Definitions for "BRAKE FLUID"
Liquid formulated specifically to be used in hydraulic brake systems.
A specially-formulated non-petroleum liquid used to transmit hydraulic force in an automotive braking system. Modern formulas may be rated DOT (Department of Transportation) 3, 4, or 5 (silicone, color-coded purple) according to their resistance to boiling. It should be changed at regular intervals to prevent internal hydraulic system corrosion and other problems.
Working fluid in a hydraulic system to transfers the pedal pressure from the master cylinder to the brake cylinders or the clutch slave cylinder.