Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 09:22:12 GMT
From: "Lin Chung" <lin.chungnospamWater.Margin.com>
Subject: Re: Saab 9-3 - How long/difficult to change all pads/discs?


Yaofeng wrote: > Lin Chung wrote: > > Paul Hutchings wrote: > > > 99 9-3 convertible. This is a bit of a general question, but how > > > long should it take, and how difficult is it to change all the pads/ > > > discs? I can't do it myself but I work at MIRA... > > The standard 'generic' procedures are depicted in these step-by- > > step instructions... > Standard procedure doesn't necessarily apply to SAAB. First of > all SAAB has all disc brakes. Secondly, the SAAB rear disc brake > caliper has a screw which you back out to loosen the pads. You > cannot use a c-clamp to compress the piston, It will ruin the caliper > if you do. Aha, thanks. As the OP correctly observed, "... at MIRA which means I [the OP] might be able to call in a favour, but it doesn't guarantee familiarity with anything specific/quirky to Saabs...." :) -- Lin Chung [Replace "the Water Margin" with "ntlworld" for e-mail].

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