Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2003 03:21:48 GMT
From: Harvey White <>
Subject: Re: Squeaky Brakes - Saab 9 3, 2003

On Sun, 31 Aug 2003 22:59:54 -0400, Conrad Whittall <conrad_whittallnopsamcom> wrote: >Of course I forgot to mention that I only get a squeak from the front >right wheel, and that it never shows up whenever I take the car down to >let the service folks hear it. I think they're beginning to suspect that >I'm hallucinating about this ;) Take a camcorder and run it while you're in the car. It'll either fix the problem or document it. Harvey > >That said, I've never had this problem with the pre-owned 9-5 Wagon that >I bought last year. > >Conrad Whittall wrote: > >> I've been having on-going "discussions" with my dealer's service manager >> and senior technician about the intermittent squeak that I've had on my >> 9-3 Viggen almost since new. Three and half years later and we still >> don't have a solution...heard it quite clearly while out-and-about this >> evening -- although I will have to ask them about the copper grease idea >> that I found on the 9000 FAQ page that Johannes provided the link to. >> >> So, you're not alone...but I don't think that its something that should >> be considered "normal"...even if it is "common". I don't expect a car of >> this quality (and price) to sound like a squeaky wheelbarrow at low speeds. >> >> Best regards, >> Conrad >> >> Ottawa, Ontario, Canada >> 2000 9-3 Viggen CoupÈ >> 1999 9-5 Wagon >>

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