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Saab 900 96 convertible roof problem.

Hi, just bought a used saab 900 96 convertible. I bought it with roof problems (reason why it was so cheap). The motor for the roof is probably dead. Don't think I want to spend the money to change it so can anyone tell me how could I disconnect the motor so I can open the roof manualy? Thank you

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  • Billydonut May 21, 2009

    I think I might have the same problem with my 900 1996 also. When you say the motor do you mean the small motor under the back panel that opens the levers to release the rear of the hood?. Mine is very tempermental, works fine for a long time & then not at all. I usually tap it gently with a small hammer to somehow get it moving. I'm looking around the web to find one. I know if I go to a dealer I'll pay a fortune.

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Try buying one of the manuals I have listed from ebay , the guy is a real gent and the manual is a fantastic help. Motros from Saab are not cheap but if the tonneau motor needs replacing, try here http://www.neobrothers.co.uk/product_info.php?products_id=724 for a reconditioned one


CD manual can be found here http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/SAAB-900-CONVERTIBLE-HOOD-REPAIR-TROUBLESHOOT-MANUAL_W0QQitemZ220365143328QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_CarParts_Vehicles_Manuals_Litterature_ET?hash=item334ec93d20&_trksid=p4634.c0.m14.l1262&_trkparms=|301%3A0|293%3A1|294%3A30

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