no lights, signals, windows or top when engine is running

Asked by Nov 16, 2014 at 11:27 AM about the 1997 Saab 900 2 Dr S Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1997 900 s can ignition switch cause electrical problems as follows: first no electric windows but starts OK. Then no windows or convertable top and no headlights or turn signals but dash and radio works fine when battery OK and engine running. Then battery OK but not starting with forementioned not working. Push to pop clutch but forementioned not working. Please reply and email to maureensullivanhaley@gmail.com so I can forward answer to mechanic Thank you.

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did you ever find out what is causing this? i have the same problems with mine. Thanks, John

It was the ignition switch. It didn't automatically return from start to run position. This also wrecked the starter.

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