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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. Saab 2003 SE has fallen ill (help?)

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My 2003 Saab SE Convertible has about 80K miles on it. I was driving it one day when it unexpectedly stalled. Since I have only gotten it to start up a couple times, after hitting the key out of anger it started right up, so I assumed the ignition switch was the problem. However I just replaced...
  3. 2003 SAAB 9-3 SE Convertible

    Cars for Sale - North America
    Name: Andre Location - additional details: Westchester/ Putnam County NY Means of contact: Phone Call/Text Price: $4500 Transmission Type (auto/manual): Manual Mileage (miles/kms): 150k Description: Selling my 9-3 SE vert'. Been a great car and runs like new. Transmission shifts great and...
  4. Looking for resources

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey guys, anyone know where I can get a service manual in PDF for a 2002 9-3 SE? Also I'm looking for a detailed wiring diagram of the stereo circuit. My Amp is blown and I want to bypass it to get the door speakers back. Thanks!!
  5. Automatic to Manual

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    So i'm looking to change my 02 9-3 SE from an automatic to manual. I already know what your gonna say "just buy a new car," but im not looking to do that im looking to change my automatic car into a manual. I just need to know what im going to need to buy to make this switch and maybe an...
  6. Cruise control failure: CRUISE light is OFF

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Greetings to all from sunny Florida -- This is my first post (although I have read the site regularly since acquiring my Saab in March), so I apologize if I'm not following protocol in any way. I have a 2000 9-3 SE turbo convertible, manual transmission, 76K miles (when I got it in March, it...
  7. 1999 9-3 SE Convertible

    New Member Introductions
    I just bought a 1999 Saab 9-3 SE Convertible with 117k. This is my first Saab although not my only non-mainstream vehicle as I used to own a '79 Lancia Beta and a '79 MG Midget. :) It is black on black and has an automatic. It is a very nice car. Everything works on it, although there are a few...
  8. The Wonders of Plasti Dip and my '02 9-3 SE

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I am blacking out my 9-3 so that there is really nothing but black and red on it. I chose to use plasti dip because you can just peel it off if it doesn't turn out well (or you want to change the color), but the stuff is amazing. It's a blast to work with and very forgiving while spraying. I...
  9. HIssing sound on start and shifting problems

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey everyone, I have a 2002 Saab 9-3 SE 5 speed manual. Of the course of maybe 2 months or so the car would make a weird hissing sound when started. The sound would last for about a minute or so before dying down. The sound would also go away at times when the clutch or the brake has been...
  10. 9-3 SE 2002 - Hydraulic Cam Follower issue?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi Over the last couple of months I've noticed a noise when starting. Best way to describe it is a sort of metallic "zing". It starts just as the engine catches and lasts for 1-2 seconds max. Once the noise is gone it doesn't reappear on any startup or while running until the car has been left...
  11. ECU upgrade for 2002 SE 9-3 manual?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi guys. Complete noob here. My wife has a 2002 9-3 SE manual that we were thinking of selling but have decided against. She took really good care of it and we would not get equal value. Anyways, I've started tinkering with it a bit. I replaced the rear anti sway bar after reading through...
  12. The dreaded sludge

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I am a new owner of a SAAB, a 2000 9-3 SE with almost 100,000. I've been doing some research and i keep reading about the "sludge" problem so many owners have been having. Is there anything i can do to prevent it? Or any other useful information to check it out? Thanks!
  13. my 9-3 has the error code p0314. but has no miss fire.

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a saab 9-3 2.2tid with 40k on it. i get an engine light coming on when i accelerate hard up hill. i took it to saab and they came back with the error code p0314 which is the random miss fire code. but the car has no miss fire!! when i took it to a specialist they seemed to think the...
  14. 01 Viggen trunk spoiler - Need advice on monting it on a 01 9-3 SE

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hi all, Have a 01' 9-3 SE convertible and bought a '01 9-3 Viggen convertible rear deck spoiler wing at a junkyard. I will need to drill holes in my SE trunk lid to mount it. Does anyone have any advice and/or drill template for drilling the holes? Appreciate any help. Thanks,
  15. Wanted - 1999-03 9-3 SE Hatchback

    Cars Wanted - North America
    Looking for a nice 1999-2003 9-3SE Hatchback in the Mid-West. Preferably with under or around 100,000 miles with little or no issues. Thanks! Please E-Mail me at [email protected] I live in MI.
  16. Rear window doesn't roll up!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    1999 Saab 9-3 SE So i had some friends in my car two nights ago and (i guess) one of them put too much weight on the right rear window when it was down. Now, the window sits lower than the normal height of the other one when it is all the way down. It doesn't roll up or down but NOTE: i can...
  17. Exhaust coming into cabin when Fan (or AC) is on

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    What two hoses may have been swapped so that exhaust comes into the cabin (the interior of the car) when the fan is on? What other possibilities would force exhaust into the air system of the car? This is a recent issue after exhaust work was done underneath the car to fix a hole caused by...
  18. For Sale: OG 9-3 SE Leather Steering Wheel

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    For Sale Item: Have a black leather Steering Wheel off a 2001 9-3 SE vert (with 140 k miles). See photos below. Price: Asking $50 picked-up (San Jose, California) or $70 shipped (Continental USA) via USPS. Payment: Paypal
  19. New to SAAB

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hey everyone, I just picked up my first SAAB....a 2000 9-3SE currently stock. For now I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for some mods.... I'm not exactly rolling in the money and it is my only daily driver so I need to get the best bang for my buck and keep the car relatively...
  20. Many '99 9-3 SE Questions! help?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Alright. I've got a '99 9-3 SE hatchback w/ about 98k miles. I am absolutely oblivious to anything that goes on in my car. I just turn it on and drive.:confused: But, i am VERY obsessive over having everything in my car in working order and it's extremely difficult since I'm 16 and unable to...