Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2005 23:04:41 +0100
From: Colin Stamp <>
Subject: Re: Traction Control?

On Wed, 05 Oct 2005 20:48:49 -0600, Charles <> 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]

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