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  1. Need help with crank, no start problem and DTCs

    9-5 Workshop
    I purchased a 2004 Saab 9-5 Aero (113K miles) in August (love it) and drove it for a couple of months with no issues. It died while driving about a month ago and would not restart, so I had it towed home. After some research and being a DIY guy, I purchased a Tech 2 clone and spent a few weeks...
  2. Wanted: WTB Classic 900 airbag/horn clockspring

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Hi: I'm looking to buy a functional clock spring for a classic Saab 900. Any of the following part numbers will do: 32000159, 4310918, 9105610, 4310926 PM me if you have one to sell. Thanks, J
  3. Air bag compatibility

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Need to grab a driver's airbag asap, I found an 06 one and have to throw it in an 07, would I be okay?
  4. Screwed by Takata airbag recall

    The Lounge
    I'm looking to buy a 9-3 and I want to yell because the dealership where I found the car refuses to sell it because of the open recall. I talked to GM's SAAB division, they say that remediation for the recall is not avail until the end of the summer, or even fall. The dealership says can't even...
  5. Airbag Recall (different question I promise)

    The Lounge
    Hey folks, So as Saab owners, you've probably received the latest recall notice regarding the driver's airbag. As someone who has Two, and two more friends with 4 Saabs between the two of them, we all got the letter. One of them is an 04 with an 06 Aero wheel and a 06+ airbag. I'm assuming...
  6. 'Airbag malfunction, Contact service' on SID - saab 93, 2006 convert.

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello everybody! I got today all of a sudden while starting up my saab, this warning on SID 'Airbag malfunction Contact Service'. Along with the message I had also the lamp of the airbag sign on. I turned off the car and restarted but the same message came up along with the red air bag sign...
  7. 93 SS accident damage repairs...

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys!! New 93 owner here, got me an 03 ARC 6M 2.0T that had a bit of a 'too much rain slid off the road' and jacked up the suspension (need to get her on the ramp but somethings bent, lower and obviously more negative camber) and deployed the p/s curtain and seat airbags.. The front lip...
  8. For Sale: '03-'05 Saab 9-3 Steering Wheel w/ Airbag $150

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Hey guys, I'm selling my used steering wheel with airbag off my '04 9-3SS. I recently put in a steering wheel and airbag off an '06 so I have no need for these ones anymore. The steering wheel and airbag are both in good, working condition and only have minor signs of wear and tear. The link...
  9. Question about changing out my steering wheel airbag/radio controls assembly

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello again, I just got my first Saab (love my Sweedish cars, coming from a 94 Volvo 850 and I still love it). Anyway, it's a 96 900SE Turbo and it has the stock steering wheel airbag unit in it. Everything works just fine but I have another assembly from a newer model (I was thinking a 9-5...
  10. Canbus Version 8bit / 29bit 2004 9-5

    9-5 Workshop
    Howdy folks! With the awesome help of Seth over at I'm working on adapting his aux in / ipod arduino module into my 2004 9-5 Wagon with the Prestige audio system. A bit of context: the module is a custom arduino / canbus board that ties into the CD changer...
  11. Help srs

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My SRS light is blinking on the dash and I don't know if that means my airbags r useless or what?
  12. Seat Removal-air bag light reset

    9-5 Workshop
    I removed the seats as my air con drain lines were clogged as well as my roof drains and I had water inside. Forgot to disconnect the battery when I disconnected the seat harness. Air bag light came on when everything was dried out and put back together. After research on here many people said...
  13. Saab 93 - 2006 Convertible (Airbag malfunction. Contact Service)

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello guys. I've got 2-3 things I would like to ask and maybe somebody can give me an advise. Last Sunday morning I had the warning message 'Airbag malfunction Contact service' appearing on my screen. This came minutes after the starting up check which showed everything was ok. I've driven on...
  14. Air Bag Malfunction Saab 93 2003

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi All, Bought a saab 93 about a month ago for small money and I am now trying to fix the issues with it. Got the balance chain done which was my priority job as for that to go would have rendered the car unviable. My next issue is the " Airbag malfunction warning light", situation is that...
  15. Side airbag scared the **** out of me

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello everybody, this is my first post, though I have gotten very useful information from this forum in the past. So here's the story: I'm driving around in my Saab 9-3 convertible (1999) and I notice that my airbag idiot light is on. I tried turning the engine off and on a few times while...
  16. Airbag Idiot Light - No Code

    C900 Workshop
    Hi All, Just put in two new fog lights today and when I was done, parked the car for several hours while I was at work. When I started it up again, the Airbag idiot light along with the hazard light came on. I went to my advanced auto and had the computer read, came back "Pass", no codes...
  17. 2008 9-3 odd things happening

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi! I have a few issues with my 08 9-3, I was wondering if anyone has had similar problems. My door speakers seem to be going on and off at random, really crappy trying to listen to music without bass, btw I have the 7 speaker setup. I checked all the fuses for the amp and they all seem fine...
  18. 93 Air bag problem

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 9-3 2.2. TID with 126,000 miles on the clock. Started the car this morning and I seem to have a intermittant air bag fault showing. The car is fine when straight ahead but if the steering wheel is moved more than 270 degrees either way an error appears. If driveing the error goes...