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RE: Squealing brakes

> From: 	pagea@motts.com[SMTP:pagea@motts.com]
	>I will check they things that you mentioned, but I don't know what
you mean
	>by a rusted caliper. Do you mean the piston itself or the metal
	>that holds the pad carrier?

If you don't change the brake fluid often enough, it gets contaminated with
water.  This rusts the cylinder wall coating inside the caliper.  You might
get away with a hone along with a repair kit, but a reconditioned caliper
might be a simpler option.