Date: Sun, 21 May 2000 23:43:15 +0100
From: "simonj" <>
Subject: Re: Advice on 1986 Saab 900S

The calliper problem is very common on the 900, I have owned several, they all did it. With the clutch, I would check that their is no air in system. Eganb <eganbnopsamcom> wrote in message > Hello everyone. > > I'm considering purchasing a 1986 Saab 900S 5-speed with 186,000 miles. Seems > to run well, and has been maintained. > > Two items I have questions about. One, when you back up one of the brake > calipers (right front?) chatters badly when you apply the brakes. Any > comments? > > Also the owner usually puts the car into second before shifting into first or > reverse, otherwise the gears will grind slightly. He thinks it is par for the > course for this year, and says it is in part due to the master clutch cylinder > system in this car. Again, any thoughts? > > And can you buy dashboard replacement covers for this car? > > Finally, any comments in general about this year/model of SAAB? > > All replies really appreciated. > > > Thanks! > > > Bruce >

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