2002 Saab 9 5 Owner's Manual

2002 Saab 9 5 owners manual
Year:
2002
Make:
Saab
Model:
9 5
Rating:
(8)

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Size:
16.07 MB

Table of Contents

Owner’s Manual Saab 9-5, Model Year 2002
1
Introduction
2
Instrument panel
3
Exterior
4
Interior
5
Engine compartment, 4-cyl engine
6
Engine compartment, 3.0t V6
7
Warning labels
8
Safety
11
Safety belts
12
Safety-belt reminder
12
Safety belt pretensioners
13
Correct position for safety belt
13
Front safety belts
14
Belt height adjustment
15
Safety belt use during pregnancy
15
Safety belt, rear seat
16
Head restraint
18
Rear-seat head restraints
18
Child safety
19
Car safety tips
19
Protect your children from getting trapped in the trunk of a car
19
LATCH
20
LATCH installation
21
Child tether anchorages for forward facing child car seats
23
Lockable belt tongue
25
Integrated booster seat
27
Folding down
27
Fastening the safety belt
27
To fold the seat away
27
Airbag (Supplemental Restraint System \SRS\)
29
Front passenger seat
32
Side airbags
32
AIR BAG warning light
34
SRS servicing
34
Scrapping or working on airbags and belt pretensioners
34
Frequently asked questions on function of airbags
35
Security
37
Doors
38
Door handles
38
Central locking
38
Key / Remote control
38
Electronic starting interlock (immobilizer)
39
Reprogramming lock system \x05functions
39
Locking/unlocking the car
39
Changing the key battery
40
Child safety locks
41
Trunk lid lock, 9-5 Sedan
41
Trunk Release Handle
42
Tailgate, 9-5 Wagon
42
Car alarm
43
Activating the car alarm
44
Window glass sensor
44
Electronic starting interlock (immobilizer)
44
Alarm signals
45
Panic-function
45
Overview of functions
46
Overview of LED signals and SID messages
47
Instruments and controls
49
Indicator and warning lights
50
Autochecking of lights, main instrument panel
56
Instruments
56
Tachometer
56
Odometer and trip meter
56
Reset button
56
Speedometer (U.S. speedometer shown)
57
Fuel gauge
57
Temperature gauge
57
Pressure gauge
58
Selector lever indication
59
Trip computer SID
59
SCC
59
Outdoor temperature (Frost warning)
60
Entering values for the functions
60
Average fuel consumption
60
Setting the date
60
Turning the Alarm and Speed warning on or off
61
Calculation of arrival time and average speed
61
Using DIST as a trip meter
61
CHECK messages
63
Night panel
63
Units and language versions
64
Selecting units and language
64
Clock
64
Switches
65
High/low beam
65
High beam flasher
65
Courtesy Headlight Feature
66
Rear fog light
66
Instrument illumination
67
Turn signal and lane change indicators
67
Front fog lights
68
Reversing lights
68
Hazard warning lights
68
Interior lighting
69
Headlight washers
70
Rain sensing wipers (option)
70
Rear-window wiper (9-5 Wagon)
71
Automatic climate control (ACC)
72
Panel vents
73
Temperature control
74
Functions
75
Air distribution
77
Programming I
78
Cancelling the programmed settings (I)
78
Programming II
79
Calibration
80
Useful tips
80
Condensation
81
Formation of ice and mist in extremes of weather
81
Fault diagnosis and maintenance
81
Afterheater, V6-engine cars
82
Saab 9-5 Audio System
83
Quick guide to the Saab 9-5 Audio System
85
Radio
85
Cassette player
86
CD changer (accessory/option)
86
Sound controls
87
ON/OFF
87
VOL - Volume
87
BAL - Balance
87
BAS - Bass
87
TRE - Treble
87
FAD - Fader
87
Radio
88
Preset station buttons
88
Tuning
88
Waveband selector
88
AS, Autostore
88
Cassette player
90
TAPE
90
Playback direction
90
Dolby® noise reduction
90
Eject button
90
Music search forward/reverse
91
Fast forward/rewind
91
Auto music search (Blank skip)
91
Type II (metal) tapes
47
Cleaning-due indicator
47
Tape care
92
CD player
93
Track search
93
Rapid play (passage search)
93
Fast track search
94
Random playback (RDM)
94
SCAN
94
Eject
94
CD changer
95
To select the CD changer
95
Selecting CDs
96
Track search
97
Rapid play
97
Fast track search
97
SCAN
98
Random playback (RDM)
98
Programmable functions
99
Volume-preset mode
99
Adjusting the volume
99
Speed-dependent volume (SP D VOL) ON/OFF
99
Loudness ON/OFF
99
Steering-wheel controls
100
Control functions:
100
Security lock
100
Technical data
101
Antennas
102
Multipath propagation
102
Adjusting the frequency steps North America/Europe
103
Fault codes
103
OnStar System
103
OnStar
105
Using OnStar
106
OnStar is Easy
106
System status light
107
The OnStar Center
108
Connecting to the OnStar center
108
Your personal identification number (PIN)
108
The OnStar Safety and Security Plan
108
Automatic notification of air bag deployment
108
Emergency services
108
Roadside assistance**
109
Stolen vehicle tracking
109
Accident Assist™
109
OnStar Med-Net***
109
Hands-free communication
109
The OnStar Premium Services Plan *
109
Route support
109
Ride Assist
109
Information and Convenience services
109
Concierge services
110
Additional Services
110
Personal Calling
110
Signing Up for Personal Calling
110
To sign up for Personal Calling, simply
110
Voice Commands
111
Voice Command Error Messages
111
Universal Commands
111
Placing a Call
111
To dial a number:
111
To dial using a ”Nametag”:
111
To redial the last number dialed:
111
Receiving a Call
111
Ending a Call
111
Storing/Deleting Numbers in Memory
112
Storing a number
112
To store a number:
112
Deleting a Number from Memory
112
Setting Tone or Voice Response
112
Units Remaining
112
Adding More Calling Minutes / Units
112
Automatic Replenishment
112
Security/Locking your System
113
Volume Control
113
Getting Information from the Virtual Advisor
114
Information Available
114
Weather
114
Stock Quotes
114
Sports Scores
114
News Headlines
115
E-mail Reader
115
OnStar Subscriber Website
115
Limitations
115
OnStar Operation:
116
Personal Calling:
116
Virtual Advisor:
116
OnStar - Telematics
105
Additional Information
116
OnStar Subscription Information
116
Interior equipment and trunk
117
Seats
118
Side airbags
118
Head restraint
118
Height
118
Legroom adjustment
119
Backrest rake angle
119
Lumbar support
43
Programmable driver’s seat (certain models only)
120
Ventilated front seats (standard on 9-5 V6 Arc model)
121
Electric heating, front seats (option)
121
Electrically heated seat cushions in the rear seat (option)
121
Steering wheel adjustment
122
Horn
122
Rearview mirrors
123
Door mirrors
123
Rearview mirror with auto dimming function
67
Electric windows
125
Child safety: rear windows (ON/OFF)
126
Sunroof
126
To open:
127
To close:
47
Ventilation position
127
Emergency operation of sunroof
127
Sun visors
128
Ashtrays (accessory)
128
Cigarette lighters (accessory) (certain markets only)
129
Glove compartment
129
Cup holders
131
Trunk
132
Folding the rear seat, 9-5 Sedan
69
Trunk pass-through hatch
134
Tie Downs
134
Folding the rear seat, 9-5 Wagon
135
Folding the narrow section of the backrest
136
Load anchoring
137
Cargo net (accessory)
139
Sliding floor (accessory)
140
Trunk Release Handle
141
Spare wheel and tools
142
Fuel filler flap
143
Opening the fuel filler flap in an emergency
143
Starting and driving
145
Ignition switch
146
If the car does not start
147
Starting the engine
147
Limp-home mode
149
Useful tips on cold climate starting
148
Important considerations for driving
149
Important considerations with catalytic converters
150
Fuel filler flap
151
Refueling
152
Recommended fuel:
153
Fuel (Gasoline Engine)
154
Engine Break-In Period
155
Wearing in new brake pads
155
Gear changing
156
Manual transmission
156
Shift-up indicator for improved fuel economy (U.S. models only)
156
Towing
156
Automatic transmission
157
Lock-up function
158
Kick-down
158
Park Brake Shift lock
159
Shift Lock override
159
Overheated transmission fluid
160
Driving on hilly roads with a heavy load
160
Towing
160
Selector positions
161
Adaptive gear-change patterns
162
SPORT and WINTER modes
163
Cruise control
164
To set the desired speed
164
To increase the preset speed
164
Temporary increase in speed
164
To cancel temporarily
164
To re-engage the system
164
To reduce the preset speed
164
Disengaging the system
164
Braking
165
Brake pad wear indicators
165
ABS brakes
165
Traction Control System
167
How the system works
167
TCS OFF
167
TCS indicator
167
Turning the TCS off
168
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
168
How the ESP system works
168
ESP OFF
168
ESP indicator light
169
Turning ESP off
169
Economical motoring
170
Factors affecting fuel consumption
170
Breaking-in
170
Weather conditions
170
Driving technique
170
Road conditions
171
Engine block heater (standard equipment in Canada, accessory in U.S.)
171
Driving in cold weather
171
Tire chains
172
Driving in hot weather
173
Towing a trailer
173
Trailer hitch attachment
173
Trailer weight
174
Driving considerations
175
Trailer hitch load
175
Driving with a roof rack load
176
Fitting the roof carriers (accessory) 9-5 Sedan
176
Fitting the roof carriers (accessory) 9-5 Wagon
177
Driving with a load
178
Tires
178
Driving considerations with compact spare wheel/tire fitted
179
Driving with the trunk lid/tailgate open
179
Driving in deep water
179
Towing the car
180
Transporting the car
180
Front towing eye
180
Rear towing eye
181
Considerations when towing the car with manual transmission
68
Considerations when towing the car with automatic transmission
181
Jump starting
182
Saab Parking Assistance
184
Parking brake
185
Parking
185
Parking on a hill
186
Long-term parking
186
Car care and technical information
187
Hood release handle
188
Engine compartment, 4-cyl. engine
59
Engine compartment, 6-cyl. (3.0t V6)
190
Engine families
191
Emission control systems
191
Saab Trionic engine management system
191
ORVR (Onboard Refueling Vapor Recovery)
192
Engine
192
2.3-liter engine
192
3.0t V6 engine
192
Engine oil
193
Checking the oil level
155
4-cylinder engine
193
3.0t V6 engine
193
Oil changing
194
Transmission fluid
195
Manual transmission
195
Automatic transmission
195
Coolant
196
Brake and clutch fluid
197
Checking the fluid level
197
Brake pad wear indicators
197
Power steering fluid
198
Air filter
198
Battery
199
Charging/replacing the battery
200
Drive belts
201
Wipers and washers
202
Changing the windshield wiper blades
202
Washer jets
202
Washers
203
Changing bulbs
204
Xenon headlight (certain models only)
204
Headlight bulb for high beam
205
Headlight bulb for low beam (Halogen)
206
Parking-light bulb (cars with halogen low beam)
207
Parking-light bulb (cars with xenon low beam)
207
Front fog lights
207
Front turn signal bulbs
179
To re-install the lamp unit
208
Rear light cluster, 9-5 Sedan
209
Trunk lid light and taillights, 9-5 Sedan
209
High-mounted stop lights, 9-5 Sedan
210
Tailgate bulbs, 9-5 Wagon
210
Rear lights clusters, 9-5 Wagon
211
Loading lighting, 9-5 Wagon
212
License-plate light
212
Side direction indicators
213
Courtesy lights (doors and floor) and luggage-compartment lighting
213
Dome light, front
213
Dome light, rear
214
Glove-compartment illumination
74
Other bulbs
214
Bulb table
215
Fuses
216
Maxi fuses
217
DICE / TWICE
217
Fuse panel in instrument panel
218
Relay panel under instrument panel
219
Relay panel under instrument panel (cont.)
219
Fuse box under hood
220
Wheels
222
Alternative wheels and tires
222
Tire pressure
222
Rotating tires
223
Tire markings
223
Winter tires
223
Treadwear
224
Traction
224
Temperature
225
Wear indicators
224
Date code
225
Compact spare wheel
226
Changing a wheel
227
Flat spotting
230
Air conditioning (ACC)
92
Fault diagnosis
93
Maintenance
231
Safety belts
232
Upholstery and trim
96
Cleaning and caring for leather upholstery
96
Textile carpeting
97
Washing the car
233
Waxing and polishing
98
Engine compartment
233
Touching up the paint
99
Two-coat enamel
235
Anti-corrosion treatment
235
What causes rust?
236
Preventive maintenance
236
For long trips
237
Recovery and/or recycling of automotive materials
237
Headlight aiming
239
Maintenance and owner assistance
243
Maintenance schedule
244
Service intervals
244
Engine oil and filter changes
244
Service record retention
245
Service costs
245
Owner assistance
245
Warranties and service problem assistance
245
Change of Address Notification (U.S. and Canada)
246
Service information
246
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.A.)
246
Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian government
246
Specifications
247
General
248
Engine
250
Fuel
219
Engine oil
218
Engine variants
252
Electrical system
253
Drive belts
253
Manual gearbox
254
Automatic transmission
254
Suspension
255
Steering
255
Brake system
255
Wheels and tires
256
Following adjustments can be done by the driver:
259
Index
261
Notes
265

FAQ about the 2002 Saab 9 5 Manual

What contains the 2002 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 2002 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Saab 9 5
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

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