Saab 9 3 owners manuals

Saab 9 3

Saab 9 3 specs

Model overview

The Saab 9-3 is a compact executive automobile that was initially produced and sold by the Swedish carmaker Saab. It was originally based on the GM2900 platform and next updated to the GM Epsilon platform. Other cars adopting this platform included the Cadillac BLS and Opel Vectra.

The Saab 9-3 comes in three body styles: sedan, convertible and a wagon (also known as SportCombi). Each is split into 2.0T and Aero trim levels. Every Saab 9-3 is equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder rated at 210 hp and 221 pound-feet of torque. Front-wheel drive is by default on all but the 9-3X, which is all-wheel drive. 

A six-speed manual transmission is by default on the front-drive 2.0T trims, and as option on the Aero. A five-speed automatic transmission is standard on the front-drive Aero trims and optional on the 2.0T models. A six-speed automatic is standard on AWD models and the 9-3X.

Saab 9 3 known problems

Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Saab 9 3 are:

  • Fuel Gauge Reading Empty  due to the Fuel Level Sensor
  • Hesitation, Surging, and Rough Idle  due to Electronic Throttle Body
  • Clicking Sound In-Dash 
  • Binding Steering and Popping Noise From Suspension
  • Coolant Leaks
  • Engine Noise 
  • Steering Lock Failure
  • Grinding/Moaning Suspension When Turning The Steering Wheel 
  • Seatbelt Won’t Retract
  • Clutch Pedal Won’t Return Up
  • Door Locks Malfunction 
  • Key Not Recognized
  • Haywire Turn Signals
  • Peeling buttons 

Saab 9 3 PDF owner manual

On this page you can find the owners manuals for the 9 3 model sorted by year. The manuals are free to download and are available in PDF format. Is is recommended to check the owners manual corresponding to the correct year of your Saab 9 3 to solve the problems or to get insights about the car.
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