Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Saab 9-3 Quick Fix – ECU Removal and Replacement

Main Saab 9-3 Quick Fix – ECU Removal and Replacement

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    Fred B

    Hey man cool vids, I'm new to the channel! Looking at getting my first Saab Tuesday. It's a 2008 9-3 Aero with 124,000 miles on it, very clean and looks like it was taken care of. The dealer wants $5,500. Think that's too much? Thanks!


    LOL mine has the engine cover in the boot/trunk since I bought the car.
    I fitted it and a month later the ECU went faulty after fitting another ECU which on a 2003 is a bit of a PITA as it has the SAI system which I assume if you use a later ECU you will have to manually block off the SAI system and Disco the pump
    The ECU gets quite warm which is likely why they fail over time. covering it is therefore not a great idea. Mines back in the boot/trunk and has lived there for all but a month of the 8 or 9 years I've had mine!

    Carter Chiaramonte

    So I have a 2008 93 aero and I’m looking to install the turbo x rear spoiler on my car, do you know the best way of going about that?

    Nathaniel Wayne

    My ecu was bad on mine when i bought it. It was pouring smoke out the exhaust giving it the look of being a blown head. I went to a junk yard bought an ecu for 70 bucks came home threw it on downloaded the program to reflash it on my laptop for free and did it myself. It costed me maybe 90 buck because the cord to plug from the laptop to the car was around 20 bucks online. I can easily fix this problem for anyone in the indiana area i got everything needed and the know how to do it. My names jeremy my number is 8125313364 if you need help with this text me i dont answer unknown calls.

    Alexandre Dionisio

    Also don't use official torque values for the ignition coils … I already broke 2 bolts. Lucky me I managed to them out. It was scary.


    Thank you for posting consistently……………………………….

    Aarthi John Selvaraj

    Scotty’s Kilmer latest video trash talked Saab and called them trash


    unbolted all the intake system to change the PCV valve and it's really not that difficult. I though it was worse XD

    Toothless Bull Dog 2.0

    "Word to the wise"….time for a hair cut kid,… you're LQQKING scraggly..
    "Word to the wise"…if the vacuum hose is old and brittle plastic then that's a good indicator that it's time to replace it, but I digress.
    Those are the Bull Dog's suggestions.
    from California aka CommieFornia
    oh and by the way you sound angry in the video, perhaps a good vacation is in order?

    Adam Goulart

    Should you disconnect the battery if you are doing this?

    Saab Enthusiast- Omar

    Adding the ecu is actually pretty easy besides having to search through forums for security access

    Jxice Box

    You should get a cold air intake in the Saab 9-3

    Jxice Box

    Noti gang!

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