The recommended intervals for changing brake fluid are all over the board depending on the manufacturer, from as often as every two years to never.

Anti-Lock Brake System

The Antilock Braking System control module is a microprocessor that runs diagnostic checks of a vehicle’s ABS. It processes information from wheel-speed sensors and the hydraulic brake system to determine when to release braking pressure at a wheel that’s about to lock up and start skidding.   The system prevents skids when braking, and stability…

All cars and light trucks since the 2012 model year have come with standard traction control, and many vehicles from earlier years that had antilock brakes also got traction control. That’s because traction control piggybacks on the antilock brake system and uses the same wheel-speed sensors to control wheel slip during acceleration.    

The squealing (or squeaking) noise that your brakes make when you first drive your car in the morning, particularly after rain, is just surface rust being scraped off the rotors by the pads the first few times you apply the brake pedal, or the result of moisture and dirt that collects on the rotors, including…

Your car’s brake system is one of its most critical safety systems and as such, it is imperative to keep it maintained and functioning properly. Doing so helps ensure safe vehicle control and operation under a wide variety of conditions. If you suspect any problems or have any concerns, you should have it inspected as soon as…

Cruising down the  street and suddenly a little child rushes unto the road, you step on the brakes abruptly and a heavy jolt runs through your leg up your body as you bring the car to a halt, the child is safe, you begin to gently continue  your movement till you arrive at a junction once…

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