Date: Tue, 23 May 2000 21:28:13 +0400
From: "Matt" <>
Subject: Re: Very disturbing problem

Charles H. Stoyer 99yW4.37437$ > You might check the linkage from the steering wheel to the rack to see where > it has become disconnected. Sounds like your wheels must have hit something, > hard enough to damage the steering. > > I have never heard of the steering breaking in a SAAB (or any other car) in > this manner, but certainly if you hit something hard enough to wrench the > wheels the way you say happened, it is quite possible your steering system > is broken. > > This may sound heartless, but braking or maneuvering to avoid an animal is > not a good thing to do unless the animal is large enough to endanger your > life or limb if you hit it (e.g. moose, elk, mule deer). You could be killed > and the animal is not worth it. Yeh, my girlfreind swerved to avoid a rabbit that ran out in front of her, she clipped the bank and rolled the car, she was ok bar a cut on her elbow. But her Ford ka was written off. > > -- > Charles Stoyer, Golden CO USA > remove blanks in e-mail address before reply > Chris Nguyen wrote in message <>... > >I have a 1995 Saab 900SE V6. Ok, so I was driving on a wet rainy road > >on friday night and I had to slam on my brakes and turn sharply to avoid > >an animal. > > <snip> > > Would this be a manufacter's defect? I wouldn't imagine that > >this is too common or is it? I love my Saab, but man this is not > >something I am too comfortable with. > > > > >

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