PowerStop: Types of Brake Fluid

May 7, 2020


Different types of brake fluid- Brake fluid is the lifeblood of the brake system and a commonly overlooked but integral part of your vehicle. It’s a hydraulic fluid responsible for one job, stopping your vehicle! Brake fluid transfers the action of pushing on the pedal to your to the brake calipers or drums through a series of brake hoses and lines to actually stop your vehicle. It must pass testing for the ability to remain fluid at a low temperature, resist boiling at a high temperature, compatibility with other brake fluids and parts of the braking system, and controlling the corrosion of your brake system.