Replacement of brake fluid

Necessary tool:

  – a cap open key for screws of production of air;
  – brake fluid of the FMVSS 116 DOT 4 specification.

Brake fluid absorbs through a time of brake hoses, and also an opening of production of air of a broad tank moisture from air. Therefore the boiling point of brake fluid falls over time. At sharp braking it can lead to formation of vials of steam in brake pipelines and operation of the brake system will be strongly broken.

To replace brake fluid each 2 years, whenever possible, in the spring. When driving in mountains to replace brake fluid more often.

Replacement of brake fluid is described in subsection 7.13.

To pay attention to precautionary measures at the treatment of brake fluid. To hand over old brake fluid on local places of acceptance of special waste.