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2009 Pontiac Vibe Question: How necessary is a flush when replacing brake pads and rotors on front axle?

 

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tom laga, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Hingham, MA, July 07, 2011, 08:03
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How much does a flush--while replacing brake pads & rotors--cost?

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    July 07, 2011, 11:47
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    It is a good idea to flush your brake fluid every 24 months or 24,000 miles. If this applies, then it is a good idea. Brake fluid is a vegetable oil with some very special additives. It gets dirty in about 2 years and gets water in it, which compromises how well it works.

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    tom laga, July 08, 2011, 08:38
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    ThanKS FOR REPLY. What's a fair price on the brake fluid flush?

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