Important: The Tech 2 Saab software that is currently on the 32 MB memory card will be erased and the Saab software will be written over top of it.
(This process can be reversed to reload the service version back to North American Operations)
Verify a 32 MB memory card is inserted in the Tech 2
Tech2 32mb Memory Card
Connect the Tech 2 to a PC using the RS232 cable and DB9 adaptor.
Tech2 Connection RS232 Cable DB9 Adapter
Most modern laptops and desktops do not have a serial port, if yours does not please use a Keyspan adapter. Model number USA-19HS has been validated
Open TIS2Web and select the SWDL tab
Under “Select Diagnostic Tool” select Tech 2
Under “Update Mode” select Custom and press next
Scroll down in “Applications for Downloading” and double click on SAAB Automobile AB 148.000 – 32MB
Click on the desired language
Press the “Select” button in the middle of the screen and verify the information is correct in the box on the right
Click the download button
The software that is on the 32 MB memory card will be erased and the Saab software will be written over top of it.
A confirmation screen will display when the software download has finished.
The Saab software is now loaded onto the 32 MB memory card and is ready for use. The home screen should appear as shown.
Note: if you cannot download Saab 148.00 yourself, here’s your way to go:
you can choose any program below for your memory card:
GM-English 33.004 1991-2014
GM-Spanish 31.007 1991-2014
GM-French 32.007 1991-2014
GM-Portuguese 32.007 1991-2014
OPEL-English Newly Update to V180 1997-2014
OPEL-Italian 133.001 1997-2012
OPEL-Spanish 91.001 1997-2009
ISUZU-English 107.021 2006-2010
Holden-English 149.000 1999-2013 (For North American Area Only)