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Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2004 19:18:56 GMT
From: "LC" <>
Subject: Re: How hard is it to replace a slave cylinder on an 87' saab 900S?

Not sure exactly... it's an ebay mobile. It's currently sitting about 500 miles from me. He says that the clutch is fine until it gets warm, and then you have to pump it up to get it to function.. He was told by a local saab mechanic that it was the slave cylinder. I dunno.. it's a decent car for cheap, and I need something for my sis-in-law. Thanks for the help! -LC "Dave Hinz" <> wrote in message > On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 17:52:52 GMT, LC <> wrote: >> How hard is it to replace a slave cylinder on an 87' saab 900S.? It >> looks >> to be a bolt on/torqued on part? > > Yup, it's not too bad. Does the slave cyl. work at all to depress the > clutch, or what specifically makes you think it's bad? If you can push > down the clutch pedal to get the clutch depressed, it'll make your life > easier. Depending on the failure, will change how you proceed. The > clutch on the 99/c900 is very easy to work on, and it is also very easy > to get air in the lines that's hard to bleed from said lines unless you > do it the easy but unexpected way. > >> Any help would be appreciated.. I'm >> possibly thinking of buying one off a guy and would rather not have to >> tow >> it back to my home to finish repairs. > > If you can describe exactly what's acting like it's wrong with the > clutch, we'll have a bunch of advice. > > Dave Hinz > >

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