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  1. 2006 saab 9-3 turbo not starting. Cim? Ism?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello all :( I have a 2006 saab 9-3 2.0 4dr turbo. 3 weeks ago I had the car idling for a couple HOURS when it stuttered and stopped running. The has not started again. I had the car towed back to my house and charged the battery. The car would turn, turn, turn but never start. Sounded like it...
  2. sat nav disc, key - and wire hiding!

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi all, just got myself a 2007 9-3 aero.... nice car ... but? the dealer i got the car from still owes me a 2nd key and a disc for the satnav - he's ordered them from saab but says due to current shenanigans at Saab he has no idea when he might get them (if??). Would appreciate any thoughts...
  3. Ignition Bypass on Center Console (Key won't turn)

    NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I have recently encountered a problem with my 1999 Saab 9-3. Unfortunatley the key has decied to stop turning. It appears that the car might think that the key is in the ignition since upon opening the door a beeping occurs. I would like to find a way to bypass the key and just install switches...
  4. Wanted: 93 classic 5 Spd Ignition Lock & Shifter Housing

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    need shifter and key for a 93 classic 5 speed manual. you know, the aluminum piece the shift handle with the gold ball at the bottom sits in. mine is going soon and will need replacement
  5. Wanted: Twice unit plus key or keys

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Looking for competitively priced twice unit plus key or keys. I'm in New York. The going rate for this is $200 on ebay, but $50 on ebay from the U.K/Europe. Looking for pricing similar to Europe.
  6. Lost key for U.S. Saab. U.K. Twice + keys will work?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hello, I lost my key for a '99 95. The best price on ebay for replacement twice plus keys is $175. I stumbled across where there are quite a few twice plus keys in the range of 35£ ($55 US). Can I assume that the twice will work in a different country?
  7. 9-3SS key blanks

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I did a search, but couldn't find what I was looking for. Based on checking around ebay and around here, I ordered myself a gently used fob w/ cut (not my cut) key from ebay and swapped out the circuit board from my old beat up key. So now I've got a great fob and need to replace the...
  8. Electronic entry issues

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, I recently got a 2006 9-3 2.0T, just a few days ago though the remote entry started acting weird. I heard the alarm go off in the morning, and since then it's been not really unlocking with the remote. Sometimes after driving for 15 minutes+ it will let me use the remote, but after a few...
  9. I Would Like a Spare Key

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    We've just adopted a 2003 9-3 into the family. It came with only one key so I called the local dealer to see about getting a spare. He said another key would run me about $160 plus $60 to program it to the car = $200+. He also said that if we lose the one and only key without a spare, it would...
  10. "Key not accepted. Contact Saab dealer." message

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I own a 2005 Saab 9-3 Linear and quite unexpectedly, I got the " Key not accepted. Contact a Saab dealer." message. I have changed the fob battery and now the fob will not engage the car in any way. It will not unlock the doors or turn the ignition. The car battery seems fine and does not appear...
  11. Questions from new SAAB owner

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I just bought a 99 SAAB 9-3 SE and I have a few questions. 1. Apparently the battery in my remote (the banana attached to my key) needs to be replaced. How do I access the battery without breaking the case? I have read how to replace the battery in keys themselves but mine is in the banana...
  12. car ignition issue.. key out radio still on

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Yesterday, I went to start car and it did not turn on or did the key turn. Figured it was the battery on the FOB but it wasn't. After trying a few things I depressed brake and like magic the key turned and off I went. Upon arriving at destination I turned car off but the radio continued to...
  13. Dead in minutes! (Key, alarm, battery)

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello everybody, Well this is my first post as a Saab owner :D. Yesterday a really odd thing happened to me. I started my car in the mornig just as everyday and went to work (a 10 minute drive). Everything in the car was apparently fine. After about an hour from arriving to my job I had to get...
  14. For Sale: 2 FOB units for NG900

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    I have 2 keyless entry FOBs from my wrecked 1998 900SE. I'll sell them for $12.00 shipped. Email me at jpcarr at
  15. For Sale: Saab 9000 key and remote

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    this is a mid-nineties 9000 key and remote...battery currently operates but will have to be programmed to your vehicle! looking for about $10 for this item located in york, PA. you pay shipping.
  16. 05 9-3 Linear "Key Not Accepted"

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Last week when trying to start my car the SID stated "Key Not Accepted". Called tow truck and when he arrived the car started perfectly. Sent tow truck away hoping problem was gone. 2 days later same problem was back. Found online, low battery voltage may cause this problem, had battery...
  17. Hatch opens/ doors don't

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 2001 vert and the remote only opens the hatch. Here are the other symptoms. When using the key in the drivers door I can only unlock the drivers door manually. (There is no noise from the motors on either side) I can only use the drivers door lock (manually) when the door is closed...
  18. Wanted: Battery Cover for Key

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Hello, I am a new saab owner and when I replaced the battery in one of my keys I broke the latch on the cover to the battery. I am looking for a new working cover so the cover is completely closed and latched again. The car is a 2002 93 SE. Thanks, Dave