2000 Jeep Cherokee front brake caliper bracket

Tiny
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I am having a very difficult time removing the two bolts holding the caliper bracket on. They are seized from rust ect. I assume they are standard threads and I belive they are 18mm. Any suggestions/advice
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Saturday, January 3rd, 2009 AT 10:56 AM

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Tiny
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Have you tried using a penatrating oil? Allow the bolts to soak over night, tap them with a hammar to jar them and then try.

I believe you can try heating the steering knuckle too. Steel expands when it gets hot and may help loosten the bolts. Once you get them out, make sure the threads in the steering knuckle are good and safe to reuse.

Joe
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Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 AT 4:24 PM

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