After the one hour waiting period, the system will allow only one code entry attempt. I don't think you have a lot of choice but to find someone with a Tech2 that can sort this out for you. Enter your client's radio station presets if you recorded them in step 2. This locked my radio, so I called the Saab dealer from my home town and told him the problem. I turned off the car. The radio automatically switches on and indicates the radio station or frequency stored with station button 1.
Go for drive and enjoy sounds again. You must request consideration, and get a decision, before starlina work. Now put the key in on position no need to start and see that no outside lights are on. Dec 06, 2014 my electric Ariel stopped working and I was quoted £87 to replace it I bought a replacement on ebay for £13 its a simple fix just undo the Ariel nut on top of the car rear wing get someone to sit in car and push radio button old ariel starts to come out simple assist it until it has completely come away from car put new lead into hole then get person in car to switch of radio and feel the ariel start to be pulled back into place be carful to keep it straight as it enters then replace locking nut total time less than 5 mins cost £13 plus one person to assist easy fix on May 07, 2015 It sounds like a computer problem. If you do not have the radio code and would like to get it you must call your local Saab dealer with the serial number off the top of the radio. If you entered right code and you just the code on the screen, then you did not wait one hour. You should hear the antenna winding down when you pull the radio fuse.
If you get code in now, do nothing. I'd say it will pay in the long term to shop around for a opportunity, including official service center if available, to find out if they would be willing to unlock and tell the code as a courtesy. Locate the fuse box inside the car. Please remember that you are not anonymous. Do silicone hoses pop off? If you get code in now, do nothing. Waited another hour and entered the correct code.
Your radio has no code, and no way of entering one. Just wanted to let all know that where most other aftermarket tools fall short, the Autel is the most versatile diagnostic tool I have ever used. Thanks to Another Contributors Experience from Bryan! In this state the code number can be written over as frequently as desired. I own a '96 900 and experienced radio code entry challenge after replacing the car battery. When I re-inserted the fuses the radio processed the code and the radio functioned. The next day, I received an email with the code. I pulled the fuses of the radio, started the car and reinserted the fuses.
You have triggered the testing within the audio system. Depending on the reserve power capability of the speakers installed, they may also be damaged. I replaced the battery and did not have the code. There is no code you can change. There is not just one brand that can be installed by Saab. If so it will always work in your car, but no other. I followed all procedures that were advised but nothing helped.
Finally the advise of Glenn Aspinol solved the problem. If the remanufactured unit has a shipping cover and shipping screws, make sure you transfer them to the faulty unit being returned. Enter the 4 digit code using the preset buttons. After the hour passed, viola! If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member. I tried every method suggested so far on Thesaabsite. I found a place on line that will provide the code but they want £25! I tried some the tricks on the faq forum with the result being four blank lines and a run-down battery. I can't find any code in my manual anyone know where it would be in there? After installing everything back, the Radio is asking for its Code.
Should be free as well. Is it possible, to get the radio code from the radio, before i change the battery, or is there an online service that can search and confirm the radio code, im really lost with this one, i live in the country, with no, or very few technical guys around and very few dealerships, i asked one guy and all i got was a shrugg of the shoulders and the statement,mmmmmmm damn cars and computers, i would'nt have one!! I cannot afford to go to a Saab dealer as the nearest one is some 400 miles away, and with no electronic engineers, or other dealers near i will have to try and change the battery myself. You should hear the antenna winding down when you pull the radio fuse. This procedure depends on the year of the car. Many times radio owners will write the radio code on top of the radio once you have the correct code. Typically the radio code is in the owners pouch and is a small card with the numbers on it. The head unit is linked to the car's security system.
Luckily I was able to find it written on a piece of paper inside the owners manual. Then when it warms up, it fails again. You'll need to pull the head unit to get the code but that's fairly easy. Is this the head unit that has come out of your car? Now pull the radio fuse, then pull the radio diagnostic fuse. Check out Trionic Dash: Follow us on social media: Google+: Facebook: Twitter: Reddit: Instagram: DriveTribe: Due to factors beyond the control of Trionic Seven, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.
The owner's manual for the 1996 900 se lists the process that works for this convertible. This is for those who know the code but have been locked out of the radio. Leave car in on position don't start engine 5. In order to turn the day time running lights off, pull the fuse for that, next pull the fuse for the parking and accessory lights. This is for those who know the code but have been locked out of the radio This is for those who know the code but have been locked out of the radio. I then used some nails to remove the radio, gave him the number on the back, and he gave me the code, free of charge, and it only took about 5 minutes.
If you get 4 horizontal lines, then I think you may have the wrong code, call a saab dealership. If the code entry is incorrect, you must again wait one hour before another attempt. Then apply the new sticker that shows only the serial number to the side of the glove box. That discount puts the job cost locally in the same ball park as an oil change at a generic shop with proper branded oil. People are more willing to help than not. There is also a place that will provide a download, but I need to know the manufacturer of the radio. I unplugged my battery while out of town on a trip to clear a 'service engine' light.