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2004 9-3

  1. Won't start

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello friends and strangers, Here are the Facts: 2004 9-3 2.0t Battery - Tested: Good, New Starter - Tested: Good Alternator - Tested: Good Fuses - All Good (Engine bay 2x, Driver's Side, Trunk) Miles: Unknown Previous issues: Unknow Description of Problem: The car will not crank, the starter...
  2. 2004 9-3 Soft Top trouble

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    We put the soft top down for the first time to enjoy the weather. Upon trying to put up, hydraulic fluid started spewing everywhere on the rear drivers side. The soft top came up but did not latch at the windshield, the tonneau cover closed, but the soft top did not seal at the back either...
  3. To aux jack or not to aux jack?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi! I'm new to this forum, so here goes. My 2004 9-3 Arc has this small tab next to the power outlet/cigarette lighter and i was wondering if this is an aux jack? I see people that have them there but mine just has this little tab on it - is there a jack there and should i try to pry that tab...
  4. For Sale: Parting out my 2004 SAAB 9-3 Aero Convertible, Silver

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Mya and Pablo Mesa, AZ Parting out my 2004 Saab 9-3 Convertible, silver exterior and grey leather interior. Automatic Transmission. Engine is in good condition, about 100, 000mi Some main parts are below. I have more, so if there any other parts you are after feel free to PM me/ text me at...
  5. Just replaced turbo with salvaged unit; still getting white smoke

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey Gang! First-ever post, and I think I might be the only guy from Key West (where it is infernally hot pretty much all the time)! I just finished replacing the turbo on my 2004 93 with a salvaged unit from a good ol' boy up in Connecticut. Followed the instructions, step by step, in the...
  6. 2004 Saab 9-3 2.0t Clutch Replacement

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Noob here. Just recently purchased a saab 9-3 , new to driving manual and i think my clutch went.:cry: So my question is do you guys know of any step by step instructions on how to replace a clutch? I'm a college student so don't really have much money to go to a shop so trying to do this...
  7. 2004 saab 9-3 cylinder #1 misfire

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So I have a 2004 Saab 9-3 linear and and I'm no stranger to the P0300 misfire codes. I just changed the oil and filter, and spark plugs (NGK iridium). But my engine is still running rough at idle and my check engine light begins blinking after only a few seconds of running. Which (sputtering...
  8. 2004 9-3 arc leaking water or coolant

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Recently I have been noticing some spots under where i park almost right in the middle but a little to the right and than the 'Low coolant warning' popped up So today i jacked it up, started the car and ran the AC so i could follow the water. I followed it up to a what looked like, a broken...
  9. First Time Owner

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I'm a first time owner of a Saab and it's great so far aside from some electrical issues. Before Saab I had a 1995 Volkswagen Golf and a 1991 for Probe. I'm very interested in learning more about Saab construction so any tips would be appreciated ;ol; ! I bought my 2004 Saab 9-3 Linear...