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How do i change the brake light on my saab 9-3. I have removed trim and taken two clips off but not sure where bulb is located. It's difficult to see inside due to the angle but I can feel a tight monkey nut, should i unscrew this? Thank you

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The brake light circuit going to each side brake light travels trough the turn signal switch and the third brake light does not go through the turn signal switch - so the problem is probably right there at the turn signal switch. Check to see if a circuit at the signal switch is hot only when the brakes are pressed and if there is only one hot wire when the brakes are pressed the turn signal switch is bad. There should be two wires that are hot ONLY when the brakes are pressed going to the turn signal switch (with the turn signal switch in the OFF position).

Posted on Jun 02, 2008

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SOURCE: REPLACING A HEADLIGHT BULB 1999 SAAB 9-3

http://www.ehow.com/video_2630_replace-car-headlight.html

that might help

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1st remove the plastic cap that covers the back of the bulb

then just twist the rest off to the right..something like that..im gonna work on it tommorow

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

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Have the car scanned for codes at AutoZone (it's free) and post the codes up here as a reply. Then we can help you trace and locate the problem.

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Brake lights on saab 900 2.3 95 model year

If there is no brake lite switch on the arm of the brake pedal then look to see if there are two wires hanging down with a plug on them, as perhaps the previous owner removed the brake lite switch with the intentions of replacing it and just never got around to it.

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SOURCE: Location of sending unit on Saab 9-3 turbo convertable

side of engine by firewall passenger side 1/2 way up bock with single wire going to it

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How to change head light bulb, drivers side, 2006 Saab 9-7X


Easiest way is to stick your hand in front of the battery and take the dust cover off, twist the bulb and done. I'm lucky, have smaller hands! lol, If you can't get to it, remove the battery for easy access.
The passenger side requires removal of the aircleaner box.

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How do I change my top-center brake light bulb?


Just open the hatch, locate the middle plastic trim strip on top of the window behind the 3rd light, and gently pull it out from the clips holding it on. I pulled from the top. Be careful not to damage the metal clips or the plastic pieces behind the trim that go into the clips. There is a clip towards the left side and one towards the right.

Locate the bulb holder and twist it a quarter turn counter-clockwise and pull it out. Take out the old bulb, put in the new, reinsert the bulb and holder, twist clockwise.

Line up the clips with the plastic inserts inside the trim strip and push on. You may have to give it a couple of strategic whacks with the bottom of your fist to get everything to snap in tight.

Done!

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How to change the brake light on 1997 ford taurus


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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Open the trunklid.
  3. Remove the quarter trim panel.
  4. Remove the three retaining nuts for the taillamp assembly.
  5. Carefully pull the rear lamp assembly away from the vehicle.
  6. Detach the bulb(s) socket electrical connector.
  7. Rotate the bulb(s) socket counterclockwise approximately 1/4 of a turn and remove the socket from the lamp assembly.
  8. Remove the bulb(s) from the socket by pulling the bulb straight out.
  9. The installation is the reverse of the removal.
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Remove the trim clip center retainer and...



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... remove the clip from the trim



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Remove the trim from the trunk



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Carefully pull back the trim to access the taillamp retaining nuts. Remove the retaining nuts and...



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... pull the taillamp away from the body to...



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... detach the connectors for the taillamp bulbs and...



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... rotate the bulb sockets from the taillamp assembly



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Pull the bulb straight out to remove it from the socket

Jan 16, 2011 | 1997 Ford Taurus

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Replace a brake light


COUPE The side marker lights for the SC and SC2 are part of the turn signal/parking light assembly. Refer to the procedure in this section for lamp removal and bulb replacement. Rear Turn Signal, Brake and Parking Lights EXCEPT WAGON
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Fig. 5: Remove the trim panel fasteners - except wagon 84196109.jpg
    Fig. 6: Carefully remove the trim panel - except wagon 84196110.jpg
    Fig. 7: Pull the lamp assembly straight back and out of the opening 84196111.jpg

  2. Remove the trim panel fasteners, then carefully remove the trim panel.
  3. Remove the 2 retaining screws from the side of the lamp assembly, then pull the lamp assembly straight back and out of the opening.
  4. Tilt the assembly downward for access to the sockets, then twist and remove the socket(s) from the lamp assembly. Replace the bulb(s), as necessary.
  5. Installation is the reverse of removal. Fig. 8: Tilt the assembly downward for access to the sockets 84196112.jpg
    Fig. 9: Twist and remove the socket and bulb from the lamp assembly 84196113.jpg
WAGON
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the retaining screws from the side of the lamp assembly, then pull the lamp assembly straight back and out of the opening.
  3. Tilt the assembly for access to the sockets, then twist and remove the socket(s) from the lamp assembly. Replace the bulb(s), as necessary.
  4. Installation is the reverse of removal. Fig. 10: Exploded view of the tail lamp assembly - wagon 84196114.gif
High-Mount Brake Light EXCEPT WAGON
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Open the trunk for access to the lamps.
  3. Locate the bulbs at the rear underside of the trunk lid. Remove the bulb(s) by twisting, then pulling straight out.
  4. Installation is the reverse of the removal. Fig. 11: Remove the high-mount brake light by twisting its socket 1?4 turn counterclockwise - except wagon 84196115.jpg
WAGON
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Raise the liftgate, then remove the wedge blocks from each side of the liftgate assembly.
  3. Remove the lower fasteners from the liftgate lower trim panel, by pushing in the center of each pin approximately 1?8 in. until it clicks, then remove the fastener.
  4. Insert a screwdriver or small prybar into the hole in the lower trim panel (located near the wiper pivot on the pivot hump) so that the tool sits on top of the pivot. Lift up on the tool handle to disengage the trim panel upper clips, then remove the lower trim panel from the vehicle.
  5. Unplug the high-mount brake light wiring harness.
  6. Remove the brake light fasteners, then remove the lamp assembly from the liftgate.
  7. To remove the bulb(s), push slightly on the top edge of the lens and rotate it away from the housing. Remove the bulb(s) from the housing. To install:
  8. In order to prevent the possibility of water leaks into the liftgate, inspect the lamp gasket for damage and replace, if necessary.
  9. If removed, install the bulb(s) by inserting the bottom edge of the lens into the housing and snapping it into place.
  10. Position the lamp into the liftgate and tighten the fasteners to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
  11. Connect the wiring harness to the lamp assembly.
  12. Align the upper clips on the lower trim panel to the liftgate slots, then install the panel by pushing at the clip locations.
  13. Reset the trim panel push-in fasteners by spreading the center pin tabs and moving the pin so that it sits approximately 1?4 in. out of the fastener. Insert the fasteners into the bottom of the trim panel and push the center pin until flush.
  14. Install the liftgate wedge blocks.
  15. Connect the negative battery cable and check for proper lamp operation. Fig. 12: Removing the liftgate lower trim panel assembly - wagon 84196116.gif
    Fig. 13: Exploded view of the high-mount brake light bulb and lens assembly - wagon 84196117.gif

Nov 04, 2010 | 1998 Saturn SL

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I need to replace rear tail light bulbs on 1996 Saturn SL1


COUPE The side marker lights for the SC and SC2 are part of the turn signal/parking light assembly. Refer to the procedure in this section for lamp removal and bulb replacement. Rear Turn Signal, Brake and Parking Lights EXCEPT WAGON
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Fig. 5: Remove the trim panel fasteners - except wagon 84196109.jpg
    Fig. 6: Carefully remove the trim panel - except wagon 84196110.jpg
    Fig. 7: Pull the lamp assembly straight back and out of the opening 84196111.jpg

  2. Remove the trim panel fasteners, then carefully remove the trim panel.
  3. Remove the 2 retaining screws from the side of the lamp assembly, then pull the lamp assembly straight back and out of the opening.
  4. Tilt the assembly downward for access to the sockets, then twist and remove the socket(s) from the lamp assembly. Replace the bulb(s), as necessary.
  5. Installation is the reverse of removal. Fig. 8: Tilt the assembly downward for access to the sockets 84196112.jpg
    Fig. 9: Twist and remove the socket and bulb from the lamp assembly 84196113.jpg
WAGON
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the retaining screws from the side of the lamp assembly, then pull the lamp assembly straight back and out of the opening.
  3. Tilt the assembly for access to the sockets, then twist and remove the socket(s) from the lamp assembly. Replace the bulb(s), as necessary.
  4. Installation is the reverse of removal. Fig. 10: Exploded view of the tail lamp assembly - wagon 84196114.gif
High-Mount Brake Light EXCEPT WAGON
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Open the trunk for access to the lamps.
  3. Locate the bulbs at the rear underside of the trunk lid. Remove the bulb(s) by twisting, then pulling straight out.
  4. Installation is the reverse of the removal. Fig. 11: Remove the high-mount brake light by twisting its socket 1?4 turn counterclockwise - except wagon 84196115.jpg
WAGON
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Raise the liftgate, then remove the wedge blocks from each side of the liftgate assembly.
  3. Remove the lower fasteners from the liftgate lower trim panel, by pushing in the center of each pin approximately 1?8 in. until it clicks, then remove the fastener.
  4. Insert a screwdriver or small prybar into the hole in the lower trim panel (located near the wiper pivot on the pivot hump) so that the tool sits on top of the pivot. Lift up on the tool handle to disengage the trim panel upper clips, then remove the lower trim panel from the vehicle.
  5. Unplug the high-mount brake light wiring harness.
  6. Remove the brake light fasteners, then remove the lamp assembly from the liftgate.
  7. To remove the bulb(s), push slightly on the top edge of the lens and rotate it away from the housing. Remove the bulb(s) from the housing. To install:
  8. In order to prevent the possibility of water leaks into the liftgate, inspect the lamp gasket for damage and replace, if necessary.
  9. If removed, install the bulb(s) by inserting the bottom edge of the lens into the housing and snapping it into place.
  10. Position the lamp into the liftgate and tighten the fasteners to 35 inch lbs. (4 Nm).
  11. Connect the wiring harness to the lamp assembly.
  12. Align the upper clips on the lower trim panel to the liftgate slots, then install the panel by pushing at the clip locations.
  13. Reset the trim panel push-in fasteners by spreading the center pin tabs and moving the pin so that it sits approximately 1?4 in. out of the fastener. Insert the fasteners into the bottom of the trim panel and push the center pin until flush.
  14. Install the liftgate wedge blocks.
  15. Connect the negative battery cable and check for proper lamp operation. Fig. 12: Removing the liftgate lower trim panel assembly - wagon 84196116.gif
    Fig. 13: Exploded view of the high-mount brake light bulb and lens assembly - wagon 84196117.gif
Reverse Light EXCEPT 1991-96 COUPE For the Saturn wagons and sedans, the reverse lamp is part of the rear turn signal, brake and parking light assembly. Refer to the procedure in this section for lamp removal and bulb replacement. 1991-96 COUPE
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Reach behind the bumper bar and disconnect the harness and socket from the reverse lamp. Remove the bulb from the socket.
  3. If necessary, unfasten the retaining nuts and remove the lamp from the bumper bar.
  4. Installation is the reverse of the removal. Fig. 14: Exploded view of the reverse lamp mounting - 1991-96 coupe 84196118.gif

Oct 23, 2010 | 1996 Saturn SL

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How do i change a brake light bulb on 2000 vw jetta?


Removing:
  • Switch off all electrical consumers, switch off ignition key and remove ignition key.
  • Remove rear luggage compartment side panel trim (left or right).
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  • Remove 3 nuts, arrows, and remove housing.
  • Remove bulb holder.
Installing:
  • Install bulb holder.
  • Insert housing into body opening.
  • Tighten nuts.
  • Install applicable rear luggage compartment side panel trim.
Rear Light Bulb Holder Removing And Installing:
Removing:
  • Disconnect electrical connector.
  • Depress retainers, arrows, and remove bulb holder.
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  • Install in reverse order of removal.
And the Center Mounted Brake Lamp.
High mount Brake Light Removing And Installing:
The high mount brake light is installed in the rear shelf.
98971288.gif Removing:
  • Switch off all electrical consumers, switch off ignition key and remove ignition key.
  • Disconnect electrical connector from high mount brake light.
  • Remove rear shelf
  • Un-clip high-mount brake light from rear shelf, arrows.
  • Install in reverse order of removal.
NOTE: The bulb holder base plate contains soldered- in light emitting diodes (LEDs) that are not replaceable. In the event of LED malfunction, replace complete bulb holder.
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To replace the headlamp on a Saab 9-3, open the hood. Behind the headlamp there is a round black plastic cover; screw clockwise and pull back; there is a metal clip holding headlamp in place (9003 i believe is the halogen number). locate top of clip and move very slightly clockwise; the top will pivot down on a hinge; release the wire harness and pull out bulb. Retrace these steps to introduce the new bulb to your Saab.

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