Date: Tue, 7 May 2002 17:26:37 +0200
From: "Simon Putz" <>
Subject: Re: oil leak and loose connector

hey, thanks for your quick reply... im not talking about the pads... its kinda that the car pulls to the left side and i was told that this is caused by the brakes and i need to clean or replace the brakeseat/shoe .. not the pads the stuff around .. sorry for my poor english :) bye simon putz > The synthetic oil had nothing to do with the head gasket. Replace the chain > if it is worn (stretched - measure tensioner to determine). Make sure to use > MB or Saab blue coolant and not pink stuff. Townsend mentions what else to > look for. Water pump, alt bushings, thermostat, fan switch. If the front > main seal/oil pump is leaking, you may want to do this at the same time, > too. > > Flush the brake fluid for system health. You should not have to break open > the system if all you are doing is replacing the pads. > > KeithG >

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