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2004 linear 9-3 radio and bluetooth question

I find my radio dosent have a lot of base , for a car in its class i expected more...i tried playing around with the base needle but not really impressed, is there some option i dont know about?
also, the little speakers on the door panel are those twetters? am i suppose to hear them?

last question, the options on the steering wheel that have a picture of a phone and person speaking, is that for bluetooth?..does it sync with my phone or need to buy a special built in phone from the dealer

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SOURCE: How to sync phone with Saab 2003 / 9-3, with bluetooth device?

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