Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2000 22:33:03 GMT
From: "VG" <vgargnopsamlina.rr.com>
Subject: Re: WARNING: 9-3 and 9-5 lemons


Where should I start: Rear vent blowing hot air w/ A/C on Door locks not unlocking when weather too cold Main computer failed (trionic unit) fan pulleys (both) were warped and had to be replaced trunk lid gas dampners went bad interior leather trim falling apart ... Many of these problems were/are being experienced by other 9-3 and 9-5 owners I personally know. "Ken Ferguson" <Ken_Fergusonnopsamosoft's.web-based.e-mail.com> wrote in message news:OZSs5.21290$p5.666454nopsamread03.prod.itd.earthlink.net... | What problems have you had with the car? | | | VG <vgargnopsamlina.rr.com> wrote in message | news:DdSs5.8523$Oc.2809290nopsamoon.southeast.rr.com... | > This is just a warning to anyone looking to purchase either a new or used | > Saab 9-3 or 9-5. We had a 1999 9-5 which Saab recently repurchased under | > the North Carolina lemon law - VIN YS3EF48ZX3048687. It took a bit of | > fighting but when we finally threatened with a law suit, Saab Cars USA | > buckeled. The dealer (Saab/Volvo of Charlotte) was extremely rude when we | > turned in the car and laughed that they would be able to sell it for a | > profit again. | > | > In addition, I know 3 other people who have had major problems with their | > 9-3s and 9-5s (99 and 2000 model years), so something seems to be very | wrong | > at the Saab production facilities. | > | > So, this is just a heads up to all you Saab shoppers - if you are looking | at | > a silver 9-5, make sure you check the VIN number with the one above to | make | > sure you don't end up with a lemon (or at lease not pay too much). Its | > unfortunate its come to this - I always had held Saab in high regards. | > | > VG | > | > | |

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