Date: 17 May 2007 05:53:53 -0700
From: jakob <jakob.wittendorffnospaml.com>
Subject: Re: Saab Lost a Loyal Customer


On May 14, 10:40 pm, s...nospami.com wrote: > On May 14, 3:04 pm, "Craig" <CBobchinnospamkinsbcglobal.net> wrote: > > > > > Okay, here is the story. > > I have an '06 9-3 Aero (my 6th Saab) and this one has had a couple of > > problems within a year (two in the last 3 weeks). > > > 1st The coating or paint or whatever they used on the front of the dash > > started peeling off. This was around as well as on the radio. Replaced > > under Warranty > > > 2nd 2 weeks ago the Electronic Stability Control went out while driving > > the car Turns out a module for the ABS system croaked Also replaced > > under warranty. > > > 3rd a week ago the clutch overheated and burned out. WITH LESS THAN > > 7000 MILES ON IT!!!! > > > Now, if I were new to stick shifts and clutches I can understand and > > accept that I may have caused it, but I've been driving manuals > > exclusively for 25 years and Saabs exclusively for the past 15 years. > > I'm quite used to shifting and I never ride the clutch. Nor do I abuse > > the car. > > > Saab would not do anything on working with me to replace the clutch. No > > good will was forthcoming. It cost almoat 2k to replace. > > > My '94 9000 has 155k on the original clutch. My '88spg had 150k on it > > when I sold it (original clutch). > > > I'm sorry I think the reliability of Saabs has gone downhill. I will > > most likely not be buying another one. > > > Anyone what a slightly used '06 Aero? > > -- > > Remove My_Skin to E-mail me. > > Trade it in on a non-Saab. You'll take a big hit but you will feel > better. Tell as many people as you can about your bad experience. > There's no room in today's marketplace for an upscale car company who > treats it's loyal customers like crap. Saab's once proud reputation > continues to decline and you can be sure nobody in charge over there > has a clue as to why. The sooner Saab is put out of its misery the > better for all it unwitting customers. Its because its more opel than saab now...... I have a -95 9000 with 310000 km on the clock. And it has never been opened, nor repaired only serviced. Now thats a car

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