Further cus- tomizations can be made at a Saab dealer. This reduces the danger of personal injury result- ing from the displacement of the load on hard braking or in the event of a crash. Always secure roof loads securely. The light switches are located in the roof con- sole. Grasp the shoulder belt close to the buckle and pull the belt towards the shoulder to tighten the lap belt part. Contact a Saab dealer for details of the possibilities and refer to page 280.
If one of the outer bulbs needs replacing, turn the light fitting round. Sensors detect a deceleration and send a signal via the control module to a gas gen- erator that inflates the airbag. Saab 9-3 9440 Models Covered: 2-door convertible 4-door sedan 4-door station wagon 1. When programming the garage opener, you may be operating a garage door or gate operator. Do not release the buttons until step 5 has been completed.
This applies to car washes that use mechanical feelers bearing against the body. Press to increase or decrease the fan speed. Note: Mouseover the icons to see a screen shot thumbnail, click to enlarge. Count on your journey taking slightly longer. Function Engine control module; automatic transmission con- trol module Horn Engine control module; battery disconnect switch Selector lever, automatic transmission Washer fluid pump, headlights Front right parking light; front right turn signal; left and right side turn signal;. Engine families Saab cars imported into the United States and Canada meet all applicable emission control standards.
If a floor jack is used, the lifting plate must be positioned under the normal jacking points, see illustration. Service Type Time for service. If the car is to be left parked for a long time, refer to page 169. The car will continue to operate, but perfor- mance may be diminished. The towing eye has a left-hand thread! For short drivers, special accessory pedal extensions are available through your Saab dealer.
Risk of serious or fatal injuries! Clean the outside of the windows with Saab washer fluid. To move the gear selector lever out of the P or N posi- tion, the gear selector lever detent catch must be pressed in at the same time as the brake pedal is held depressed. Trunk lighting The trunk lighting is switched on and off when the trunk lid is opened and closed. The sunroof is equipped with pinch protec- tion. E is displayed if less than or equal to 30 miles 50 km. Refrain from placing sharp objects on the parcel shelf, to avoid damaging the heating element.
Use a flashlight if you need more light. The same precau- tions must be adopted as normal for safe cornering and driving on slippery roads. This function is optional; contact a Saab dealer. Do not use petrol as a cleaning agent or sol- vent when carrying out repairs or mainte- nance. This handle will glow following exposure to light.
Transmission fluid Manual transmission Check and top up the oil in accordance with the service program. To ensure optimum brake performance, use only Saab genuine brake pads. Clean the rubber seals on the hood, trunk lid and doors, and lubricate them with glycerol glycerine. The car is equipped as standard with. The window will stop when it is fully closed or when the button is released.
This is especially important if the car has been washed in an automatic car wash, as sometimes a wax treatment is used that can contaminate the windshield and impair the performance of the wipers. It had two optional engines were a 2. Our 2004 Saab 9-3 repair manuals include all the information you need to repair or service your 2004 9-3, including diagnostic trouble codes, descriptions, probable causes, step-by-step routines, specifications, and a troubleshooting guide. Let us know what you think using the contact link to leave some feedback or ask a question. Alarm armed Flashes once every 3 s.
They even show you how to change the light bulbs. The soft top system must be checked and rectified without delay at a Saab dealer. The movement of the car and force of the wind can seriously damage the components of the soft top system. To refit the trunk lid trim 1 Withdraw the center of the rivets. Never make any alterations or repairs to the safety belt yourself.
All pages are printable, so print off what you need and take it with you into the garage or workshop. The list shown below includes the systems that can be found in your car. You can suffer burns or be blinded. Bear this in mind when adjust- ing the seat, and make sure that noth- ing gets caught and damaged. It was available as a four-door wagon, sedan, and a two-door convertible. As the tires age, the rubber becomes progressively harder, and the roadholding ability of the tires diminishes. Fuel should not come right up the filler pipe as expansion room is needed when the temperature rises.