Mechanics

DIES WHEN HEAD LIGHT SWITCH TURNED ON

1996 SAAB 9000

Electrical problem
1996 Saab 9000 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 220000 miles

This car will die whenever head light switch is turned on. It will not restart untill hours sometimes after days. Charging system and battery ok, relay and switch have been changed but no help.
Can anybody help what could be the problem?
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Saab driver
May 17, 2010.



U HAVE A ELECTRICAL SHORTS AT JUNCTION J18 OR DISTRIBUTION BLOCK 75 IN ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESS NEAR SWITCH, NOTE U MAY NEED TO RE-SOLDER THE JUNCTION CONNECTION , REMOVE CRIMP CONNECTION & RE-SOLDER WIRING, GOOD LUCK, J18 LOCATION APPROX 170 MM FROM THE CABLE ENTRY IN THE BULKHEAD TOWARDS THE IGNITION SWITCH [MAIN WIRING HARNESS].

Mnthny4
Aug 31, 2010.