8 Overlooked Vehicle-Maintenance Services

Vehicle maintenance

These often-overlooked vehicle-maintenance practices can not only help avoid expensive repairs, they can boost performance.



DOT 3 and DOT 4 Brake Fluid: What’s the Difference?

The primary difference between DOT 3 and DOT 4 brake fluid is their respective boiling points. I suspect I know your next question. But first, some background. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) classifies brake fluid into four main categories: DOT 3 DOT 4 DOT 5 DOT 5.1 Their primary differences are their wet &

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Does Brake Fluid Go Bad?

Brake rotor

Here is the short answer: Yes, brake fluid can go bad. Brake fluid absorbs moisture, which reduces its performance. For that reason, it’s best practice to change brake fluid every two years.┬áThe AAA published a study, stating that brake fluid is the most often missed maintenance item by drivers.