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  1. 9-5 Headlight connector question

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi everyone, long time, no write! My 2008 Saab 9 - 5 has been excellent for 4 years plus, needing minimal maintenance and work. I did replace a valve cover gasket last week and found the upper end to be looking great, so I'm pretty delighted about it's condition at 177k. Anyway - sorry for...
  2. 08 Aero Xenon Bulb out. Recommendations?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've replaced bulbs on the 03-07 models and if they're xenon, they're D2S and I have found philips/osram replacements on ebay before that weren't crazy expensive however I'm not so sure about the 08+. They're D1S but does anyone know where I can get reputable bulbs that aren't some weird color?
  3. Opening and cleaning headlight?

    Auto Detailing & Body Repairs
    One of my headlights is oxidized in the interior because the rubber backing wasn't replaced correctly after the previous owner had a bulb changed. The light cover is sealed to the rest of the object. How I can I remove the cover without damaging it or the headlight body? How can I properly...
  4. What is code B2575?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi all, I've got a Xenon headlight out, and the headlight warning lamp on my dash. I had my local mechanic pull the codes with a Tech2, and it returned B3410 and B2575. B3410 is the front level sensor, but what is B2575? And how is B2575 rectified? Thanks!
  5. LED instead of Halogen?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey, I tried googling this, and searching the forum, and using the several facebook groups. I want my color of the light to match my LED light strip at the top. I don't care too much for super improved lumens, but just matching the output of normal H7s. I got the Silverstar ZXe now, and...
  6. Saab 90 Headlight

    99 & 90 Workshop
    Hello good people, I am Branislav and I, unfortunately, do not own a classic Saab. However, I am a real petrolhead and this is the reason why I am here. Anyway, a friend of mine owns a 1985 Saab 90 and loves it. It is/was in mint condition and driven daily. Sadly, he has a problem and he asked...
  7. 9-3 Bottom Barrel LED Headlight Bulb Journey

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Greetings! I got tired of burning through Sylvania filament bulbs in my low beams, and fancying myself a bit of an amateur EE, why not try putting in some cheap LED bulbs? I was aware of a few things going in: 1) Drop-in LED bulbs (especially cheap ones) have a reputation for quickly burning...
  8. One Sided Headlight System

    9-5 Workshop
    If the passenger side headlight assembly was disconnected or damaged would the DICE prohibit the driver side headlight from coming on? The driver side running light on the HID Xenon system lights but not the actual Xenon bulb. Neither fog light will light either. No message on the SID with my...
  9. Headlight Leveling not working notification

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a 2006 Saab 9-3 2.0 Turbo. After a somewhat rough side impact, the car was sent in for body work. When it came back, this error was being displayed in the information display up by the windshield. Problem is, this was an insurance covered repair. If I take it in, they get to determine...
  10. Fuse/Relay question for my 2007 9-3 2.0t

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a few questions about my 9-3 fuse/relays. I am missing the relay for my Flash-to-pass system. R5 in the panel in front of the battery. I want to replace it, but am not sure how to find the part. Can someone link to one? Also, my cruise control is non functional. Dash shows it when I...
  11. Replacing US headlights with European ones

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi everyone. I am the happy owner of a 2007 Saab 9-3 SC Arc 2.0T and I plan to remain happy by replacing my US spec halogen headlights with European ones because... the US spec headlights don't have a levelling motor in them (and the switch does not have levelling capabilities). In Europe...
  12. Headlight switch relocation

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I've been lurking and searching and pulling whats left of my hair out trying to make my idea work. Heres the scoop: I'm installing a boost gauge in the stock headlight switch location. That's the easy part. The hard part is, I want to be able to switch my headlights on and off. My plan so...
  13. Help Xenon Headlight Ballast/Control Unit Replace

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello. This is my first post on here since buying my first Saab a few months ago. I have a 2006 9-3 Aero and recently the drivers side Xenon HID went out. I switched the igniters to make sure they were not bad before I purchased new bulbs. I just got the new bulbs today and tried them out and...
  14. Control Arm / Head level issue

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey folks, So I replaced my control arms last night and as I'm sure some of you know, one of the leveling sensors sits partially attached to the driver's side lower control arm. Not 10 seconds go by and I get the Headlight leveling malfunction on the SID. I didn't disconnect it, all I did...
  15. Headlight leveling issue

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So ive done as much research as i could stand to do and havent found a solution. I lowered my 9-3 Aero about a month ago and ever since the right headlight sounds like its getting stuck on something when I first start the car, you know when you start the car and the headlight goes up and down...
  16. 2005 9-3 Headlight Problem

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Ok So I am having problems with my low Beam Head lights. High Beams and parking light work fine. When I move the headlight switch to daytime running, my interior lights on the climate control dim to off. In all 3 positions the dash shows the parking lights on. I read it could be an ignition...
  17. For Sale: NG900 headlight wipers

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name:Joe Hignite Location - additional details: West Bend, WI Means of contact:PM/Call/Text:262-247-5200 Price:50 for both. 25 for one Description: Both work, just did a wiper delete Pictures (embedded pics or links to external albums are mandatory):
  18. 06 9-3 2.0T Headlight and Window Problem

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I'm not sure if I'm in the right thread, but I am having problems with my Saab window and the R headlight, and both fog lights. My right low beam keeps failing, it's done it three times but this time it's completely out. The wires on the housing are exposed and I wiggle it around and it won't...
  19. Headlamp Assembly

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey guys, I have one Xenon (driver side) and one Halogen (Passenger Side) headlamp assembly installed on my '06. I am wanting to know if I remove the Xenon Assembly and dismantle it, are there plugs to install the halogen blubs? Basically I want to convert the Xenon assembly to Halogen. I plan...
  20. Xenon Headlamp Assembly

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey guys, I have a 2006 9-5 with 100K miles. I just bought it very cheap and it has its issues but its running....currently. The self leveling light keep coming on when the lights come on...the passenger side headlight assembly is a halogen assembly, the driver side is a Xenon assembly. How can...