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  1. 2006 9-5 - Morimoto Elite HID kit install

    9-5 Workshop
    Went ahead and bought the Morimoto HID kit to replace my stock halogens. Kit is here: https://www.theretrofitsource.com/h7-morimoto-elite.html?carDisplay=2006+Saab+9+-+5&preselect=47697&preselect_restrict=1 What a difference over stock! Crazy bright, but with great cutoff and no blinding of...
  2. 2004 9-5 HID Xenon High Beam issue

    9-5 Workshop
    I'm really hoping you Saab experts can help me out. I have a new to me 2004 9-5 Arc. The headlights are driving me crazy! I have found very little information on my issue. Foremost I do not have Xenon high beams and am trying to diagnose. Secondly I also do not have flash to pass (H7...
  3. HID conversion

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi i have an 06 9-3 that came stock with the halogen head lights, last weekend i picked up a pair of head lights complete with HIDs. I swapped the headlights in and when the key is accessory (the turn before stating the car) the HIDs work fine, but when the car is on (running) the lights are...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Saab 9-5: Headlight mod using Tech2

    9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hey all! I have modified my Saab 9-5 to look awesome in daytime driving using parking lights and fog lights. It requires the tech2 instrument and cutting a wire, but it's worth it. No more forgetting the headlights on after leaving the car! Be sure to follow your local laws and regulations...
  7. Hid nightmares

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've got an 04 9-3 Cabrio arc w/xenon headlights. After someone bcked into the bumper (hit and run) I replaced the bumper and brought it to a horrible bumper repair place called factory match bumper repair in San Diego who claimed he could make sure all the wires were in the right places...
  8. Replacing the Xenon HID bulbs on a Saab 9-5 2002-2005

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello all. This would be my first post on Saabcentral after having frequented the Swedish Saab forums. I have started to shoot videos related to my Saab 9-5 Aero from 2002. I especially focus on things that I would have loved to know when I started working on the vehicle. Keep up with the...
  9. 2008 conv with hid and no washers

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, i'm interested in a 2008 2 l turbo convertible with premium package. Car has as such HID xenons but has no wash sprayers on the front bumper. Is this normal ? I found this on 2 cars made in oct- nov 2007. Some others have the wash sprayers if they have xenons. I just want to be sure car had...
  10. Headlight flicker in 2007 9-5 Aero?

    9-5 Workshop
    I picked up this car about six months ago. I immediately noticed that the headlights were two different "colors" of temperature: the driver side seems to be a bit warmer (more yellow) than my passenger side. While it was up on jack stands for an oil change today, I left the engine running. I...
  11. Flickering Headlamps

    9-5 Workshop
    I've been having my head lamps flicker on and off for sometime now on my 03 95 aero. Dual xenons. They will will flicker over larger bumps while driving, on takeoff when I let the clutch in or just idling at a stop light. I've also had a problem with the switch recently where the lights will...
  12. Whats the deal with these headlights?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I have a '03 9.3 linear and my two inner bulbs in each assembly would not turn on, ever. The bi-xenon works fine and is on all the time but honestly IMO its barely lighting anything at night so I use my fog lamps or high beam (which is just the bi-xenon shining brighter). I checked the bulbs...
  13. HID auto levelling issue

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Before anyone hacks into me for not using the search function, let it be known that I've been there and done that. As far as I could tell no one has posted here before with this issue. I have an intermittent fault with the auto levelling function on my HID lights. Sometimes the lights will aim...
  14. D1S Xenon Bulb - Both high beam and low beam?

    9-5 Workshop
    I just purchased a 2004 9-5 Arc with the xenon headlights. Currently the low beams work on both sides, but the highbeam only works on the left. After a lot of forum surfing I've come to a few different theories. 1) D1S bulbs are both high and low, and the right side bulb low beam element is...
  15. HID Fault Light - Things to check??

    9-5 Workshop
    2004 9-5 ARC - I have the HID fault light showing up on my dash. It doesn't come on until the lights are on for a few minutes. Are there any things to check that my eliminate the need to take it to a shop? I am pretty handy and can take on just about anything. Thanks
  16. Xenon headlamp shipping caution

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    This is a long post but for a reason. My 04 vert has factory xenons but one of them has some issues (right side). I recently made two purchases of used OEM (2003-2007) Xenon headlamp assemblies. I purchased both passenger and driver side units. These were complete units with housing, ballast...
  17. Hid Headlights strobe

    9-5 Workshop
    I bought a hid headlight kit and they work great but the problem is if i switch the lights to the off position they don't turn off they flash like a strobe light.
  18. Is my HID bulb going?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    My car was sitting in my garage for the past week while I waited for NAPA to get me my new starter. Anyway I've had it on the road for the past 2 days and I noticed while I was letting it warm up today that the driverside HID is now a bit dimmer and also a white shade instead of the regular...
  19. How to: Cheap HIDs

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So I've been watching and reading on the Ultimate HID thread lately and there is a TON of information. I thought this made it a bit difficult to follow. But while at work saw a $30 HID kit on ebay from xenonexperts. (I am not affiliated with them in anyway, just a pleased customer) I figured i...
  20. Several Headlight issues

    9-5 Workshop
    Not only are my wife and I new to the Saab world we are new to forums also. A couple weeks ago we purchased a 2005 9-5 arc. Test drove beautifully with exception of headlight issues. Long story short... We puchased a used headlIght unIt off ebay to replace the broken passenger sIde thInkIng...
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