Check brake fluid levels and for signs of leakage.
Drain brake fluid and renew using Mercedes-Benz approved brake fluid (a brake fluid that meets all of the franchise optimum braking requirements).
Test braking system.
Record in service book.
Dispose of old brake fluid in accordance with environmental regulations.
Vito Brake Fluid Service £35.00 + VAT
Sprinter (-2006) Brake Fluid Service £25.00 + VAT
Sprinter (-2006) Brake Fluid Service £30.00 + VAT
All Passenger Car (without SBC) £36.00 + VAT
All Passenger Car (without SBC) £40.00 + VAT
Brake fluid is a vital part to your safety as any of the other parts in your braking system.
Over time brake fluid absorbs moisture which will lower its boiling point.
With a lower boiling point, inefficiences will creep into your braking system which could eventually cause your brakes to fail altogether.
If your vehicle does not have safe brakes you can be fined £5,000 in the Magistrates Court, more in the Crown Court and in the event of a fatal accident you could even face imprisonment.
Saying that you thought you had maintained the braking system by servicing your vehicle at the appropriate service intervals is not an acceptable defence.
Brake fluid absorbs air and moisture over time resulting in inefficient braking and eventually brake failure.
With the introduction of Corporate Manslaughter, Corporate Homicide and Health and Safety Legislation your duty of care to your employees and others could cost you 10% of your avergae annual turnover or more if there are aggravating factors.
Mercedes-Benz recommends that the brake fluid in your vehicle by renewed at least once every two years.
Ask or call your service advisor today for more information about a Brake Fluid Change.
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