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  1. 2007 vector 2.0T battery light

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, My SAAB 9-3 has just started generating an error for the battery not charging. When i check the battery with a volt meter when off i get 12.7 volts. When i check the battery while on i see 14.2 volts. Also when the headlights are on at idle they are flickering. What is most likely the...
  2. 9-5 battery or alternator or something else?

    9-5 Workshop
    Have a 2001 9-5 4-cyl. Started it up yesterday, about 36 hours since it'd last been driven (Wednesday night) didn't start. AAA came, gave me a jump. Took the car to have the battery (which is 3 years old) fully charged and tested--they said the battery was good, was holding its charge...
  3. Charging Issue

    9-5 Workshop
    Working on my MIL's 2001 SAAB 9-5 [Outback- oops had Subaru on the brain] Wagon 2.3 l with 144K miles (purchased used a few months back - so no history). :( I am only in town (Raleigh-Durham, NC) till Sat . I hope to resolve this ASAP. :o Do not have Service Manual, but will order digital...
  4. ISSUE with Battery or Alternator?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Last week I found that the positive battery connector of my 2001 93 SE full of oxidation and corrosion. Even I found drops of liquid which I think was acid. Before to replace the battery I want to be sure if it is the responsible or is the alternator voltage regulator which overcharging...
  5. 06 93 tid battery problem

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Have recieved errors about abs failure, traction control failure, and power steering not working. Display tells me battery not charging. Can start the car each morning, but only once. Completely dead when attempt to start again. Has only happened in a recent spell of cold weather. Any help...
  6. Charging Problem

    9000 Workshop
    My 1997 9000CSE is still showing 10.2V at the battery after replacing the battery three months ago and the alternator three weeks ago. I'm thinking there are two possibilities here: 1) The old alternator destroyed the new battery and the new battery can't even hold a charge from the new...