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  1. 2005 Saab 9-3 2.0T Immobiliser Failure

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all, I have an issue with my 9-3 2.0T The key turns all the way but no crank. When the key is out of the start position it displays immobiliser failure. The key will unlock the doors and will also turn to all positions. I have replaced the both key batteries and the battery in the car...
  2. 2001 9-5 starts then immediately dies

    9-5 Workshop
    I bought a 2001 9-5 with a blown turbo which ran well but smoked a lot. I replaced the turbo and it started right up and ran well but still smoked so I removed the lights, grill and then the inter cooler. I cleaned and flushed the inter cooler and reinstalled it. It started right up and ran well...
  3. 2001 9-5 Immobilization Issue

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey folks! I'm hoping someone can help with an issue I am having with a 2001 9-5. I've had this car just over a year and I love her very much; my 16 year old daughter calls her the "Millennium Falcon". We bought her for a song and she has become near and dear to us. Recently the SID has...
  4. 1999 9-5 Alarm system issues / Cranks but doesn't fire

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello everyone, Hope you can help me, Ive been searching everywhere but can't find right answer, so I'm really asking for your help as I love this car and would love to drive it back asap! So here's my problem with my 1999 9-5. Car cranks well, but doesn't fire. It started happening last week...
  5. 1999 9-5 cranks but doesn't fire / Alarm system issues!!

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello everyone, Hope you can help me, Ive been searching everywhere but can't find right answer, so I'm really asking for your help as I love this car and would love to drive it back asap! So here's my problem with my 1999 9-5. Car cranks well, but doesn't fire. It started happening last week...
  6. Accidentally "immobilized" my 01 Saab 9-3, help!

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I just purchased a 2001 Saab 9-3 Turbo 5-Door and accidentally "immobilized" it. I was foolishly testing the sunroof with the key in the ON position (engine was not running) and when I finally tried to start the engine, it did not start. I assumed I had worn down the battery, so I moved the key...
  7. Does "immobilizer active" matter if my car still starts?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hi all, I have a check engine light saying that my immobilizer is active (P1460) From reading other posts it sounds like this is usually a reason that the car is not starting but our car starts fine! Do I need to be concerned? Its a 1999 9-5 station wagon. Thanks!
  8. Saab 9-3, tons of electronic problems, alarm, immobilizer

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi everyone, I have a Saab 9-3 sedan, which has been giving me a lot of problems lately. I'll start with the most pressing issue, and move on to some things that could be related. The biggest issue I have right now is that the Saab is sitting in a parking lot, unable to move. The alarm has been...
  9. New Member here to help

    The Lounge
    Hi i'm new to this Excellent forum I have worked for an auto locksmith company in the UK for 15 years, i'm willing to help any one with a key, immobilizer or lock problem without promoting the company I work for. I am here on a personal level. I won't confess to know much about Saab's unless i...
  10. Lock System Failure - Doors won't lock / unlock from Key or Remote

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I've been getting "Lock system failure. Contact Saab dealer." for some time now. Remote / Button inside Car No doors will lock / unlock and make a "locking" sound when I press the remote button. They're trying to lock I think but fail. ( besides the back passenger side door sometimes ) Key: I...
  11. 96 900 No-Start

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Background: Have not owned this car for a full month. Came with ABS disconnected after shop messed up and shorted it out. (Check engine on from this.) I drove this to work the other day, it started fine when I was leaving. I stopped a couple of times on the way home and had the alarm go off...
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