Toyota, Mercedes and other manufacturers are updating workshop manuals to reflect a change in the recommended lubricant for sliding caliper pins to ‘lithium based glycol’
Toyota workshop manuals specify ‘lithium soap based glycol’
ProSlip PIN is the only commercially available source of lithium based glycol and the Brake Kit contains two other lubricants needed to service a brake caliper.
Use a caliper pin grease recommended by your vehicle manufacturer.
Three Lubrication Points
Three Different Lubricants
- ProSlip Brake Kit – Lubricant for Caliper Pins, Pads and Clips contains 3 x 40g tubes – not available as single tubes
- ProSlip lubricants are made by Dow Corning and Shell
- ProSlip PIN is a high temperature synthetic lithium based glycol lubricant developed for sliding caliper pins…
- very low friction grease which allows caliper micro movements
- it contains lithium which prevents fretting corrosion
- used by British Forces
- The kit has enough for several pad changes and flip top lids means nothing to roll under the car
- Click on Detailed Product Info to learn more ..
- To eliminate brake drag, improve caliper response and prevent seizure watch ‘The ProSlip Way’ video
Fretting corrosion on a Nissan X-Trail caliper pin
ProSlip PIN – the ONLY caliper pin lubricant which prevents fretting corrosion
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