Question about Saab Cars & Trucks
The convertible top will not close, manual close only is displayed on the screen while driving it says there is an obstruction which I cannot see,
Just had this issue - mine was a $20 dollar micro switch (if you can find one) Mine was not opening saying obstruction. mine was the micro switch on the drivers side, there is also one on the passeng;er side. That's probably your issue.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 1999 Saab 9-3 convertible. Motor
There is a manual release behind the rear seat on the passenger side. Pulling it releases the tonneau motor plate away from the gears, allowing top to be raised and lowered manually.Once this release is used, the back bottom edge of the top will never seat against the tonneau again until the top is repaired.
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
Your tonneau motor is probably bad, though reprogramming the limits may fix it. You will need the factory tool, unfortunately. There is a lot of information on this webpage. Be sure to read the information relating to updates on 1995 models.
Posted on Mar 26, 2009
SOURCE: Saab 2004 9-3 Convertible
Had same problem, in the boot right hand side, behind the removable panel there is :
1 - a hydraulic reservoir which must be at correct level.
2 - a black box (stc) this controls the roof system,
switch ignition off then pull the 2 connectors off for 30sec then reconnect.
This worked and hope this resolves your problem
Posted on Apr 06, 2009
To check the oil level open the boot - at the very back remove the 4 plastic clips that hold the carpet in place. Slightly to the left of the center there are 2 holes - shine a light in the bottom and look through the top one to check the level.
To add oil - fold down the seat backrest. Remove the plastic trim - held on by 4 screws and 2 pop out plastic cllips. Undo the 8 large bolts that hold the cover in place - 2 on top and 3 on front and back.Then lift up the cover from the front edge. You will then be able to get to the resevoir - you will need a funnel to poor fluid in.
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
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