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Can I replace the head unit in a 2004 saab 9-3 ? I've heard you can't because to car won't accept any other radios in it . I'm looking to replace it with a touch screen head unit .

I would like to replace the saab head unit in a 2004 model with a new touchscreen stereo , only problem is that I've heard online that the car can't switch radios or something along those lines ....this is a bad thing for me (18 year old ) because I can't play a iPod off the existing stereo ...I'm fully aware that I can't wire a aux in but I would MUCH rather replace the outdated head unit

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  • Mike Nov 06, 2012

    So any after market stereo for example a pioneer touch screen that fit the dash ...will work in the car as long as I find an adapter. Right ?



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Thanks for the help your saying that if I for example buy a stereo that is the right size then it should have no problem hooking into the car with out any fancy wire work ....I'm for iliac with normal installation ( done it before ) but I'm just a little intimidated by some of the sites saying that you can't install a after market radio into a saab because it won't exempt it and all that stuff . But any right size stereo should work your telling me ?

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SOURCE: Looking for a replacement radio

any radio that is the same size will fit you can buy adapters at most radio shops best buy future shop adaptor uses vehicle wiring and connects to radio find a radio you like then ask for the adaptor to fit

hope this will help you hope you find a radio you like plz vote or comment reply if you need more help

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SOURCE: Replaced a Xenon bulb on my 2004 Saab 9-3, still doesn't work...

Do yourself a great favor clean the inside of the socket and then put a little wd40 on the backside of the bulb then try again also check grounds near the headlights ok

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