Date: 25 Aug 2003 02:56:10 -0500
From: TSG <>
Subject: Re: 1996 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo - Lifter Noise?

That's a plausable theory.... I've had a couple of responses detailing similar experiences to mine, with the situation getting better as time went on... In each case, they were also autos sitting for an extended length of time... Thanks for the feedback. It is appreciated. On Sun, 24 Aug 2003 14:19:30 +0000 (UTC), (Andrew Stephenson) wrote: >In article <hstfkvg3ms60ku7h4dnl9gh3di12ra20r9nopsamcom> > "TSG" writes: > >> [...] >> >> 2. Brake pedal pulse: At first quite noticeable, and somewhat an >> item of concern. Now, however, as I've driven the last couple of >> weeks, it has notedly gotten better. Don't know how long the car had >> been sitting (at least a couple of months). No engine/fluid leaks at >> all.... > >Wild guess: the parts of the brakes which were protected by pads >being clamped during parking would be protected from atmospheric >moisture and therefore some corrosion. The exposed parts would >tend to corrode, even if only slowly. When you started to use >the car's brakes, the rubbing action would polish the surfaces >and make all parts equally smooth again. QED?

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