2010 Honda Odyssey Q&A

2010 Honda Odyssey Question: Honda owners manual says use Honda Extra Duty brake fluid. Is it necessary?

is there really a difference in brake fluids or is this just a Honda marketing ploy -
Answer 1
It requires DOT3 fluid, you do not have to buy it from Honda. -
Comment 1
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 2
Any DOT3 fluid will work fine. There is not a measurable difference in brands of brake fluid. -
Comment 1
Thank you. Appreciate the information. -
Answer 3
the power steering fluid is the one you have to be careful with. -
Comment 1
Thank you. I wasn't aware of that yet. -