Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 10:56:17 +0100
From: Johannes H Andersen <johsnopsamfitter.com>
Subject: Re: Saab Complaint


milt brewster wrote: > > In article <3F749E6A.25D0E28Cnopsamfitter.com>, > johsnopsamfitter.com says... > > > > > > Nick Monyatovsky wrote: > > > > > [...] > > > > > > I concur and confirm what Milton has seen. I leased a new SAAB 9-3 two > > > year ago, and the tires failed on me 5 times (!) in the first year. > > > The dealer refused to pay for any replacements, as tires are "wearable > > > items" and are not covered by warranty. Those were Michelin tires. > > > > Why should he pay for replacement tires if you "doubt that Michelin > > produces defective tires"? > > > > So what actually happened? How did the tires fail? Where was the damage? > > What size of tires/wheels? What pressures did you have? > > > > Why do you care? You're in Sweden, aren't you? What do you know > about safety laws in the United States? No, I'm not in Sweden. I was really interested in answers to those questions, but I guess it's too late now. How else can we make progress? > It looks to me like Saab has a tire and suspension problem in the > United States, whether it shows up in the NTHSA database or not. > I'm here to tell you that it's a serious problem. So do something about it instead of moaning. What have you done so far? Who have you contacted? What was the result? > If you need to, go back and re-read my posts. Consider what I > said, especially about the statistical theory that goes into > declaring a problem to be a "safety" problem in the US. HINT: > not very many drivers here need to encounter a safety issue for > it to cause major, major harm to lots of people. Ghosh, take will take ages. A certain superiority attitude shine trough here. Why do you buy foreign cars at all? > Johnannes, your job here is to share your experience concerning > tires and suspension; not just fuck with new posters with whom > you disagree. Grow up. Suit yourself.

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