2002 Saab 9 3 Owner's Manual

2002 Saab 9 3 owners manual
Year:
2002
Make:
Saab
Model:
9 3
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
11.38 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
2
Instrument panel
3
Exterior
4
Interior
5
Engine bay
6
Warning labels
7
Safety
11
Safety belts
12
Safety-belt reminder
12
Safety-belt pretensioners
13
Correct position for safety belt
13
Front seat belts
14
Belt height adjustment
15
Safety belt use during pregnancy
15
Safety belts, rear seat
16
Head restraint
18
Child safety
19
Car safety tips
19
Protect your children from getting trapped in the trunk of a car
19
LATCH
21
LATCH installation
22
Child tether anchorages, Coupé and 5-door models
23
Forward facing child restraint in center rear position
23
Child tether anchorages, Convertible models
24
Lockable belt tongue
25
Installation of child restraint using the standard safety belt
25
Integrated booster seat
26
Folding down
26
Fasten the belt
26
Folding booster seat
27
Airbag (Supplemental Restraint System \SRS\)
28
Front passenger seat
30
Side airbag
30
AIR BAG warning light
32
SRS servicing
32
Scrapping or working on airbag and belt pretensioners
32
Frequently asked questions on function of the airbag
33
Security
35
Security
35
Doors
36
Opening handle
36
Central locking
36
Key
36
Electronic starting interlock (immobilizer)
37
Reprogramming lock system \x05functions
37
Locking/unlocking the car
37
Changing the key battery
39
Child safety locks
39
Trunk Release Handle
39
Trunk lock
40
Car alarm
41
Activating the car alarm
42
Window glass sensor
42
Electronic starting interlock (immobilizer)
42
Alarm signals
43
Panic-function
43
Overview of functions
44
Overview of, LED signals and SID messages
45
Convertible
47
General safety instructions
48
Manual raising of the soft top
52
Fault messages in SID
54
Hooking up top storage bag
56
Trunk Pass-Through in the rear seatback for long, narrow loads
56
Convertible
58
Instruments and controls
59
Reset button
66
Speedometer (U.S. speedometer shown)
66
Temperature gauge
67
Pressure gauge
67
Fuel gauge
68
SID (SCC)
69
Setting the date
70
Average fuel consumption
70
Using DIST as a trip meter
71
CHECK messages
72
Selecting units and language
74
High/low beam
75
Headlight flasher
75
Courtesy Headlamp Feature
76
Turn signal & lane change indicators
76
Hazard warning lights
76
Back-Up
77
Rear fog light
77
Front fog lights
77
Windshield wipers
78
Washers
78
Settings for various weather conditions
81
Condensation water
82
Recommended settings in severe cold
83
Programming I
90
Extinguishing the lighting in ACC
92
ACC - 9-3 Convertible
92
Fault diagnosis and care of A/C system, see page 226.
92
Saab 9-3 Audio System
93
Saab 9-3 Audio System
93
Radio
95
CD player
96
ON/OFF
97
VOL - Volume
97
BAL - Balance
97
BAS - Bass
97
TRE - Treble
97
Preset station buttons
98
Seeking
98
Band selector
98
Track search
100
Rapid play (passage search)
100
Fast track changes
101
Random playback (RDM)
101
Track change
104
Rapid play
104
Fast track changes
104
Volume-preset mode
105
Adjusting the volume
105
Speed-dependent volume (SP D VOL) ON/OFF
105
Control functions:
106
Adjusting the frequency steps North America/Europe
109
OnStar - Telematics
111
OnStar is Easy
112
Connecting to the OnStar center
114
Automatic notification of air bag deployment
114
Stolen vehicle tracking
115
Accident Assist™
115
OnStar Med-Net***
115
Route support
115
Ride Assist
115
Information and Convenience services
115
Placing a Call
117
To dial a number:
117
To dial using a ”Nametag”:
117
To redial the last number dialed:
117
Receiving a Call
117
Storing a number
118
Setting Tone or Voice Response
118
Units Remaining
118
Adding More Calling Minutes / Units
118
Automatic Replenishment
118
Security/Locking your System
119
Getting Information from the Virtual Advisor
120
Stock Quotes
120
E-mail Reader
121
OnStar Subscriber Website
121
Personal Calling:
122
OnStar Subscription Information
122
Interior equipment, trunk
123
Side airbags (SRS)
124
Head restraint
124
Height adjustment, driver’s seat
124
Legroom adjustment
124
Backrest rake angle
125
Front seats, Coupé and Convertible versions
125
Lumbar support
125
Height
57
Legroom adjustment
127
Backrest rake angle
128
Memory function (certain variants)
128
To open
130
To close
130
Trunk lighting
133
Cup holder
134
Ashtrays (accessory)
135
Trunk lid lock
138
Lowering the entire rear seat
138
Lowering the right-hand part of the rear seat
139
Removing the parcel shelf
56
Load opening (trunk pass through)
56
Tie downs
142
Trunk lighting
142
Trunk Release Handle
143
Coupé and 5-door models
1
Starting and driving
145
Limp-home
149
Recommended fuel:
152
Lock-up function
158
Kick-down
158
Park Brake Shift Lock
158
Overheated transmission oil
159
Driving in hilly country with a heavy load
159
Adaptive gear-change patterns
161
To set the desired speed
163
To increase the preset speed
163
Temporary increase in speed
163
To cancel temporarily
163
To re-engage the system
163
To reduce the preset speed
163
Brake pad wear indicators
164
How the system works
166
TCS OFF
166
TCS indicator
166
Turning the TCS off
167
Parking on a hill
169
Factors affecting fuel consumption
170
Breaking-in
138
Weather conditions
138
Driving technique
170
Road conditions
171
Tire chains
56
Trailer hitch attachment
173
Trailer weight
174
Driving considerations
175
Tires
178
Driving with the trunk lid open
179
Transporting the car
179
Saab 9-3 Viggen
180
Towing a car with manual gearbox
180
Towing a car with automatic transmission
181
Jump starting
181
Driving considerations with compact spare wheel/tire fitted
184
For long trips
184
Car care
185
Car care
185
Hood release handle
149
Saab Trionic engine management system
189
Checking the fluid level
190
Manual transmission
191
Automatic transmission
191
Coolant
192
Checking the fluid level
194
Brake pad wear indicators
143
Power steering
195
Battery
195
Wiper blades
198
Windshield and rear window
198
Headlight wipers
198
Washer
199
Headlight
200
Parking lights
200
Front turn signal bulb
201
Side-mounted turn signal
201
Front fog lights
202
Stop lights, taillights and direction indicators
202
Reversing lights and rear fog light
203
Dome light, front
148
Dome light, rear
203
Reading lamps, 9-3 Convertible
43
Other lighting
204
MAXI fuses
207
DICE / TWICE
207
Fuses
208
Relay holder
209
Alternative wheels and tires
211
Tire pressure
211
Rotating the tires
160
Tire markings
212
Winter tires
212
Treadwear
213
Traction
213
Temperature
213
Date code
214
Changing a wheel
215
Tire chains
217
Flat spotting
218
Cleaning and caring for leather upholstery
219
Textile carpeting
219
Engine bay
220
Washing
220
What causes rust?
223
Preventive maintenance
223
Fault diagnosis
226
Maintenance
227
Headlight aiming
227
Maintenance and owner assistance
229
Service intervals
230
Engine oil and filter changes
230
Service record retention
231
Warranties and service problem assistance
231
Change of Address Notification (U.S. and Canada)
232
Service information
232
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.A.)
232
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian government
232
Technical data
233
Technical data
233
General dimensions
234
Engine
237
Engine oil
237
Fuel
239
Engine variants
239
Electrical system
240
Drive belts
240
Manual transmission
240
Automatic transmission
240
Suspension
241
Steering
241
Brake system
241
Rims and tires
42
Plates and labels
243
Several of the systems in your Saab car may be adjusted to better fit your individual needs
209
Following adjustments can be done by the driver:
245
Index
247
Index
247
Notes
251

FAQ about the 2002 Saab 9 3 Manual

What contains the 2002 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 2002 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Saab 9 3 owners can do

Where to download the 2002 Saab 9 3 Owners Manual?

The Saab 9 3 owner manual for the 2002 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Saab 9 3 year 2002 free?

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The Saab 9 3 (2002) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2002 is available in English.

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