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Old 07-20-2014, 09:01 AM   #1
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Do I grease the track the brake magnets ride on?

I'm doing brake maintenance on my 2010 Bambi.

The magnet rides on a track that goes through the center of the magnet.

Is this track supposed to be greased?

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Old 07-20-2014, 09:35 AM   #2
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You do not grease the parts used to activate the brakes.

The most you want to do is put the smallest amount of Lithium on the contact points where the brake shoes ride against the backer plate.

Grease will migrate when heated and cover everything in time.

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Originally Posted by amm3824 View Post
I'm doing brake maintenance on my 2010 Bambi.

The magnet rides on a track that goes through the center of the magnet.

Is this track supposed to be greased?

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Old 07-20-2014, 12:59 PM   #4
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The only thing that should be lubed is the adjuster screw. If this screw freezes adjusting the brakes is near impossible. I use an antisieze paste you can get at any auto parts place. Best to remove the screw mechanism and put a little of this paste on the threads and on the screw side of the little fork shaped deals that press against the shoes.

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