Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 17:32:13 GMT
From: Ben <1nospamm>
Subject: Re: Saab 9-3 rear brakes blues - NEED HELP!!!

Tap out from inside towards outside of the car or the other way around? Ben Nilsa & Barry wrote: > Yeah - tap them out from the back and tap them back in - quick and easy. > "Ben" <1nospamm> wrote in message news:41334A60.5030300nospamm... > >>Just talked to an "old" Saab mechanic in Montreal, told me you got to >>hammer them out and replace them. Lovely! >> >>Cheers, Ben >> >>Colin Stamp wrote: >> >>>On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 20:38:42 GMT, Ben <1nospamm> wrote: >>> >>> >>> >>>>Hi, >>>> >>>>Time for a disk and pad job on my '99 9-3. I got the disks (rotors) out >>>>ok, but for the life of me, I can not figure out how to get the pins >>>>that hold the pads out. I tried tapping, looked for an allen key hole, >>>>nothing. The Saab knowledge pdf said just remove them???!!!??? >>>> >>>>Please help, as my baby is on jacks! >>>> >>>>Note: the pins are pretty rusted out. >>>> >>>>Thanks, Ben >>> >>> >>>I've not had to do that job yet on mine. WIS also helpfully says >>>"remove the pins" :o) >>> >>>The drawing shows them with heads, so I can only guess they have to be >>>knocked inwards so as to take them out from the back. >>> >>>Cheers, >>> >>>Colin. >> > >

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