Saab 9-3 (1998-2002) fuses and relays



In this article, we consider the first-generation Saab 9-3, produced from 1998 to 2003. Here you will find fuse box diagrams of Saab 9-3 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002, get information about the location of the fuse panels inside the car, and learn about the assignment of each fuse (fuse layout) and relay.

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Fuse Layout Saab 9-3 1998-2002

Cigar lighter (power outlet) fuse in the Saab 9-3 is the fuse #6 in the Instrument panel fuse box.

Passenger Compartment Fuse Box

Fuse box location

The fuse box is located behind the cover on the driver’s side of the dashboard.
The relay holder is located under the instrument panel next to the steering wheel.The location of the fuses in the passenger compartment: Saab 9-3 (1998-2002)

Fuse Box Diagram

Instrument panel fuse box diagram: Saab 9-3 (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

Assignment of fuses in the interior fuse box
Amp RatingFunction
ANot Used
B10Stop lights, trailer
C30Cabin fan, ACC
130Electrically heated rear window and rear-view mirrors
220Direction indicators
330Cabin fan, A/C
415Trunk light; switch illumination; electrically powered radio antenna
530Electrically operated front seat, right
630Cigarette lighter
6A7.5Automatic transmission
730Rear window operators, rear-view mirrors, sunroof
815Rear wiper
97.5ACC panel
10101998-2000: Not Used;
2001-2002: Horn
1220Stop lights; front fog lights
1315Diagnostics; radio
14301998-2000: Front window motors;
2001-2002: Front window motors; soft top (Convertible)
1520Daytime running lights
1630Electrically operated front seat, left
16B30Control module, engine management system
17151998-2000: DICE/TWICE; instruments; memory for electrically operated driver’s seat;

2001-2002: Control module, engine management system; DICE/TWICE; main instrument panel/SID; memory for electrically operated driver’s seat; telephone; cruise control
19101998-2000: ABS; A/C; rear fog light;

2001-2002: ABS; A/C; rear fog light; switch, rear fog light
20201998-2000: Electric heating, front seats;

2001-2002: Electric heating, front seats; switch, electrically heated rear window
21101998-2000: Manual A/C; soft top (Convertible);

2001-2002: Switch, manual A/C; soft top (Convertible)
2215Cruise Control; direction indicators
2320Soft top (Convertible); telephone
25301998-2000: Central locking;

2001-2002: Central locking; amplifier
2630Control module, engine management system; ignition cassette
2715High beam flash; ACC
28101998-2000: Engine management system;

2001-2002: Control module, engine management system
2910Right parking light; number-plate lighting
3010Left parking light
3120Reversing light; windshield wipers; headlight beam-length adjustment
3215Fuel pump
3315Electric heating of rear seat
3410SID; control module; automatic transmission
3515DICE/TWICE; main instrument panel; interior lighting
3610Relay, starter
37151998-2000: Not Used;
2001-2002: Limp-home
3825Oxygen sensor (lambda probe)


Relay holder

Relay holder: Saab 9-3 (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)

AElectric heating of rear seat
BReversing light, cars with automatic transmission
C2Lock motor, trunk lid
D1Rear wiper
D2Rear-window washing
EIgnition switch
G1998-2001: Windshield wipers (intermittent)
G12002: Horn
G22002: Windshield wipers (intermittent)
HRear-window heating
IFuel pump
KStart relay
LMain relay (injection system)

Engine Compartment Fuse Box

Fuse box location

The location of the fuses in the engine compartment: Saab 9-3 (1998-2002)

Fuse Box Diagram

Under-hood fuse box diagram: Saab 9-3 (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)


Assignment of fuses and relay in the engine compartment
Amp RatingFunction
1101998-2001: Horn;
2002: Not Used
215Front fog lights
340Radiator fan, low speed
410Vacuum pump
610Left low beam
710Right low beam
810Left high beam
910Right high beam
107.5Headlight wipers
11Not Used
12Extra lights
137.51998-2001: APC;
2002: Not Used
1410Extra heater; water pump (Europe)
1515Extra heater (Europe)
1M30Radiator fan, high speed
ALow beam
BHigh beam
C1Extra heater (Europe)
C2Vacuum pump (Turbo aut.)
DRadiator fan, low speed
ELamp check (filament monitor, front)
F1Not Used
F2Not Used
G11998-2001: Horn;
2002: Headlamp wipers
G2Front fog lights
HNot Used
IRadiator fan, high speed
JA/C compressor