Brief Overview Of How Brake System Flush ProceedsApril 28, 2020
This is a process whereby it is necessary to remove dirty and aged brake fluid from the braking system. A brake system flush, correctly done, ensures that the system successfully receives new and clean brake fluid. Brake fluid absorbs water. But water and oil do not mix. This results in pools of water getting trapped in the brake lines. This too should be removed. If excess water is not removed, you may have to apply more pressure to your brake pedal in order to make sure that you are able to stop your car.
It is recommended that brake fluid is flushed out every thirty miles of driving. That sounds like it’s going to be quite regularly if you’re a daily driver, week in and week out. But the recommendation stretches. Another recommendation suggests a brake fluid flush every three years. That seems more reasonable and to be expected. An electronic tester will be used to determine accurately whether or not the brake fluid needs to be replaced in the first place.
A brake fluid flush can be done entirely at your convenience. You can bring your car into the workshop. Or you can arrange for the job to be done at your home or place of business. You can watch and learn as the men in overalls utilise specialised equipment to flush out the bad. And then there is this. All old fluid will be recycled at an approved recycling depot. If you like things green, this initiative should please you.
It’s making its own small dent in helping to keep the environment clean. But if you like things green this much, maybe you shouldn’t be driving so much. Maybe try using the bus or tube a little more.