Date: Sat, 11 Dec 1999 19:04:00 -0700
From: "Christopher A. Nowell" <>
Subject: Re: that darned clunk

Saab digest said that it can also be caused by a common bad ball joint jw <> wrote in message > John wrote: > > > > Excuse me if I am stating the obvious but a clunk when reversing is usualy > > always the brake caliper on the early Saab - It wears where the caliper and > > yolk slide together. I have the same noise when the pads are getting thin. > > Thus far, most of the replies say this. Thanks to all for the help. > > The car only has 110K miles on it, not much for a 1984. The clunk seems > to happen after I start moving in reverse, like after I've moved several > feet. > > If I had time, I'd check it myself, but I'll probably bring it in to my > local Saab mechanic, who's been very good, in the next couple weeks. > > -jw > -- > john s. webster > the vortext group -- writing svcs. > 218 waterman st. #306c > providence, rhode island 02906 > email: > or in Y2K > ------------------------------------------------------

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