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On board Diagnostic 10-pin connector

Hello,
I have a 1990 saab classic 900 16v convertible right hand drive,
My problem is that I can not find the connector terminal to run on board Diagnostic.

In the official service manual (Bentley Publishers Saab 900 16 valve) under "Fuel Injection page 240-5" Fig.3. it say the 10-pin connector for convertibles is under the bellows ahead of the shifter.

I have removed the covers to only find hood connector, I have looked under the rear seats with no results.

can you please help me to find this connector or wire diagram to connector?

Kind regards Osman

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  • sarper Jun 10, 2008

    Thank you, but I have removed everything down to the carpet and found no 10-pin connector.

  • sarper Jun 11, 2008

    Thank you, It look like I will have to re-wire a new connector, if I only knew where the connection went to.

  • sarper Jun 11, 2008

    In the official service manual it says for older models to look front right fenderwells near air inlet,no luck!

  • sarper Jun 16, 2008

    Thank you for everyone trying, If I only knew where pin 2 on the10 pin connector went to?

    Would be happy to buy a new connector and re-wire it, Can any one help ?

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Check further up ahead of the bellows, may be in the housing for the console itself. I think there are two connectors up in there, but wait for other posts before digging further. My suggestion is only that.

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  • mark thompson Jun 11, 2008

    I will try to figure this out. Memory keeps telling me there is a connector at one of the front fenderwells. The fuse box is on the left front fenderwell...I'll make some calls and get back to this post. Don't rate this post as it is only brainstorming from memory...

  • mark thompson Jun 16, 2008

    I wonder if the right hand drive is messing this up...May have to consult a UK service manual...(?) I remember this connector sticking out of a wiring harness along the fenderwell but the right hand drive may be the issue. I'll keep looking.

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