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  1. 2008 saab 93 2.0 STEERING LOCK MALFUNCTION

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello just started experiencing some bigger issues with my saab 93. ive read several forums about this issue and have always worried it would happen to me. Ive had this car for just under a year now with little to no problems other than a broken suspension spring. That is until yesterday i try...
  2. How to remove CIM/Steering Wheel when car won’t turn on

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So my current problem with my saab is the key won’t be recognized I have had my car sitting for 2 months and now have time to work on it >my Forum Discussion & need to remove & replace cim How do I move the steering wheel to the left (currently set and parked aligned straight) if I can’t...
  3. U0212

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I just purchased a 2008 SAAB 9-3 AERO cabrio with 89000 miles on it and while driving all the dash lights come on, gages stop working, and the car won't start when it's hot. I get the code U0212 for lost connection with steering module. Im extremely frustrated and the general mechanic I brought...
  4. New Saab Owner needs help

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I just picked up a Saab 9-3 2.0T and it has a few problems. I bought it from a guy that bought it at auction, ran into these issues and decided to sell it for cheap since he didn't have time to mess with it. It has the ever famous "steering wheel lock malfunction" error. I have read that for...
  5. used CIM part number compatibility?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2005 9-3 arc w/ESP. Current CIM part number sticker: 12274201 The current verified saab catalog lists 12810984 as the superseded part number, and there have been many CIM part numbers that are replaced by that number. My question: Can I use CIM from a 2006 9-3 saab part number...
  6. CIM module

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Help needed! Does the CIM module (9-3 2003) control the steering wheel's radio/CD buttons? Or have anything to do with airbag or horn? I am getting an airbag malfunction, horn doesn't work, and the radio/CD buttons don't work either. I just recently had to replace a CIM due to a steering...
  7. 04 9-3 Aero CIM Problem

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Recently I received a warning on the SID saying that the Steering wheel lock has failed. This was right after my battery main switch finally went due to corrosion on the positive terminal from the previous owner. the car lost all power mid drive when that went and was turning on and off while...