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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:16 pm 
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Car Model: Saab 9-3
Went out to the car to get something out the boot. Unlocked the car opened the boot, got what I wanted closed it. Car wouldn't lock. Went in got the spare, locked the car. Put a new battery in my main key, still nothing. Totally at a loss with this,never heard or seen this before.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:30 pm 
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Car Model: 99 9-3 s turbo
Mine dose that somtimes, i have to open and close drivers door unlock the lock it and it works again

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:27 am 
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Car Model: Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8T
Check if the button has come loose inside the key, I had to resolder mine, but it could be just the top bit that clips on top...
Relatively simple, remove the key, pry open the plastic, and then take out the board.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:06 pm 
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Car Model: Saab 9-3
All working fine again, many thanks to sgould for his help and appreciate the other replies too :)


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