i have saab2003 9-3 turbo2.0t . ignition switch locked car wont start


Asked by Mar 31, 2014 at 01:19 PM about the 2003 Saab 9-3

Question type: General

battery went  dead..ignition switch locked  car  wont start. What or how can unlocked
ignition sitch

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The Saab keys for that year are electronic. Refer to this pdf. It may answer your question: http://www.saabnet.com/tsn/faq/keyfaq.pdf

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The car battery went down.. so you thing I need to reprogramm the car key?

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No reprogramming is not necessary. The car's security system will recognize the key. The key is "chipped" and does not require any power. I would get a good charge on the car battery. There may be issues with your security system not reading the key? Do you have a spare key you could try? Also you could try disconnecting the battery for 15-20 minutes. The cars electronic system may need a reboot.. Just guessing.

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But definitely charge the battery and see if that fixes your issue. I would start there. If it still doesn't work, then proceed with further trouble shooting.

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Car turn on and getting Steering Lock malfunction and ignition switch locked. Can you tell what going on.We turn car dircetly

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