Automotive specialists use clamps to isolate faulty components.
Does Brake Fluid Need To Be Changed?
Brake fluid should be changed every 12-18 months as over time it absorbs moisture, which will corrode the parts it is in contact with.
Should New Disc Pads Be Bedded-In?
The process of bedding-in or heating brake pads through compression was once quite a popular technique used to wear in brakes for better performance. With new technology creating advances in the composition of disc pads, bedding-in is no longer required and can actually damage the pads.
How Much Brake Fluid Do I Need In My Master Cylinder?
On your master cylinder there is an indicator that highlights the maximum level your brake fluid should be filled to. It is vitally important you don't fill your fluid any higher. The reason for this is when your vehicle gets hot, the brake fluid expands within the cylinder. If the fluid has no room to expand, the pressure that builds-up can result in a worst case scenario of your brakes no longer functioning.