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  1. Rear caliper leaking from parking brake

    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. Instrument cluster problems

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Hi...I could use advice diagnosing troublesome intermittent failure of dashboard instruments in a '98 SAAB 900SE Turbo 5-door. The symptoms are: Turbo boost gauge on dashboard fails intermittently for weeks, then stops altogether. Months later, highway driving, depress hydraulic clutch pedal...
  3. Parking Brake Shoe Sizes

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    I have a 1998 900 SE hatch. Parking brake cable was replaced, but adjusted all the way in the brake shoes (4838660) still don't grab. I was told the shoe size changed (got bigger) somewhere around 1998-1999, but the EPC part numbers are the same for shoes 1994-2002. Can anyone shed some light?
  4. brake problem

    9-5 Workshop
    i've had a saab for not even a week- everything was golden- until one day i forgot ---get ready for it--- to turn the parking brake off. yep, and to be honest i'm not even sure how long i was driving around like that before i realized it- and now when i brake a really high pitched screech...
  5. SAAB 93 2006 model change parking brake cables, handbrake cables, emergency brake

    9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    I couldn't find anything on this so a note about my experience of the job might be useful. In this case the cables themselves were still working OK, but the rear calipers needed to be replaced due to corrosion, and the cables were corroded into the calipers. So I put the angle grinder...
  6. rear brake job - new rotors, parking brake fix

    NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    Its time for me to do the rear rotors and finally fix the seized parking brake which has never worked during the time I've had the car. I've done the pads before but never have had the rotors/calipers off, or messed with the parking brake. For the parking brake I'm assuming its an...
  7. handbreak - Parking brake uneven

    9-5 Workshop
    Gents, I have a problem with my handbrake. During the bi-annual Swiss test they remarked that the handbrake has more than a 30% difference between the left and right back wheel when the handbrake is engaged. This has to be sorted or I will not be allowed to drive the car... I tried this...
  8. Parking Break

    9-5 Workshop
    My 2004 Saab 95 Arc failed MA inspection for a parking brake issue. The parking break works when engaged and the car is put in drive. The parking brake does not work when the parking brake in engaged and the car is put in reverse. Any suggestions why this might occur and what the resolution...