Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2000 22:25:07 GMT
From: bradford <schroebrnopsamedu>
Subject: Re: LOST BRAKES COMPLETLY


so there is another master cylinder besides the clutch master? Isnt this a mjor design flaw...What if I was doing 130mph(which my 88 9000T still does with 190,000) and I lost my brakes then? Thank god I was parked. It seems to dangerous..And too sudden..With my clutch I noticed it start to be bad before it was actaully not drivable...I was able to redo the seals in that cylinder myslef..I have a 9000 haynes manual and since I have ABS I have to go thorugh hell to get it out..Well anyway its at a shop and I was just looking to what it could be...Still the master? In article <88rm9o$78q$1nopsam1.deja.com>, malcolm532nopsameja.com wrote: > <Snip> > Brad, > Sounds like the seals in your brake master cylinder. No they are not > the same, although they share the same reservior. When you bled the > clutch did you let the reservior go dry? If so air could of gotten in > the braking system. Was the brake pedal firm until it went to the > floor? Yes - then it's definitely pointing to the seals. No - was it > "spongy" or soft then there may of been air in the system. > You can get exchange/reconditioned master cylinders from non-saab > suppliers in the uk.(Partco, Dingbro etc)This may be an easier option > than taking the whole thing to bits to change the seals as the bore > could be scored or damaged in some way so you would have to change it > anyway. Another option is to get one from a scrap yard and rebuild that > one then swap them over. > Hope this helps > Good luck > Malc > Scotland > > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ > Before you buy. > Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ Before you buy.

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