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Brake fluid shelf life

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littlepolo
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Brake fluid shelf life

Post by littlepolo » Wed May 17, 2017 2:26 pm

I have a sealed bottle (tin) of VW brake fluid which is 5+ years old. Will this still be any good to use?

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Re: Brake fluid shelf life

Post by alexperkins » Wed May 17, 2017 3:05 pm

If its still fully sealed, and is a whitey yellow colour rather than a dark yellow, it should be ok

It does have around 3 year shelf life, but providing its stayed sealed, it cant absorb any moisture.

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