2003 Saab 9-3 Questions

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My saab 9-3 ss vector has a problem with the audio system. It can without suddenly start to play/scream very loud. It has happened by using the turn signal switch. It has also happened without using the turn signal switch. It started a few months ago. First i removed an additional thing (Nokia) to talk handfree mobilephone. Because at that time the screaming came after talking mobilephone in car, but not using the Nokia hand free system. After removing the Nokia system, the screaming disappeared. But now it has started Again. If I turn on the radio, it will may seem to Work as normal, but it can suddenly start to "scream/play loud" very badly. When it happens, I switch off the radio, but it can keep on screaming. I take out the ignition key. The screaming stops, but still some kind of scratcing/noise comming out of the speakers. That disappears after maybe 10 minutes or so. What can it be ?
The car will crank and I’m
Had pvc valve replacement kit done. Was told car still leaking oil from front timing cover gasket and oil pump seal when rechecked.Mechanic informs me needs new new timing cover gasket and oil pump seal .When starting car have noticed black smoke for a minute or so. Noticed oil under the car when parked.Car 2 quarts low on oil after sitting for 3 days.Hesitates a little upon starting.Info center check displays ok.Car has been well maintained with regular oil changes. I use 100% synthetic oil and change performed every 5,000 miles. Car has 105 k miles. Problem started right after driving from NC. to through mountains in Virginia and West Virginia. Had PVC valve replacement after the trip.
The passenger seat in my saab convertible 9-3 2003 will only recline so far back before making a clicking noise. The seat is controlled by power, it can move in all the other directions. But can only get to about an 90 degree angle. I took the seat out the gears appear intact.
I am getting a check engine light
Stereo is not working either
Does the amp1 effect windows and sunroof as well as the stereo?
Wheb the turn signal switch is in the right position no turn signal comes on. When the turn signal switch is in any other position the left one is on
It hasn't given me the message yet but I'm getting little to no acceleration and I hear what assuming is the fan running over time during idle
Check engine light on due to upstream oxygen sensor. Have put in 3 different brand new ones( Walker, Bosch &NTK) light stays off for a couple days then comes right back on. Help?
I went outside and found red oil on the ground from under my car.
It hesitates on take off and wants to stall. Also giving me a diagnostic code that's something is wrong with the temperature.
New battery but something running after key turned off. Tried to jump start and put new battery in but when key turned off and removed, clicking noise heard around fuse box under hood?
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