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What are signs of low brake fluid?

What are signs of low brake fluid?

Have you been in a car where the brakes weren't working? You may have not even slammed it to "break it" and still wonder why. The cause is most likely very low brake fluid. Let's look at why brake fluid is important and the signs when it's low. Do vehicles need brake fluids? Without brake fluid, the vehicle will not brake properly, if at all. This is because without it, the braking components will not work at all. Hydraulic braking systems need the braking fluid to increase the pressure to help stop the car. When pressure is applied to the brakes, the braking fluid helps the pads and rotors make the vehicle come to a complete stop. All vehicles need braking fluid in order to brake normally. Signs of low brake fluid Brake Pads feels loose When you come to a stop while driving at a higher speed, you should be able to stop your car, and it feels firm on the brakes. However, if it feels loose, it could be low brake fluid. When this happens, you may have a hard t ... read more

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