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06 XC70 Brake Caliper slider pins Topic is solved

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Re: 06 XC70 Brake Caliper slider pins

Post by Clockboy » Tue May 15, 2018 12:12 pm

You got trouble, my friend, right here,
I say, trouble right here in Volvo City.

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Re: 06 XC70 Brake Caliper slider pins

Post by Georgeandkira » Wed May 16, 2018 6:40 am

I must chime in too.
Jammed, crooked calipers have dry, corroded or even rusty glide pins.
How can lubing them hurt?
Don't they live in a sheltered environment such that the "accumulated grit" argument doesn't apply?

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Re: 06 XC70 Brake Caliper slider pins  Topic is solved

Post by scot850 » Wed May 16, 2018 8:20 am

Yup, they got a film of lube when fitted. Whichever way you look at it they are still in good shape and are 12+ years old. Mind you car has only done around 90,000 miles.

Thanks all for the inputs.

Neil.
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Re: 06 XC70 Brake Caliper slider pins

Post by Rattnalle » Wed May 16, 2018 8:28 am

The sliding pins will if anything wear more the less the car is driven since they usually don't break by wearing out but by getting stuck :-)

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