[T2] brake fluid and ambient temps

accessys at smart.net accessys at smart.net
Tue Dec 10 13:04:33 MST 2013


all other things being equal.  brake drums shrink a tiny amount in cold 
weather. this does not affect disk brakes.  one of their advantages.

Bob


On Tue, 10 Dec 2013, Joe St.Croix wrote:

> Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:07:30 -0500
> From: Joe St.Croix <spotop at gmail.com>
> To: type2 List <type2 at type2.com>
> Subject: [T2] brake fluid and ambient temps
> 
> A curious thought,
> In the summer my brakes do not work as well, but I have noticed that in the
> winter they do work better.
> Now is the cause that potentially, in the colder air the dot3 brake fluid
> has become more dense than in the warm air? And if this is the case, will
> it mean that the fluid should be changed?
>
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