Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 15:40:15 GMT
From: Ben <1nospamm>
Subject: Re: Saab 9-3 rear brakes blues - NEED HELP!!!


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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