2002 Saab 9-3 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Saab 9-3
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2002 Saab 9-3 ProblemsAC Compressor Fails to Engage or Disengage
The thermo contact in the AC compressor can fail, which means the compressor may fail to engage or disengage.
2.0L engines may become low on engine coolant with no cause found for the coolant loss. Our technicians tell us than in some cases the engine block may require replacement due to porosity.
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) and/or traction control light may illuminate. This can be caused by corrosion in the (ABS) wire harness connector at the right front wheel speed sensor due to water intrusion. Corroded connectors should be cleaned or replaced as necessary to correct this concern.
2002 Saab 9-3 QuestionsWhy does the batty die. I have replaced the battery and after putting in the car starts and if left in the car overnight in the morning the battery is dead. What is causing this problem? (1 answer)
I have bought 3 new batteries since I purchased the car 1 month ago.
Misfire code P1213 showing.
have tried several different direct ignition modules. problem still exists. Replaced crank position sensor, and coolant temp sensor. any ideas???