Date: Sat, 02 Apr 2005 14:54:39 -0500 From: ma_twain <ma_twainnospamo.com> Subject: Re: 2000 9-3 cluth problem (maybe?)
username0327 wrote: > I just last week bought a 5 spd 2000 9-3 with 62k miles. It was at the > dealship for a few months and has only been driven rarely in that time. > Each morning when i first take off for the day the car rattles/shakes > breifly. I can avoid the rattle most times by riding the cluck til i > gain some momentum but doesnt seem normal. I can recreate the problem > by taking off as if trying to spin the tires but it doesnt seem as bad. > the tires will not squeal at all which i think is related. The car has > a 30 day 1000 miles complete car warranty, is this something i should > have the dealer look at or anything else i should check? All help is > greatly appriciated > > Riding the clutch to avoid rattling and shaking is not a option. Take the car back and leave it over night so the dealership can experience the problem first hand. Do this before the warranty is over.