Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 23:25:22 GMT
From: "bozo" <>
Subject: Re: Saab Lost a Loyal Customer

I remember going to the auto show in Philadelphia with my Dad back in the mid 1960's and someone had apparently had an unsatisfactory experience with a navy blue Lincoln 4-door convertible. They wrote a letter to Ford in a strongly contrasting yellow paint which completely covered the body of the car and then they parked it in a very prominent location directly across from the entry to the auto show. I suspect that they may have gotten some satisfaction as a result. You might try something similar with your dealer along with a few videos posted to youtube or wherever seems appropriate. "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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