Brake Fluid - Knowing What Your Car Needs

Brake fluid, which many refer to as hydraulic fluid, is a non-compressive liquid substance that helps your car slow down and stop when needed. While brake fluid doesn’t need to be changed real often, it should be exchanged at regular intervals. At Giles Automotive, the technicians in our service center are trained to know what type of brake fluid your car needs and when it needs it.

Gone are the days when you only had one or two types of brake fluid from which to choose. Today brake fluid, which is either glycol-based or silicone-based, is designed for certain types of cars. Knowing what your car needs in brake fluid are vital in ensuring your brakes continue to function safely.

If brake fluid replacement sounds foreign to you, don’t feel alone. Many drivers are unfamiliar with brake fluid, which is why stopping at our Lafayette will pay off for your car and its brake system.

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