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  1. New Member with Soft Top Problems

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi all, Have just joined the forum, having recently become the proud owner of a Saab 9-3 SE Convertible. Great car but it didn't take long before the soft top stopped working. It goes down ok but gives an SID Message (Check Soft Top). When I deliberately disable a 5th bow microprocessor this...
  2. 5th Bow Micro switch DIY fix

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 99 9-3 convertible I picked up for my son and the top would stick going back. After researching the problem here on Saab Central I found the 5th bow microswitch was the likely problem. However, this switch is hard if not impossible to find and if you do find it, they are very expensive...
  3. 9-3 OG Convertible Tonneau not sitting quite right. Advice?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi guys, I have a 2000 Convertible which I got during the winter. It was sold with the roof 'not working.' However, once I straightened out the top stowage bad, it started to work. :) On the way back up, the top would get stuck. The tonneau would go down but the fifth bow would remain in...
  4. For Sale: '99-'03 9-3 Microswitch, air filter, side controls cover

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    My Saab, Sven, died a few weeks ago so I'm getting rid of a few things. Name: Tanya Location: SW Washington Means of contact: text/call: 360-513-5449 Price:$20 each for air filter and side seat cover (I can ship to contiguous US Description: Intake Air Filter (new) Passenger side...
  5. 98 se turbo convertible roof problems

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Just got 98 se turbo convertible with 80,000 miles two weeks ago, love the car but trying to figure out the roof, got it for $2000 because roof didnt funtion but seller told me it could be done manually but come to find out thats not totally true. At first it didnt do anything changed some...
  6. Convertible Click - Microswitch?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Got a convertible and having some top issues. For awhile the top would make a creakin' sound from an area under the toneau cover on the driver side (sounded like a rollar coaster getting pulled up an incline). Then the top would stop somewhere in the middle. I'd have to gobackwards to go...