Saab 9-5

since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Saab 9-5
+ Saab 9-5 Cars
+ Governing bodies and operation receptions
+ Settings and routine maintenance of the car
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling of the engine, heating, ventilation and air conditioning
+ the Power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of electric equipment of the engine
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
- Onboard electric equipment
   General information
   Diagnostics of malfunctions of onboard electric equipment - the general information
   Safety locks - the general information
   The relay - the general information and check of serviceability of functioning
   Window regulators
   Podrulevye switches
   Combination of devices
   Removal and installation of lighting devices and replacement of their lamps
   Adjustment of an inclination of headlights
   Removal and installation of sensors of adjustment of an inclination of headlights
   Removal and horn installation
   Screen wipers and stekloomyvatel
   Sensors of system of the help at a parking
   Removal and installation of an audiosystem and loudspeakers.
   Removal and installation of components of SRS system
   Removal and installation of DICE and TWICE control units
   + electric equipment Schemes

Removal and installation of lighting devices and replacement of their lamps

Before replacement of any lamp of a nalivaniye switch off it. Do not take a lamp barehanded since fingerprints evaporate and besieged on a reflector, leading to its tarnishing. At emergence of spots on a flask of a lamp wipe it the rags moistened in alcohol. For possibility of replacement of the failed lamp it is necessary to have a box with spare lamps in the car. The list of filament lamps applied on the car is provided in Specifications.

Halogen headlights and forward indexes of turns

For removal of headlights forward indexes of turns should be removed.


  1. Remove lateral section of a decorative reshyotka of a radiator (model since 2002 вып.) or a reshyotka of a radiator entirely (models till 2002 вып.) – see. Section Removal and installation decorative radiator reshyotok. At carrying out work on the left side of the car uncover the storage battery.
  1. Wring out down a clamp (3), separate the socket (4) and remove the forward index of turn. In need of only replacement of a lamp turn it counter-clockwise and take from the case of the index of turn.
  1. Remove a protective cover to facilitate headlight removal.
  1. Turn out screws and remove clamps (6).
  1. Slightly delay a headlight to reach the socket and separate it (8) then finally remove a headlight.
  1. In need of only replacement of a lamp it is not required to remove a headlight, – remove from a headlight a cover (1), separate the socket (2) and unhook a bracket (3) fastenings of a lamp.

Xenon headlights and their lamps – replacement

For work of xenon headlights the high voltage (23 kV) is used.


  1. Transfer the ignition key to the situation "LOCK" and remove a headlight.
  1. Release a clamp (3) fastenings of the block (4) lamps and extend the block from a headlight then take from it a lamp (5).
  1. Turn out screws of fastening of the control unit.
  1. Raise the control unit and separate its socket.

Repeaters of indexes of turns


  1. Slightly press forward a rasseivatel and release his back edge (1).
  1. Replace a lamp. For installation fill at first a first line of a rasseivatel, and then press on his back region.

Fog lights


  1. Give fixture (1), delay a headlight and separate its socket (2).
  1. In need of only replacement of a lamp turn it the holder (1) on a corner the 45th hail. also take a lamp.

The back combined lamps of the Sedan models

The description of removal of a part of the back combined lamp located in a trunk lid, is included into the description of removal of the external handle of a luggage carrier (see. Section Removal and installation of a trunk lid and its components).


  1. Give nuts and uncover in furnish of a luggage compartment.
  1. Remove the holder (2) and if necessary replace a faulty lamp.
  1. Give fixture of a lamp (3) and remove it.

The back combined lamps of the Versatile person models


  1. Turn clamps (1) on a quarter of a turn and uncover (2) then turn out bolts (3) fastenings of a lamp.
  1. Delay a lamp aside and remove it from clamps (4).
  1. Separate the socket (5) and finally remove a lamp. Replacement of lamps is made similar to replacement of lamps of the Sedan models.
  1. Remove a covering of a door of a back (see. Section Removal, dismantling, assembly and installation of a door of a back and its components), plate of registration plate and decorative panel (3).
  1. Give nuts (4). At work on the right side of the car delay the lock (5) and leave it to hang on a rod. Check consolidation round the lock cylinder.
  1. Separate the socket and remove the combined lamp from a back door.

Stoplight of the top level of the Sedan models


  1. Uncover (1) in a ceiling covering, turn out screws (2) and separate the socket (3).
  1. For replacement of lamps to remove a stoplight it is not required, – the holder of lamps from clamps on his edges is enough to liberate.

Stoplight of the top level of the Versatile person models


  1. Open a back door, uncover (2), turn out nuts of fastening of a stoplight and separate the socket (3).
  1. Turn out screws (4) and remove a payment with light-emitting diodes.

Illumination of registration plate


  1. Turn out 2 screws, remove a rasseivatel and take a lamp from the boss.

Internal lighting devices

For replacement any of lamps of internal lighting the rasseivatel who fastens by means of clamps and/or screws is enough to remove of it. More detailed information is provided in the instruction attached to the car.