2010 Saab 9-3 - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


There are 2 sensors. 1 in thermostat housing and the other just under inlet manifold.

2010 Saab 9-3 | Answered on Nov 03, 2015 | 154 views


Did you replace the front and rear or just the front? Rear brakes can make the pulsation as well. Also if your ABS system is activating that could be described as a "pulsation". The ABS problem is usually caused by a bad wheel speed sensor or ABS module failure. ABS modules can be rebuilt (see ebay BBA-Reman) Wheel speed sensors are available at most auto parts stores. Some Saabs require the replacement of the whole hub assembly.
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2010 Saab 9-3 | Answered on Jul 14, 2014 | 245 views


interior fuse box lower dash drivers side the lid will give the fuse location etc . the rear 'lighter socket ' is usually for 12v auxillary input lead ie tyre compressor , unless it had a lighter in it, don't use this as a lighter socket as will blow fuse , the same may be for the front as most cars i've seen post 2008 dont have cigarette lighter's only 12v AUX sockets . check with your drivers handbook

2010 Saab 9-3 | Answered on Jun 18, 2014 | 210 views


Your memory settings were reset, you'll have to adjust it back to your personal preference, it'll be fine but even the vehicle's battery is disconnected in the future be prepared to do so again. Sorry there's no really simple solution, but at least it's not a big issue, but it is inconvenient!
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Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Mar 17, 2019 | 39 views


I have the same problem. Any solutions?

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Jan 06, 2019 | 1,007 views


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    These are books containing info on repair, service, troubleshooting, parts info, assembling dissemble, removal, error/fault codes, wiring diagrams and everything on any vehicles cars, atv, trucks. forklifts, boats, excavators etc

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Nov 05, 2018 | 261 views


Low hydraulic fluid due a leaky lift piston.

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on May 04, 2018 | 31 views


I recently tried the DIY service and repair manuals from a website and it actually helped me
repair transmission problem in my jcb 3cx site-master. it wont move forward or reverse, engine is good both solenoids for forward and reverse work.
I don't have much technical knowledge but I just followed it step-wise, and works perfect! got it from www.reliable-store.com
All the best

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Mar 22, 2018 | 35 views


You should check out www.reliable-store.com they have info on repair, service, wiring diagram, electrical diagram, fuse diagram, torque specs,
troubleshooting, PCV, gear box, owner's/service/repair/parts manual, fault codes, error codes, etc everything on all vehicles. must check it out

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Mar 21, 2018 | 79 views


If you're comfy with manuals then i know few websites that can help you
with it. Bcause I've bought it from various websites so I know how each site deals. try www.reliable-store.com
Very helpful

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Mar 11, 2018 | 29 views


I suggest you try one of those instant download manuals. My brother( a mechanic) buys when he can't fix some technical issue with the manual at www.reliable-store.com . A lot of mechanics actually do this. Website is very good for this. Must try it !!

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Mar 11, 2018 | 141 views


You cannot make a remote work with the car if it has not been programmed in with a Tech II. The "press the button 4 times" option is used when you change the batterys in a remote and need to re-sync it with the car. The car still has the remote's unique ID stored internally, you are just syncing it back up again.

My guess is that you got another key for your car so you'll have to visit a dealer or independent with a Tech II who can add them all to the car. You need all devices present to program them.

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Feb 25, 2018 | 88 views


by the sound of it you could have one or both of these problems.
1. a vacuum leak which is causing the car to over boost.
2. ignition fault which is causing the car to die.


1. look in the engine bay and look for small rubber hoses, check all you can find and look for cracks or splits. make sure you check the small rubber hose on the turbo itself.

2. you may have a faulty spark plug, coil pack, HT lead (depending on which engine you have)

1 is probably your boost problem
2 is your cutting out problem
i hope this helps

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Feb 10, 2018 | 76 views


Ah, Saabs. I've owned two Saab 9000s and loved 'em both, but was happy to say goodbye. So, some suggestions:
1. Search a forum for your make/model to find out how the alarm system is supposed to work. Is it supposed to cut out the starter, or the entire electrical system? The answer to that question should help you determine whether the alarm is at fault.
2. Spray WD-40 or electrical contact cleaner into the ignition lock while turning the key back and forth several times. Sometimes, the internal connections can be dirty or sticky and a little lubrication will fix it.
3. Borrow a code reader from an auto parts store (free) and follow instructions to check your car for trouble codes (fairly easy). Then look up the codes. If the problem is a sensor or relay, it can often be a fairly simple DIY fix, and parts are much cheaper online. However, look up the repair procedure first to make sure you can get access to the part without too much difficulty.
4. Does the problem occur when the engine is cold or hot? If it only happens when the engine is hot, open the hood and wait 5-10 minutes, then try again. If the car starts after the under-hood area has cooled off, it's likely to be a bad crankshaft or camshaft sensor -- in my experience, they're more likely to fail when they get hot.

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Feb 09, 2018 | 65 views


When this message comes on: electronic stability failure contact service it means there's a trouble code stored in the computer. Get the trouble codes read and then you'll have a starting point. Impossible to guess without the codes. See this post on stability control
How does electronic stability control work Ricks Free Auto Repair Advice

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Dec 22, 2017 | 51 views


T5 and T7 are not compatible..

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Dec 17, 2017 | 62 views


The first thing to check is the roof is actually secure. Somewhere there will likely be an electrical contact that makes and breaks when the roof is up. This will activate a circuit which will tell the computer the roof is up thus allowing certain operations to be executed (in this case the heated rear window). Over time these sorts of connections can corrode.

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Dec 01, 2017 | 140 views


the main issue with that model is the on engine coil pack but try the spark plugs first

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Oct 07, 2017 | 49 views


your battery in your remote fob might have gone dead

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Oct 05, 2017 | 311 views


That would be a problem with the mode door or mode actuator. That's what switches where the air comes out

Saab 9 3 Cars &... | Answered on Jul 28, 2017 | 49 views

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