Date: 24 Aug 2006 18:19:10 -0700
From: "SmaartAasSaabr" <>
Subject: Re: Saab's Quality issues (cont.)

Junkyard Engineer wrote: > 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 > 2. "Pool" of water under passenger seat (back) > 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. > > So far, only item #2 has been resolved. > > So, I can certainly understand this JD Power survey. > > But compared to my brother's in law problems i gets with his Z4 and X5 BMWs, > I find myself lucky... You should be able to get all these issues solved under warranty. Generally you have a bunch of niggly issues, then by the time the warranty is over, the car runs perfect

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