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2006 Saab 9-3 aero left low beam headlight failure

Xenon low beams dim, halogen high beams work great. Known Saab problem with 9-3 low beams. Xenon system with ballasts, auto level etc. prone to problems. Is there a way to bypass wire from light switch on dash to low beam replaced with halogen.

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SOURCE: no low or high beams

Check the light control unit (looks like a relay) in the main underhood fuse box. The solder joints may be cracked and can be resoldered. This tutorial explains the procedure for a new gen 900 (very similar to yours).

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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SOURCE: saab 95 headlights dont work high work and drive lights stay on

IF THE BULBS ARE OK CHECK THE HEADLIGHT MODULE(IT LOOKS LIKE A RELAY, ORANGE CASE I THINK) TRY WIGGLING IT,IM PRETTY SURE THATS IT. THEY GO BAD ALOT ON SAABS. IT SHOULD BE IN THE ENGINE CONPARTMENT

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Left side full beam not woring on SAAB 95 2000

Might as well check the orange headlight control unit first, as it is an extremely common issue, and will only take you 20 minutes. Here is a step by step tutorial with pictures to examine and repair it. The tutorial is from a 1995 900 but is fully applicable to your car.

Posted on May 15, 2009

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SOURCE: driver side low beam not getting power

I replaed the hedlight relay and it worked.

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Both low beam headlights quit on my 93 Saab 900

yes it the ab relay in the aft end

Posted on Nov 04, 2009

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