20 Year-old Brake Fluid is NASTY. How to Flush! // VID

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Kenneth L Nielsen

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Take a peek inside your Master Cylinder Reservoir. I did and was surprised at how NASTY my 2003 Corvette Brake Fluid was.
By the look of it - I am pretty sure it was 20 year old original fluid and so I had to flush it.
Here's HOW!
 

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That's about how my 89 goldwing was. And I have to say I was amazed at how much better the braking performance was after the change.
 

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I'd flush a lot sooner than 20 years. I flushed my Yukon with less than 50,000 miles on it at the time. I use a Harbor Freight pneumatic vacuum fluid extractor attached right to the bleeders, and I flush it through for about 5 minutes per corner until all of the fluid runs clean and the master cylinder reservoir is nice as well. Every single vehicle I have ever performed this sequence on always has a stiffer pedal at the end as well, my Yukon included!

https://www.harborfreight.com/brake-fluid-bleeder-92924.html?_br_psugg_q=pneumatic+bleeder

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I live in the rust belt, so usually a line will break and the fluid gets flushed like it or not well before 20 years. This is a bad pic of the fluid that came out of my goldwing..
 

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