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How to Replace the Climate Control Buttons on a Saab 9-3 Aero: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to replace the Climate Control Buttons

As a Saab car owner, it’s important to know how to maintain and repair your vehicle. One common issue that can arise is a malfunctioning climate control system, specifically the buttons. In this guide, we’ll take a look at how to replace the climate control buttons on a Saab 9-3 Aero Sport Combi using this tutorial video by Car enthusiast Neptune8.

First, begin by removing the center console by carefully prying it up with a trim tool. Next, remove the climate control unit by carefully disconnecting the electrical connectors and removing the mounting screws. Once the unit is removed, you will be able to access the buttons. To remove the buttons, gently pry them out with a trim tool. Be sure to keep track of which button goes in which location, as they are not interchangeable.

Next, install the new buttons by carefully pressing them into place. Once the buttons are installed, re-install the climate control unit and center console. Finally, test the new buttons to ensure they are functioning properly.

This guide will help you replace the climate control buttons on your Saab 9-3 Aero Sport Combi, allowing you to enjoy a fully functioning climate control system once again. If you are experiencing any other issues with your Saab or you are not comfortable working on your car please seek the help of a professional mechanic.

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