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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Saab
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Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 15 years dealership experience
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My saab won't start. I have checked the battery and it is

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My saab won't start. I have checked the battery and it is fine and has a full charge. I have replaced the battery in the fob. It will click and the check engine light comes on and the airbag lights and that's it. Please help!
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Saab
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

Hi im kevin when does click occurr and from what area does it come from ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Can you call me?(###) ###-####
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

I dont offer phone service im happy to continue online ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I don't know where the click comes from.
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

Does ot sound more from in engine area ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
in the engine.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
We have checked everything that we can think of. Are there any sensors that shut the engine down for safety??
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

No this sounds like your starter motor has failed ,the clicking you can hear is the starter solonoid jamming .the starter will need to be replaced to sure

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
We checked the starter and it's fine.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Headlights don't come on. No blinkers no locks work.
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

Ok and dash lights come on as normal ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No code for the check engine either.
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No dash lights either.
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

Ok and battery have you checked voltage ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
had it tested yesterday and it's good and fully charged.
Expert:  Kevin replied 3 months ago.

Ok i dont have circuit diagram so il opt out another tech may be able to assist further

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Ok thanks.
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 3 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

Do you still need help?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I took my car to a mechanic, so I no longer require help; furthermore, I never received the call I requested and the technician did NOT help me. I expect that I will only be charged the initial $5. Thank you!
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 3 months ago.

I'm glad you got it repaired.