is there really a difference in brake fluids or is this just a Honda marketing ploy
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2010 Honda Odyssey Question: Honda owners manual says use Honda Extra Duty brake fluid. Is it necessary?
Answer #1cardocIII from Gillespie's Auto Service, December 15, 2013, 14:02Master
It requires DOT3 fluid, you do not have to buy it from Honda.
ReplyDMenace, December 15, 2013, 15:24Rookie
Thank you. Owners manual says if emergency you can use other but replace with Honda asap. something about could get corrosion with non-Honda brake fluid.
Answer #2Ron Haugen from Westside Auto Pros, December 15, 2013, 17:05Technician
Any DOT3 fluid will work fine. There is not a measurable difference in brands of brake fluid.
ReplyDMenace, December 16, 2013, 05:19Rookie
Thank you. Appreciate the information.
Answer #3ziptie12 December 16, 2013, 19:20Master
the power steering fluid is the one you have to be careful with.
ReplyDMenace, December 17, 2013, 05:51Rookie
Thank you. I wasn't aware of that yet.