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  1. Unable to Read Engine Values

    Tech II Workshop
    I recently purchased a 2008 Saab 9-3 Turbo X and the dealership I purchased it from said that they replaced the ECM prior to me purchasing it. I've finally gotten the chance to get my tech 2 out and start digging into the more in-depth information on the car and have come to find that any time I...
  2. Seeking ECM clone from California-based business

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi All- Need HELP! I need to clone my bad ECM from an '08 Sport/Combi (2.8L-V6) but cannot get it done in another state due to C.A.R.B. rules! (They cant ship it back). ANY SAAB specialist here in California that can clone my ECM? ANY help/ideas appreciated!
  3. ECM probelm HELP

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2008 Sport Combi V6 Mechanics sent 1st ECM off to be repaired. Said it was not repairable. Got NEW ECM but will not accept 'registration'?? "No one has the software, you need to find a saab dealer"?? They put old ECM back in, but car still misfires on Cyl #1. What the hell should I do...
  4. 2005 9-3 ECM Pin Corrosion

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Help!, Vehicle threw codes P0245, P0201 to P0204, indicating ECM failure. Started looking in to problem, then took off connectors, noticed corrosion on right (drivers side connector) at the front of the vehicle, one pin stuck in female connector, left, fourth from front. Also noticed others...
  5. 2004 9-3 Aero Sedan ECM Issue

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, New to the forum (forums in general) and hope this is the right thread to post under. I will apologize up front for lack of terminology knowledge. Let me preface by saying I bought this car in May 2018 and know very little about it's history. It drove great and the only obvious...
  6. ECM Failure? PO606 & PO6387 Codes

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    ECM Failure? PO606 & PO638 Codes I have a 2004 Saab 93 Linear 2.0T. The check engine light came on and the car went into limp mode. I can clear the CHECK ENGINE light by disconnecting the battery, but the CHECK ENGINE light comes back on after a few miles. The codes for the check engine light...
  7. Possible ECM failure?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey Guys, New to this forum so forgive me if I screw up any rules. Well here is the issue, got an '04 9-3 linear, 94000mi on it, 5-speed. Engine cut out on highway in rush hour traffic and in 96 degree heat, not fun. Started back up, ran for a couple seconds, ran rough and died. Waited a little...
  8. Bought used ECM - how can I get the unlock code for it

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I bought a used ECM on eBay for my 2005 9-3 SS Aero 2.0L; my car's original ECM failed, the injectors were staying open. How or where can I get the unlock code for this used ECM so I can link it to my car? Any and all help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
  9. 9-5 ARC Sporadic electronic system failure

    9-5 Workshop
    SAAB 9-5 ARC 2004: Sporadic electronic system failure. Christmas tree illumination of all sensor lights with key in position #3(on). Gas gauge spikes then falls to empty within 2 seconds. Will start but automatic transmission clangs into gear and requires high RPM to move (limp home?). Sometimes...
  10. Key turns, but does nothing...plus some more

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've been searching the forum and trying to figure out what it might be but I am not having much luck. It all started last Tuesday on my way to work. I was sitting in traffic and my gauges all froze, ABS light, Traction Control Light, Brake Light, AC quit working and Check Engine light all came...
  11. Throwing in the Towel

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey everyone. 2006 9-3 2.0T SportCombi 99k miles. Purchases and driven in Chicagoland for 6 months with no issues. Fast forward to a year later (present) and has been daily driven in Texas. My theory: 1. The 100 degree and up heat is damaging the ECM. 2. The excessive prolonged heat is...
  12. ECM for 2009 Saab 9-3 Aero

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My Saab 9-3 Aero (2009) jumps or stumbles / skips when accelerating between 35 - 55 MPH. My mechanic thinks it "might" be the ECM is going bad. The problem is that it costs about $1,200 for the new part. I have searched for a used ECM for a 2009 Saab with no luck. If anyone has insights on...
  13. 97 saab 9000 cs 97 9000 aero conversion

    9000 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    hi im new to saabs tired of imports i picked up a 97 saab 9000 cs 5 spd turbo and its got the B234E 170hp and i want to know what ill need to make basically to make it a aero minus cosmetics do i just find a aero odb2 ecm and a turbo from a aero and its plug in and play? any advice would be...
  14. Plug n play ecu

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Being fairly new in here, I have a question about an ECU. I need to replace mine, per my Saab mechanic. It's throwing codes everywhere and exhibiting very erratic behavior. (But only on an inconsistent basis. :D) I see that there are "plug n play" units available, but I've also read that ECU's...
  15. Limp Home Mode: Engine Control Module and/or Throttle Body?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2009 9-3 Sedan, 2.0T Two weeks ago while accelerating from about 40mph, my engine light came on and the engine switched into Limp-home Mode. No response to throttle, and very bad idle. I towed the car to a former Saab dealer in Concord, NH, now-turned Chevy, but still employing a Saab guy with...
  16. need ecm married with tech ll

    Tech II Workshop
    i have a 2005 saab 9-3 the ecm is going bad (code p0601) and wont start when it is cold out ....i have a used ecm out of the same year/model car and need someone with tech II to marry the new ecm to my car. i am able to drive the car to you to preform the work and i am not looking for a hand...
  17. ECM issue

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, My 2006 Saab 9-3 aero's engine started shaking the other day. When I took it in they said it was a bad fuel injector on the 6th piston. After putting $600 into it they found out that it was actually a bad ecm. There are only 6 left in the country and it's going to be over $1,300...
  18. Error P2138 - Help needed: gas pedal sensor replaced 3 times!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi all, About a year ago my 2006 Saab 9-3 convertible started jumping into limp mode. Reading the error code with an OBDII I found the error code P2138. This code suggest that there is something wrong with the gas pedal sensor. As I have no experience with doing any repairs myself, I dropped...
  19. What ECM Comes in 99' Saab 9-5 3.0L V6 Turbo?

    9-5 Workshop
    Can any1 tell me what ECU/ECM comes in the 1999 Saab 9-5 3.0L V6 Turbo? VIN# YS3EF48Z0X3XXXXXX
  20. ECM Replacement

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello! I've been lurking in the forums for a while and quietly absorbing info, but this is my first time posting. I have a major problem. Background: 2002 Saab 9-5 Aero 5sp manual, 116k miles, purchased in May with a clean history and all service records being maintained through the original...
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