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06-18-2009, 11:07 AM
I will be replacing the rotors and brake pads on the wifes Rendezvous tomorrow. I need to know how I go about lubing the caliper sliders. Where are they located and what do I do in order to lube them. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

06-18-2009, 02:34 PM
When you have the caliper unbolted from both slides, just twist a little and pull away from the caliper bracket to remove the slide and dust boot. Then clean the slide with brake clean and a rag. Apply the slide grease liberally and reinstall the slide to the bracket. Push in and twist to seat the dust boot.

Most parts stores sell caliper slide grease and sometimes it even comes included with the pads. It won't matter if you do this with the caliper bracket on the car or not. Its just a little easier to do with it off.

06-18-2009, 03:32 PM