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  1. Can a bad DIC drain your battery?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, got codes P0340, and P0420 and also an incredibly battery drain again. Problem: Car dies over night.. Question: Can a bad DIC drain my battery? Small overview: Had a drain problem before, it was the Amp and my AC compressor. Bypassed the amp, and replaced my AC compressor, all was...
  2. ATF change on 06 9-5: what's the drain bolt washer size?

    9-5 Workshop
    Before I go about jacking up the 06 9-5 to change the ATF fluid...I searched on here and elsewhere and am getting conflicting info, likely because both gens talk in the same threads... On the 06 9-5, is the drain plug washer 24mm OD like the older 9-5s? What about ID? Is it an aluminum washer...
  3. Idiot-Petrol not Diesel

    Engine Oil, Lubricants & Fluids
    I own a 2001 Saab 9-3 TID. Today I went to fill up the car and realized that I was adding Super Unleaded not Diesel into the tank. I stopped but not before I added a half a tank to the car. I drove it (at most) 300 meters to a self service garage. I drained the fuel from the tank using a...
  4. Wet Rear Driver Side Floorboard

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, This is my first post and if there is a previous thread covering this topic please refer me to it, but everything I've read doesn't deal with my problem in a way that has helped me. I have a 2003 9-3 Vector. Recently I noticed that the floorboard behind the drivers seat was soaking wet...
  5. 2004 9-3 arc leaking water or coolant

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Recently I have been noticing some spots under where i park almost right in the middle but a little to the right and than the 'Low coolant warning' popped up So today i jacked it up, started the car and ran the AC so i could follow the water. I followed it up to a what looked like, a broken...
  6. Battery drain on fuse 9 below dash

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    What does fuse 9 (fascia fuse) under dash power? Does anyone know more about fuse 9 ( fascia fuse) under the dash? My issue is a battery drain. I have a consistent drain of the battery through f30 maxi fuse. As I understand, this maxi fuse goes to other fuse boxes, so I went through and checked...
  7. Won't stay running!!!!

    9-5 Workshop
    So a couple of weeks ago I posted on this forum and got no response at all. I just took a look in my CP and I don't see my post anywhere! Let's try this again. I fixed that problem myself, but now I have a different problem. This is on a 1999 Saab 9-5 3.0L sedan. Several weeks ago the bottom...
  8. Battery question

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I'm going away for a few days and my car will be sitting. I'm used to starting it everyday or so. Do I need to disconnect the battery to prevent it from draining? Or is it okay for 5 days? Someones it seems like its a bit hesitant to crank up. I'd hate to deal with the code for the radio...
  9. 2004 9-3 Arc, coolant drain petc*c* will not close!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I am in a panic. I am trying to flush the coolant for the first time. So I opened the drain petc**k at the bottom of the radiator and drained it. Now I cannot CLOSE the the drain petc**k on the bottom of the radiator. It is still stuck way out. No matter how much I turn it the thing will not...
  10. Battery Drain help

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    '99 Saab 9-3 battery is dead after 2 days of no use. Battery has been tested and is fine (also is new). Found out that a small drain is coming from fuse #35 (DICE, TWICE, main instrument panel, interior lighting). I assume it is a short somewhere. Any ideas on where to start looking. Thank you!