Tag Archives: Saab DIY

DIY: Morimoto XSB white/amber Halos on a Saab 9-3

This is “angel eye” in the 2.0 version of the Morimoto XSB LEDs, and this “Angel light” is a perfect fit into fog-light positon in bumper of Saab 9-3. And that’s not all, the owner of this Saab Eric Winchester has improved “angel eye” with blinker function (turn signal). Morimoto XSB Halos are only designed to run white light as a constant. The Amber function
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DIY: Saab 9-3 Peeling Door Handle Fix

Here are recommendations for another good Saab youtube channel – SAAB Guides (of course, do not forget the Trionic Seven channel). SAAB Guides is channel focused on producing DIY guides for the weekend Saab warrior, they are hear to help Saabers out with your SAAB. Currently they have a 2004 9-3 Aero with which they can do demo’s and projects
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iPad Mini in Saab dashboard

From our Saab friend and regular reader of the blog Martin Forss I’ve recived this great pictures and the announcement of DIY Saab project. “I am the owner of the instagram account Saabcarsofsweden and I have been a fan of saabplanet.com for a long time. I constantly read your articles and i find them to be awesome. So,
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DIY: Saab 9-3 Climate Control Button Replacement

This is very, very good Saab DIY video from Aaron Zollo editor-in-chief of Zollotech. Many Saab 9-3’s (2003-2006) have their climate control buttons wear away. To replace them and make the buttons look new again isn’t too hard, and just takes patience. This video show you how to replace worn off buttons on an 03-06 SAAB 9-3.
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Saab 9-5 DIY: Coolant Bypass Valve Replacement

Here’s the new video from Trionic Seven production. This time, it’s a topic Coolant Bypass Valve Replacement on Saab 9-5. In the Saab 9-5 there is a valve (Coolant Bypass Valve or Heater Bypass Valve) in the cooling system that is prone to failure, resulting in leaking coolant. The leakage can be sudden and the car
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DIY: Saab Vacuum Line Replacement

his is a detailed guide for replacing the vacuum lines in your Saab by Trionic Seven – YouTube channel for Saab enthusiast. Instructions should also apply to the Saab 900, Saab 9000 and Saab 9-3, however there might be some minor differences. The old lines are made of rubber which will become brittle with age
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SAAB Do It Yourself website

Website fixmysaab.com is the ultimate SAAB “Do It Yourself“ webpage. Owner  of this website Jeff repair his own personal cars, and he snap pictures and document the procedures. This website covers the Saab C900, Saab 9000 and Saab 9-5. All the Saab repair instructions are written “step by step“, and well illustrated.

DIY: iPad in a SAAB 9-3

Followers of  iPhonesajten.se blog have done an impressive DIY work,  and they were integrate iPad Mini in the SAAB 9-3 dashboard. Here were several unsuccessful attempts, but Now iPad Mini  sits in place and its is fully functional,  together with the charge and play music, videos etc.:

How to Add an AUX Input to a Saab 9-3?

This great DIY video shows how to add an AUX input jack to a 2003 or newer Saab 9-3. Before doing this you might want to look in your center armrest and see if there’s one there already. If your car is a 2003 through 2005, go to SaabCentral forum  to see how to connect the
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Saab 9-5 DIY videos

FCP Euro is a European automobile parts supplier that has been slowly making a name for itself. You can found out that FCP Euro is publishing DIY videos on Youtube. The videos are like their website, well laid out, easy to understand and do a good job explaining Saab maintenance tasks.  They have a whole series of these
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How to Fix a Saab SID (Saab Information Display) Knob? [video]

This great DIY video shows how one SAAB owner repair Saab Information Display (SID) knob to working again. This is a common problem with Saab 9-3‘s. You turn the knob but the display doesn’t change, or when it changes it skips three steps and passes over the setting you’re trying to select.