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  1. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    I want to install a Apple CarPlay head unit in my 2007 Saab 9-3 (base model no Bose sound system) what all would I need to get, I don’t really care about steering wheel controls but it is a plus if possible, and will I need to do anything extra than just buying head unit and splicing wires...
  2. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    Hi guys I have recently purchased the car about a year ago from an owner least to say was careless about everything in the car. Not everyone in Jordan knows how to deal with saab so I went through google and researched how to bypass the Amp1 and here is what I went through in points: • I found...
  3. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    So I recently bought my first ever Saab, and I'm having a little trouble with the radio. When I bought the car, a cheap aftermarket radio was already installed. I got my hands on an original 9-3 radio which fits perfectly, but the only problem is that it turns off after 0-5 seconds. It starts...
  4. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    I have been having this problem with my stereo for some time now. was going to change out the system but don't have the money, so decided to try fixing it myself. so here is the problem. a few months back both front speakers went out. they would come back on from time to time, and then stop...
  5. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    The problem is a very weak sound stage coming from the back when I turn the fader all the way to the rear. The difference is really noticeable as the front is twice, maybe three times as loud as the rear. It's my wife's car and she says it wasn't like this before the stock defective head unit...
  6. 9-5 Workshop
    I use a cassette adapter to use my mp3 in my '00 9-5, but music never plays through the left half of the speakers. I pulled the volume nob out (Balance) and twisted it to the left all the way to send the sound to the left half of the car, but it just goes silent. Also, the back speakers have...
  7. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Okay, so I am going to upgrade the sound system in my Saab this summer (wish me luck) so if anyone can help me out with that... I would appreciate it! But the question I have now is... Are there controls on the head unit in my car for speaker balance? Every since I bought the car a year ago, the...
  8. C900 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    Hello all , I'm n dyer need for new speakers on my '86 Turbo. THEY SUCK , listening to even 80's pop is unenjoyable because of all the vibration and static they make. I believe they're original! :o I've heard about Kenwood speakers being a good replacement , I looked on a Speaker site and they...
  9. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey guys this is my first post and i'm stumped. I ordered some drop in replacement speakers for the door speakers in my 2000 9-3. made the mistake of prying off the speaker cover and breaking it and I was shocked when there was no speaker where there should be. everything I can find says that...
  10. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Help needed! Sound system playing up aaaargh Hey all, I've been going through numerous threads on radio and sound issues but had no luck of finding answer. Got 03 Saab 9-3 with sat nav and seven speaker system. A while ago amp1 fried, it drained car's battery. Got new amp1 from ebay for a good...
  11. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey all, I've been going through numerous threads on radio and sound issues but had no luck of finding answer. Got 03 Saab 9-3 with sat nav and seven speaker system. A while ago amp1 fried, it drained car's battery. Got new amp1 from ebay for a good price. Every time I turn on the ignition...
  12. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    I just got my Saab yesterday and the front right speaker doesn't work. I want to change all the speakers in the car in addition to the head unit. I really want to get this one: What kit would I need so that it would fit flush with the dash, the head unit is only half the size of the stock one...
  13. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, I have a 2005 9-3 linear with the 7 speakers setup. I have the car for a month now and I really love it, except for the sound system right now. I've spent alot of time on the forums trying to figure out what was the best option to upgrade the poor quality oem speakers. So far I've installed...
  14. Parts for Sale/Wanted - North America
    For Sale: The stock 6-CD Changer (fully functional) including the mounting brackets, and the cassette for 125$ OBO And Stock Amplifier for door speaker. NOTE: I had to cut the stock wiring harness above the connections for the amplifier to bypass speakers. The connections that go into the...
  15. Audio, Video, Navigation & Security
    I drive a 2004 9-3 ARC. I woke up this morning, turned my car on and the bass in the rear was not working. I climbed in the trunk and soon realized the 9x6 speakers were barely working. All of the other speakers in the car are working just fine. I researched a little bit and found out I have...
  16. 9-5 Workshop
    Ok , this is my first post and a question. I am sure some where in the world wide web there is an answer but.... I am askig here. I just recently purhased a 2004 9-5 arc and it has an auxiliary input cable in the center console. I have no clue how to use it. I tried cycling through all the...
  17. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Had my first Saab story recently, total loss of all electronics while driving - classic alternator! Pre alternator failure, had RPD lock system failure - After the new alternator was put in, I no longer have ANY bass frequencies on my sound system - oh yeah, the CD player is perpetually jammed...
  18. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Ive read many forums about the difficulty with the Saab fiber optic cabling and I swear it's turning out to be a nightmare...or is it? Problem is I have 2 door speakers that used to work but were popping and cracking and if I turned the volume/bass up too far the sound was unbearable. Now...
  19. NG900 & OG9-3 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    i would like to put a decent system in my 96 900 and i was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for the best speakers/sub/amp for the price i was hoping to spend under 400 but i don't know how realistic this is. thank you
  20. 9-5 Performance, Mods & Tuning
    I am trying to install a Sony BT3900U deck in my '02 95..... I have a aftermarket wiring harness that appears to work and I get power to the deck but no sound. Am I missing something SAAB specific.....about to reinstall original and spend the stereo $$$ on golf clubs...... any advice would be...
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