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  1. Saab 9.5/2004 - Navigation/Radio system display screen confused and can not set it up

    Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Yesterday I changed the jalousie on my Saab 9.5 (2004, EU Model) Automatic by removing the gear shifter etc. To do this I disconnected the Battery, of course, as I needed to remove, among other things, the Sport Button. So all in all the SID (I think it is called the SID unit, correct?) was...
  2. Help....

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I just purchaced a 2000 9-3 convertible. ;ol; I an trying to repair the SID and I am encountering a problem. I have already repaired my 2002 9-5 with an SID 2 without any problems but this car has an SID 1 and there is a connector that is keeping me from removing the housing. I have searched for...
  3. Dash Issues

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I just bought my Saab a few days ago knowing it needs some work done to it; however, I'm at a standstill. My radio will not turn on at all, and neither will my blower fan; the SID control knob also bugs out occasionally jumping two to three settings ahead. I'm not sure if the issues are...
  4. Coolant Warning

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey All, I get a warning on my SID display indicating I need put more coolant fluid in. I checked my coolant fluid and it is at the right amount. I was told I could possibly need a coolant flush, but I don't think that's the case. It doesn't look dirty or stagnant. My theory is that it could be...
  5. 2003 9-5 Aero Transmission Fault Light?

    9-5 Workshop
    Hey Everyone, I recently removed the SID in my 2003 9-5 Aero and sent it away to have the screen fixed. That worked out fine and all, but the night after I removed the SID, the Automatic Transmission Fault Light came on. I assumed it had to do with the SID so I ignored it, but I have since...
  6. Age Old Problem of missing SID pixels!

    9-5 Workshop
    Does anyone know of a reliable (AND CHEAP) company that can repair/replace the ribbon inside the SID unit, Preferably in the UK? I have done the usual of cleaning it all up and packing it out underneath where the ribbon contacts the screen but still have missing pixels. There seem to be a few...
  7. Ultimate SID Pixel Fix

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Ultimate SID Pixel Fix Thread ***Please read this ENTIRE Thread as it contains a BUNCH of different methods to fix missing SID Pixels Known SID PIXEL Fixes 1. Sticky Backed Foam across connection 2. Rubber band(s) across connections 3. Jewelers Screwdriver to press down on each connection 4...
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