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  1. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi Folks, As I approach my second childhood I decided to treat myself to a 1998 SAAB 9-3 SE Convertible. I got it on Friday and it is all I hoped - except for the SID 2. At times I can read quite clearly then about 40%, then virtually nothing. It is quietly driving me mad. Is there any way to...
  2. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all, I thought I would share this tip which worked for me. Approx 80% of the Pixels were missing on my A/C unit which was bugging me. After lots of research, I decided to have a go at fixing it myself. If it went wrong, £50 for a 2nd hand one from Ebay is no big deal. On dissassembly of my...
  3. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all, I have been suffering with the pixel problem for some time and figured I would bite the bullet and get it fixed, so used http://www.saabdisplayrepairs.co.uk and what a fab job simon has done, it's now brigther and all the pixels are fixed, really pleased so if you considering having...
  4. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    I was just about to send off me Sid 2 to Simon ..but I see from his Flea-Bay ad he's "On Holiday" .....Is he REALLY on Holiday or just catchin up on a backlog from the Flea-Bay Ad ????......I Have his Mobile No .. but don't wanna ring him just in case he REALLY is on his Jollies!!!! Keith
  5. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, I am new here, but my wife's SID has a lot of pixels not showing. How can I correct this? Thank you. Saab 9-3 2001 turbo
  6. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    I have read with interest items on how to restore pixels to the ACC display by giving TLC, ironing, soldering etc to the ribbon cable. I wondered if it was possible to do similar repair to the SID display. My SAAB dealer says if a new unit is fitted I will probably need a new code to be put in...
  7. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Since there has been no specific page available on this, the moderators are more than welcome to archive the following. (I chickened out on using the brush of a soldering iron!) http://www.swiftmobile.com/home/pixel.html HTH
  8. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    hi am trying to fix a few problems that my 9-5 came with. One of these is the ACC control panel display is missing some pixels (mainly all of them!). I tried taking the unit apart and wedging polystyrene in the gap in the loop of the ribbon cable to make it taught. This did not work. I tried...
  9. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    On no not again! pixel missing on the SID display,---it`s made by Nokia---- (you might be able to make phones Mr Nokia) I had this problem about 18 months ago, stripped the unit down , and tried the re-heating and re-sticking of the ribbon cable, which went very wrong. However a second hand unit...
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