My repair of a Saab SID display, which had lost pixels on the LCD screen. Ultimately, I discovered the ribbon cable had deteriorated beyond repair, and I purchased a replacement ribbon cable. A $400 unit was fixed for a little more than $40.
Saab 9-5 SID removal
How to remove your Saab 9-5's SID unit for repair or replacement. Saab
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SAAB 9-5 Open SID
Live engine data is delivered straight to the car SID !!!
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Saab 9-5 Climate Display Repair
Showing the basics of how to remove, and repair the Saab 9-5's Auto Climate
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theSAABguy Review: Pixelfix.net Replacement SID Ribbon Cable
This is a review and trail of a replacement ribbon cable from pixelfix.net.
If you own an older SAAB 9-3 or 9-5 you probably don't have all your pixels
on your SID- SAAB Information Display. Amazing results!
Check out my other video... it shows the entire process from start to
Fixing Saab 9-5 Security System Problems -EricTheCarGuy
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As I said in the video the owner brought me this car along with the
supposed fix. The symptoms were an intermittent no start and a message on
the dash indicating a security system problem. Apparently this is a common
problem with Saabs of this vintage and the problem is usually linked to
this siren/security module. Apparently the batteries go bad in the unit
causing it to act up intermittently. In this video I show the steps needed
to replace the module, it's actually a very easy job that does not require
a lot of tools. So if you have an issue with the security system on a Saab
of this vintage you might want to give this fix a try.
Here's the ebay store link to the company that rebuilds the modules.
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SAAB 9-3 9-5 SID 2 Non Bond Pixel repair instructions
Brand New LCD screen and Non Bond PCB connection ribbon for SAAB SID 2
pixel repair, this is the easiest and best way to fix you SAAB SID display,
Kit now available at only £24.99, please visit http://www.akspeedo.com/
for more details.