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What Are the Signs of Low Brake Fluid?

The brakes of your car transmit a lot of force and this is made possible using brake fluid. Without sufficient amounts of brake fluid, it becomes difficult to transfer force through the brake pedal and the performance and responsiveness of your brakes can suffer. In the worst-case scenario, this could even lead to a brake failure and become dangerous. Luckily, there are a few telltale signs of low brake fluid and it's typically easy to know when you need to perform some maintenance. Some of the common warning signs include: Mushy brake pedal Vibrations during braking Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) activating Noise during braking Difficulty stopping Mushy Brake Pedal The brake pedal of your car should feel smooth to use and offer the right amount of resistance. If it starts to feel mushy and the movement feels uneven or lacks resistance this can be an indication of low brake fluid. Vibrations During Braking Brake fluid helps to transmit force smoothly through your braking s ... read more

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