The brake system of the car.
Control, inspection and maintenance Control, inspection and maintenance
Braking system in a car is recommended to check weekly. The check consists viewing overall level of brake fluid in the reservoir, because it has to be filled under the cover. Also, before each departure is desirable to inspect the system and wheels for stains. In accordance with the safety standards the brake fluid in the system must be changed every three- four years. During bleeding the brakes you should always use only fresh brake fluid.
In the brake pads the main indicator is the thickness of the brake pads themselves. Minimum thickness of brake linings is approximately one millimeter.
Checking the brake pads it is necessary to see the state of the brake discs. Regulation on the brake discs is different in every brand of cars, but on average, for a generic type of vehicles, safe thickness should be about 10 millimeters.