Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 20:53:37 GMT
From: "Craig" <CBobchinnospamkinsbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: Saab Lost a Loyal Customer


That is exactly what I'm doing. It is up on Autotrader and Sabbnet. As a replacement I'm leaning towards the Volvo S60 R. -- Remove My_Skin to E-mail me. sfoynospami.com wrote: > On May 14, 3:04 pm, "Craig" <CBobchinnospamkinsbcglobal.net> wrote: > > 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. > > Trade it in on a non-Saab. You'll take a big hit but you will feel > better. Tell as many people as you can about your bad experience. > There's no room in today's marketplace for an upscale car company who > treats it's loyal customers like crap. Saab's once proud reputation > continues to decline and you can be sure nobody in charge over there > has a clue as to why. The sooner Saab is put out of its misery the > better for all it unwitting customers.

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