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Brake Fluid Replacement in Selby

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Watsons Mot & Service Centre
The Holmes, Selby, YO8 3EL
475 Reviews
Over 30 years experienceMember of Motor Codes Trading Body

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Brake Fluid Replacement FROM £70

Watson’s Garage & MOT & Service Centre, have been carrying out MOT and servicing for over 34 years. We have a team of fully trained and qualified specialists, and are therefore authorised by the Department of Transport to carry out checks on your vehicle. Member of Motor Codes Trading Body which is ...

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ANDYS AUTO REPAIRS
Unit 1, Shipyard road, Selby, YO8 8BN
86 Reviews

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Brake Fluid Replacement FROM £25

Reliable small business. AM bookings are asked to arrive for 8AM, PM for 12PM

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REYNOLDS OF SELBY
CANAL ROAD, SELBY, YO8 8AG
11 Reviews

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Brake Fluid Replacement FROM £39

We have one aim - "TO BE THE BEST GARAGE YOU HAVE EVER BEEN TO" Reynolds of Selby Ltd is a 2017 Garage of the Year finalist and the 2012 overall winner of The Motor Codes Garage of the Year Contest. This follows our success as Yorkshire winner in 2011. Our customers voted for us, the RAC inspected ...

What is brake fluid?

Car brakes on your car use fluid pressure to work. When a car’s brake pedal is pushed, a plunger in the brake’s master cylinder pressurises the brake fluid that resides in the hoses and pipes to make the other components of the braking system move.

How long does brake fluid last?

This varies from car to car, but most manufacturers suggest booking a brake fluid replacement at least every couple of years. Although the fluid is in a sealed system, moisture can still find its way in. It corrodes components over time and decreases the temperature at which the fluid is supposed to boil.

Furthermore, as the internal components of the braking system wear out, debris contaminates the fluid, jamming everything up. All of this impacts on how well the brakes function, particularly in constant stop-start traffic with heavy braking and can lead to expensive brake repairs.

What are the possible signs that a car needs new, or more, brake fluid?

 

  • If the brakes on a car feel in any way as though they are not functioning correctly.
  • When the car’s brakes are spongy when pressed.
  • When fluid is new, it has a light amber colour to it, so that is what to look out for.
  • As the light amber fluid darkens, which is a sign of contamination, the need to change it increases.
  • If the fluid ever becomes darker than brown, or even black, then it should be changed immediately.

 

How long does it take to change brake fluid?

 

  • The fluid can be easily replaced in around 15-30 minutes, depending on the vehicle.

 

How much does brake fluid cost?

 

  • The fluid is relatively inexpensive, certainly compared to the cost of replacing a corroded master cylinder, so it’s important to keep an eye on it.
  • The cost can vary from vehicle to vehicle but should be less than £50.

 

What do you need from your garage?

You may live within walking distance of a garage which offers most of the services you need. However, by sticking with the nearest garage in Selby you could be missing out on a better deal. What if a garage with a collection / drop off service or courtesy car could do the same job at a good price, without the inconvenience of losing your car for the duration of the repair? BookMyGarage allows you to search for local garages which offer this facility, and compare their prices, all in one session.

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