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Car doors will not unlock and they lock on their own

Saab car doors will not unlock and they lock on their own. I have to get in through the trunk. Even when the car is running, the doors stay locked.

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In the trunk, there should be a carpet panel and the gas door side. Pull the carpet siding back and there should be a lever labeled gas gap manual. Use that to manually release the lock

Apr 12, 2014 | 1998 Saab 900

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On 2006 saab conv trunk wont unlock using handle on trunk lid, works using remote and door button


Saab have an auto-lock to thier trunks. So that nobody else can open your trunk while you're in the car etc. If you open and then closes a doot the lock should unlock. If not, your modell is only unlockable with key/doorbutton.

Oct 06, 2013 | Saab Cars & Trucks

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Trunk will not open !


The trunk lock is incorporated in the central locking system. This means that you can either lock or unlock the trunk by means of either of the front doors. You can also operate the trunk lock directly with the master key even if the vehicle is centrally locked.

Are you sure it is the Master Key? Try the key in the glove box lock. The power door locks should unlock the trunk for you turn the key if it is right over to the right turn it right over to the left . you turn the key to far right to stop the boot been opened when the doors are not closed.

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Jan 05, 2011 | 1995 Volvo 940

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How do Idisable the alarm


  • 1

    Close any open doors, and lock them all from the driver's door. You should hear the other doors locking when you turn the key in the driver's door. Check the other doors to make sure the lock indicators are in the "Locked" position.


  • 2

    Wait at least 15 seconds. Then, unlock the driver's door with the key. This should disable the alarm.


  • 3 Take your car to the Saab dealership if the alarm engages even with the car unlocked. That likely means there is a contact inside the lock on the driver door that is faulty.



  • Dec 26, 2010 | 1994 Saab 9000

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    How do i manually release the rear door on a ssab 9-3 2003 as the door module has failed


    Trunk Lock After Closing
    --------------------------
    Desc.: What happens to the trunk lock when closing it.

    Settings:
    Yes: Automatically lock Boot on closing
    No: Boot can be reopened using micro switch button located on the trunk/boot

    * Trunk Lock After Drive Off
    ----------------------------
    Desc.: Should the trunk be locked at drive off or after 30 sec.?

    Settings:
    Yes: Trunk/Boot will automatically lock when vehicle increases speed
    No: Trunk/Boot will remain closed, however will be in the unlocked
    condition if No was selected in the previous option.

    * Door & Trunk Unlock at Key Out
    --------------------------------
    Desc.: When the is removed from the center console should door/trunk
    be unlocked?

    Settings:
    Yes: All Doors & Trunk/Boot will Unlock when the Key is removed from
    the Ignition Switch If Driver frequently locked all Doors when
    driving
    this feature would be beneficial.
    No: Doors and Boot will remain in the same condition as they were
    prior
    to Key removal

    * TSL Locking Logic (Theft Security Locking/Deadlock)
    -------------------
    Settings:
    TSL at first Press: Default Setting. All Doors will lock in Deadlock
    Mode
    TSL at Second Press: All Doors will lock in Deadlock mode at the second
    press of the Remote.

    * Lock /Unlock Acknowledge
    --------------------------
    Settings:
    None : No acknowledge will be visible
    Indicators: Indicators will blink as acknowledge

    * Follow Me Home Function
    -------------------------
    Settings:
    Tail Light: When selected Tail Lights will be illuminated
    Back Up Light: When Selected Reverse Light will be activated


    Tech 2 Body Exterior Lighting & Horn
    ====================================

    * High Beam Follow me home Active Time
    --------------------------------------
    Desc.: Follow Me Home Active Time can be adjusted between 0- 10 minutes

    Settings:
    This Feature can be turned on or Off .Yes / No can be selected.
    Low Beam Automatic / Low Beam also in Position 0 (light switch)
    Yes / No
    Follow Me Home Active Time
    - Daytime Driving Lights can be activated

    * Parking Lights
    ----------------

    Settings:
    Act as Lead Me To the Car Light.

    * Park Light On Reminder
    ------------------------
    Settings:
    On / Off
    If Ignition is turned Off and the parking lights are active, Driver will
    be warned if set to on.

    * Show Trailer Light Outage
    Desc.: REC will detect blown trailer light and display on SID

    Settings:
    Yes or No

    * Trailer Light / Fog Light off
    -------------------------------

    Settings:
    Yes: Fog Light Rear will be disabled When Trailer is connected Yes
    No

    * Horn Lock Unlock Acknowledge
    ------------------------------
    Settings:
    On: Horn will honk when car is locked
    Off: Horn will not honk if car is locked


    Tech 2 Body Locking
    ===================

    * Panic Alarm Activation (Vehicles fitted with /Alarm only)
    -----------------------------------------------------------
    - Panic Button / Locking Switch
    Central Locking Switch Driver /Passenger

    Settings:
    - Panic Button on Remote and locking switch inside vehicle will
    activate alarm
    - Panic Button will activate Alarm only
    - Locking Switch inside vehicle (driver /passenger will activate
    alarm only
    - No Panic Alarm function required.

    * Unlock Logic
    --------------
    Settings:
    All at first press : All Doors will open & Fuel Lid will unlock if the
    Driver or Passenger Door Switch is activated
    Driver Door & Fuel Lid at first press : Only the drivers Door will unlock
    & Fuel Lid will unlock when door
    switch is activated

    * Remote unlocking One Press
    ----------------------------
    Settings:
    All at first press: All Doors will open & Fuel Lid will unlock if the
    Remote is pressed
    Driver door & Fuel Lid at first press: Only the drivers Door will unlock &
    Fuel Lid will unlock when the Remote
    is pressed

    Dec 17, 2010 | 2003 Saab 9-3

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    Locked keys in the trunk of 2006 Saab 93 convertible Lock smith opened the drivers side door and trunk release would not work


    do u have fold down seats in the back. if not try disconnecting the battery and checking the fuse for the trunk release.

    Jul 28, 2010 | Saab 9 3 Cars & Trucks

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    The trunk release (both on the door and on the key fob) stopped releasing the trunk lock on my 2002 Saab. The only way to open the trunk is through the emergency release pull inside the trunk. Is there a...


    If the fuse is okay, check to see that the latch is not bound in some way, and that it is properly lubricated. A dry latch sometimes will not release.

    Nov 02, 2009 | 2002 Saab 9-5

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    2001 Saab 9-5 Power Door Lock problem


    Does the key still pop the trunk/hatch? That would also indicate whether or not it was the key remote. If that function works it's probably nothing on the car (i.e. "receiver") end.

    There is a very good SAAB forum that would likely be the best place to find out if somebody has has this issue before and what they have done: www.saabcentral.com

    Jul 03, 2008 | 2001 Saab 9-3

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