I went to AZ to buy a new driver side caliper today.
No reason to think there was any issue and everything installed fine, until I went to set the brake pads and noticed the driver side caliper installed differently than the passenger side. One side I had to install the top first and push in the bottom and the other side I had to install in the top first and then push in the bottom.
That got me thinking to compare.
The bleeder screw is on the top on the passenger side, but on the bottom of the drivers side.
My original driver side has the bleeder on the top as well.
The part number on the box matches the correct image that matches my original caliper, but is different than the one that was in the box.
Seems like someone did me the favor of returning a passenger side caliper in a drivers side box, which would explain all the grease on the box itself when I picked it up.
Shame on me for not checking before installing.
I imagine the bleeder should be on the top. Does that sound right? AutoZone Driver Side Caliper