Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz)
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Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz)

Part No. 85188 Warranty Details  
An environmentally friendly, non-melting synthetic lubricant, this product is formulated to lubricate under adverse brake conditions to help assure that critical caliper pins, sleeves, bushings and pistons remain lubricated throughout the life of the pad.
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Size (ounces):0.5
Container Type:Tube

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PermatexUltra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz)
 
4.3

(based on 38 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (22)
  • Can withstand use (15)
  • Reliable (12)
  • Compact (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home garage (22)
  • Automotive repair shop (11)
  • Upkeep (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (6), Casual driver (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (11), Casual driver (9), Mechanic (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good for high-temp applications

Because it's thick and sticky, it's easy to put this grease only where you want it, and it will stay there. It can also make some parts easier to assemble. Perfect for caliper...Read complete review

Because it's thick and sticky, it's easy to put this grease only where you want it, and it will stay there. It can also make some parts easier to assemble. Perfect for caliper slides, and as an anti-vibration anti-squeak for the backs of pads.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not a miracle product

There is nothing special about this product. Like another reviewer mentioned, there is no guarantee this product will fix your squeaks or guarantee good operation. The appearance of the product is not reassuring....Read complete review

There is nothing special about this product. Like another reviewer mentioned, there is no guarantee this product will fix your squeaks or guarantee good operation. The appearance of the product is not reassuring. It is more of a translucent blue gel, not a thick grease. Do not be surprised if it starts to dry tacky and pasty within a few weeks. I have used an entire tube on one brake caliper position within two months because the gel gets easily contaminated and drys out even after replacing all rubber caliper hardware. I am currently looking for an alternative (maybe CRC products) but it is possible that I may need a new caliper. This product does not deserve one star because it is in a reclosable tube and it probably works okay as a standard brake grease. DO NOT expect it to fix any hardware problems or squeaks because it is not a miracle product. IMO they missed a critical additive in order to make it more environmentally friendly, so this grease will not hold under high temps or maybe it degrades quickly under high contact pressures.

Reviewed by 38 customers

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5.0

Great

By 

from Iowa

Verified Buyer

Comments about Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz):

Great product. I didn't realize brake kit came with a grease packet so I didn't need to buy. But it was a great product

 
5.0

Works great

By 

from Dungannon, VA

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3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz):

Good product

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5.0

Good Quality

By 

from Orchard Park NY

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3 or more reviews submitted

Comments about Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz):

Use it on slider pins and moving parts

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  • No
 
5.0

Perfect

By 

from Pittsburgh, PA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz):

Works great!

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Permatex

By 

from SOUTH BEND, IN

Verified Buyer

Comments about Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz):

Permatex every time

 
4.0

brake lube goo

By 

from providence, ri

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3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

  • Can Withstand Use
  • Compact Design
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Automotive Repair Shop
    • Home Garage
    • Upkeep

    Comments about Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz):

    The small tube makes it easy to get into the tight spaces. I have used a larger brake lube in the past and it is difficult to get into the tight spaces around the rotors and lines, etc. Seems to work as described.

     
    5.0

    Easy to use and inexpensive

    By 

    from Monroe N.Y.

    About Me Casual Driver

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    Pros

    • Can Withstand Use
    • Compact Design
    • Easy To Use
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Garage

      Comments about Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz):

      Worked well and was cheap and easy to use.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Perfect for brake jobs.

      By 

      from Cape Coral, Florida

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • Easy To Use
      • Reliable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Automotive Repair Shop
        • Home Garage
        • Upkeep

        Comments about Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz):

        Works great on caliper slider bolts, caliper piston face and on brake pad seats.

         
        5.0

        The Right Stuff

        By 

        from Abingdon, MD

        About Me Auto Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Automotive Repair Shop
          • Home Garage

          Comments about Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz):

          The right stuff when doing a brake job. Never start a job without it.

           
          5.0

          Great stuff

          By 

          from Barnegat nj

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube (.5 oz):

          Easy to use

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          2 Questions | 2 Answers
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          • Q:

            If this product is petroleum based, how does it get along with both natural and synthetic rubbers, any swelling or degradation?
            Asked on 4/14/2014 by Richard from Brownwood TX.

            1 answer

            • CUSTOMER CARE

              A:

              Hi Richard, glad to help! Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube is a green, environmentally friendly, non-melting, pure synthetic lubricant. It is formulated to lubricate under the most adverse brake conditions, assuring that critical caliper pins, sleeves, bushings and pistons remain lubricated throughout pad life. Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube, that is water and corrosion resistant properties, is excellent on rolling and sliding surfaces operating in wet or dry conditions from -45°F to +425°F. It is compatible with internal and external brake rubber and plastic hardware, including ethylene-propylene rubber. Typical Applications: Long and short bolts, sleeves, bushings, outboard pad backing plate, inboard pad backing plate, disc brake calipers, caliper pins, and pistons.

              Answered on 4/15/2014 by Steve from AAP
          • Q:

            does this product work on inner anti squeal shim? or where I can find brake grease?
            Asked on 12/28/2010 by jon first brake job from Atlanta, GA

            1 answer

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              A:

              This should work just fine for you.

              Answered on 12/30/2010 by Anonymous
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