Saab 9000 -94 manual transmission TCS (Traction control system)
switch install

              In 1992 Saab introduced Traction control on it's turbo 9000 models. This system was on all the time and could not be switched off. On the 1995 9000 the system was changed to incorporate a switch to disengage the TCS. In 1995 Saab sent out instructions via a technical bulletin on how to retrofit 1992 - 1994 cars to use the switch. This can only be done to cars with 5 speed transmissions. The automatic transmission version is much more involved. Automatics use the TCS in the shifting of the transmission and can't be turned off for that reason.

On 1992 cars the abs control module must also be replaced and can make this job a bit costly. Although, 1993 and 1994 models your original abs control module may be retained.

Parts required:( these part numbers may have been superseded check with your parts department)

1992 models also needs ABS M93 Control module --- 88 28 089

part # 85 49 214 should be a complete kit of parts below

Switch                         --- 44 39 477
wiring harness              --- 46 93 172
cable tie (1)                 --- 79 71 864
cable tie(7)                  --- 79 71 880
Tap-on connectors(2)  --- 95 60 012

If you would like to do this job when ordering parts ask you parts department for service bulletin dated April 1995 titled Job Instruction 85 49 347. This is bulletin will give you the step by step procedure.












(This article is meant to educate a consumer,or as a guideline for professionals. You can cause serious damage to your vehicle and/or cause yourself injury. Only those qualified should attempt repairs. I do my best to assure that the above info is correct but take no responsibility for any damages incurred.)


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