How-To Tuesday: Finding the Source of Your Corvette’s Brake Fluid Leak
It’s probably a safe bet that the vast majority of us take braking for granted. We assume that when we press on the brake pedal that whatever car we are driving is going to stop. But what if that’s not the case? This week’s How-To Tuesday article takes us down the road concerning unknown brake fluid leaks.
Rotors, brake pads, and calipers tend to get all the attention in the brake system. But none of those items are going to function properly without brake fluid. From time to time, you may find some unknown fluid underneath your car. I would guess, depending on the time of year, that generally it’s going to be condensation from the AC unit. But every once in a while it may be something else.
Brake fluid isn’t something that jumps to the top of the mind for most people. Oil changes are likely going to be remembered regularly, but brake fluid? This isn’t something that you should overlook on your car. If you haven’t checked your brake fluid in a while, now may be as good of a time as any to do that.
This week’s article talks about the concerns you may have if you are seeing leaking brake fluid in or around your car. There are three specific steps and places to look, should you be concerned that you have an issue on this front. The article not only checks the primary location, but also provides you with alternative spots where you may find the issue at hand.