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I need help adjusting the clutch line on a 96 900s. I did a search but nothing came up. My problem is that the clutch will not engage. Clutch is supposedly brand new. If the car is put into gearand the clutch is released, it will not grab.
Thanks in advance
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Yep, the car was purchased this way. It needs a few things here and there but the clutch was supposedly put in by a professional shop. Theres about one inch of free play at the top position when the pedal is being pushed in. There is resistance in the pedal as there should be and you can push it all the way to the floor. The problem we're having is that when the car is put into gear and the pedal is released, it doesn't engage and the axles don't spin.
We were told that the clutch line needs to be adjusted and I did find somewhat of a writeup online, but its rather vague.
We took the d/s wheel off and raised the car. I can trace the clutch cable from the fire wall all the way to the front of the car but my issue is that I don't know how to go about actually adjusting the cable. I know the aftermarket cables have the lock nut in the center but how can I adjust the stock cable?
We decided to toss the stock clutch cable in favor of a new adjustable cable. We installed it and yet still the tranny wouldn't engage in gear. So we got the Saab in the air and removed the access plate on the transmission to take a look at the clutch. Got a laugh at what we found inside- shreds of clutch fiber all over the inside of the transmission. The previous owner could not drive a manual and it looks like he rode the clutch pretty bad. We ordered a new clutch kit and we're waiting for that to get here before we start to remove the tranny. We also got a few minuscule things repaired, like the leaking PS reservoir and broken window track.