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  1. I truly dislike taking shortcuts such as using a...

    I truly dislike taking shortcuts such as using a helper spring, but in the world of keeping cars going. sometimes we have to improvise. And, for now it is working. I am always open to investigating...
  2. more brakes!

    Thanks Geoff! I was wondering the same thing when this thread first began. The problem seems to have been attributed to the pedal box and others have indicated that changing the pedal box (or...
  3. I finally got the ng 9-5 out of storage. I went...

    I finally got the ng 9-5 out of storage. I went to my local auto parts store and purchased a small assortment of springs. I added a spring to the top side of the brake pedal and found an attachment...
  4. Stuck the car in heated storage for the winter. ...

    Stuck the car in heated storage for the winter. When I get a chance I will be back to it. Thanks for the info folks! I will repost when I make further progress.

    Happy New year!
    :thumbsup:
  5. Can you take a pic? What spring did you use? ...

    Can you take a pic? What spring did you use? Where did you buy it? I have several cars and don't drive the car more than a 3-5k per year. I just had the oil changed and tank filled, stabilizer...
  6. pedal update

    Unfortunately, the correct pedal box for my 6-speed manual is no longer available.... see this link! I either need to live with the condition, try taking it to another higher end shop for...
  7. well, the Malibu bushing did not work. It was...

    well, the Malibu bushing did not work. It was actually too large and would not fit. The tech told me that the correct term listed by Saab is a grommet vs. a bushing. Also, the item appears to...
  8. I finally got around to revisiting my 9-5 sticky...

    I finally got around to revisiting my 9-5 sticky brake issue. I took the car to a local independent for an assessment. The tech told me it appears the Chevy Malibu of the same year has the same...
  9. got the coils and plugs changed on my aero. what...

    got the coils and plugs changed on my aero. what a difference! when one or more coils go it is a scary feeling. suddenly the car shudders and loses power when you attempt to accelerate. this...
  10. I had an interesting conversation with a parts...

    I had an interesting conversation with a parts fellow from SAAB. The replacement pedal box is the exact same as currently on the car. There is no part # which supersedes the current part. If this...
  11. SAABUSA is a good site. I have ordered from them...

    SAABUSA is a good site. I have ordered from them before. Don't know if you can still call them any more or if you just have to order on-line. I do have a manual shift so I don't know if the link...
  12. Was that for SAAB original part? I think the...

    Was that for SAAB original part? I think the $600 (includes shipping) was from SAAB. Also, I was told it would have to come from Sweden and take about 6 weeks to get it. If a GM part will fit...
  13. I also found a source for the pedal assembly. I...

    I also found a source for the pedal assembly. I believe I was quoted at just under $600. My understanding is that you have to buy the entire assembly as the brake pedal and bushings are not...
  14. Can you please point me in the right direction to...

    Can you please point me in the right direction to get the parts I need? Thank you!
  15. Hello, New to this site. I have been...

    Hello,
    New to this site. I have been experiencing the same problem with my pedal assembly. Can anyone tell me where I can find replacement parts? I have been looking on-line for a complete pedal...
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