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  1. locks unlocks, and horn goes off and parking lights flash

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2008 Saab 93 that was fine, then it sat for a loooong time and the battery drained. When i charged it just a bit and connected the battery, about 5 seconds after, the doors locked and unlocked, then the horn started going off and the lights flashed. Theres really no way of stopping it...
  2. Alarm triggers spontaneously

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Over the last 2 weeks, my car alarm has gone off several times while the car is sitting, unmolested, in my driveway. There haven't been any earthquakes, sonic booms, or low-flying helicopters to shake it. The battery appears to be healthy (only 2 years old). I did a Google search for car...
  3. Remove alarm Saab 9-3

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Remove alarm Saab 9-3 SOLVED Hi, a friend of mine is the owner of a Saab 9-3 1.8i 2006 and has asked me to remove the alarm (no siren, the horn is hooked up to the sound) because the dog keeps setting the alarm off inside the car. I have explained that: one can activate the alarm to "doors...
  4. Another key fob locked-out thread (but it's different...?)

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I spent some time looking at various discussions about keyfob issues but I feel my situation is a bit unique in that, amongst some other things, the actual key inside the keyfob doesn't unlock the door. If this is not unusual and covered in another thread, please feel free to point me in the...
  5. 2005 9-3 ARC horn honks when door is opened

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    The horn honks when getting in the car or leaving the car shortly after opening the driver's door. The display doesn't show any alarms. The horn honks about once a second and does so until a button is pressed on the keyfob. This doesn't happen every time but once it happens it usually keeps...
  6. 2005 Saab 9-3 2.0T Immobiliser Failure

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all, I have an issue with my 9-3 2.0T The key turns all the way but no crank. When the key is out of the start position it displays immobiliser failure. The key will unlock the doors and will also turn to all positions. I have replaced the both key batteries and the battery in the car...
  7. Can't get into my car

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello everyone, I am having a problem that I am stuck on and I am really hoping you guys can help me solve. I have an 04 9-3 that has locked itself and now the key fob or the manual key won't unlock it. Before this incident I have been having a problem where the car would continually try to...
  8. Alarm triggers when warm and sunny weather

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi there ! Pleased to write here, Help me to save and fix my 565400 km Sedan 93 II - 1.9 TiD - 2006 Last time the weather was hot and my car parked Under a heavy sun, the alarm triggers horn with no reason.... I have noticed it several time. The car was locked from the ouside with the...
  9. 2000 9-3:Alarm went off while driving, power windows+doors stopped working, no start

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi. I was driving on the highway yesterday, in 2000 Saab 9-3 base and: - alarm siren starts going off, I couldn't get the siren to go off. kept driving - Power windows stopped working - Power locks stopped working When I reached my destination, I turned off the car. When attempting to start: -...
  10. Alarm Goes Off Randomly. Suggestions?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all, So I've owned my 2005 ARC for a little over 1 year and boy has it been a journey sorting out fun little electrical gremlins. Anyway, since I've gotten the car, every once in a while, the alarm will mysteriously go off either right when I lock it with the fob, or I'll come back after...
  11. I am getting 28-30 chimes

    Tech II Workshop
    I was out installing saabAUX on my 9-5 1998 petrol and also took the opportunity to make some Tech 2 settings for auto lock and how many chimes when locking and locking the car etc. Just small things. But I was also looking around in Tech 2 settings for other settings. Maybe I did something...
  12. Alarm Issues

    C900 Workshop
    It's nice to be driving the Saab more, and therefore posting more :lol: '90 T16S My alarm is draining my battery overnight. It's a Serpi Star, unsure of model number. If I leave it connected but disable it (turn it off with the key) at the siren in the engine bay everything is fine, CL works...
  13. Just bought a SAAB!!! HELP!!!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Ok! So I recently bought a 2003 Saab 9-3 linear (Manual). I decided to join this site to see if it could help. I recently within the past month replaced The Battery The Starter The Alternator The Fuel Pump Cost me about 850$ for all of it. Car was up and running. I drove my sister home about a...
  14. My new 9-5 Aero, a question about keys...

    9-5 Workshop
    Hiya The latest Aero (2002 NZ new) came with 3 keys in various states of repair. On the right is the one that manually unlocks and starts her - it had tape around it and the remote apparently doesn't work - although I haven't tried a new battery. The centre one is cut to shape and has a small...
  15. (?!?!?!) No start with solid red LED and parking lights... Sigh.

    9000 Workshop
    Alright guys, I've lurked on here since before I bought the saab and I've clicked every google link 10 pages deep on this, so I figured it was time to throw my own query in to the mix. Here's the top to bottom: Car has a failing brake light switch, which does't-always-but-sometimes keeps the...
  16. Check Engine / Check Gear box warning

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 97 saab 900 se 2.0 turbo. 150K Last fall the check engine / Check gear box lights came on and my saab was stuck in Limp mode. This happened off and on all winter. I never could find a pattern of when it would work or fail. However, when I stopped using the alarm system over the...
  17. 1 Stupid Question and 1 Important Question

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L T, 108K miles, 6spd manual, purchased salvaged (minor front collision) The important question: Ok, so I have already found similar problems on forums answered, but not quite the same problem I am having. The problem - For a while my "Low Oil Pressure"light would come...
  18. 02 Saab 9-3 shut off after opening door!! Won't start.

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi everyone, I have a 02 Saab 9-3 w/ the 2.0. I started the car the other day and got out closing the door and let it run for about 5 mins. When I got back to the door and opened it the car shut off. Then all the car would do is turn over acting like there was no spark. I'm lost on this one...
  19. Theft Alarm Problem and TCS question

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello people A couple of questions concerning my 9-5 Aero 2.3t stage 1 noobtune 1. I am occasionally hearing my alarm going off in short bursts. There is no message on the SID though. Is there any easy way to find the problem? 2. When driving up a steep winding hill, if I change in to 2nd...
  20. key transponder question

    9-5 Workshop
    My son lost the extra key to our 9-5 wagon, so I am casting about for the most cost-effective way to replace it. I can buy the key blank pre-cut to my car from eeuro for a very reasonable $37. The all-in-one blank does not include the remote alarm transmitter innards which are another $117. Does...
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