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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2008 9-3 convertible Aero V6. I have an issue with it starting. When you turn the key to start, nothing happens. The car is on, everything lights up, but the starter does not engage. There is no clicking or anything. On the dash I get a Stability Control error and a Traction Control...
  2. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2005 SAAB 93, petrol cabrio. Over the winter I cocooned it under a cover with an smart battery charger and a tube heater. When I went to put it back on the road I noticed the fault. I did the obvious things, new batteries in the fobs, checked the contacts in the fobs and put a new...
  3. 9000 Workshop
    Are there schematic diagrams or functional analytic flowcharts of the ECU MODULE anywhere? I am wondering if it is possible to replicate and replace the ECU altogether?
  4. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2006 9-3 ARC-Aero Clone (WIP), 160,000 miles So, I have a dealership in Wisconsin that deleted out my CD player the Rogue I by deleting ALL the modules off the default bus and putting them on the 0 bus EXCEPT for the CD player (so the SID wouldn't look for it). Problem is, I'm down here in...
  5. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2003 93 linear. One day coming off a stop sign, as I shifted into second (was just driving normally) the engine started to bog suddenly and blowing white smoke. engine was idling very rough and was very difficult to start. I had flashing CEL and a cylinder 1 misfire code and 3 pending codes for...
  6. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've been doing some work on our 2004 saab 9-3 2.0t and trying to get it back to daily driver condition. Just a little background on this particular car: The check engine came on and my obd scan tool shows the following codes: P0638 - Throttle control actuator Control Range/ Performance Bank...
  7. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I am having trouble picking a reliable/reputable place to send my ecu/ecm unit for repair? I know the ecm's have some issues and have seen some bad reviews on places that do the repair. I am looking for a good place to have it repaired. Thanks
  8. Tech II Workshop
    Hi everyone I have a 2007 saab 93 aero 2.8T I bought with a bad ecu my problem is I purchased a good ecu and when I go to program it with tech 2 it reads no communication to ecm I replaced it with the old one and I'm getting the same message
  9. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Have a 2007 Saab 9-3 T. Driving car starts fine, runs great. Check engine light comes on and turbo starts acting different and car sluggish, happens about 5 minutes into the drive without fail. Sometimes also getting injector codes (but since putting injector cleaner in, haven't received those)...
  10. 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...
  11. 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!
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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.
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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