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I have 2003 saab 9-3. I have just spent a lot load of $$ on it and the SID wont light up, lighting on dash doesnt work, radio lighting isnt working, and the gas gauge isnt working. help please

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  • Aging Tech Nov 05, 2018

    You didn't mention the it lit ok ?
    Just a thought but you may have inadvertently pressed the Night Panel button on the dash.
    Pretty dramatic effect ... seems to get a lot of saabists a bit on edge.
    Good short vid demo on it on yew toob:

    Hope that's all it turned out to be as the prospect of fault finding and repair on BCM (body control module) is daunting and can be expensive



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If any money was spent on above bring back for correction

Posted on Aug 13, 2018

  • Holly Rowland
    Holly Rowland Aug 13, 2018

    money was spent but i dont know if it was specifically this, the car had some serious body damage, so i dont know if they actually worked on this. could it be a fuse?

  • john h Aug 13, 2018

    it could be and can be a damaged harness --bcm accident damage can cause damage to any thing



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could be the solenoid on the starter is going bad. but best bet is to get a whole new stasrter as a new solenoid comes on it. solenoid is almost as expensive as getting both together

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SOURCE: 2003 Saab 9-3 Radio problem

Check your fuses first then check for loose wires. Good luck

Posted on Jan 14, 2010

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