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  1. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi all Im after some advice. I have a 2011 9-3X TTID and I have notice an electrical connecter which looks like the cover is missing. I don't want to have issues with water ingress so I want to be sure it doesn't need a cover. Im not sure what the connector/item is but Ive been told there is...
  2. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    9-3 1.9 Diesel 8-valve vector sport saloon 2004 Was out last Friday on the other side of town. Started the car to drive home and the 'Battery Not Charging' info message came up, along with the warning light. Decided to risk driving home as it was only 2 or 3 miles. Got back OK Next morning got...
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    (warning: mechanical newbie)My left rear tail light started flashing yesterday when I locked the car - just a couple of times then stayed off - but today it's staying on.I saw some vague references to a power distribution unit online so I had a rummage around in the boot and can see the fuse box...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi I'm new to the forum and have a problem. Last week the front passenger window stopped working, together with the door lock and door mirror. I checked the fuses and everything seemed in order. Now the driver side has the same problem. I am baffled. Can anyone help? Thanks
  5. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Hi All, I am having problems starting my 02 9-5 V6 diesel. The car cranks, starts and runs until I release the key, then it dies. I have asked on other Saab forums and no one knows anything about the v6 diesels. Can anyone help? thanks Frogmorton
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Many woes come at once…. I’ve had a few problems recently with my Saab 93 R reg convertible. A month or two ago my horn wouldn’t work one morning. I checked the fuses but couldn’t work out which was which. That evening it was fine again so I put it down as one of those things. It happened a...
  7. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    I have recently return from holiday (2 weeks away) and have come back to a dead car, my nephew who was house sitting said my alarm activated but sounded tired and slow, not the normal sounding alarm, he managed to turn this off and thought all was ok. Ive gone to use the car and its completely...
  8. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all. New to this and not sure im posting in correct place but anyways. 2004 petrol saab 93 2.0 T saloon uk model, located in northern ireland. Was returning from work, put stuff in boot and closed it as normal, while driving home i noticed that both left and right Indicators were flashing...
  9. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all.... Having problems at the mo with my Saab Aero Aniv eddition hot Turbo, 57 Plate 27k miles.... (yes that is correct !) on increasing occasions... the car will not unlock from remote, or lock.... have to use the key, an set of alarm, to get in.... very often ..end of journey, switch off...
  10. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    i have an 05 1.8t vector convertible fitted with detachable tow bar (by saab a few years ago). i've used the tow bar for my bike rack but never used (or checked) the electric socket for it. i want to use it so checked to see if it was working using a digital multimeter. no functions are...
  11. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    My significant other took my Aero out today and became stranded as she couldn't restart the car but the lights were going haywire on the dashboard eventually her brother came to her rescue but everyone is saying it's the battery but I think it's damp in the electrics causing shorts (hence the...
  12. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, I'm looking for some advice... I recently replaced the engine of a 2008 Saab 9-3. Everything is running perfectly apart from none of the buttons on the steering wheel work (horn, stereo controls, etc). The airbag warning light is also on. The indicator controls, headlight controls...
  13. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi, After some help if anyone can assist. I want to use a cycle carrier on my 2007 Saab 9-3 1.9 TDi. However, while I have found a decent one that I like and will secure well on the boot lid, I will need to use a lighting board as the lights/number plate will be completely obscured. The...
  14. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    going to devon friday am 24th august so need to move urgent if possible Conected new towbar and scotch locked all the necessary cables to the correct wires in the boot of the car, took a feed from a main red wire in the left of the boot, checked all connections and checked the appropriate out...
  15. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hello, newbie on the Saab Scene and was wondering if someone could help me out with my 2007 convertable towbar electrics? Had the bar (removable) fitted but came to wiring in the electrics and need information as I`m a little nervious :confused: Has anyone wired one in, and if so please...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Brother has a 2003 2.2tdi 93ss Last night the radio sound went off. All displays and buttons work fine, can change to cd radio etc etc Pulled over to turn ignition off as thought might reset and it all came back on again, start engine and goes off again. Have now figured out that when the...
  17. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi all, Suffered a problem with my 55 93 Aero today, whilst driving the battery seemed to die. Wipers went slow, lights dim, radio/aircon died. Basically anything needed power stopped working. Iam trying to figure out if its the battery that went or the alternator, my question is: when you...
  18. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, I have just fitted a tow bar to my '98 convertible. On previous SAABs I have fitted a tow bar on there was a pre-wired connector in the boot to attach the new tow bar wiring to. Is the likely to be one on my Convertible? If so, where should I start looking? Thanks, Mike
  19. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I need to get a tow bar fitted to my new (to me) 2006 Saab 95 1.9TiD Vector saloon. It needs to be a swan neck, I tow a caravan with an Alko stablised hitch, I'd like a detachable bar. For the electrics I've more or less decided that I'll specify the dedicated loom that plugs directly into the...
  20. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Epileptic Electrics [SOLVED] What on Earths going on with this heap of junk? 2004 2.2TiD Vector Symptoms Start car, dashboard all comes up okay. After a few seconds, all the dash needles drop to zero, the Xenon headlights come on, dash illumination flashes on then off again ACC Panel goes to...
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