Today I was servicing my front brakes and one slide pin on each side was frozen in the bracket.
After removing and cleaning everything I went to grease the pins but realized I ran out of silicone paste that I normally use.
I did however have some left over dielectric grease from a tune up and used some of that. Then I got wondering about the differences as I believe dielectric grease has or is a form of silicone?
This brings me here inquiring. Can they be used I interchangeably? Like silicone paste on spark plugs or dielectric grease on slide pins etc
Btw my brakes felt better so for now all seems well with the dielectric substitute on the slide pins