Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2004 12:47:49 -0500
From: Fred W <Fred.Willsnospammyrealbox.com>
Subject: Re: Clutch master problem (I think)


king doodle squat wrote: > if you are power bleeding the system it might be that there is blockage in > the line, but reading your question, you don't say if you are trying the > clutch pedal at the same time as the bleed. i know from recent bitter > experience that when my 9000 clutch went, it sounds very similar to the > problems you are experiencing. if the 9000 system was designed from a > previous version (eg a 99 system), you might want to try this first before > you get hammered for an expensive repair. > > see the link below & have a look near the bottom of the page, it seems to > say that you need to try the clutch pedal during bleeding, > > http://www.thesaabsite.com/900old/c900clutchrepair.htm > No, the part about depressing the clutch (2nd sentence below) is in regard to extracting the clutch disk alignment tool. The bleeding is covered in the prior sentence only: "BLEED THE SYSTEM: Bleeding is best achieved by applying a positive pressure where you put the brake fluid in while slightly opening the bleeder nipple. Now push the clutch pedal all the way down by what ever means you used previously and EXTRACT THE SPECIAL TOOL. " -Fred W

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