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  1. key not recognized

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    2001 9-3 convertible randomly says key not recognized. If I cycle it about 12 times it will decide to read and start. I tried two different key coil pick ups and it's the same result. This weekend I'm going to clean the ignition and contacts but would like to check voltage/resistance at the...
  2. Won't start, won't crank. Any ideas?

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hey fellow enthusiasts, Here's my dilemma: My 1999 Saab 9-3 will not start or even try to start. I have lights, interior and headlights. I have a one-month-old battery, straight outta Advance Auto. When I turn the key... nothing. I don't even think it clicks. The alarm lights and...
  3. Won't start, won't crank. Any ideas?

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hey fellow enthusiasts, Here's my dilemma: My 1999 Saab 9-3 will not start or even try to start. I have lights, interior and headlights. I have a one-month-old battery, straight outta Advance Auto. When I turn the key... nothing. I don't even think it clicks. The alarm lights and speedometer...
  4. 1999 9-5 started, runs for a few minutes, then dies

    9-5 Workshop
    I have a 1999 Saab 9-5 that I've had since March 2012. In April (2013) I went out to my car to return home from school one evening the the car wouldn't crank up and I had to have my grandfather tow me home. Since then I have had my uncles and grandfather (all mechanics) work on the car to no...
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