2000 Saab 9 3 Owner's Manual

2000 Saab 9 3 owners manual
Year:
2000
Make:
Saab
Model:
9 3
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
10.71 MB

Table of Contents

- Introduction
2
Safety-belt reminder
12
Safety-belt pretensioners
13
Correct position for safety belt
13
Front seat belts
14
Belt guide
15
Safety belt use during pregnancy
15
Lockable belt tongue
18
Child tether anchorages
19
Integrated booster seat
20
Folding out
20
Fasten the belt
20
Folding booster seat
21
Airbag (Supplemental Restraint System \SRS\)
22
Front passenger seat
24
AIR BAG warning light
24
SRS servicing
24
Scrapping or working on airbag and belt pretensioners
25
Frequently asked questions on function of the airbag
25
Side airbag
27
Instrument panel
3
Exterior
4
Interior
5
Engine bay: turbo
6
Warning labels
7
Security
29
Doors
30
Key / Remote control
30
Electronic starting interlock (immobilizer)
31
Locking/unlocking the car
31
Changing the remote-control battery
32
Child safety locks
33
Trunk lock
33
Certain central lock-system functions can be reprogrammed by an authorized Saab dealer
34
Car alarm
35
Activating the car alarm
36
Window glass sensor
36
Electronic starting interlock (immobilizer)
36
Alarm signals
37
Overview of, LED signals and SID messages
39
Convertible
41
General safety instructions
42
Folding the soft top
43
Raising the soft top
45
Manual raising of the soft top
46
Fault messages in SID
48
Central operation of the windows, 9-3 Convertible
49
Trunk, 9-3 Convertible
50
Trunk lid lock
50
Rear seat
50
Lowering the rear seatback
50
Trunk Pass-Through in the rear seatback for long, narrow loads
51
Cleaning the soft top, 9-3 Convertible
51
Cleaning the rear window
52
Interior lighting
52
Manually opening the fuel filler door
52
Instruments and controls
53
Main instrument panel
54
Warning and indicator lights
54
Autochecking of lights, main instrument panel
58
Instruments
59
Tachometer
59
Odometer and trip meter
59
Reset button
59
Speedometer (U.S. speedometer shown)
59
Temperature gauge
60
Pressure gauge
60
Fuel gauge
61
Gear selector indication
61
Trip computer SID
62
SID 2
62
Resetting values
62
Selecting units and language
64
Clock
64
SID 3 (SCC)
65
Selecting the function
65
Outside temperature (Frost warning)
65
Entering values for the functions
65
Setting the date
66
Turning the Alarm and Speed warning on or off
66
Calculation of arrival time and average speed
66
Using DIST as a trip meter
67
CHECK messages
68
Night panel
69
Units and language versions
69
Selecting units and language
70
Clock
70
Headlight flasher
71
Courtesy Headlamp Feature
72
Back-Up
73
Rear fog light
73
Front fog lights
73
Instrument lighting
74
Wipers and washers
74
Windshield wipers
74
Washers
74
Rear-window wiper
75
Manual climate-control system
76
Condensation water
78
Recommended settings in severe cold
79
Automatic climate control (ACC)
80
Condensation water
81
Functions
82
Action to be taken in special types of weather
85
Cancelling program I
86
Extinguishing the lighting in ACC
88
ACC - 9-3 Convertible
88
Settings for various weather conditions
77
Audio System
89
Saab 9-3 Audio System
90
Quick guide to the Saab 9-3 Audio System
91
Radio, see page 94
91
CD changer (option). See page 101
92
Sound controls
93
ON/OFF
93
VOL - Volume
93
TRE - Treble
93
FAD - Fader
93
Radio
94
Band selector (3)
94
AS, Autostore (4)
94
WB (Weather Band) (5)
95
Cassette player
96
TAPE (1)
96
Playback direction (2)
96
Dolby® noise reduction (3)
96
Eject button (4)
96
Music search forward/reverse (5)
97
Fast forward/rewind
97
Auto music search (Blank skip)
97
Type II (metal) tapes
98
Cleaning-due indicator
98
Tape care
98
CD player
99
Track search (1)
99
Rapid play (passage search)
99
Fast track changes
100
Random playback (RDM) (2)
100
Eject (3)
100
CD changer
101
Track change (2)
103
Rapid play
103
Fast track changes
103
Random playback (RDM) (3)
103
General functions
104
Volume-preset mode
104
Adjusting the volume
104
Speed-dependent volume (SP\x11D\x11VOL) ON/OFF
104
Loudness ON/OFF
104
Steering-wheel controls
105
Control functions:
105
Security lock
105
Antenna
107
Shadow effect
107
Sources of FM interference
107
Cross-modulation
108
Radio waves, FM/AM
108
Sources of AM interference
108
Adjusting the frequency steps North America/Europe
110
Interior equipment
111
Trunk, Coupé and 5-door
125
Seats
112
Side airbags (SRS)
112
Height adjustment, driver’s seat
112
Legroom adjustment
112
Backrest rake angle
113
Center armrest
113
Lumbar support
113
Head restraint
114
Front seats, Coupé and Convertible versions
114
Manually adjustable front seats with ”Easy Entry” function, Coupé and Convertible versions
115
Electrically adjustable front seats (certain variants)
116
Height
116
Legroom adjustment
116
Backrest rake angle
117
Memory function (certain variants)
117
Electrically heated front seats (option on some model variants/markets)
118
Electrically heated seat cushions in the rear seat (option on some model variants / markets)
118
Steering-wheel adjustment
118
Horn signal
118
Trunk lid lock
125
Lowering the entire rear seat
125
Trunk lighting
129
Tools and spare wheel
130
Manually opening the fuel filler door
131
Electrical windows
119
To open
119
To close
119
Child safety: rear windows (ON/OFF)
119
Sunroof (option)
120
Emergency operation of the sunroof
120
Interior lighting
121
Trunk lighting
121
Cup holder
122
Ashtrays (accessory)
123
Door mirrors
124
Starting and driving
133
Ignition switch
134
Wearing in new brake pads
140
Manual transmission
141
Kick-down
146
Adaptive gear-change patterns
146
The SPORT and WINTER modes
147
To cancel temporarily
148
To re-engage the system
148
To reduce the preset speed
148
Parking brake
151
Long-term parking
152
Economical motoring
153
Factors affecting fuel consumption
153
Breaking-in
153
Weather conditions
153
Driving technique
153
Road conditions
154
Engine block heater (standard equipment in Canada, accessory in U.S.)
154
Driving in cold weather
154
Tire chains
155
Driving in hot weather
156
Towing a trailer
156
Trailer hitch attachment
156
Installing the roof carriers (accessory)
159
Transporting the car
160
Saab 9-3 Viggen
161
Jump starting
162
Driving considerations with compact spare wheel/tire fitted
165
For long trips
165
Driving with the trunk lid open
166
Driving in deep water
166
Car care
167
Hood release handle
168
Engine
168
Engine bay
169
Saab Trionic engine management system
170
ORVR (Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery)
171
Engine oil
172
Checking the fluid level
172
Oil changing
172
Transmission fluid
173
Manual transmission
173
Automatic transmission
173
Coolant
174
Coolant
174
Changing the coolant
175
Brake- clutch fluid and brake pads
176
Checking the fluid level
176
Brake pad wear indicators
176
Power steering
177
Battery
177
Drive belt
179
Wipers and washers
179
Wiper blades
179
Windshield and rear window
179
Headlight wipers
180
Washer
180
Washer jets
180
Changing bulbs
181
Headlight
181
Stop lights, taillights and direction indicators
183
Reversing lights and rear fog light
184
Dome light, front
184
Other lighting
185
Bulb table
186
Fuses
187
MAXI fuses
188
DICE / TWICE
188
Fuses
189
Relay holder
190
Fuses and relays
191
Wheels
192
Alternative wheels and tires
192
Tire pressure
192
Changing the wheels round
193
Treadwear
194
Traction
194
Temperature
194
Date code
195
Changing a wheel
196
Flat spotting
199
Safety belts
199
Textile carpeting
200
Engine bay
201
Washing
201
Waxing and polishing
202
Touching up the paint
202
Two-coat enamel
203
Anti-corrosion treatment
203
What causes rust?
204
Preventive maintenance
204
Recovery and/or recycling of automotive materials
205
Air conditioning (A/C system)
207
Fault diagnosis
207
Maintenance
208
Headlight aiming
208
Maintenance and owner assistance
211
Maintenance schedule
212
Service intervals
212
Engine oil and filter changes
212
Service record retention
213
Service costs
213
Owner assistance
213
Warranties and service problem assistance
213
Change of Address Notification (U.S.)
214
Service information
214
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.A.)
214
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian government
214
Technical data
219
General particulars
220
Engine
223
Engine oil
223
Fuel
224
Steering
226
Brake system
227
Rims and tires
227
Plates and labels
229
Several of the systems in your Saab car may be adjusted to better fit your individual needs
231
Following adjustments can be done by the driver:
232
Index
233

FAQ about the 2000 Saab 9 3 Manual

What contains the 2000 9 3 manual?

The Saab 9 3 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Saab to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Saab 9 3. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Saab 9 3 2000 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Saab 9 3, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Saab 9 3 owners can do

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Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2000 is available in English.

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