The small figure on the far right of the dis- play is the number of the preset button selected. Trying to start your car by pushing or pull- ing it could damage your vehicle, even if you have a manual transmission. The gear positions are marked on the gear lever. Installation must be done by an authorized Saab dealer. Be sure everyone using the car is familiar with how both the car alarm and the locking system work.
This is especially important when the road surface is slippery to avoid. If you have an automatic transmission, your vehicle cannot be started by pushing or pulling it. Since the policy at Saab is one of continual improvement, we retain the right to incorpo- rate modifications and to alter specifications during production without prior notice. When the car is new, wash the bodywork by hand, using just cold water —. It is the customer's sole responsibility to verify the accuracy of the prices with the dealer. Changing the coolant Usually carried out as part of the Saab original service by an authorized Saab dealer 1 If the engine is hot, loosen the expan- sion-tank filler cap a little to release the pressure.
Have the car checked by an autho- rized Saab dealer. It comes on when the temperature of the seat cushion goes below 79°F 26°C and turns off when it reaches 97°F 36°C. Have the brake system checked at once by an authorized Saab dealer. The heating is thermostatically controlled. Alternatively, use the central operating switch for the side windows.
Be sure the battery has enough water. In the event of a rear-end collision, the body is forced back against the backrest. If you must drive with the trunk lid open, all windows and the sunroof if fitted must be closed and the cabin fan on at its highest speed setting. Horsepower rpm 185 5,500 Auto: 185 5,750 205 5,500 Auto: 205 5,750 Max. Manual raising of the soft top. Reporting Safety Defects to the Canadian govern- ment. Open the front ashtray by lightly pressing on the front.
In Canada, please call the Saab Customer Assistance Centre at 1-800-263-1999. The battery installed in your new Saab has filler caps. Fault in key transmitter or in igni- tion-switch receiver. To check the fluid level, first screw the cap on fully again and then remove. Rear suspension H-formed, semi-rigid torsion-beam rear axle with inner and outer stabilizer bars, sport-tuned coil springs, gas shock absorbers.
Manual calibration: 1 Start the engine. Continued driving without this problem being corrected might cause serious fur- ther damage to your car and create unsafe driving conditions. The selec- tor lever is locked and the transmission is mechanically immobilized. In this mode, the amount of infor- mation displayed is reduced, and only the most important instruments and displays will be illuminated. Remove any dirty marks using a cloth moistened with lukewarm soapy water.
Trailer weight Maximum recommended trailer weights for different gradients, for best comfort and driveability for manual and automatic cars, are shown in the drawing. In daylight or other equally bright light, the instrument and switch illumination is auto- matically extinguished. Follow the steps below to do it safely. A safety cut-out function in the fuel system prevents the engine speed exceeding approximately 6,200 rpm 2. Base curb weight with standard equipment. The Saab 9-3 Audio System consists of a main unit with a radio and a cassette player. At the same time, pivot the beam backwards.
Place the load as far in as possible. Provision has been made on certain vari- ants of the Saab 9-3 for the installation of a hands-free car phone. Use a flashlight if you need more light. All vehicle details advertised are true to our best knowledge, but not guaranteed. Some of the car-alarm functions can be reprogrammed — con- sult your Saab dealer for further details see page 231. Before you can remove the key, the car must be in reverse gear manual gearbox cars or the Parking P position cars with automatic transmission.