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  1. Will my ecu unmarry if I disconnect it?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, recently my 2003 9-3 went back into limp mode after not doing so for about a year. I started to look for a solution and found out that there's a defect where the seals on the ecu plugs will contract in cold weather (which would make sense as it's been in the snow lately) and the solution is...
  2. Cold-weather weirdness with my 99 9-3

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi All - - Learned to drive on a '74 or '75 99 (Dad can't remember)---- Now a super-happy owner of a 9-3, my first -- a '99 with only 66k on it - I'm just starting to realize what it is that I've signed on for, but the car's totally worth it, and I am about to learn a ton. And I want to take...
  3. Cold-weather weirdness with my 99 9-3

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi All - - Learned to drive on a '74 or '75 99 (Dad can't remember)---- Now a super-happy owner of a 9-3, my first -- a '99 with only 66k on it - I'm just starting to realize what it is that I've signed on for, but the car's totally worth it, and I am about to learn a ton. And I want to take...
  4. Ignition Switch Sticking

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So I just noticed a couple new problems on my 2004 93 that only seem to occur when the temp drops below 40 degrees. First problem is more annoying than anything else, when the car first starts the radio makes a horrible whining noise, like its trying to tune in a shortwave radio signal, and no...
  5. Gear Shifter is Stuck - Won't go into Drive

    9-5 Workshop
    Okay, this is my first time posting but I should have joined along time ago. Here's a little background story: About a month ago I fixed the blower motor so I could get heat (just needed a cleaning and new brushes) and about two weeks ago I also got a new battery. The car starts fine until about...
  6. 2004 Saab 9-3 Linear- Overheating, No hot air, already replace thermostat

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2004 Saab 9-3 Linear- Overheating, No hot air, already replaced thermostat I am stuck. I have used this forum many times in the past to solve my Saab problems but this is my first time posting. Here is the situation: I have a 2004 Saab 9-3 linear 2.0. Back in early December, the temperature...
  7. cold weather 9-3 aero

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    hey guys i have a 2004 9-3 aero 2.0 and i live in alberta canada where winter temperatures tend to reach -35 celsius regularly. this morning it was only about -15 so i started the car and let it run for about 5 mins. when i got back in to take off the power steering seemed to be completely gone...
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