Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2000 18:54:06 -0700
From: "Murray Hunt" <Murray_Huntnopsamail.com>
Subject: Re: Excessive Brake Pedal Travel after replaceing Pads


Hi Simon, Thanks, but I adjusted the rear handbrake levers. The read pads were just beginning to drag when I stopped tightening the adjusting screw with the allen key. The handbrake works fine. Any other ideas? Thanks, Murray simonj <simonjnopsamzz.net.spambuster> wrote in message news:%ijs4.188$bt5.17537nopsamReader... > check on the rear calipers, under a small ruber plug you should find an > adjusting screw foir the handbrake travel.tighten this so the pads contact > the disc, then turn back so their is just clearence. > > > Murray Hunt <Murray_Huntnopsamail.com> wrote in message > news:38b1905f_3nopsam.cadvision.com... > > Hi all, > > > > I just replaced the brake pads (all 4 corners) on my 93 9000 CDE. > > Did the usual thing, pressed the cylinders back, took off the calipers, > > inspected > > the disks, put in new pads, replaced calipers. > > > > Now, there is excessive pedal travel. Brakes seem to work OK, ABS will > > kick in, but the pedal travels almost to the floor. > > > > The brake fluid level is fine, as I would expect it to be as the > > fluid system was not opened at any time. > > > > Am I missing some special adjustment that is required on Saab's? > > > > Thanks, > > > > > > Murray > > > > > > > > > > > >

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