Date: Fri, 6 Nov 1998 12:21:32 -0500
From: "Skip" <skipopnopsamrash*>
Subject: Re: 9-3 Emergency brake problem?

Marisa Bond wrote in message ... >I have a new 9-3 manual transmission and I occasionally have trouble with >the emergency brake NOT holding the car in place. > >BTW... Other minor things I've had go wrong are: > >1) Driver's side rear door is hard to open sometimes-- this is a known >problem and your dealer can fix it. > >2) Seal around rear wiper blade comes loose and flaps around---known >problem, dealer fixable > >3) Front windows sometimes don't respond to the UP switch after being >lowered. You have to pull on the switch several times to get it to >respond. This is a known problem, but the dealer doesn't yet have a fix. > >4) Sulphur smell after shutting off the car --dealer says this comes from >using gas with a high sulphur content and is related to the turbo. I use >Shell and Mobil gas, but haven't had time to investigate what kinds of gas >have lower sulphur. > >Other than these minor irritations, I LOVE the car! OK! I know I'm going to get flamed for this, BUT....i would like to see this thread continue since I am looking to buy a 9-3 soon. Can anyone else give any input as to any problems they have encountered with the 9-3?

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