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1998 Honda Accord Sedan DX 4dr Sedan Manual

1998 Honda Accord Sedan
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Midsize
24 mpg city / 31 mpg hwy
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October 5, 2012, 5:33 pm

Wayne B

Question: Do I need to have my brake fluid drained and replaced every three years?

I took my Honda to a Honda dealership for an oil change and the service advisor told me that I needed to have my brake fluid drained and replaced (at a cost of $130) and that I should have this done every 3 years. I've had this car for 15 years and no one ever mentioned this.

October 9, 2012, 1:53 pm

Tyler O

Brake fluid is hydroscopic, meaning it absorbs water from the atmosphere etc. After 2-4 years it should be replaced as a preventative measure. If it's never been replaced, replace it.

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