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  1. Antenna

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    So I just got a 2005 convertible, but the antenna had duct tape on it. When removed the entire cover fell apart along with the amplifier part the antenna connects to. Having difficulty finding either part. Anyone have recommendations? The pic with the tape removed actually cleaned up...
  2. Wanted: 2004+ convertible AM/FM Antenna mount

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name:Rich Location - additional details:Long Island, NY Means of contact:PM Price: Transmission Type (auto/manual): NA Mileage (miles/kms): NA Description: Looking for the Fuba antenna mount/amplifier and associated parts. Prefer new if anyone has them but will consider used as they are on...
  3. Oops, did I just do that?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My radio reception has gotten kind of bad over the past few months. This is on my 04 vert. So I decided to try replacing the antenna mast which is supposed to just screw on or off. I ordered a replacement not OEM as they are backordered. So it came today and I tried to unscrew the old one and...
  4. Radio all static - AM and FM

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi - I read quite a few posts, but not of them match up to quite fix my problem. 2005 9-3 Linear Sedan Radio was working fine, and I added an aux input via an FM modulator. When all was put together, the antenna seemed to quit working - nothing but static with modulator on or off. The...
  5. 2004 Saab 9-3 poor radio reception

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Hi everyone, I'm hoping someone here can help me out with a problem I have been having! I have had my 2004 Saab 9-3 for about a year now and I have always had issues with radio reception. It is the original radio, no aftermarket parts. My cd player is jammed and this saab has no aux cord plug in...
  6. Power Antenna Mast won't fit back in housing

    C900 Workshop
    Call me crazy but I can't fit the brass base of my new power antenna mast into the threaded brass housing that is attached to the car. I can get the silver antenna sheath to fit into the threaded brass housing, but I can't fit the very base of the antenna (the part with the brass circle around)...
  7. Antenna port.

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So, I just bought a 2005 Saab 9-3 and I am in love, however I want to add an FM modulator, but I can not figure out how to access the antenna port on the radio to make the connection. I have also notice that there is some static on the radio, I believe there may be a loss connection from the...
  8. Newbie with Needs & Faults!

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Morning guys, Just got myself a 2003 9-5 Aero manual with a good spec (115k), got a few little bits that need doing, got a Haynes with it but not much use for what I need! :( Can anyone shed any light on these things for me? Rear washer not working, pump goes, last owner says there's a 1way...
  9. Antenna cover and windshield trim

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My front and rear windshield trim/molding has been dry rotting and I want to replace it. Is it just a trim or is it the actual molding? Any recommendations on where I can get it and how difficult it is to DIY? The second item is the antenna cover, it blew off on the interstate, the white piece...
  10. Shark Fin Antenna

    9-5 Workshop
    Hiiii, I just bought an '03 9-5 turbo 2.3 and while ive fixed up the insides, I'm still doing cosmetic stuff. The plastic cover of my antenna is absolutely destroyed/ugly and I want to replace it, But instead with a replica shark fin (that's not form-fitting). Ya know, sort of a play on the...
  11. Replacing my Viggen Antenna

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    If you drive a Viggen and you have the original antenna, like me, you are probably embarrassed by it. It's flaking apart, the gasket and antenna are just terrible. A few months ago I looked up the parts, antenna 5262480 and base 5122460, thinking I would replace it. I was shocked to find out...
  12. 2003 cvt antenna replacement

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    looking for replacement suggestions for my stereo antenna. just bought a new mast, but looks like the motor is also shot. what about using the onstar antenna - can i run an extension across the trunk to the onstar side and plug into it - or swap the onstar ant. over to the driver's side? not...
  13. Convertible antenna ripped off

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey all, Kinda new to the forum, I have a 06 CV and I noticed the other day that my entire FM antenna was missing (mast and base). I listen to XM so I have no idea when it was ripped off. All that is left is the bolt that holds it to the tonneau cover. I have scoured google and the...
  14. Where's Antenna on 9-3 for Ipod Adaptor

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    trying to install a Dice universal integration RDS kit to connect ipod to radio. It works by connecting to the antenna which is typically on the back of a car radio. However, with SAAB it is no where to be found. Not on back of radio, not in trunk, not in passenger side c-pillar as the...
  15. Antenna Mast Problem

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 96 Saab 900 SE convertible. I have replaced the antenna mast 2 times in previous years sucessfully but this time I'm having a problem. I cannot remove the old silver/chrome sleeve that goes over the mast. It is seized in place. One post suggested to use a 3/8 drill bit to the...
  16. 2002 9-3 Conv. Antenna & Condensation

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Two problems that happened coincidentally happened at the same time. Listing both in case there may be some kind of connection. Background: 2002 9-3 Convertible. Pacific NW, The weather has been in the 30's occasional wind, rain and a little snow. Car sits outside, but the car has been fine. I...
  17. Tutorial: How to fix your rotted shark fin antenna for under $10

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Shopping list: Pilot Automotive - Shark fin antenna CZ-292CF $15.99 @ PepBoys * This one is Carbon Fiber look, you can paint it black if desired. Comes with self adhesive 3M taping but most of it gets cut off so for better water protection I sealed up everything with caulk before installing. -...
  18. antenna replacement

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 1996 900 SE convertible and was wondering if anybody knew how to replace the old massve antenna with a newer much shorter one. If anyone has any ideas let me know.
  19. 96 Convertible antenna replacement.

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 96 900 SE convertible and I was wondering if anybody knew how to replace the current massive antenna with a shorter anenna. If anyone has any ideas let me know.
  20. Navigation Upgrade Swap

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Can you swap out the standard radio for the nav unit in the '07 9-3's? Is the nav antenna located in the shark fin along with the XM antenna? Has anyone tried this before? Thx.