Saab 9-5

since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Saab 9-5
+ Saab 9-5 Cars
+ Governing bodies and operation receptions
+ Settings and routine maintenance of the car
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling of the engine, heating, ventilation and air conditioning
+ the Power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of electric equipment of the engine
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
- Brake system
   General information and security measures
   Pumping of brake system and replacement of brake liquid
   Replacement of brake shoes
   Removal and installation of brake disks
   Removal and installation of brake supports
   Removal and installation of a pedal of a brake
   Removal and installation of the vacuum pump
   Removal and installation of the tank of brake liquid and GTTs
   Removal and installation of brake lines
   Removal and installation of components of the parking brake and its drive
   Removal and installation of components of auxiliary systems (ABS/TC/ESP)
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment

Replacement of brake shoes

Replacement of brake shoes should be made on both wheels of one axis. The description only for one wheel below is provided.

Forward blocks


  1. To Poddomkratta the car also remove forward wheels.
  1. Squeeze out the piston of the brake cylinder (2), remove a bracket (3) supports, boots of directing fingers (4) and twist directing fingers.
  1. Remove a support (5) from an anchor bracket and suspend it on a rack of a suspension bracket so that not to load a brake hose. Remove blocks (6).
  1. Clear internal surfaces of a support a soft wire brush and check a condition of boots.
  2. Establish new blocks.

External blocks with the acoustic indicator of wear establish the indicator down; internal blocks establish so that shooters pointed to them in the direction of rotation of a brake disk at car movement forward.

  1. Establish a support, clear directing fingers and tighten them. Will put on fingers boots.
  1. Establish a support bracket.
  1. Establish wheels, lower the car on the earth and squeeze out a brake pedal to wring out pistons of brake cylinders.
  2. In summary check level of brake liquid and if necessary modify it.

Back blocks

Replacement of brake shoes of back wheels of models since 1999 вып. (with floating back supports) it is made similar to replacement of blocks of forward wheels.

With a spring it is necessary to establish a block opposite to the piston. The description of replacement of blocks of models till 1999 вып below is provided. (with motionless 2-piston supports).


  1. To Poddomkratta the car also remove back wheels.
  1. Wring out the piston of the brake cylinder (external), take directing fingers and springs (3).
  1. Remove blocks. If necessary use a special stripper.
  2. Clear a soft wire brush of a surface of the support, interfaced to blocks. Examine boots and if necessary replace them.
  3. Grease interfaced surfaces of blocks with copper greasing and establish blocks in a support.
  4. Establish springs and fingers, then establish wheels and lower the car on the earth.
  5. Squeeze out a brake pedal to wring out pistons of brake cylinders both in summary check and if necessary modify level of brake liquid.