Have the brake system checked by an authorized Saab dealer. See also Night panel on page 69. I tested a 9-3 and it was no better than a 900. Certain central lock-system func- tions can be reprogrammed by an authorized Saab dealer See page 231. A floor jack can lift both front wheels or both rear wheels off the ground simultaneously. The second coat consists of a clear enamel, which provides the final gloss for the paintwork and protects the base from moisture and environmental con- taminants.
Heating is adjustable in three stages. Change the coolant as specified in the service program page 215 and use only coolant approved by Saab —. Always secure the roof load safely. Remove the cover at the front of the sunroof opening, insert a screwdriver in the groove, and rotate. The active function is shown in the display. Much greater pressure than normal will therefore be required to operate the brake pedal.
Temperature, air distribution, fan speed and recirculation will all be controlled automatically. Volvo wagons have been transformed from boxy haulers into svelte fashion statements. Note, however, that the heating will go off automatically after 5-10 minutes depending on the outdoor temperature or sooner if the voltage in the electrical system falls below 10 V. Always use the correct Wattage bulb accord- ing to application. It must not be used to support the car during repair work or servicing. Under 1000 miles the distance will be shown in increments of 0. As the engine warms up, air will also be distributed through the floor vents and the fan speed will be increased.
Saab recommends the use of envi- ronmentally safe degreasing agents. Failure to do so can result in the electrical system being damaged. Unscrew the drain plug in the bottom of the sump and leave the oil to drain into an oil tray or other suitable receptacle for at least ten minutes. Contact an authorized Saab work- shop, see also page 156. If you have an automatic transmission, your vehicle cannot be started by pushing or pulling it. Other bulbs If any other bulbs need changing, you are advised to take the car to an authorized Saab dealer.
Long standing in strong sunlight can affect the color and material of the soft top. Set the guide as high as possible without causing the belt to chafe against the throat. We advise against washing a Saab 9-3 Con- vertible in automatic carwashes. Fill with quality washer fluid, available from your Saab dealer and follow the instructions on the package to reduce the risk of freez- ing. If you have any questions regarding child tether anchorages please contact your Saab dealer. On the right-hand side of the luggage com- partment, in the storage locker, is a thin wire that is tied to the locking arm of the filler flap.
Brake pads should only be replaced by an authorized Saab dealer. The hydro- carbons are absorbed in a evaporative emission canister. Engine oil and filter should be changed at least once a year. Some of the car-alarm functions can be reprogrammed — con- sult your Saab dealer for further details see page 231. After selecting reverse, press the tiny button adjacent to the door-mirror switch to tilt the mirror. Continued driving without this problem being corrected might cause serious fur- ther damage to your car and create unsafe driving conditions.
Oil changing should be carried out on a warm engine. After a magazine has been loaded, play-. Switch to playback other side of tape. Refrigerant: 770 g of R134a. The inflating airbag cushions the driver. Do not use automatic car washes for the first five or six months, before the paintwork has hardened prop- erly.
If this works, then the fault is in the first key. Have the car checked by an autho- rized Saab dealer. Washing Wash the car frequently. The radiator fan can cut in even when the engine is switched off. Do this with the car standing on level ground with the engine warm, 2-5 minutes after it has been turned off.
The battery installed in your new Saab has filler caps. If this is not done, the center armrest could swing down in the event of a frontal colli- sion and cause injury to the child. If the fuse blows again as soon as the Shift Lock feature is activated you should contact your Saab dealer. Remove any dirty marks using a cloth moistened with lukewarm soapy water. Saab urges that all recommended maintenance procedures be performed according to this program.
Instruments and controls Parking brake warning light This light will show when the parking brake is on see page 162. In daylight or other equally bright light, the instrument and switch illumination is auto- matically extinguished. R Rotate tires, front to rear R Brake pads and discs;. Instruments and controls Settings for various weather conditions Winter - defroster Winter - comfort. The first coat, the base color, contains the pigment, metal flakes and binder. It is therefore perfectly normal for water to be seen dripping from these outlets when the car is parked. Fasten the belts by pulling the belt across you and inserting the tongue into the buckle.