Brake caliper leaking. Rebuild it or buy new one. Replace in pairs?

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Rear brake caliper is leaking on a 2008 Honda Element. Not leaking from hose or bleed valve so I'm guessing it's a seal or oring leaking by.

Do you guys rebuild them or buy new ones or newly rebuilt ones? Caliper kit is about $4.00 and the caliper is $50.
 

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Not sure how Advanced auto or places like them stay in business robbing people. 1 rear rebuilt caliper made by CARQUEST $90 and $45 core.
 

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Rear brake caliper is leaking on a 2008 Honda Element. Not leaking from hose or bleed valve so I'm guessing it's a seal or oring leaking by.

Do you guys rebuild them or buy new ones or newly rebuilt ones? Caliper kit is about $4.00 and the caliper is $50.
Replace is best unless you are hard up for money, and yes replace in pairs.
 
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