SID1 Ribbon cable for SAAB 9-3 and 9-5 models is SAAB SID1 Display Missing Pixel repair tool. SID1 pixel repair is the version 1. SID1 pixel repair is high quality dead pixel repair ribbon cable for SAAB.
The pixel problem lies with the ribbon cable that connects the LCD display to the circuit board of the SID and the AC unit. Dead and fading LCD pixels can be restored DIY simply replacing the faulty ribbon cable. LCD pixel failure repair kits, ribbon cable light bulb, background light lamps are now available for DIY repairs. The pictures above show the SID LCD display before and after the ribbon cable replacement.
It is very typical at older Saab 9-3 and 9-5 SID units, that the LCD display has missing, fading, or completely dead pixels on the LCD display. This LCD pixel failure is due to the ribbon cable, which can be done DIY. No soldering involved, no special tools needed, only some ordinary tools that can be found at home in every household.
SAAB SID 1 dead pixel failure repairs - ribbon cable replacement
SID 1 Ribbon cable for SAAB 9-3 and 9-5 models
SAAB SID ribbon cable for 9-3 and 9-5 models - version 1:
Essential for fading / dead pixel restoration. Please check before you order if you have a version 1 or version 2 ribbon cable in your car!
SAAB 9-3 9-5 SID1 and SID2 units, AC units all have the common dead / fading / disappearing pixels on the LCD display that shows the time, radio, and the on board computer messages and other functions. The pixel problem lies with the ribbon cable / flat cable that connects the LCD display to the circuit board of the instrument cluster. The pictures below show the instrument cluster's LCD display before and after the ribbon / flat cable replacement.