saab forums   saab forums

Go Back   Saab Forums > Main Category > Saab 9-3 / Turbo-X Forum


Saab Forum: Ignition key won't turn in the cylinder. SAAB 9-3 1999?
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-21-2008, 07:49 PM
marcus marcus is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 1
Default Ignition key won't turn in the cylinder. SAAB 9-3 1999?

I have a SAAB 9-3 (1999) - the Key won't turn in the ignition. The key and the electronic fob are separate.. and I have changed the battery in the fob. Dealer said it needs to be towed in.

What do you think? Could it still just be the fob? the battery in the fob? Rather than towing I have a competant mechanic coming Monday. He thinks if he changes the tumblers it'll do it. I wouldn't object to a new key / new switch.

What's your opinion, please?

Powered by Yahoo! Answers
Reply With Quote

lose weight

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:07 AM.

cars connected social network

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions Inc. recognizes that "Saab", it's logos and various model names and numbers are registered trademarks of the General Motors Corporation. These terms are used for identification purposes only. is not affiliated in any way with the General Motors Corporation, Saab or any other company listed herein. All information on this site is the opinion of its members and not the opinion of the site itself. ©2017 Madison Ross Media Group. All rights reserved. Content published on requires permission for reprint.
Need products for your Saab? Check out your options at the links below: