Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 13:11:13 -0500
From: "James H. E. Maugham" <>
Subject: Re: 94 900S and rear wheel bearings

Johan Karl Larsen wrote: > > Is it possible to ajust the rear wheel bearings on a 94 Saab 900S. It > looks to me that the bearings are tightened to hard. If I jack up the > card and give the lh wheel a hard spin it will only rotate one, at most > two times. The rh wheel does not have this problem, it just keeps on > spinning with 10-20 times less friction. The rear wheel bearings are almost exactly the same as the front wheel bearings in a RWD car and are adjustable. I don't have a 900 and I don't know what the proper torque is for the bearings but someone on the list should be able to help. Your description would make me change the bearings were it my car. Regards, James the Elder

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