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  1. 08 Aero Xenon Bulb out. Recommendations?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've replaced bulbs on the 03-07 models and if they're xenon, they're D2S and I have found philips/osram replacements on ebay before that weren't crazy expensive however I'm not so sure about the 08+. They're D1S but does anyone know where I can get reputable bulbs that aren't some weird color?
  2. 1997 9000 Diagram Bulbs for heating controls etc.

    9000 Workshop
    Hi Does anyone have a diagram of bulbs etc for the vent heating controls? The heated seat lights? Dash bulbs etc.
  3. cluster bulb mess

    9-5 Workshop
    I got t4 / t5 wedge leds for my saab 9-5 2000 wagon. The bulbs by themselves would NOT fit inside the sockets or even want to go directly into the board. I am sure there is something I am missing out here. I wondered if these kind with a socket would do the job ...
  4. Removing Instrument Bulbs, C900

    C900 Workshop
    Hi everyone. One of the two bulbs that flood lights the entire instrument panel seems to have burned out. I ordered two LEDS, based on info from another thread here: And anyways I am trying to remove the existing bulb and holder and...
  5. Brake Light Failure, but brakes work fine, which bulbs

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    2001 9-3 Convertible Hi Everyone, My first time posting, but I've been reading posts for a years. I have the Brake Light Failure Message on my SID, but when I look at all the lights, they seems to be working fine. My process: -I can't tell, but the "third" brake light on the spoiler might...
  6. Daylight running lamp bulbs

    9-5 Workshop
    The daylight running lamp or parking lights bulbs went out within 2 weeks of each other. Can anyone suggest when I can buy these aside from the dealership. Should I buy online?
  7. Little light bulbs inside the head light

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 01 saab 9-3 SE TURBO and I was wondering what are the little lights inside the headlight for how do I turn them on and off?
  8. Left break light failure warning

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello! This morning I got on the SID of my Saab (vector 9-3, 2006, conv.) the warning 'Left break light failure'. I checked the lights but it doesn't seem there's a lamp that is burned (at least from what I've seen). The warning stuck on the SID and doesn't go away (which normally should come...
  9. Need Help!!! Possible Electrical Issue? (Switch lights)

    9-5 Workshop
    I replaced the bulbs in the SID, TCS, Fog Light Switch, Dimmer Switch, Heat/Seat Switch and Window Switches with Leds from They all worked nice and bright until I went to change the bulb in the Winter switch. The bulb made a shorting-out kind of sound, then the next thing I...
  10. instrument cluster led bulbs

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hello Saab Central! I am new to the forums! I recently got my 1999 9-5 up and running again and I think he needs a little revamping. I wanted to switch out the bulbs with blue led bulbs and was wondering if someone knew offhand what bulbs I would need. I was hoping someone would know...
  11. Yes - another crappy headlight thread

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello (again) my Saab friends, I wanted to gauge your opinion about what to do to brighten up our (rather sad) headlamps. I run OSRAM euro lights (I think they were NightBreakers, 65w). I have e-code lenses. They've been carefully aimed. The lights are still kinda scary at night in the...
  12. 100/55W Headlight bulbs...

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I ordered headlight bulbs for my '01 9-3, they sent me 100/55w bulbs, will they work? I wanted to get the 100/90w bulbs, which are the recommended ones. The ones I received are lower rating, so shouldn't they work? I plugged them in and they started smoking immediately. Suggestions...
  13. Search And Searched Climate Lights DIY

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have been searching alot after many problems with my car and im biting the bullet and fixing everything. The bulb in my manual climate control burnt out so i ordered one from eeuroparts among other things and was just wondering the difficulty in this repair as well as any special tooling...