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Why does my brake fluid need to be changed?
Brake fluid must withstand operating temperatures of up to 230°C but over time absorbs water which boils at 100°C. As the water boils, it turns to compressible vapour which means you won't be able to brake as efficiently

What happens if it's not changed?
If too much moisture builds up, the brake fluid can boil while you're braking, seriously affecting performance. It can cause the brakes to fail. A spongy feel to the brake pedal shows you this has started to happen

What do we do?
We check the level and look for leaks. We drain the system and fill it with new brake fluid. We test the system and record it in your service book.

How often should it be changed?
At year 3 and every 2 years after that.
Bosch Car Service Centre
CB Auto Service of Kirkcaldy


First class service, repairs and maintenance with the benefits of Bosch quality and assurance.

Save money on dealership prices without affecting your manufacturer's warranty.

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  • Loan cars available.
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  • Full guarantee on all parts and labour.
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CB Auto Service (Fife) Ltd., Forth Avenue Industrial Estate, Kirkcaldy, Fife. KY2 5QW
Company Registration No: SC510747 | VAT No: 227 161 721
Registered Office: James Hair & Co., 59 Bonnygate, Cupar, Fife. KY15 4BY
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