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2004 Saab 93 Aero 6 speed not starting or cranking. I have

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2004 Saab 93 Aero 6 speed not starting or cranking. I have done the following. Replace the isw, icm, new battery, ecm replace and program, reprogram cim. Still not cranking nor starting. The audible sound doesn't work nor the alarm. The light flashes when I press the unlock and unlock button on the remote. The doors doesn't lock and unlock
Submitted: 5 days ago.
Category: Saab
Expert:  peterpete190 replied 5 days ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

Have you had fault codes checked using a fully compatible scan tool that can read all computers in your model here at all to see what codes are set?

Let me know so we can continue,thanks Pete.

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
No
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
No codes just don't start nor cranking
Expert:  peterpete190 replied 5 days ago.

When you say ISW is this the electronic ignition switch that was replaced?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Expert:  peterpete190 replied 5 days ago.

Is this an automatic transmission and if so does it start in neutral at all?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Manual transmission
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Not starting nor cranking I don't have no neutral safety switch!!
Expert:  peterpete190 replied 5 days ago.

In the engine bay fuse and relay panel do fuses 6 and 31 have power on them with the key on?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Wi
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Yea
Expert:  peterpete190 replied 5 days ago.

O.k,do any of the relays click in this fuse panel when the key is turned to the crank/start position?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Relay does click
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
But the light doesn't really goes off like the car is about to start
Expert:  peterpete190 replied 5 days ago.

This is a tough one for me to diagnose myself from here but others may be able to help.

I will open your question up for others here to see if someone else can assist further on this as there may be others here that may have more info on what to check or do with this issue.I hope you can get this resolved with ease.No need to reply to my last post here unless it is a last resort as it will keep your question locked to me and others will not be able to view it.If you feel you want to continue to work with me on this feel free to reply at any time but keep in mind in some cases it can be difficult to fully diagnose or help repair this without seeing your vehicle.

Thanks Pete