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Does Brake Fluid Need to Be Flushed?

Does Brake Fluid Need to Be Flushed?

When thinking about your vehicle's brake system, the brake pads probably come to mind. However, did you know that the brake system is actually hydraulic, meaning that it uses power from brake fluid for the entire system to work? Many drivers aren't aware of this, which is why they may not understand what a brake fluid flush is or if they even need it.  Your vehicle's brakes are one of the most important safety features, which is why brake maintenance is so important. Having regular brake inspections can catch any problems early on and ensure that your brakes are operating at their best so that you can stay safe on the road.  When you press down on the brake pedal, brake fluid creates the power that makes the system turn so that your vehicle slows down or stops. Over time, what happens is that the many different seals and rubber parts within the system can begin to wear down, which can cause leaking and also cause dirt and debris to contaminate the brake fluid.&n ... read more

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