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When you hit the brake pedal in your 2008 Honda Ridgeline it pumps brake fluid down to your brakes which increases the pressure to make your car slow down. If you don't have enough brake fluid in the brake fluid reservoir, air can get in your brake lines and your Ridgeline won't stop properly. The video above shows you how to add brake fluid to your Honda Ridgeline. If you are adding brake fluid to your Ridgeline on a regular basis, you should check for leaks (we have a video for this too!) As with most fluids in your engine, brake fluid can cause serious harm if you get it in your eyes, so be sure to wear safety glasses and gloves. Brake fluid will also make your paint peel off if you spill it on your Ridgeline, so be careful not to spill it.
When adding fluid to your Ridgeline, it is important to check your owners manual for the correct type to add - it likely be either DOT 3, DOT 4 or DOT 5, also known as silicone brake fluid. Do not shake the fluid before pouring it in your vehicle - the air bubbles will foul up your brake lines. Be sure to discard bottles of brake fluid that are over a year old - brake fluid sucks the moisture out of the air and the water vapor in the fluid can rust out your brake lines quickly. Brake fluid breaks down with use and should be changed every 2 years in your Honda Ridgeline or whenever it looks dark in color - this will make the internal brake components last longer.
Your coolant should perform well under any condition - just like Aaron Rodgers!2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L V6
Harsh downshifts? Slipping gears? You might be low on transmission fluid2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L V6
Burnt out brake lights increase your chance of getting rear ended - check and change yours today2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L V6
One of the easiest fluids to top off - learn how to open the hood and where the reservoir is on your car2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L V6
If your battery has green or white cruddy deposits, it is probably not getting enough juice from and will likely wear out sooner2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L V6
If you are leaking oil and parking on your oil spots each night, the oil is breaking down your tires' rubber2008 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L V6