1992 SAAB 900 how do I push the calipar piston back in on t

Tiny
WHEELS97023
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  • 1992 SAAB 900
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 176,465 MILES
This is a 900 turbo convertible if that helps I was told that there was a 4 mm screw that I have to mess with to release the e brake cable? Where would that screw be on the Caliper thanks for the help
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Saturday, February 21st, 2009 AT 6:00 PM

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Tiny
ZACKMAN
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You have to remove the brake cable first before you can remove the plug. You just need to pull the end of the brake cable out of the slot (blue circle).


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_92900brakecable_1.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_92900brake_1.jpg



http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/55316_92900caliper_1.jpg

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Saturday, February 21st, 2009 AT 8:49 PM
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DAVE H
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Hello .. thanks for the donation .. much appreciated

Hope this helps .. let me know

Removal & Installation (900 Series)
Raise and support vehicle. Remove wheels. Disconnect parking brake cable at caliper. Remove plug from adjuster screw. Loosen adjuster screw. Pinch off brake hose. Loosen brake hose. Plug openings. Remove dust covers and guide pin bolts. Remove caliper assembly and brake pads. Rotate caliper to unscrew brake hose.
To install caliper, reverse removal procedure. Tighten bolts to specification. Bleed system. Pump brake pedal several times to position brake pads. Adjust parking brake. See PARKING BRAKE under ADJUSTMENTS.

PARKING BRAKE
NOTE:If installing new cable(s), apply parking brake several times to stretch cable(s).

900 Series
Lift rear seat. Using a screwdriver, pry adjuster apart. Insert .08" (2.0 mm) feeler gauge between brake lever and stop on brake caliper. Rotate lock nut against adjuster sleeve until feeler gauge drops out. Apply and release parking brake several times to settle adjuster. Ensure clearance between brake lever and stop is .02-.08" (.5-2.0 mm).


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Saturday, February 21st, 2009 AT 8:52 PM

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