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Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 16:53:26 GMT
From: "Oscar" <>
Subject: Re: Saab 9000 brakes and turbo

Dave, Thanks! It was as you said with the brakes. I didn't have time to thoroughly check for an air leak, but a cursory check didn't turn anything up except my PCV is a bit loose. Dan "Dave Hinz" <> wrote in message > On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 14:23:48 GMT, Oscar <> wrote: >> Hey, I'm trying to change out the rear pads on my 91 9000 and can't get >> the >> cylinder depressed with my trusty "C" clamp. Is there a secret to this? > > Look at the back of the caliper - is there a 13mm bolt-looking thing? > If so (I think the '91 has it), remove that plug (it's just screwed > in). Behind it is a hex-head screw that I believe you need a 5mm > allen wrench to turn; use that to back off the caliper/pads. > >> Also, my turbo suddenly quit on me the other day. The needle still moves >> slightly (and the APC fuse is intact) but there's no power. Any quick >> check >> ideas? > > Sounds like an air leak. Check the pressure side of the turbo to the > intake manifold; start at the turbo (cold side); that hose clamp has > been known to self-loosen. > > Dave Hinz

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