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Brake Fluid Contaminated Pads

Unfortunately, it looks as if my re-manufactured rear caliper on the driver side sprung a leak and now the Hawk pads on that side are soaked.  It is DOT 4 brake fluid not sure if it makes any difference. 

If I didn't spend the extra coin on these pads I would just replace the pads, but curious if the Hawk pads can be cleaned.  I see online that the brake fluid is water soluble and the puddle in my driveway cleaned up well.  I am just not sure how long it has been leaking since I oddly don't notice a brake pedal feel change.
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