How to Flush a Contaminated Brake System?

Answer Modern automobile brakes rely on hydraulics to connect the master cylinder to the brakes on the four wheels. The hydraulic brake fluid will absorb moisture from the air and any exposure to water, a... Read More »

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How to Flush a Brake System?

Since the fluid in your brake lines absorbs water -- which eventually corrodes your brakes -- your brake system needs to be flushed once every two years or 30,000 miles. As water and dirt gets into... Read More »

Proper Way to Flush a Brake System?

Your car's brake system needs to be flushed every one to two years. Over time, the brake fluid absorbs moisture, which lowers its boiling point and can cause corrosion from the inside. You need to ... Read More »

How to Flush the Brake System on a 2003 VW Jetta Tdi?

This article describes how a VW Jetta owner can bleed the brake system and save money on professional repairs. A brake bleeder (available at auto parts stores and on the Internet) is used to remove... Read More »

How to Clean Contaminated Brake Lines?

Contaminated brake lines contain too much air, or small particles of dust or debris that can interfere with the flow of the brake fluid. If the brakes do not have enough fluid in them, they can gri... Read More »