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  1. Tyres, Wheels, and Brakes
    Hi, i have a problem with the O/S/F brake binding on my Saab 9-3 2005. Having stripped and cleaned the slider, the caliper piston moves freely. Only when the pedal is pressed and released, the brake binds on. I am not sure if it is the caliper as it moves freely when returned manually during...
  2. New Saab 9-5 (2010 - on)
    My 2010 Aero with 50K is experiencing binding of the rear wheels upon initial acceleration. Car operates fine after initial binding. Will bind several times.
  3. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi I've recently boughta 9-3 (Late 04) and the brakes seem to be binding very slightly intermittantly. Does anyone know if this is a common fault. I'm hoping its just a case of taking the calipers off and just making sure everything is working smoothly will do it but if anybody has any...
  4. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, I recently bought a 2000 9-3 lpt manual with 34k miles , 1 owner. A few of the controls were stiff due to I am assuming lack of use. The headlights switch, heater control, heater distribution control. The headlight switch has now loosened up, and so has the heater temp control after...
  5. Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)
    This i have never seen before! 1988 9000i 2.0lt done about 100k and doing well. BUT this morning the brakes started binding. Press the footbrake and it stays pressed and the brakes stay on until the brake pedal is hooked back to its normal position. Is there a spring on the brake pedal that...
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Had my first long run in the Aero today, trip to Hemel via Cambridge (!) to collect new wheels/tyres and deliver 900 toolkit to BillJ. On the way, I noticed some low speed vibration, which at crawling pace turned into a groan from one of the front wheels. Dissappeared as soon as I pressed the...
  7. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hello i was aondering if anyone has had probs with rear calipers binding like mine , just had to strip the drivers side down to free it off ?
  8. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Several times recently when moving off in the car [in reverse] I've had a clonking noise and an impression of slight resistance at the rear wheels: the first time it happened I assumed there was a can or something in the way but each time I've checked it was absolutely clear. Does anyone have...
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