2001 Saab 9-3 TSBs

28 9-3 Technical Service Bulletins

Technical Service Bulletins, or TSBs for short, are notifications made directly by Saab to help automotive technicians diagnose and repair commonly reported 9-3 problems. Interested in how this information is collected? Read more about TSBs.

Recent 2001 9-3 TSBs

SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • Date Reported DECEMBER 20, 2002
    • NHTSA Reference #10004713
    • TSB Reference #632

    Description: ADDRESSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF POPPING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION. *TT

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ENGINE (PWS)

    • Date Reported AUGUST 29, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10082869
    • TSB Reference #PI1394A

    Description: THIS INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN PROVIDES ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON HOW TO INSTALL PISTONS AND SUGGEST WHAT TOOLS TO USE.

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    • Date Reported AUGUST 02, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10082814
    • TSB Reference #000601012F

    Description: THIS INFORMATIONAL BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION TO GM DEALERS ON THE CORRECT CLEANING METHODS WHEN CLEANING ENGINE GASKET SEALING SURFACES.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • Date Reported NOVEMBER 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10012036
    • TSB Reference #2912494

    Description: REDUCED PERFORMANCE AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES FOR THE TURBO CONTROL VALVE. *EH

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • Date Reported APRIL 27, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10083898
    • TSB Reference #PIT5485B

    Description: THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN IF UNABLE TO PLACE AN ONSTAR CALL IN THE IGNITION ON MODE AFTER THE ONSTAR CANADA UPGRADE, TO CONTACT THE GM TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER ONSTAR GROUP FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.

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    • Date Reported APRIL 19, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10078735
    • TSB Reference #PIC-4935-E

    Description: THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION PROVIDES INFORMATION TO HELP THE DEALERSHIP TECHNICIANS PERFORM A PARASITIC DRAIN TEST FOR THE ONSTAR MODULE. WHEN PERFORMING BATTERY PARASITIC DRAIN TEST, THERE MAY BE SOME CONFUSION AS TO WHAT TH

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    • Date Reported APRIL 19, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10078734
    • TSB Reference #PIC-5050-A

    Description: THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN THE STEPS ON REPAIRING THE CONCERN. A CUSTOMER MAY IDENTIFY A CONCERN OF UNABLE TO REACTIVATE A VEHICLE'S ONSTAR THAT HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY DISABLED BY ONSTAR. DEALER IS TO CA

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    • Date Reported APRIL 19, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10083484
    • TSB Reference #PIC4935E

    Description: THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION PROVIDES INFORMATION TO HELP THE DEALERSHIP TECHNICIANS PERFORM A PARASITIC DRAIN TEST FOR THE ONSTAR MODULE. WHEN PERFORMING BATTERY PARASITIC DRAIN TEST, THERE MAY BE SOME CONFUSION AS TO WHAT TH

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    • Date Reported APRIL 08, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10083900
    • TSB Reference #PIT5485A

    Description: THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN, IF UNABLE TO PLACE AN ONSTAR CALL IN THE IGNITION ON MODE AFTER THE ONSTAR CANADA UPGRADE TO CONTACT THE GM TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER ONSTAR GROUP FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.

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    • Date Reported NOVEMBER 01, 2008
    • NHTSA Reference #10027804
    • TSB Reference #08089-B

    Description: GENERAL MOTORS CORP: SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT; ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. *PE UPDATED 2/17/09. *PE

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • Date Reported APRIL 19, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10078735
    • TSB Reference #PIC-4935-E

    Description: THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION PROVIDES INFORMATION TO HELP THE DEALERSHIP TECHNICIANS PERFORM A PARASITIC DRAIN TEST FOR THE ONSTAR MODULE. WHEN PERFORMING BATTERY PARASITIC DRAIN TEST, THERE MAY BE SOME CONFUSION AS TO WHAT TH

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • Date Reported NOVEMBER 01, 2008
    • NHTSA Reference #10027804
    • TSB Reference #08089-B

    Description: GENERAL MOTORS CORP: SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT; ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. *PE UPDATED 2/17/09. *PE

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VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • Date Reported JULY 23, 2001
    • NHTSA Reference #621481
    • TSB Reference #835

    Description: ADDRESSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINT FRONT WINDOWS JUMPING OUT OF TRACK ON VEHICLES UP TO VIN 17004996. *TT

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STRUCTURE:BODY

    • Date Reported SEPTEMBER 25, 2001
    • NHTSA Reference #621485
    • TSB Reference #8452282

    Description: ON SOME VIGGEN MODELS FROM M99 TO M01 VIN 17016680, THE OUTER BRACKETS OF THE REAR SPOILER CAN WARP, CAUSING THE SPOILER TO VIBRATE AND RATTLE. *TT

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STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

    • Date Reported FEBRUARY 01, 2009
    • NHTSA Reference #10029344
    • TSB Reference #MI-811-2716

    Description: SAAB SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES CONTROL MODULE'S ANALOGUE INPUTS MAY PRODUCE INVALID SIGNAL. THIS MEANS THE SOFT TOP'S CONTROL MODULE DOES NOT FUNCTION AS INTENDED. DIFFICULTIE

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    • Date Reported JULY 09, 2001
    • NHTSA Reference #621482
    • TSB Reference #8112295

    Description: SOME CONVERTIBLE MODELS UP TO AND INCLUDING VIN 17004113 MAY EXHIBIT A SOFT TOP THAT MAY STOP HALFWAY DURING CLOSING OR OPENING AND THE SID UNIT SHOWS A CHECK SOFT TOP MESSAGE. *TT

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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

    • Date Reported NOVEMBER 01, 2011
    • NHTSA Reference #10042986
    • TSB Reference #SB-10-08-50-003B

    Description: GENERAL MOTORS: INFORMATION PROVIDED BY BULLETIN FOR ALL 2012 AND PRIOR GENERAL MOTOR TRUCKS AND PASSENGER VEHICLES REGARDING THE ADJUSTABLE COMFORT AND CUSTOM UPHOLSTERY OF THE DRIVER AND THE PASSENGER HEAD RESTRAINT. *PE

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • Date Reported APRIL 19, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10083489
    • TSB Reference #PIC5050A

    Description: THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN THE STEPS ON REPAIRING THE CONCERN. A CUSTOMER MAY IDENTIFY A CONCERN OF UNABLE TO REACTIVATE A VEHICLE'S ONSTAR THAT HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY DISABLED BY ONSTAR. DEALER IS TO CA

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    • Date Reported JUNE 01, 2008
    • NHTSA Reference #10026586
    • TSB Reference #08-089

    Description: BUICK\CADILLAC\CHEVROLET\GMC\HUMMER\OLDSMOBILE\PONTIAC\SAAB\SATURN SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT-ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. FCC RULED IN 2002 WIRELESS CARRIERS WOULD NO LONGER R

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • Date Reported AUGUST 26, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10082506
    • TSB Reference #16NA260

    Description: THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE MEDIA DISC PLAYER WITH THE LATEST CALIBRATIONS TO CORRECT A CONDITION OF THE REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM NOT OPERATING AS INTENDED IN COLDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AREAS DUE TO CALIBR

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • Date Reported APRIL 27, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10083898
    • TSB Reference #PIT5485B

    Description: THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN IF UNABLE TO PLACE AN ONSTAR CALL IN THE IGNITION ON MODE AFTER THE ONSTAR CANADA UPGRADE, TO CONTACT THE GM TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER ONSTAR GROUP FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.

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    • Date Reported APRIL 19, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10083884
    • TSB Reference #PIT5389A

    Description: THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN ON THE STEPS FOR DIAGNOSING THE CONCERN. THE VEHICLE MAY BE UNABLE TO CONNECT TO ONSTAR USING THE WHITE, BLUE OR RED ONSTAR BUTTONS.

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    • Date Reported APRIL 08, 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #10083900
    • TSB Reference #PIT5485A

    Description: THIS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION COMMUNICATION ADVISES THE TECHNICIAN, IF UNABLE TO PLACE AN ONSTAR CALL IN THE IGNITION ON MODE AFTER THE ONSTAR CANADA UPGRADE TO CONTACT THE GM TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER ONSTAR GROUP FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE.

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    • Date Reported NOVEMBER 01, 2008
    • NHTSA Reference #10027804
    • TSB Reference #08089-B

    Description: GENERAL MOTORS CORP: SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT; ANALOG ONSTAR DEACTIVATION. *PE UPDATED 2/17/09. *PE

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EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • Date Reported FEBRUARY 01, 2009
    • NHTSA Reference #10029344
    • TSB Reference #MI-811-2716

    Description: SAAB SERVICE CAMPAIGN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES CONTROL MODULE'S ANALOGUE INPUTS MAY PRODUCE INVALID SIGNAL. THIS MEANS THE SOFT TOP'S CONTROL MODULE DOES NOT FUNCTION AS INTENDED. DIFFICULTIE

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