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2007 Lexus RX 350 Base FWD 4dr

2007 Lexus RX 350
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Front Wheel Drive, 4-Door SUV, Mid-Size Station Wgn
20 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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September 28, 2011, 12:07 pm

Dennis R
 

Question: Why change the brake fluid at 30k miles?

I can possibly see this at 60k + miles.


September 30, 2011, 10:38 pm

Elizabeth K
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It's more the time than the mileage--aim for flushing it every 2 years. Brake fluid is hydroscopic (it absorbs water) and will cause rusting/pitting in the brake system, leading to brake failure. It's a big deal, it will definitely affect the life of your hydraulic system and is too often overlooked.


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