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  1. Saab 9-3 2003 SE convertible factory stereo and speaker replacement

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    To start I apologize for the dirty care, if its any excuse we have had on and off snow for over a month. Here are some pictures that may be useful I have had two audio issues with my 6 speaker Saab 9-3 2003 SE for as long as I can remember. Firstly, the right front speaker was blown out and none...
  2. Hello from Holland, NY

    New Member Introductions
    About 10 years ago my son asked me to test drive a car with him because he could not operate a manual transmission. Being a car guy, I said sure but commented on why he is buying another "foreign" car. He assured me that it is a really nice car. It was a bit of a ride, so we caught up a bit and...
  3. Please help! 2003 Saab 9-3

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    admin please remove
  4. 2003 9-3 Convertible Top Handle

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    The convertible top handle for my 2003 9-3 used to pull off occasionally. The plastic handle would separate from the telescoping rods and I would just slip it back on, but it came off often. The other night it happened and in the dark I accidentally put the handle back on, but upside down...
  5. need help and suggestions

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    so i just got a 2003 SAAB 9-3 2.0 turbo. this is my first time getting a SAAB and honestly i didnt even know that make existed until i moved to the north east and saw them for the first time. the seller told me that the radio doesnt work and one of the first things i wanted to do was replace the...
  6. Is there anything equivalent to a 9-3 Bold Mod?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I was just hoping to find out if there is a bolt mod or anything equivalent for a 2003 9-3 vector... I have searched the forums for days and days and only visually see anything for the 9-5's and threads with several missing pictures and broken links! Any insight or suggestions would be...
  7. 2003 Saab 9-3 Crankshaft Position Sensor Location

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I am attempting to locate and replace my 2003 Saab 9-3's CPS. I have hunted for it for almost 1/2 a day both online and above and below the engine. Can anyone please help me figure out where it is. I looks like a simple replacement project but I can't find it to save my life. Any help would...
  8. Just got an '03 9-3, but could use some help.

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So as my first car, I opted for a 9-3 (My dad and I took one for a test drive and Discovered just how fun these cars are :D) and we the looked around for one in our price range. We managed to find both a manual and an automatic under our price range and opted to get both (in the interest of...
  9. Will 2007 9-3 Arc roof rack fit 2003 9-3 sedan?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have the opportunity to purchase a roof rack from a 2007 9-3 Arc. I have a 2003 9-3 Sedan. Does anyone know if this rack will fit? I don't have access to the part number unfortunately.:confused: Thanks!
  10. 2003 9-3 with minimal acceleration

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all, I've gotten a lot of good information from reading this forum in the past in reference to a previous car (2000 9-3) and I'm hoping that someone will be able to give me some help with a new purchase. I've done a lot of searching through the forum and can't find anything that fits my...
  11. 2003 Saab 9-3 Linear won't start

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've searched through the forums and read a lot of "won't start" threads, but nothing like what I've go going on. Yesterday the passenger seatbelt warning came on in my 2003 9-3 Linear when there was no passenger. I've never had an issue with this being very sensitive in the past. This morning...
  12. '03 saab 93 xm radio

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, I'm new to the forums but not new to driving saabs. I've had a '96 900se, '01 93se, '02 95se, and now a '03 93 arc. I bought my '03 saab 93 with 85k miles about three years ago when I was serving in the Marine Corps and since have put on over 40k miles. A few cross country trips from...
  13. Wanted: Silver Trim

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    In My 2003 Saab 93 i currently have wood trim and desire to have that silver trim, If anyone has trim that would fit my car pm me with an offer. Thanks!
  14. New Owner! 03 9-3 Linear

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I just pick up a 03 Saab 9-3 Linear a few days ago. Still getting used to the car but Loving every minute! If anyone has some small upgrades to start off with please let me know. Taking pics today to post.
  15. 9-3 Moonroof won't close from vent position

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2006 Saab 9-3. The moonroof often gets stuck in the vent position. This has been an on-and-off issue since I got the car. If the moonroof is in the vent position and you try to close it while driving down the road, it almost always closed. If you try to close it while sitting still, it...
  16. Assorted 2003 9-3 Gems

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Over the past 2 years, I have found these forums to be a life saver, but I have finally reached a crossroads in the legacy of my 2003 9-3. The following is a brief list of current/ongoing symptoms and the associated DIY fixes that were applied (mostly using info gleaned from this forum)...