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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So my drivers door does not open from inside or outside. The remote unlocks all other doors and also the little knob on the drivers door pops up. So the question is why does it not open ? Is it electrical or mechanical? I understand the problems there is with these locks when either the outside...
  2. Saab 9-2X, 9-4X & 9-7X Workshop
    Got any ideas for how to either unlock the hood or unlock the door my 2007 9-7 (4.2) Battery died and key will not manually unlock the drivers side. --- any ideas???
  3. C900 Workshop
    Hey, only have one key to my 1994 Saab C900, looking to get 3 copies made cheaply :) Is it cheaper if I buy some Saab key blanks on eeuroparts and bring them to a locksmith, or should I just go to a Saab guy? Thanks In Advance, Resident Saab Ingenue --------------------------------------...
  4. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So, drivers door got stock. Nothing worked - remote key, outside handle, inside handle. I managed to open the door by drilling and tearing the lock mechanism apart from the inside. Replaced it with woking one and was able to open the door for 3 or 4 times and only manually by triggering one of...
  5. Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    I'm in need of doors for a 2-door c900 hatchback, preferably with power windows. Color doesn't matter as long as they're relatively clean and rust free, or at least recoverable. I'm located outside of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, but can also meetup in upstate NY. PM me or reply to this thread to...
  6. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello I have a 2004 saab 9-3 aero. I'm having issues locking the doors. The car used to lock and unlock with the remote but now it doesn't. Also when I hit the lock button in the car none of the doors lock but they do unlock. I have to manually push down each lock except for on the drivers door...
  7. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    my drivers side door of my 93 had been giving me trouble, the electric lock was able to lock the door, but not unlock it, it was also giving me the sid message about lock system failure, but now its completely jammed and I have absolutely no way of opening the drivers side door. The key hole...
  8. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi! This thread is a documentation of how we solved a deadlocked latch in my car. Strange enough we could not find any solution on the internet with this problem, only one thread that has put this question with no answer (or were we unlucky when searching). Anyhow, here is the story of how we...
  9. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I'm not sure where to post this but I need help, I have a 1996 900s Saab that I bought a few days ago, When I use the driver side door to unlock the car, I cant unlock either doors I have to unlock the book and climb inside then unlock the driver door (Can unlock the passenger door) from...
  10. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My driver side exterior door handle on my 04 vert (black but not body colored) is looking pretty crappy. I happened to be on thesaabsite the other day and just happened to notice they had two old stock number 12760265 (color 170) front drivers side handles for $19.01 each. This is the old part...
  11. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, new to the forum and Saabs in general. Had a few Volvo's but haven't had a Saab up till now. I just got the car in trade for one of my old projects. 05 with 105k miles on it. The issue I'm having is that the drivers door controls have gone wacky on me. The driver window goes up and...
  12. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello there. So I have a pretty large bump in my rear right door on my saab 9-3 99 (poor thing) that I got a few years ago but never really fixed. Now the window mechanism has broken too, so I have to tape the window for it to stay up. I figured I might as well replace the entire door. The thing...
  13. 9-5 Workshop
    I am unable to program my my garage door opener to the assigned button on the rear view mirror. Yes, I have followed the directions in the owners manual. What should I do?
  14. 9-5 Workshop
    I am unable to program my my garage door opener to the assigned button on the rear view mirror. Yes, I have followed the directions in the owners manual. What should I do?
  15. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I'm having problems with the motor/solenoid in the right rear door, the central locking will generally lock/unlock but then has periods when it won't. I've taken the panel off the door and checked signals to the lock from DICE and they are present. Nothing appears loose or damaged and I can...
  16. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So when I bought my 04 vert almost 3 years ago it had one missing item that I thought rather strange. It came with a blanked out door lock switch on passenger side. I have seen other verts with the switch there so i figured it was just some weird option fitted. Fast forward to now and recently...
  17. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Just a warning as I found this on my 08 2.0t manual today. The driver's door check strap had started making some nasty noises when I open or close it. After inspecting it I found both nuts securing it to the door had backed off about 5mm (1/4") so no wonder it was making a horrible noise. I...
  18. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2008 saab 9-3 and have been looking for the pass. door lock act. for MONTHS now and cant find anything. I got the part number from a chevy dealer a while back but every time I search for it I get different looking parts from different sites. Has anyone dealt with this problem and can...
  19. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    bought used 2004 9-3 Aero Convertible. Door lock switch located on drivers door did not work. Key Fobb works the lock/unlock fine. Replaced switch in door with new factory switch, same result. The switch is illuminated so I assume it has power. Does not make any noise whatsoever when...
  20. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, my driver's door is stuck in the locked position, it refuses to open. I'm getting tired of climbing in/out through the passenger door :-( The tab pops up/down, but neither the inside/outside handle will open the door. I've tried hitting it with an open hand at the same time as I hit the...
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