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  1. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello to all, having owned the Saab for about a year now, and I get this coming on and off for a while now, its only covered 54,000 miles, but has this annoying problem steering lock malfunction, have to get in car with key and sometimes it does not recognise key either. 1: Have changed the...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi everyone I'm new to the Saab world and have a quick question. I just brought my Saab into the shop and they said my CIM might be bad and they are gonna let me know forsure tomorrow. They quoted me over 1000 for new one and to replace it but that's a little too much for me. I found one new on...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, I would like to get some opinions on this before taking it to the dealer to confirm...i have had bad luck in the past with them not diagnosing properly, but no alternative dealer near by. Without any prior issues or errors, yesterday I walked up to my car and neither of the two...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello everybody . I've got a bit of a confused look on my face at the mo . The reason being is that I have an issue with my cim unit ( intermittent airbag light comming on my car ), it's been traced to the ribbon inside the cim unit , so I've been looking for a replacement unit . So I took the...
  5. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    right basically raised this question before clocks are fine but on every start up i get abs/tcs failure, on motorways i get brake failure message and my cruise doesnt work... this to me points to obus no communication failure it came up once on a snap on reader so im guessing its that...
  6. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    so anyway for around a year had intermittent cruise issue getting progressively worse over time to the point it gave up the ghost completely, then i got the dreaded abs/traction fault HERES MY CRYING THINKING CIMS NACKERD :/// and tbh it may still well be but they warning didnt come on for...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Guys, took a break from the site over xmas as i was just so annoyed at the thing everything was breaking and i just cba with anything to do with saab lol ! list is as follows cim unit - cruise control was intermittent for ages then a clicking noise behind the steering wheel for a little...
  8. Part number requests
    hi can someone help me with the part number for the cim module 2006 56 93 sportwagen with esp any help would be great
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Indicator stalk has decided it t engage the indicator, been getting steadily worse for weeks Now so must get it done. Tried a replacement stalk wit no joy, I believe it's th CIM that has to be replaced.... £450 f a new part plus labour and reprogramming two keys. Anyone had similar? Any other...
  10. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi there, Had my 93 aero in at SAAB the other day to find out what the problem is with my stability control failure message. Apparently four codes came back but the one they reckon has the problem is the CIM module? A pretty expensive job. Does anyone know where cheap CIM modules can be found...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi i managed to get my hands on another cim unit to replace mine due to steering angle sensor fault i have replaced the cim unit and used the key matched to the new cim and i got steering lock fault i have to fit the switch aswell ? from the other car so all 3 items cim / key / key switch ??
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all I want to remove my Cim unit from behind the steering wheel to check for damage to circuit board or other delicate components due to angle sensor failure..... Question is if I remove the Cim unit will it have to be reprogrammed to work in my car again or is it plug and play? I just want...
  13. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    Due to having the message (stability control failure contact service) displayed the dash display of my 55 reg 9-3 aero 2.0t i require a new cim unit which is located behind the steering wheel im after one with 2 keys if possible ?
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, Am new to the Saab scene having just bought a Saab 9-3 Aero, 2003, new shape. (well, I have previously owned a Saab 95 SE 2.3 a couple of years ago) and I have a couple of questions please :- The key fob will not lock/unlock the car and will not open the boot. I have to get in the car...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Arghh would you beleive it, just ordered a brand new replacement CIM unit off ebay, guy bought it from the dealers 3 years plus back but it was never fitted as his wiper problem turned out to be motor not Cim anyhow digressing, it was a great price so I took a punt on it, I have a 203 aero 93...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    HI, We have 03 9-3 .the airbag light came on , then the steering wheel controls stopped working.we was told it was the sim unit and there was a issue getting new ones. so we found a used one that comes with the key . we was told that you could fit them if you had key . now on getting the unit...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi i live in dublin in ireland and was wondering if anyone could recommend were i could get a cim module and how much it would cost even if it would be worth my while ordering 1 in from the uk. cheers Glen:)
  18. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi 54 plate with 3 cim units gone faulty since new went to fit 4th & laptops died & I can't find the tis2000 cd if any1 has a 2008 or newer copy they can sell let me know please needed asap got dongle just need copy of tis2000 for saab cheers
  19. Saab Parts / Accessories, FOR SALE and WANTED
    As the title says really. I have the dreaded sterring lock malfunction!!! The CIM (the part behind the steering wheel) needs replacing. Please help!:):)
  20. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I have lost my key and don't have a spare key. Its a Saab 9-3 Linear Convertible, 54 Reg. Key is one of the remote control fob types (no metal blade needed to start the car - it starts by fitting the fob inbetween the seats). Parked in a commercial parking bay, nose in, handbrake on, and...
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