brake fluid


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brake fluid

n
(Automotive Engineering) an oily liquid used to transmit pressure in a hydraulic brake or clutch system

brake′ flu`id


n.
the fluid used in a brake system to transmit pressure from the brake pedal to the pistons at each wheel.
Translations

brake fluid

nolio dei freni
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When the brake pedal is depressed, the pressure on the brake pedal moves a piston in the master cylinder, forcing the brake fluid from the master cylinder through the brake lines and flexible hoses to the calipers and wheel cylinders.
Over time, Toyota warns, that faulty master cylinder could leak brake fluid. If that failure occurs, brake performance could be suddenly reduced, increasing the likelihood of a crash.
Petron Brake Fluid HTP is a high performance brake fluid designed for high temperature braking systems, exceeding the performance of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 116 DOT 4.
The new lubricants are in addition to the ATF Premium HTP fully synthetic automatic transmission fluid, the HTP DOT-4 high-performance brake fluid and the Grease HTP lithium complex grease that the company launched in February 2017.
From October 14-25, owners of all A-Class, C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, GLE and GLS registered between January 1, 2009 and January 1, 2015 can visit Mercedes-Benz service centres and take advantage of a brake system inspection including brake fluid condition and testing.
The car maker said that a brake-system part was not made to specifications, allowing gas bubbles to form in the brake fluid, the report says.
NEW ITEMS TO BE TESTED FOR INCLUDE: | If tyres are obviously under-inflated | If the brake fluid has been contaminated | Fluid leaks posing an environmental risk | Brake pad warning lights and if brake pads or discs are missing | Reversing lights on vehicles first used from September 1, 2009 | Headlight washers on vehicles first used from September 1, 2009 (if they have them) | Daytime running lights on vehicles first used from March 1, 2018 - most of these vehicles will have their first MOT in 2021 when they're three years old.
1) Before starting, check your water, motor oil, brake fluid, crude oil or gas.
Both, transmission and brake fluid, are highly toxic and corrosive.
"Fortunately the spilt brake fluid was seen by the owner but the consequences could have been very serious.