Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 11:00:24 +0200
From: MH <nonospamks.no>
Subject: Re: 85 900T Clutch slave rebuild/replace


> We have a 1985 900 T w/about 185k miles. Clutch slave is gone. I do > not want to put $600 in this car. That is what a new clutch costs If it's only replacing the leaking seal in the slave cyl. it should not cost so much... > and they say if you replace slave cylinder, replace everything. BS, see http://townsendimports.com/Web/transmission_folder/clutchwear.htm > It does not look as if there is a lot of labor involved in replacing > the clutch slave, although it is certainly a lot more than rebuilding > the clutch slave on the V4 engines! True, in the 900 you need to depress the pressure plate lever springs to get the slave cyl. out, and that is difficult to do if there's no oil pressure. It can be done with a crow bar though. See http://www.thesaabsite.com/900old/900&79to94faqs.htm -- MH '72 97 '77 96 '78 95 '79 96 '91 900i

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