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  1. 9-5 Workshop
    There are two issues I have with the SID: the beeps are too quiet my SID sounds like a crow that's been strangled. Sucks. That's why I came up with this thought...
  2. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    I did this a while ago, but figured people would be interested in hearing about it and my experience with it overall. Here's a link to the product page on JBL's site, but it's essentially a spare-tire powered subwoofer, which makes it totally hidden and relatively easy to install. I had...
  3. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    2007 Saab 2.0T radio turn on and had a burning wire smell. Turned off .. next trip same thing only then started squealing and does so on all options. Aux, radio etc.y daughter had someone look at it who advised her to get a working head unit off eBay and they would install it..... But am I...
  4. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Hi guys I have recently purchased the car about a year ago from an owner least to say was careless about everything in the car. Not everyone in Jordan knows how to deal with saab so I went through google and researched how to bypass the Amp1 and here is what I went through in points: • I found...
  5. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Trying to figure out what is going on with my as3 stereo on 2000 Saab 9 5 aero 4door. -Everything works on the HU. -The SID says SID PROG on startup. -volume goes up and down except it only gets audible once it gets close to max?? -sounds good/clear with no pops through the speakers but...
  6. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Hello, Ive just bought an aftermarket Amp and sub, spent hours yesterday trying to get it to work with the original AMP which is located under the drivers seat. I already had an RCA adpater/Hi Lo converter but I'm not that technically gifted nor as handy as I wish I was so I just gave up. I...
  7. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Forgive me as I know this is a common topic on here but I'm extremely confused. My 05 linear has the 4 speaker system and I'd like to go to the Pick'n'pull and rip out a 7 speaker system including the head unit. Has anyone done this? I would imagine you need a tech 2 to marry the head unit...
  8. 9-5 Workshop
    I noticed one of my rear deck speakers was cracking so I bought a used HK replacement online and it makes the same noise. I also have noticed the sound almost sounds like it skips out. Confirmed this is whether the audio is a cd or AUX. Since I've replaced the rear deck speaker already, I'm...
  9. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey folks. So I'm helping a guy with an 05 9-3 convertible. The fuse in the dash panel, #14 to be exact, Is sparking when the ICM is hooked up. I've also noticed that the fiber lines don't light up. I took a look at the diagram and learned that the radio amp and the ICM both touch that same...
  10. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    A few months ago, the radio/speakers in my 2003 Saab 9-3 started acting up. It would cut out/wouldn't turn on when the car was started but would sometimes come back on. Eventually, it stopped working all together (speakers, turn signals, and display are all out). I did some research of what was...
  11. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    I recently purchased an '04 9-3 linear that was told to have "no problems"... well come to find this was not true because my radio, cd player, and turn signals all do not make sound. I looked up all over these forums to find that amp 1 is generally the issue but i purchased a replacement amp 1...
  12. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    So I recently passed my test, had a corsa for the first month and I have now treated myself to a Saab 9-3 2005 1.9tid. LOVE the car... HATE the sound but really like the standard stereo with the sat nav and cd changer etc... I joined up as I could not find an answer to the question I had...
  13. Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name:Callen Location - additional details: California Means of contact: 530-321-99O5 Price:$30 Shipped Transmission Type (auto/manual): Mileage (miles/kms): Description: factory amp from a 2001 9-3 SE. Pictures (embedded pics or links to external albums are mandatory): pics soon. It's...
  14. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    The problem is a very weak sound stage coming from the back when I turn the fader all the way to the rear. The difference is really noticeable as the front is twice, maybe three times as loud as the rear. It's my wife's car and she says it wasn't like this before the stock defective head unit...
  15. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    So just recently bought subwoofers for my 2002 saab 9-3 SE and am planing on installing then myself cuz installation is expensive. I was curious if anyone has any tips on how to get from the battery to the interior of the car and as well I replaced the factory radio a while back and don't know...
  16. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello guys! I finally got my AMP fixed today, music back, yeah~~~!!! It was fixed by Saabradio people from ebay. They installed a bypass or something...
  17. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I posted a few weeks ago about the audio issues I was having with my Saab 06' 93, and the general consensus was that my AMP1 needed to be replaced. However, I saw at least one response saying that someone had a similar issue and it was the 6 disc CD changer. Before I go and spend $600 on a new...
  18. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    hey everyone I recently purchased a 2007 saab 9-3 aero and wil be installing a better sound system i took out of my old car. i believe i currently have a bose system and plan to replace the deck to a kenwood 500bt double din, the bose amp in the trunk to a jbl 4 way, and also add a kenwood 350...
  19. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I bought a 2003 9-3 linear with the 7 speaker system and the door speakers just played static as if they were blown so the first thing I did was change them out. That did not solve the problem. so I figured the amp was bad. I got an amp from a shop and put it in... got the exact same problem...
  20. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey, I just bought myself a used '05 Linear 9-3 , I absolutely love the car, but the sound system is completely lacking in bass. I believe I have the 4 speaker system and i was considering adding an amp and sub woofer in the trunk, but i dont know where to find a bass signal, either line level...
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