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If you look at the directions in the RAVE manual for replacing the front brake pads it says to clean and inspect the brake caliper guide pins and replace if corroded but it specifically says not to lubricate them. I was taught and have seen lubricating the guide pins to be common practice amongst mechanics. Any thoughts on this?
 

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This has been debated to death on many different forums. I lubricate them on all of my cars, have been for decades and will keep doing so.
 

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clean the pins use a wire wheel if the pins are corroded,
and use a good grease or antiseize to coat the pin.
the grease will prevent the pins from corroding.
 

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It has been debated - grease attracts dust which sooner or later may cause issues (easy to solve by removing and cleaning). Grease lubricates and prevents rust. Pick your poison.

Note: The rubber boots let contaminates in, both dirt and moisture.
 
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