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  1. What is normal power consumption (amps) with engine off?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi all, Can anyone tell me the normal range of power consumption for the 1999-2002 OG 9-3 when the car is powered off (engine not running, doors closed, interior lights off), etc.? I've got a 2002 that is drawing about 115 mA when I check 15-20 minutes after powering off the car. Is this...
  2. My meter skills (or lack thereof)

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey all - Wondering if you all can point me in the right direction for testing an unknown battery drain in my 2005 9-3? Battery is dead every morning, it will jump start and run fine all day with multiple trips of shutting the car off & back on, even with short bits of downtime, but as soon...
  3. Interior "comfort" lights do not go off when key is removed

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi All, This Saab is beating me up bad this week. I am nearly $1000 in to this so far and still having issues. :cry: Hope someone out there can help me out. This is a 2005 Saab 9-3 Linear My issues are that when the key is removed... The steering wheel lock does not engage The radio's power...
  4. no juice on start.Battery or inside bug

    9-5 Workshop
    Right now , for no apparent reason , my 2000 9-5 2.3t wagon will stutter before starting. On trying ignition , the cluster light panel appears WEAK (no life in those lights ) and then after some , "throat cleansing noise" - it will eventually muster up power to start. Few days ago , it just sat...
  5. 1997 900 Battery Draining - HELP

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    My 1997 900 2.3 is draining the battery down to nothing and I have no idea what's causing it. There are nothing visible that would be draining the battery. No interior lights left on. Is there something that I can check for a short in the engine compartment? I can charge the battery with a...
  6. 9-3 Fuse Definition & Battery discharge Questions

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2004 9-3 Convertible Fuse Panel in end of Facia Question 1: In the manual, Fuse #9 is 10 Amp with a defined Function of "Dash Fuse Panel". What does that mean? What does this fuse do? When I pull it, it fixes Qustion#2. Question 2: My battery discharges relatively quickly, e.g. down to...