Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2000 17:55:45 -0500
From: "Southworths" <southwosnopsamoast.com>
Subject: Re: Need A Strange Tool to Fix Brakes


Your friend is correct, I've owned several pre-94 900's and they all took that funny 2 pronged wrench to screw the piston back into the caliper. I bought one from my local Saab dealer for about 20 bucks, as I remember. Jim LeMaster <lemasterjpmdnopsamon.total-web.net> wrote in message news:s9mg41nkdh86nopsam.supernews.com... > I am having my brakes fixed on my 87 Saab 900S. The front brakes just need > pads. The mechanic (not a Saab specialist as there are none in my area) says > he got the pads but can't find the tool that screws the piston into the > caliper. He says it has two notches about 7/8 inches apart at the centers. > He's tried Snap on, NAPA, etc with no results. So it is just sitting there! > Can anyone shed some light on how this is done or what tool it takes? I have > a Hayes manual but am not a motorhead at all and know very little about > repairs. I have only had this car for about three weeks and knew I would > have to replace the brakes. I bought it for my son and he is itching to > start driving it but I want to get the brakes fixed before the rotors are > messed up. > > > Thanks, > > Jim LeMaster > > >

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