Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 00:08:09 +0100
From: "Johan Beikes" <j.beikesnopsamdoo.nl>
Subject: Re: Brake Caliper Causing Pull?


That was with the 99/900, where you had a special tool by which you can turn the caliper inward. Johan "MH" <mhnopsamere.net> wrote in message news:FhQG9.199238$I6.16765394nopsaml1.home.nl... > > Remove the brake pads. Unbolt the caliper, without disconnecting > > the hydraulic hose. Lubricate the slide pins. > > Do not replace the entire caliper right away. > First try to lubricate the pins and get the caliper free to move without > unbolting the entire caliper. These bolts may be >very< tight if they have > never been loosened before. > Do not get any lubricant on the brake disc/rotor. > > > ... piston out all the way. Use a G clamp to retract the piston. > > Repeat this 2-3 times. > > The piston may be corroded so that it will not retract enough after you take > your foot off the brake pedal. In that case you will have to replace it. > > Is there not a special tool needed to allow the piston to retract? or was > that with a 99/900 only? > > ------------------------------------------- > MH > '72 97 '77 96 '78 95 '79 96 > http://go.to/saab96 > >

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