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Front barke caliper bolts on 97 biuck leasbre what type and size

I cannot remove the front brake caliipers on 97 buick lesabre. the bolts are countersunk Iand I am not sure what type of bolts they are and what size They feel as though they may be an allen bolt but I don't know for sure because I don't have an allen wrech that will fit it.

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You will need to climb back there with a flashlight and look. I believe they are allen bolt, and they auto parts store will sell a kit with 3 of the most used allen bolts drivers in a 3/8" socket set.

Alternative is that the bolts may be torx, in which case, the auto parts store will have those as well.

The nice thing is, the sizes are very common, and the driver kit's normally have the 2-3 sizes that are most common for brake repair.

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