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Answered 2015-07-15 19:01:50

Push the bolt completely out of the caliper and clean it well, then put some special lube the have in a little tear open pack and coat the sliding parts. I used to use never seize but was told this stuff is silicon based and won't swell up the rubber like never-seize might.

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