Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 20:18:53 -0400
From: "Tex" <texnospamm101.org>
Subject: Re: Saab's Quality issues (cont.)


"Junkyard Engineer" <jevandenbrouckenospamail.com> wrote in message news:KCtDg.39333$sY1.516186nospamr.videotron.net... >I purchased a 9-3 aero sport combi last december. After 16,000 Km and 7 >months, here's the important problem I did complained about : > > 1. Brake problem (like if something has dropped out the underside of the > car): never found the problem Strange...I had this one as well, twice (on my current 2004 93ss aero). Also never found problem. For one of them I even pulled over to the side, but I was unable to find anything on the street. Unfortunately it was nighttime and difficult to search. > 2. "Pool" of water under passenger seat (back) Possible air conditioner water? I saw a puddle of water under my car today...but it appeared to be condensation from the air conditioner. > 3. Unexplained Coolant lost after towing a standard popup trailer 1800# > for 1,000 km. > 4. Aerodynamic noise with the sunroof > 5. Fuel level dropped unexplainly around half even if fill up has just > been made. Happened at -20 C and recently at 25 C. > > On the mild side, a lot of plastic rattle all around the car (inside) on > uneven roads. Yes...and given you have a 2006 model, apparently, they've done little to eliminate these rattles since the model's inception, nearly four years ago. Ugh. Others have reported various interior rattles on 03s, 04s and 05s. There are some DIY fixes available. - tex

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