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NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Power Assist Problems


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,000 miles

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2006 Saab 9-3 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2006 Saab 9-3 Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 212008

9-3 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Saab 9-3. on three occasions, when applying the brakes, the pedal extended to the floor. The failure was noticed while driving 3 mph. The vehicle did not stop. She pumped the brakes and the vehicle eventually stopped. On the third occasion, she ended up in the middle of an intersection before the vehicle stopped. The dealer currently has the vehicle. The contact stated that she was experiencing the same failure as mentioned in NHTSA campaign id number PE08005 (service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum service brakes, hydraulic: Power assist:vacuum:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings). The current mileage was 15,300 and failure mileage was 15,000. Update 04-02-08 the dealer replaced the mast cylindere. Updated

- Wilmington, DE, USA

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