Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 23:03:47 -0400
From: ma_twain <>
Subject: Re: Squeaky Brakes - Saab 9 3, 2003

Long, long ago, in a galaxy far, far away . . . Well, when the Classic 900s were available there were noisy brake pads that lasted 50,000 miles - and the owners complained about the noise. Saab listened and came out with pad that did not make any noise - they also did not last beyond 12,000 miles. Saab had a 15,000 mile warranty on these pads and was giving away more pads than they sold. Eventually Saab stopped the warranty and Saab 900 owners switched to after market pads - that were noisier but lasted 40,000 miles. The moral is - be careful what you ask for, you just might get it. . . ABBY03 wrote: > They (mechanics) tell me it's normal that my brakes squeak. > It's not every day that I hear it, but both forward and > reverse, when coming to a slow stop. Weather conditions do not appear to be > making the difference. > Tell me, someone, pleeease, that this is NOT "normal". > > abby03nopsamcom >

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