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Ciao 10-06-2018 05:37 AM

Humidity/Participation vs Brake Fluid
 
One of the reasons and the purpose of flushing the brake fluid ~ 2 years is because it absorbs moisture. Does it make sense to flush the brake fluid in a humid climate or rainy day because it may absorb the moisture in the air as you replace it?

Lew 10-06-2018 06:22 AM

I have one of these and the Indie Seth in Jax FL uses one of these when doing a inspection. It will tell you if your brake fluid has a certain level of moister. I just checked the Brake fluid in my Truck and it has been over two years and needed to be changed. Moister was bad! Better pedal now since changing fluid.


https://www.walmart.com/ip/Brake-Fluid-Moisture-Tester-Auto-Car-Truck-Diagnostic-Testing/169181238

thstone 10-06-2018 01:53 PM

Participation or precipitation?

You don't need to worry about the time (~1 hour) that the fluid is exposed to the air (whether humid/rainy or dry) during the flush and bleeding procedure.

You do need to worry if you left the reservoir cap off for a week.

Ciao 10-06-2018 02:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by thstone (Post 580529)
Participation or precipitation?

You don't need to worry about the time (~1 hour) that the fluid is exposed to the air (whether humid/rainy or dry) during the flush and bleeding procedure.

You do need to worry if you left the reservoir cap off for a week.

Perhaps I was being too critical.

Lol! Precipitation is the correct term.

:cheers:


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