13.4. Brake fluid

According to the maintenance instruction in the brake system, and also in a hydraulic actuator of switching off of coupling of your car apply the brake fluids corresponding to the international classes DOT-3 and DOT-4, calculated on application in cars with the raised dynamic characteristics. Upon purchase of brake fluid it is necessary to be guided by the following recommendations:
– buy brake fluid only of that class which is recommended by manufacturer of the car;
– attentively examine a container, it has to be tight, and the protective membrane — is executed from a foil.
Brake fluids are classified by temperature of boiling and viscosity (tab. 13.2).

Table 13.2 Classification of Brake Fluids by Viscosity and Temperature of Boiling