Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2000 07:48:34 GMT
From: "Nina Singh" <Syncchronnopsamabay.rr.comm>
Subject: Re: stability of 9000 Aero


I have a tire problem with my 9000CSE. It seems to wear unevenly on the left rear tire. Dealer says bad tire not wheel alignment. Replaced original set of Pirellis prematurely for this reason. Vibration gets really bad when tires are out of balance. The 9-5 cannot be compared to the 9000. PeterS in FL "Walt Kienzle" <wkienzlenopsam.com> wrote in message news:NryA4.616$IR3.19193nopsam.corecomm.net... > When I bought my 9000 used three years ago it was shaking almost as bad as > you described here. I took a chance and bought it anyway because it was > able to negotiate a good price and I figured that the problem was caused by > the worn out Pirelli's. After a new set of Michelin's, the vibration went > away and it runs perfectly. I'm not saying that you would have the same > luck, but the condition of the tires is something to check. > > Walt Kienzle > 1991 9000T > > "Christopher J. Korff" <cjk4nopsamwru.edu> wrote in message > news:38D0E0E6.76C682F5nopsamwru.edu... > > Greetings to the Saab world. > > A dealer nearby has a '99 9.5 w/ 15k miles. ($30,000) They also have a > > 1995 9000 Aero (automatic) with 19.5k miles. ($21900) > > Both cars are fully loaded. The Aero appears to be a steal. I took the > > Aero for a 45 minute drive today. > > > > The Aero shook and rattled at almost every speed. I was surprised and > > sad. Every time I went over a medium sized bump, the steering wheel > > shook like it would fall off. At highway speeds of 60-80 mph on a > > smooth road, there was a constant vibration. It was sort of like when > > you have one window open 1-2" and you get that harmonic that goes right > > through your body. Above 30 mph, there was always some sort of > > vibration. > > Is the 9.5 better? We'll probably drive the 9.5 this weekend. > > This is not a slam of Saabs- I am inclined to think they are good cars.

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