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  1. Radio Downgrade from Navigation to Standard Unit

    9-5 Workshop
    I am attempting to do the opposite of what most threads here discuss: My goal is to remove the navigation unit from my 2005 Aero and put in a nice clean standard head unit that I pulled from a 2004 Arc (single CD and tape deck, no screen). I like the all analog look :D and hope to put bluetooth...
  2. NG900 Tape Deck Issue

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    I am trying to get a tape deck that works for my NG900 ('95 S), and I can't seem to get a unit operational. I'm in possession of 2 radios with different tape deck issues, and am wondering if there's one I should focus on. Original unit - All functions of the cassette player work, except it...
  3. 2004 9-3 No SID or Radio

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys, I was wondering if I could ask for your help in diagnosing problems with my 2004 Saab 9-3's SID and radio. I don't know much about cars except for a general idea on how they run and where to turn my wrench. I bought this Saab a while back and the SID and radio didn't work. I had no...
  4. 2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T Radio only one speaker working

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    I am not sure why, but all of a sudden all the speakers except for the back passenger speaker went out. This one back speaker working is the only one working. It does have some static in the sound. Any thoughts on what the cause could be? Amp? Radio? Second follow up, if I purchase a used...
  5. Radio shutting off issue

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    I have a 2005 9-3 arc, it has a random issue with the radio. It will randomly go out, audio and the lighting in the radio both go out. It’s like it completely lost power. It lasts about 4-5 seconds, then comes back on right where it was when it shut off. Sometimes it goes days without doing it...
  6. Adding XM Sat to Stock radio or adding non stock radio

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Greetings, We have a 2011 Saab 93 with the stock GM radio. On ebay i can purchase a used saab 93 XM Sat unit which mounts/plugs into our vehicle in the trunk area. The ebay seller is not sure if this is all we need to have xm sat in our car. Does anyone else know?? Was also looking to...
  7. Bluetooth or Navi

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    I was looking to possibly hook up an aux to my car or possibly a bluetooth system or possibly a navigation system I dont know yet. Right now I just have the radio and cd player. Im not too crazy about all the buttons it has. Is there a upgraded look to what I have? Open to options at this...
  8. Fixed it.. then Broke it.. What now?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey guys first time posting here, long time reader.. Have solved quite a few problems from here, and love to learn from trial and error but sometimes it just gets a little too old.. bare with me as I know these questions have been asked several times, if this post needs to be moved to a...
  9. Radio Button Peeling/Chipping - any fix?

    9-5 Workshop
    Good morning all. Reaching out to see if there are any updates on how to repair/replace the buttons that chip and peel for our radios. Last update on here was 2015 from what I found in a search and there wasn’t a resolution. I can’t figure out what buttons they used from GM to put together the...
  10. CDConnect Bluetooth VS Aux

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    So, I love my 2003 Saab Arc 9-5 3.0t, but I'm sick of playing music through the cassette aux player, I've looked online and there's many options, installing an Android or touch screen Double DIN, or installing the Saab Nav thing, or doing some gypsy magic behind the dash and hooking up an Aux...
  11. Radio Knob Pots Size?

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Hello Friends, I have a little issue with the OEM navigation unit. My nephew took my knobs off and they are gone. I purchased a couple different guitar knobs and am looking to retrofit these onto my oem radio. The knobs look amazing and will pair nicely with the head unit, however, the Pots...
  12. 9-3 2002 Aftermarket Stereo Install

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    A few years ago I installed an aftermarket stereo in my SAAB. It is the Kenwood KDC-BT318U. When I removed the stock stereo unit, it came with three harnesses. Using a part that was recommended or given to me (I don't remember) I was able to convert two of these harnesses into a single set of...
  13. For Sale: 2006 9-3 radio buttons

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Name:mickeym Location - additional details: Means of contact:private message Price:$13 plus shipping Transmission Type (auto/manual): Mileage (miles/kms): Description: Pictures (embedded pics or links to external albums are mandatory): I have been looking for a replacement radio knob...
  14. 01 Saab 9-5 AM/FM No audio, CD is fine

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Ok so just maybe someone has had this issue. When I play a cd or cassette in my 9-5 radio audio is fine. However, in AM or FM 1 or 2 there is no audio at all, the station information does display if the Information center. My guess is the radio is dead as there is not even static but maybe...
  15. Saab 9-3 Arc Convertible No Radio, No SID, No A/C

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, my saab has not been able to start up with it's radio, display or a/c. The battery is perfectly fine and the car drives with no problem. The key does not make a clicking noise anymore. Fuses seem to be fine but if there are any recommendations I will make changes necessary. The backlight...
  16. I'm thoroughly confused

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey folks. So I'm helping a guy with an 05 9-3 convertible. The fuse in the dash panel, #14 to be exact, Is sparking when the ICM is hooked up. I've also noticed that the fiber lines don't light up. I took a look at the diagram and learned that the radio amp and the ICM both touch that same...
  17. Is my amplifier the problem?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hello, I'm new to this forum....I recently bought a 2005 Saab 9-3 and it's really nice. Two days ago it was pouring and I forgot to put up my window (driver's side). I didn't think much water got in but the next morning my radio wasn't working, the dash is just a black screen, there's no sound...
  18. Sparking at fuse box

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey folks, Helping a fellow Saab guy out. He has no radio and he gets a spark from Fuse 14 (amp 20) in the driver's side dash. He had an aftermarket parrot kit installed years before that didn't work so I ripped it all out and resoldered everything. I'm still getting a spark out of that fuse...
  19. Helping some one out with some strange stuff

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey folks, Helping a fellow Saab guy out, The guy claims there's a draw in his car somewhere which is causing the batter to die. Later he tells me that the radio stopped working, so I check the fuse box and the fuse is missing but he also tells me that it sparks when he inserts another fuse...
  20. For Sale: Saab 9-3 2006+ radio navigation

    Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    Saab 9-3 2006+ navigation, tested, works good, EU version, part number 12779110. Price is 395usd+35usd for shipping to USA, can be shipped wherever you want. Price is negotiable. Contact by private message. More photos: http://imgur.com/a/pf27I
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