beetle 1999 2.0L - caliper guide pins grease them or not?

Asked by Mar 30, 2015 at 06:50 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi, I have a beetle 1999 2.0 and the caliper guide pins look strange......i need a hax 7mm
to removed them. Now, i seen many videos on how to install new rotors....but they never
say anything about adding grease to this pins....they never do on the videos. can
someone help me?

3 Answers

64,465

No,you do not have to add grease,

Thank-you. Will the pins get stock since I will not be lubricating the them? Thanks for your reply.

64,465

No they want stick if pins are not bent and are straight.

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