Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2000 22:47:13 -0000
From: "simonj" <>
Subject: Re: Excessive Brake Pedal Travel after replaceing Pads

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 <> wrote in message > 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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