Message: “Time for Service!”
So this comes up every time you start from cold your Saab 9-3. You have been changing own oil and and you know for sure that it is not time for the service.
What your car is asking to do? The manual wasn’t helpful – it just said take it do a dealer. Of course, this is not mandatory – You just need to reset the service code. It’s a preprogrammed message based on how much mileage/time has passed.
This video show how to resetting the service indicator on a 2005 Saab 9-3 TiD:
And same on Saab 9-3 TTiD: