Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 17:12:07 GMT
From: "Craig" <>
Subject: Re: Saab Lost a Loyal Customer

Lemon Law would not work, unless it was in for 3 or more times for the same problem. Hmmm I never thought about contacting a consumer advocate, I'll look into that. Thanks for the idea. -- Remove My_Skin to E-mail me. Rod H wrote: > clutch burning up at less then 7k miles would burn me up. is there a > lemon law where you are at? I don't know if this would be enough to > qualify. maybe a local news station would like to do a story and > embarrass your local Saab dealer into doing what would be right. > where I live a local station does these kind of stories and they get > results. > > gee whiz less then 7k miles the new car smell is not even gone yet. > except in your case burned up clutch smell may overpower it. > > my wife and I had a ford product that at 15k miles and then less the > 30k miles we had to put in a major brake job. the brakes would all > of a sudden start grinding and then the next day we were to late. > had to pay big bucks to fix. was told it was how she was driving the > car. and no she doesn't drive with 2 feet. > > "Craig" <> wrote in message > > > Okay, here is the story. > > I have an '06 9-3 Aero (my 6th Saab) and this one has had a couple > > of problems within a year (two in the last 3 weeks). > > > > 1st The coating or paint or whatever they used on the front of the > > dash started peeling off. This was around as well as on the radio. > > Replaced under Warranty > > > > 2nd 2 weeks ago the Electronic Stability Control went out while > > driving the car Turns out a module for the ABS system croaked Also > > replaced under warranty. > > > > 3rd a week ago the clutch overheated and burned out. WITH LESS THAN > > 7000 MILES ON IT!!!! > > > > Now, if I were new to stick shifts and clutches I can understand and > > accept that I may have caused it, but I've been driving manuals > > exclusively for 25 years and Saabs exclusively for the past 15 > > years. I'm quite used to shifting and I never ride the clutch. Nor > > do I abuse the car. > > > > Saab would not do anything on working with me to replace the > > clutch. No good will was forthcoming. It cost almoat 2k to replace. > > > > My '94 9000 has 155k on the original clutch. My '88spg had 150k on > > it when I sold it (original clutch). > > > > I'm sorry I think the reliability of Saabs has gone downhill. I will > > most likely not be buying another one. > > > > Anyone what a slightly used '06 Aero? > > -- Remove My_Skin to E-mail me.

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