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1987 Isuzu Trooper purchased in 2009 with "new" brakes. Right front caliper occasionally sticks and won't release. Replaced rubber brake lines. Can you use a C-clamp to push back piston or is this similar to the 1991 rear where the piston needs to be rotated back in? Any other suggestions? Also, the '91 rear brake pistons required lithium lube or similar high temp lube between piston & pad, any similar requirement on the front in 1987?

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Yes you can use a c-clamp. If the caliper is sticking I would go get a new caliper. Otherwise you will be replacing pads and rotors on that side more than you should have to.

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