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I have 2003 SAAB 9-3 with a no start, no crank condition.

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Second opinion] I have 2003 SAAB 9-3 with a no start, no crank conditionJA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?Customer: battery is fully charged, even tried another battery. all dash light workJA: Are you fixing your 9-3 yourself? What have you tried so far?Customer: I am, I have changed the ignition switch, and the Transmission range switchJA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?Customer: no
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Shawn Few
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Hi , I see that your question has been sitting for a while and has not been answered ,I m sorry for your wait and I like to assist you on it , if you still have not had the issue resolved

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Dennis Gooch
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Hi! Are you seeing a solid or flashing theft light when you turn key to the crank position? Have you been able to scan car for any stored codes ?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Which light are you referring to? I have not been able to connect for codes, i do not have a tech 2. But i have tried 3 other scanners and they all say no communication. I thought even without a tech 2, that i should get some type of communication.

The security/theft light would be on the instrument cluster. Yes, you should get basic communication with any OBDII scanner. Have you ran thru and checked all the fuses?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Security light does not blink with the key on, have checked all fuses several times. I have changed the ignition switch, and the transmission range sensor (neutral safety switch). Fuel pump sounds like it primes, and i have jumped the starter relay and the engine will crank, but not run with key on.

I just found reference material for that year/model that states that you HAVE to use a tech II on that vehicle and that you HAVE to re-initialize / recognize new ignition switch with a tech II. This was the last year before consumer protection laws forced them to be compatible with universal scanners. :( Your going to have to start there. I remember this now from the last one of those older ones I worked on (It's been awhile). Wish I had better news.

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