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Cadillac DTS Forum - 2006 through 2012 Discussion, How often do you change the brake fluid? in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; im pretty sure the manual doesn't have an interval, thought i'd see what you guys say. anyone have an interval ...
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    How often do you change the brake fluid?

    im pretty sure the manual doesn't have an interval, thought i'd see what you guys say. anyone have an interval they use/recommend? any problems with the brake system? just leave it alone?

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    Re: How often do you change the brake fluid?

    While it is difficult to find specific brake fluid exchange intervals posted anywhere - including in owner's manual service interval charts - I would recommend the service at 5 - 7 year intervals.

    Brake fluid is hygroscopic - it LOVES water - so exchanges are one form of brake system term insurance.

    I've done it twice in the STS and am about due for a third time, and the Explorer goes to our local Mom & Pop shop this fall for the same service.

    If you want every sort of pro and con argument, Google "automobile brake fluid exchange interval", pour a scotch and water, and read.

    Plenty of study here - and in the Centric/Stoptech white papers. https://ebcbrakes.com/ebc-technical-...-30e567cc-d403
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    Re: How often do you change the brake fluid?

    I plan on changing mine soon. Was changed once in 13 years so its due for another change.

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    Re: How often do you change the brake fluid?

    I've had Dealer flush twice , but I suck out master cylinder , at least twice a year . Or when I get a itch . Biggest thought is for ABS system !

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