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    DOT 4 and DOT 5.1 are both glycol-based brake fluids and are used widely in the automotive and cycle industry. They are controlled by standards set out by the Department of Transportation (DOT) - hence the name.
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  • What is DOT 5.1 used in?

    According to extensive tests in racing, BRAKE FLUID DOT 5.1 can be used in on-road and off-road motorcycles, as well as passenger cars and commercial vehicles where a brake fluid complying to the FMVSS 116 DOT 5.1 specification is required.
  • How often should brake calipers be serviced?

    Did you know that it is recommended to maintain your brake calipers every 2 years or 24,000 miles on your vehicle? Brake caliper servicing is something that is needed and different from your typical brake service.31 Jan 2018
  • Is DOT 3 and DOT 3 Synthetic the same?

    In most cases, brake fluids that are rated DOT 5 are the ones considered synthetic because they are made using silicone. Meanwhile, brake fluids such as DOT 3, 4, and 5.1 are the ones considered “non-synthetic”.
  • Should you bleed brakes changing pads?

    No, it is not necessary for the mechanic to bleed the brakes when changing pads. That is because there are some instances where the pads can be changed or replaced without opening the brake fluid reservoir or the brake lines themselves.
  • Why is my brake fluid so dark?

    Fresh brake fluid should be relatively clear, if not slightly golden. This is true for practically any type of brake fluid. Over time, brake fluid becomes contaminated. When the brake fluid begins to darken and turn black or brown, then you know that the fluid is becoming too old.

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