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Here's one for y'all to chew on.

Awhile back I changed the bulb behind the seat heater on driver's side (123/Logo part). A short while later it had gone out again and I pulled it only to find the bulb was missing! So I replaced it again, and this time I made sure it was in there tight. Well it's gone out again and when I pulled it out...the bulb is missing again!

I can understand if the bulb was hanging down or something, but it's screwed in, and inside a small, horizontal tube. I really think it's a conspiracy by the dealer. I think they pull the bulb out every time I go in so they can milk me for another bulb (Haven't tried the "99p" method yet, not too handy with a soldering iron).

Anyway, so I want to pull out the radio and ACC panel to see if I can see where the bulbs are going, but I can't get the radio out.

I made some "DIN Tools" out of an old wire coat hanger, but I can't get the radio out. I push the hanger in fairly far until I hear a "click" on both side, and then slip my finger into the cassette deck and try to pull, but I feel like I'm going to pull the front of the radio off before it will ever come out! Also, it feels like only the click is only coming from the bottom hole. Maybe I need to go back to the drawing board on my DIN tools?

I like my Saab, but I gotta hand it to Volvo -- their radios have little pop out handles that make it easier than it should be to remove the unit.
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