“Why do I need a brake flush?”

If you’ve ever been asked by your mechanic about doing a brake flush while your vehicle was in for service, you may have wondered “What exactly is a brake flush? Do I really need to have it done?” System flushes on your vehicle, including transmission fluid, brake fluid, and coolant flushes are a commonly overlooked maintenance item simply because many people may not realize their importance to extending the life of related components and thus saving money and hassle on costlier repairs in the future.

For more on the subject, here’s a great article from HowStuffWorks explaining what a brake flush is and why they’re important:


Is Brake Flushing Really Necessary?
(Source: J. Page Deaton for autos.howstuffworks.com)