Make sure that it is locked firmly in its folded-up position. Get access to our 2002 Saab 9-3 repair information right now, online. Power steering fluid on hot engine com- ponents constitutes a fire risk. Do this with the car standing on level ground with the engine warm, 2-5 minutes after it has been turned off. The engine family and appropriate tune-up specifications are iden- tified on a label affixed to the left front inner fender.
Bear this in mind when adjusting the seat, and make sure that nothing gets caught and damaged. This is vital since the upper anchorages for the safety belts are located in the belt beam. The sun sensor is centrally located on the dashboard panel between the defroster nozzles. Your Saab dealer will be pleased to advise you on the best tires for your car. Child safety, see page Check that the locking tongue is properly locked in the belt lock. This child restraint is designed for use by children who weigh between 33 and 80 lbs. If a fault is detected, a fault code is generated to help dealer technicians to diagnose the fault.
See also Night panel on page 73. Failure to do so can result in the electrical system being damaged. If you must drive with the trunk lid open, all windows and the sunroof if fitted must be closed and the cabin fan on at its highest speed setting. Have an authorized Saab dealer investigate the problem. The battery installed in your new Saab has filler caps. If it works, the trouble is in the first key.
Three modes for the automatic transmis- sion can be selected: Normal, Sport and Winter. Work on these areas must only be carried out at an authorized Saab dealer. Please help us keep our records up to date for your own peace of mind. Have the brake system checked at once by an authorized Saab dealer. The car will continue to operate, but performance may be diminished. Switch off the heating as soon as the rear window is clear.
For further information, see the manual. Manual calibration: 1 Start the engine. A safety cut-out function in the fuel system prevents the engine speed exceeding approximately 6,200 rpm 2. The Audio System has a built-in diagnostics function. Only use coolant approved by Saab. Note to owners in the U.
Refrigerant: 770 g of R134a. Once you sign up for OnStar Personal Calling, you will be given your own personal phone number that others can use to call into your Saab. Trailer weight Maximum recommended trailer weights for different gradients, for best comfort and driveability for manual and automatic cars, are shown in the drawing. Saab recommends rearward facing child restraints for children 3 and under. If the expansion tank is empty when coolant is added, run the engine to normal temper- ature and top up again, as necessary.
In the case of a short person the guide can be lowered until the belt comes about an inch a few centimetres from the throat but. During calibration the display indicates the figure 0 or the fault codes 01-23 that have been found. Acrobat Reader, Foxit, or comparable reader, to be able to open. The results of studies show that it is equally important to wear safety belts in the rear seat as in the front seats. The soft top system must be checked and repaired by an authorized Saab dealer as quickly as possible. Saab Original coolant should be used all year round.
Contact an authorized Saab dealer see also page 173. Instruments and controls Parking brake warning light The light will show when the parking brake is on see page 168. If the level is still normal, you may drive the car, with considerable cau- tion, to the nearest authorized Saab dealer to have the brake system checked. The alarm will also be triggered if an attempt is made to bypass or short-circuit the igni- tion switch, or to disconnect the battery. The needle may be allowed to enter the broken red zone on the dial only for an instant. Alternatively, use the central operating switch for the side windows.
The parking position P must only be selected when the car is at a complete standstill. Follow the steps below to do it safely. Serious personal injury may otherwise be caused. Obtain a few important items to take along on your journey such as spare bulbs, wiper blades, fuses, a Poly-V belt and the like. Call on an authorized Saab dealer for inspection and correction. Don't waste time calling around to your local bookstores or waiting for a repair manual to arrive by mail. In the event of a rear-end crash, the body is forced back against the backrest.