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  1. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I'm having an odd issue with my 05 Linear where around every 3 months or so the rear passenger brake caliper starts to leak where the parking brake cable connects. This all started after the caliper was replaced by a local chain shop. I've since had them replace caliper 3 times and now I've got...
  2. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hello all, I am replacing the rear passenger caliper on my 2000 9-3. It's different than calipers I have replaced on other cars because it doesn't have a mounting bracket and slide pins, just a piston on either side of the rotor. Also, it doesn't have a flex hose connecting to it, just the...
  3. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Does anyone know the proper torque for the brake caliper guide pins? The WIS has conflicting torque values called out: Under "brake disc, front wheel," the instructions call for application of Loctite 242 and a torque of 81 lb-ft Under "brake pads, front wheel" the instructions do not call...
  4. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    So I was working on changing my rear brake pads and not having a good time. Trying to wind the caliper back when I noticed brake fluid starting to leak out . Turns out I had accidently gotten a small tear in the boot of the piston. My question is how screwed am i? I taped over the hole with...
  5. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    hey all! many high-powered cars have got their brand on the calipers; porsche, lambo, ferrari, etc. just want a consensus - which one would you think will match the profile of Saab? http://www.saabcentral.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=29061&stc=1&d=1335506477...
  6. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    hey all! many high-powered cars have got their brand on the calipers; porsche, lambo, ferrari, etc. just want a consensus - which one would you think will match the profile of Saab? cheerios...;ol;
  7. C900 Workshop
    Hi, I noticed a rattling from the back, only when the brakes are NOT applied. The rattling stops when the brakes are applied. When I inspected the wheels/brakes/susspention - the brakes are sticking, or are they seem to be constantly applied slightly on - making the wheel grind and the...
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