2000 Saab 9 5 Owner's Manual

2000 Saab 9 5 owners manual
Year:
2000
Make:
Saab
Model:
9 5
Rating:
(10)

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Size:
14.05 MB

Table of Contents

Owner’s Manual Saab 9-5, Model Year 2000
1
Introduction
2
Instrument panel
3
Exterior
4
Interior
5
Engine compartment, 4-cyl engine
6
Engine compartment, 6-cyl engine
7
Warning labels
8
Safety
11
Safety belts
12
Safety-belt reminder
12
Safety-belt pretensioners
12
Correct position for safety belt
13
Front safety belts
14
Belt height adjustment
14
Safety belt use during pregnancy
15
Safety belt, rear seat
16
Lockable belt tongue
17
Child safety
18
Child tether anchorages
19
Integrated booster seat
21
Folding down
21
Fastening the safety belt
21
To fold the seat away
21
Airbag (Supplemental Restraint System \SRS\)
23
Front passenger seat
25
AIR BAG warning light
26
SRS servicing
26
Scrapping or working on airbags and belt pretensioners
26
Frequently asked questions on function of airbags
26
Side airbags
28
Security
31
Doors
32
Door handles
32
Central locking
32
Key / Remote control
32
Electronic starting interlock (immobilizer)
33
Locking/unlocking the car
33
Opening with key
34
Changing the remote-control battery
35
Child safety locks
35
Trunk lid lock, 9-5 Sedan
36
Tailgate, 9-5 Wagon
36
Safety lock
37
Some central locking functions can be adjusted to better fit your individual needs
37
Car alarm
38
Activating the car alarm
39
Window-glass sensor
39
Electronic starting interlock (immobilizer)
39
Alarm signals
40
Panic-function
40
Overview of functions
41
Overview of LED signals and SID messages
42
Instruments and controls
45
Indicator and warning lights
46
Autochecking of lights, main instrument panel
52
Instruments
52
Tachometer
52
Odometer and trip meter
52
Reset button
52
Speedometer (U.S. speedometer shown)
53
Fuel gauge
53
Temperature gauge
53
Selector lever indication
54
Trip computer SID
54
SCC
55
Outdoor temperature (Frost warning)
55
Entering values for the functions
55
Setting the date
56
Turning the Alarm and Speed warning on or off
56
Calculation of arrival time and average speed
56
Using DIST as a trip meter
57
CHECK messages
58
Night panel
59
Units and language versions
60
Selecting units and language
60
Clock
60
Switches
61
High/low beam
61
High beam flasher
61
Courtesy Headlamp Feature
61
Rear fog light
62
Instrument illumination
62
Turn signal and lane change indicators
62
Front fog lights
63
Reversing lights
63
Hazard warning lights
63
Interior lighting
64
Washers
65
Headlamp wipers
65
Rear-window wiper (9-5 Wagon)
14
Automatic climate control (ACC)
67
Panel vents
68
Temperature control
69
Functions
70
Air distribution
72
Programming I
73
Cancelling the programmed settings (I)
73
Programming II
74
A range of additional functions can be reprogrammed in the ACC system, although this can only be ...
75
Calibration
75
Useful tips
75
Condensation
76
Formation of ice and mist in extremes of weather
76
Fault diagnosis and maintenance
30
Saab 9-5 Audio System
77
Quick guide to the Saab 9-5 Audio System
79
Sound controls
81
ON/OFF
81
VOL - Volume
81
BAL - Balance
81
BAS - Bass
81
TRE - Treble
81
FAD - Fader
81
Radio
82
Preset station buttons
82
Tuning
82
Waveband selector
82
AS, Autostore
82
WB (Weather Band)
83
Cassette player
84
TAPE
84
Playback direction
84
Dolby® noise reduction
84
Eject button
84
Music search forward/reverse
85
Fast forward/rewind
85
Auto music search (Blank skip)
85
Type II (metal) tapes
42
Cleaning-due indicator
42
Tape care
86
CD player
87
Track search
87
Rapid play (passage search)
87
Fast track search
88
Random playback (RDM)
88
SCAN
88
Eject
88
CD changer
89
To select the CD changer
89
Selecting CDs
90
Track search
91
Rapid play
91
Fast track search
91
SCAN
92
Random playback (RDM)
92
General functions
93
Volume-preset mode
93
Adjusting the volume
93
Speed-dependent volume (SP D VOL) ON/OFF
93
Loudness ON/OFF
93
Steering-wheel controls
94
Control functions:
94
Security lock
94
Technical data
95
Antennas
96
Multipath propagation
96
Shadow effect
96
Sources of FM interference
97
Cross-modulation
97
Adjusting the frequency steps North America/Europe
98
Installation of car phone (option)
98
Mobile phones and communications radios
99
Fault codes
99
OnStar System (US Option only)
100
Interior equipment and trunk
101
Seats
102
Side airbags
102
Height
102
Legroom adjustment
103
Backrest rake angle
103
Lumbar support
38
Programmable driver’s seat (certain models only)
104
Head restraint
104
Rear-seat head restraints
105
Ventilated front seats (option)
105
Electric heating, front seats (option)
106
Electrically heated seat cushions in the rear seat (option)
106
Steering-wheel adjustment
107
Horn
107
Rear-view mirrors
108
Door mirrors
108
Rear-view mirror with auto dimming function (option)
62
Electric windows
110
Child safety: rear windows (ON/OFF)
110
Sunroof
111
To open:
111
To close:
42
Ventilation position
111
Emergency operation of sunroof
112
Sun visors
112
Ashtrays
112
Glove compartment
113
Cup holders
115
Trunk
116
Folding the rear seat, 9-5 Sedan
64
Trunk pass-through hatch
118
Tie Downs
118
Folding the rear seat, 9-5 Wagon
119
Folding the narrow section of the backrest
120
Load anchoring
121
Cargo net (accessory)
123
Sliding floor (accessory)
124
Spare wheel and tools
126
Fuel filler flap
126
Opening the fuel filler flap in an emergency
126
Starting and driving
129
Ignition switch
130
If the car does not start
131
Starting the engine
131
Useful tips on cold climate starting
132
Limp-home mode
132
Important considerations for driving
132
Important considerations with catalytic converters
133
Refueling
134
Recommended fuel:
135
Fuel
102
Engine Break-In Period
137
Wearing in new brake pads
137
Brake-pad wear indicators
137
Gear changing
137
Manual gearbox
137
Shift-up indicator for improved fuel economy (U.S. models only)
137
Towing
137
Automatic transmission
138
Lock-up function
139
Kick-down
139
Shift Lock override
140
Overheated transmission fluid
141
Towing
141
Selector positions
142
Adaptive gear-change patterns
143
SPORT and WINTER modes
144
Cruise control
145
To set the desired speed
145
To increase the preset speed
145
Temporary increase in speed
145
To cancel temporarily
145
To re-engage the system
145
To reduce the preset speed
145
Disengaging the system
145
Braking
146
Brake pad wear indicators
146
ABS brakes
146
Traction Control System
147
How the system works
147
TCS OFF
148
TCS indicator
148
Turning the TCS off
148
Economical motoring
149
Factors affecting fuel consumption
149
Breaking-in
149
Weather conditions
149
Driving technique
149
Road conditions
150
Engine block heater (standard equipment in Canada, accessory in U.S.)
150
Driving in winter
150
Tire chains
151
Driving in hot weather
151
Towing a trailer
152
Trailer hitch attachment
152
Trailer weight
152
Trailer hitch load
153
Driving considerations
153
Driving considerations with compact spare wheel/tire fitted
154
Driving with the trunk lid/tailgate open
65
Driving in deep water
154
Driving with a roof rack load
155
Fitting the roof carriers (accessory) 9-5 Sedan
155
Fitting the roof carriers (accessory) 9-5 Wagon
119
Driving with a load
157
Tires
157
Towing the car
158
Front towing eye
158
Rear towing eye
159
Considerations when towing the car with manual transmission
63
Considerations when towing the car with automatic transmission
159
Jump starting
160
Parking brake
162
Parking
162
Parking on a hill
163
Long-term parking
163
Car care and technical information
165
Hood release handle
166
Engine compartment, 4-cyl. engine
167
Engine compartment, 6-cyl. engine
168
Engine families
169
Emission control systems
169
Saab Trionic engine management system
169
ORVR (Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery)
170
Engine
170
2.3-liter engine
170
3.0-liter V6 engine
170
Engine oil
171
Checking the oil level
171
4-cylinder engine
171
V6 engine
171
Oil changing
172
Transmission fluid
173
Manual transmission
173
Automatic transmission
173
Coolant
162
Changing the coolant
107
Brake and clutch fluid
175
Checking the fluid level
175
Brake pad wear indicators
176
Power steering fluid
176
Battery
177
Charging/replacing the battery
178
Drive belts
179
Wipers and washers
180
Changing the windshield wiper blades
180
Changing headlamp-wiper blades
33
Washers
181
Washer jets
181
Changing bulbs
182
Headlamp bulb for high beam
182
Headlamp bulb for low beam
183
Parking-light bulb
184
Front fog lights / cornering lights
184
Front turn signal bulbs
184
Rear light cluster, 9-5 Sedan
185
Trunk lid light and taillights, 9-5 Sedan
186
High-mounted stop lights, 9-5 Sedan
34
Tailgate bulbs, 9-5 Wagon
187
Rear lights clusters, 9-5 Wagon
187
Loading lighting, 9-5 Wagon
188
License-plate light
188
Side direction indicators
189
Courtesy lights (doors and floor) and luggage-compartment lighting
189
Dome light, front
189
Dome light, rear
190
Glove-compartment illumination
69
Other bulbs
190
Bulb table
191
Fuses
192
Maxi fuses
193
DICE / TWICE
193
Fuse panel in instrument panel
194
Relay panel under instrument panel
195
Fuse box under hood
196
Relays
197
Wheels
198
Alternative wheels and tires
198
Tire pressure
70
Rotating tires
199
Tire markings
199
Winter tires
199
Tire quality grading (cars sold in U.S.)
199
Uniform Tire Quality Grading (US)
200
Treadwear
200
Traction
200
Wear indicators
200
Temperature
201
Date code
201
Compact spare wheel
202
Changing a wheel
203
Flat spotting
206
Air conditioning (A/C system)
86
Fault diagnosis
87
Maintenance
207
Safety belts
207
Upholstery and trim
90
Cleaning and caring for leather upholstery
90
Textile carpeting
91
Washing the car
209
Waxing and polishing
92
Engine compartment
210
Touching up the paint
93
Two-coat enamel
211
Anticorrosion treatment
211
What causes rust?
211
Preventive maintenance
212
For long trips
213
Recovery and/or recycling of automotive materials
213
Headlamp aiming
214
Maintenance and owner assistance
217
Maintenance schedule
218
Service intervals
218
Engine oil and filter changes
218
Service record retention
219
Service costs
219
Owner assistance
219
Warranties and service problem assistance
219
Change of Address Notification (U.S.)
220
Service information
220
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.A.)
220
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian government
220
Saab Original Service Program M2000 USA, Canada, 9-5 Models)
221
Specifications
225
General
226
Trailer:
227
Engine
228
Fuel
195
Engine oil
194
Engine variants
230
Electrical system
230
Drive belts
36
Manual gearbox
231
Automatic transmission
232
Suspension
232
Steering
232
Brake system
233
Wheels and tires
233
Plates and labels
235
Several of the systems in your Saab car can be adjusted to better fit your individual needs
237
Following adjustments can be done by the driver:
238
Afterheater, V6-engine cars
239
Index
241
Notes
245

FAQ about the 2000 Saab 9 5 Manual

What contains the 2000 9 5 manual?

The Saab 9 5 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Saab to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Saab 9 5. 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 5 2000 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Saab 9 5, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

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