Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2005 23:12:33 +0100 From: Pooh Bear <rabbitsfriendsandrelationsnospamail.com> Subject: Re: Traction Control?
Colin Stamp wrote: > On Wed, 05 Oct 2005 20:48:49 -0600, Charles <cstoyernospamrpex.com> > wrote: > > >I have heard that the traction control on the SAAB 9000's is notorious > >for being problematic. I have a 92 with same. > > > >What about the traction control on the newer 9-3 or 9-5 models? Is this > >optional? Is it to be avoided when buying used? > > > >It appears that there is a big shortage of decent 9000's for sale and I > >may have to go to a 9-3 or 9-5 instead. > > > >Or stay with C900's > > > >Thanks in advance, > > > >Charles > > No reliability problems on my 2001 9-3. I wish it would control the > traction a bit better though. The manual says it allows loads of > wheelspin to "maintain a sporty feel". Pah! If I want wheelspin I'll > turn it off! > > Cheers, > > Colin. > > [shuffles, grumbling, off to bed] If it allows the wheels to spin there's no point in having it ! Spining wheels make for poor traction. Graham