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It makes sense for the seats to work with the door open and no key in the ignition. Here's the scenario - you're 6 foot plus and 200 pounds, and the previous driver was 5 foot even and 95 pounds. The seat is tucked right up by the steering wheel; you'll never be able to even reach the key. If you have memory seats, that should work with the door open.
Door closed, you want the key so that if something falls on the buttons, you don't burn out the motors.
I believe it also worked that way on your '93. There is a separate door switch and relay for that function. It's possible that the switch and/or relay wasn't working on the '93.
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- Power seats function without ignition key?, GaryJ , Thu, 11 Sep 2008 10:41:46
- Re: Power seats function without ignition key?, Ari, Fri, 12 Sep 2008 20:58:39
- From my 2001 owners manual...., TG, Fri, 12 Sep 2008 04:36:51
- Saab design, boramiNYC, Thu, 11 Sep 2008 12:04:08
- yes and no, steve, Thu, 11 Sep 2008 11:52:43
- Re: Power seats function without ignition key?, Colin, Thu, 11 Sep 2008 11:11:14
- Yup!, David Ingram, Thu, 11 Sep 2008 11:08:19
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