Having problems with your 1995 Saab 900 ?

Starting problem saab 900se 2.5 v6 1994

\015 Sometimes when trying to start the car the dashboard lights are very dim and car will not start turn the ignition on and off several times and the dash lights up properly and the car starts straight away i have only had the car for a few weeks and never having had one before i have no idea where to start looking any help would be greatly apreciated thanks\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 22-10-2018

Answers :

Sounds like something loose causing a partial short somewhere in the electrical system. take out and check each fuse one at a time. Do the same for the relays. Give each relay a bit of shake to be sure nothing has got loose. Now check the starter solenoid and the heavy duty contacts for the starter motor. The starter solenoid pulls the armature of the starter motor forward until the drive cog on the end engages with the teeth on the edge of the fly wheel. When it engages a copper bar within the solenoid hits across contacts allowing charge to flow through the starter motor and to kick it into motion and thereby turn the engine over. If these copper contacts are fouled or corroded they need to be cleaned up with steel woo. At this time, with everything out, a general clean up of all starter motor components would be time well spent.
I would guess you have a corroded wire coming off your battery's positive terminal.
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