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brake fluid

noun, Automotive.
1.
the fluid used in a brake system to transmit pressure from the brake pedal to the pistons at each wheel, producing the braking action.
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Examples from the web for brake fluid
  • Depending on the model, they may not use brake fluid, either.
  • Or brake fluid, which smells funky when it goes bad.
  • Make sure the tires have plenty of tread and that your brake fluid reservoir is filled.
  • We've been getting more and more letters and e-mails questioning the need for brake fluid replacement.
  • If no brake fluid is present, install the universal fused jumper harness.
  • Loss of fluid from one compartment shall not result in a complete loss of brake fluid from another compartment.
  • Other fluids such as brake fluid or transmission fluid cannot be recycled.
  • Clean up spilled brake fluid, oil, grease and antifreeze.
  • If appropriate, check for brake fluid level in the master cylinder.
  • It does the same thing brake fluid does to auto paint, but slower.
British Dictionary definitions for brake fluid

brake fluid

noun
1.
an oily liquid used to transmit pressure in a hydraulic brake or clutch system
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