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08-30-2011 05:55 PM
stig My brother has your cars' 6spd twin, with something like 80k?

He's had quite a bit of front suspension work done, there's an amp under one of the seats that died which does things like make beeps for the park assist. Only been towed once, for a battery.
08-30-2011 03:18 PM
guru Found something else-- another '06 9-3 SC, this one an Aero, with flappy paddle gearbox and slightly higher miles.

Picking up tomorrow morning.

Any more advice? Will have more details after I take delivery.
08-22-2011 04:21 PM
Jameson Had our '08 for nearly 4 years and never had such a problem.
08-22-2011 03:59 PM
guru
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Originally Posted by Tweek's Turbos View Post
The rear doors leak.

How badly?
08-22-2011 01:57 PM
Tweek's Turbos The rear doors leak.
08-22-2011 07:37 AM
Jameson
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Originally Posted by guru View Post
2.0T. Or maybe lowercase t, I need to look.

Good call on the oil sensor-- would that have been apparent by 85k miles?
There was no lower case T in '06, only the 2.0T.

Pretty solid car overall.
08-22-2011 07:28 AM
guru 2.0T. Or maybe lowercase t, I need to look.

Good call on the oil sensor-- would that have been apparent by 85k miles?
08-22-2011 05:07 AM
3MaSaab Faulty engine oil sensor ... to change it the engine I believe has to be pulled. Maybe they've resolved that one since '06. Only leased until 15K ...
08-22-2011 04:34 AM
Jameson Front end clunk is common, stereo's can be a bit flaky, but much better by that year. 2.0T or 2.8T?

We put 75k on our 2.0t and it was pretty damn reliable. At about 100k, the stock turbo needed some work so it was replaced under the CPO warranty.
08-21-2011 08:12 PM
guru
'06 9-3 SC-- what do we need to know?

We're looking at a 2006 9-3 SC, 85k miles, body appears good, will have new brakes / tires / other safety items.

Asking for... ok, me.

I took it in trade at the dealership I work at. Given that we are a Honda store, the used car director has absolutely no interest in putting it on the lot. Plan is to trade in the Civic and walk away with a little bit of cash and a decent wagon.

What do I need to know?

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