Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.
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CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.

Part No. 05089 Warranty Details  

Disclaimer: This product is not authorized to be shipped/picked-up CA.

The original brake parts cleaner. Formulated to quickly & effectively remove grease, brake dust, brake fluids, oils, & other contaminants from brake parts, lining, pads. Not for sale or use in CA or NJ.
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Container/Package Size:20 oz
Container/Package Type:Aerosol
Container/Package Weight:0.26 lb
Corrosion Resistant:No
Flammable:No
Material:Liquid
Non- Chlorinated:No
Tube Included:No

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CRCBrakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.
 
4.7

(based on 39 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (30)
  • High-performance (13)
  • Versatile (9)
  • Durable (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Small cars (27)
  • Trucks (27)
  • Large cars (26)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Auto enthusiast (3), Casual driver (3), Mechanic (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (17), Casual driver (16), Mechanic (7), Truck enthusiast (7), Competitive driver (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (32)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good brake Cleaner - Sprays a long time

Good brake cleaner. These are 20 oz most are 14.5oz.
They seem to spray a little longer than the advance brand. Cleans well and leaves no residue. Dries instantly with air moving...Read complete review

Good brake cleaner. These are 20 oz most are 14.5oz.
They seem to spray a little longer than the advance brand. Cleans well and leaves no residue. Dries instantly with air moving over it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

"Too much whiz and not enough bang"

Cleaned well just sputtered when spraying

Cleaned well just sputtered when spraying

Reviewed by 39 customers

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5.0

great product over all others!

By 

from BAYAMON, PUERTO RICO

About Me Mechanic

Verified Buyer
Level 1

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • High-Performance

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Cars

    Comments about CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.:

    I use the brake cleaner in every job i do, i'ts powerful, so i do the job as a snap! Thanks CRC!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    No Bang But Best for the Buck !!

    By 

    from wilmington , nc

    Verified Buyer
    3 or more reviews submitted

    Comments about CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.:

    No Bang But Best for the Buck !!

    meaning u can spray on hot motors ect to check for manifold leaks ...

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    • No

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    (6 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Nice and clean

    By 

    from Seabrook, SC

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer
    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Large Cars
      • Small Cars
      • Trucks

      Comments about CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.:

      Clean rotor, ready to go.

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      • No

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      (7 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      "Too much whiz and not enough bang"

      By 

      from Chesapeake Va

      About Me Back Yard Mech

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Spray Sputtered

      Best Uses

      • Large Cars
      • Small Cars
      • Trucks

      Comments about CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.:

      Cleaned well just sputtered when spraying

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      (6 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great stuff....

      By 

      from Greenville, SC

      About Me Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

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      Verified Buyer
      Level 3

      Pros

      • High-Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Large Cars
        • Small Cars
        • Trucks

        Comments about CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.:

        This is some of the best for a convenient cleaner. When you can find it on sale, load up! I use this for all kinds of parts cleaning.

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        • No

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        (7 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

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        from Austin, TX

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic

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        Level 4

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Leaves No Film

        Cons

        • Bad For The Eyes

        Best Uses

        • Brake Parts Cleaner
        • General Degreasing
        • Killing Insects
        • Large Cars
        • Small Cars
        • Trucks

        Comments about CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.:

        I have been using CRC Brakleen since the 80's both as a professional mechanic, maintaing my own vehicles as well as a hobbyist. This product is excellent as an all-around cleaner and degreaser for just about anything. It is not only very effective for cleaning brake system parts but I have also used it on clutch parts and to spot clean areas in an effort to troubleshoot fluid leaks or even cleaning up after a repair. It even works great for knocking bees right out of the air, just don't get it in your eye!

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        • No

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        (7 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Good product

        Comments about CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.:

        Best to clean off brakes and rotors after working on them. This works very well. Be aware that it is very easy to use up a full can very quickly!

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        (7 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Product worked well

        By 

        from Manitowoc WI

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        3 or more reviews submitted

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Cars
          • Small Cars
          • Trucks

          Comments about CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.:

          This stuff worked great.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          (7 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          dries clean

          By 

          from HHIS SC

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

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          Verified Buyer
          Level 4

          Pros

          • High-Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Cars
            • Small Cars
            • Trucks

            Comments about CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.:

            best out there

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            (8 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Works great & you need to use it.

            By 

            from Flint, Michigan

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Muscle Cars

            Verified Buyer
            3 or more reviews submitted

            Pros

            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Large Cars
              • Small Cars
              • Trucks

              Comments about CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Non-Flammable, 20 oz.:

              You need to use this when putting on new pads & rotors! :)

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              • No

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              3 Questions | 3 Answers
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              • Q:

                What is the shelf life of this product?
                Asked on 5/23/2016 by Natalie

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Hi Natalie! I have searched online, but unable to find the shelf life of this cleaner with the manufacturer listings. I would suggest that you contact the CRC Industries directly at 800-521-3168 and they would be in a better position to help you.

                  Answered on 5/25/2016 by Steve from AAP
              • Q:

                Can this product be used to clean oil and deposits on the engine under the hood without damaging electrical and plastic connectors?? I have an oil leak and since the oil is everywhere it is hard to find the leak and I have seen people on line suggesting many methods to clean but I am bit concerned about damage to electrical systems when using water to clean. My vehicle is toyota camry wagon 4cl 1992. Any suggestions?? Thanks.
                Asked on 11/18/2014 by Ben. from Martinsburg, wv

                1 answer

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                  A:

                  Hi Ben, glad to assist you! This cleaner is formulated to quickly and effectively remove grease, brake dust, brake fluids, oils, and other contaminants from brake parts, ABS, disc, drum, brake cylinders, brake drums, brake linings, brake shoes, calipers, clutch discs, disc brake pads and discs. It is safe for use on all brake systems including: Springs & Wedge brakes. It can also be used to spot clean areas in an effort to troubleshoot oil/fluid leaks. For the safety data sheet please visit this link: http://www.crcindustries.com/faxdocs/msds/5089.pdf

                  Answered on 11/20/2014 by Steve from AAP
              • Q:

                can i use this product to clean my transmission oil pan when i remove it to change the filter.it seems to have a baked enamel finish.
                Asked on 10/18/2012 by hunter from rome ga

                1 answer

                • CUSTOMER CARE

                  A:

                  The application of this part CRC Brakleen® Brake Parts Cleaner, Part No. 05089 are: ABS, disc, drum, brake cylinders, brake drums, brake linings, brake shoes, calipers, clutch discs, disc brake pads, discs. Safe for use on all brake systems including: Springs & Wedge brakes.
                  For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                  Answered on 10/18/2012 by Aaron from AAP
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