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How do you Change, Replace, or Install Broken 1999-2003 Saab 3 Engine Air Filter Replacement

Fits years: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

All Saab 9-3 Cabin Air Filters for sale Tools required:

  • T25 Torx Driver

  • Flathead screwdriver


Step 1: Open the vehicle's hood.

Step 2: Locate the air box assembly on the PASSENGER'S side of the vehicle, just behind the headlight assembly.

Step 3: Using the flathead screwdriver, loosen the air hose clamp (1) that holds the hose to the air box. Slide the hose from the assembly.

Step 4: Loosen and remove the T25 Torx screws (5) that hold the air box cover to the assembly.

Step 5: Lift and remove the air box cover.

Step 6: You can now remove the air filter (1) from the assembly.


NOTE: It's a good idea to clean out the air box a bit. There will likely be plenty of dirt, grit, and debris inside the assembly. This means that the air filter assembly is doing its job!

Step 7: Insert the new air filter (1) into the assembly.

Step 8: Secure the air box cover to the assembly by tightening the T25 Torx screws (5).

Step 9: Secure the hose to the air box by sliding it onto the spout and tightening the flathead clamp (1).
These Part Change / Installation Instructions Apply to:

99 1999, 00 2000, 01 2001, 02 2002, 03 2003 Saab 9-3 Cabin Air Filters Replacement Instructions

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