brake fluid


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brake fluid

[′brāk ‚flü·əd]
(materials)
The liquid in the cylinder of an automotive brake which, under the action of a piston, is forced through tubing into cylinders at each car wheel, moving a pair of pistons outward so that the brake shoes are thrust against the revolving brake drums.
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The Juffali BTG project will encompass several speciality chemical products and includes production of about 5,000 tonnes per year of different grades of premium brake fluids, it added.
In an interview with Daily News Egypt, Nawara explained that the factory's annual production stands at approximately 3,000 tonnes, of which 2,000 tonnes is brake fluid, with the remaining 1,000 tonnes as other fluid types.
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Boiling brake fluid can't transmit pressure to the brakes.
It happened between midnight and 4am in the early hours of Saturday, May 24, when brake fluid was been thrown over two cars which were parked in the street.
When brake fluid leaks into the vacuum booster the driver can experience reduced brake effectiveness which can result in extended stopping distance," the filing said.
Over time, brake fluid absorbs water from the atmosphere, which reduces its effectiveness by lowering the boiling point.
The company said: "Lexus is aware that the seal between the brake master cylinder and the brake booster may turn in its seat, causing brake fluid to leak into the brake booster.
53 million vehicles, mostly in the US and Japan, for brake fluid and fuel pump problems, in the latest in a string of problems for the car maker.
It then put them to the test by asking them to identify points under the bonnet, such as the brake fluid and the windscreen washer fluid reservoirs.
Engine oil, brake fluid, coolant and screenwash are all covered.