relay clicking you very likely need to replace it. You need to be very careful putting them in I can't over emphasized that. Convenience Features 1-touch down Driver vanity mirror Air conditioning Front beverage holders Speed control Illuminated entry Rear door bins Telescoping. One evening the headlights did not come on at all.
The oil on your hands will make the bulb burn out much faster, and it can even explode. Fit the headlamp at an angle towards the mounting. Below you can browse the current inventory of used Saab 9-5 headlight covers sold by leading salvage yards across the United States. The housing and other components are likewise made from top-quality materials that won't easily break or malfunction even when frequently exposed to vibration, extreme heat, and moisture. I think you'll need a screw driver, and I recommend getting some gloves. Just click the edit link above to personalize your username.