Brake Fluid 32oz
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Wearever Gold Brake Fluid 32oz

Part No. WLBFD332Z/W2001 Warranty  
Volume (oz.):32
DOT Rating:DOT3

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Wearever GoldBrake Fluid 32oz
 
4.5

(based on 50 reviews)

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    (35)

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    (11)

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96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (39)
  • Durable (17)
  • High-performance (13)
  • Lightweight (11)
  • Versatile (11)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks (33)
    • Small cars (32)
    • Large cars (31)
      • Car & Truck:
      • Auto enthusiast (5), Casual driver (3), Mechanic (3), Truck enthusiast (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (23), Casual driver (19), Mechanic (12), Truck enthusiast (7), Competitive driver (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (42)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    DOT Approved

    It's good to understand how brake fluid works. I've done some research and found that no liquids are really compressable. Brake Fluids are designed to meet specific standards that keep them working in cars...Read complete review

    It's good to understand how brake fluid works. I've done some research and found that no liquids are really compressable. Brake Fluids are designed to meet specific standards that keep them working in cars where other liquids might not. Oils damage rubber seals & hoses, therefore, brake fluids are not petroleum-based. Most brake fluids used today are glycolether based, but mineral oil and silicone (DOT 5)based fluids are also available. Synthetic brake fluid typically refers to brake fluid made out of some silicone substance. While most brake fluids are mineral-based, the arguement can be made that all BF are synthetic, but synthetic brake fluid simply means that it is silicone based. DOT-3 has a common dry boiling point of 405F (meaning before fluid has absorbed a certain amount of moisture). The wet boiling point is about 284 degrees ferenheight. Automotive professionals agree that brake fluids should be flushed & changed every 1-2 years. All brake fluids must meet Federal Standards concerning viscosity, corrosion, and compressibility. The fact of the matter is, that in terms of performance, it makes no difference whether you use synthetic brake fluid, or not. The important difference is the type of fluid you use, ie; DOT3, DOT4, and DOT5. The first two can absorbe water (which is generally a bad thing), while the latter does not. Hope this helps. Alex.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Turned dark green in under 8 months

    Previous fluid (Valvoline) was fine (light amber color) after 2 years of use. This fluid (Wearever) turned dark green in under 8 months. Back to using Valvoline and not having any...Read complete review

    Previous fluid (Valvoline) was fine (light amber color) after 2 years of use. This fluid (Wearever) turned dark green in under 8 months. Back to using Valvoline and not having any discoloration issues (1 year and counting).

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    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good value; perfect for flush/bleed jobs

    By rr72

    from PA

    Verified Buyer
    Level 3

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          Comments about Wearever Gold Brake Fluid 32oz:

          Good value for a quart of basic DOT3 fluid, whether you need it for brakes or a clutch.

          I bought one to refill and bleed the brake system in a 96 Accord after replacing the rear brake lines and still had fluid left to spare in the bottle. This is the size you want for such jobs. If you're only topping up a reservoir or two, go with a 12 fl. oz. bottle.

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          5.0

          DOT APPROVED EVERYDAY USE

          By Grego

          from Helena AL.

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer
          Level 3

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Cars
            • Small Cars
            • Trucks

            Comments about Wearever Gold Brake Fluid 32oz:

            use for most all hydraulic brake system's

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            (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            I would buy this product again

            By Truckerwrench

            from Elgin ILL.

            About Me Mechanic

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            Level 3

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • High-Performance
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Large Cars
            • Small Cars
            • Trucks

            Comments about Wearever Gold Brake Fluid 32oz:

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            (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Good price and works fine.

            By RaceBannon

            from Occupied Upstate, NY

            About Me Truck Enthusiast

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            • Easy To Use

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                Comments about Wearever Gold Brake Fluid 32oz:

                Just finished replacing all the brake lines on a 1999 Dodge 3500. I replaced calipers on the front, did not do wheel cylinders or master cylinder. Whether or not I can put synthetic in an older system that had conventional in it, I don't know. I use this when fixing older vehicles and it works great. I am old school and always purge the nasty fluid from calipers when I do not replace them, doing that this fluid has worked fine.

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                5.0

                Standard brake fluid for everyday brakes

                By LuisRX7

                from Miami, FL

                About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

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                Level 3

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                • Durable

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                    Comments about Wearever Gold Brake Fluid 32oz:

                    Best deal of all brake fluids

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                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Good product

                    By Steve

                    from Louisville, Ky

                    About Me Casual Driver

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                    Level 3

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • High-Performance
                    • Lightweight
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Large Cars
                      • Small Cars
                      • Trucks

                      Comments about Wearever Gold Brake Fluid 32oz:

                      Good product, great price

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                      (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      brake fluid

                      By Poppy

                      from Mexico NY

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                      3 or more reviews submitted

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Large Cars
                        • Small Cars
                        • Trucks

                        Comments about Wearever Gold Brake Fluid 32oz:

                        it does the job

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                        • No

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                        (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        It's brake fluid.

                        By Tiger05

                        from Mechanicsville, VA

                        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver

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                        Level 5

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Large Cars
                          • Small Cars
                          • Trucks

                          Comments about Wearever Gold Brake Fluid 32oz:

                          It's brake fluid...

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                          • No

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                          (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Wearever Brake fluid

                          By sawandsew

                          from N.C.

                          About Me Auto Enthusiast

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                          Level 1

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Small Cars

                            Comments about Wearever Gold Brake Fluid 32oz:

                            I used this in my master brake and clutch cylinders. Worked well!!!

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                            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Good price

                            By Bill

                            from Punxsutawney, Pa

                            About Me Casual Driver

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                            Level 2

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Large Cars
                              • Small Cars
                              • Trucks

                              Comments about Wearever Gold Brake Fluid 32oz:

                              Good price and quality

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                              • Q:

                                Any problems with this fluid used on much older cars, like 1966?
                                Asked on 3/28/2014 by car buff from Spring Hill, Florida

                                1 answer

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                                  A:

                                  Hi Car Buff, great question! This Wearever Gold Brake Fluid should work fine on older cars.

                                  Answered on 3/29/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                              • Q:

                                What is the Minimum Wet Boiling Point(°F) and the Minimum Dry Boiling Point(°F) of this brake fluid?
                                Asked on 1/14/2014 by aeroav

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                                  A:

                                  I'm happy to help! All DOT3 brake fluid must meet the following specifications. Minimum wet boiling point 284°F (140°C) and Minimum dry boiling point 401 °F (205 °C). To verify the brake fluid's specification, once you've opened the part description page, click on the Specifications Tab.

                                  Answered on 1/15/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                              • Q:

                                Can you use dot 3 synthetic brake fluid with Regular Dot 3 brake fluid already in the hydraulic system?
                                Asked on 6/17/2013 by Gary from Toms River,New Jersey

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                                  A:

                                  With reference to your inquiry on this Wearever Gold Brake Fluid 32oz (Part No. WLBFD332Z/W2001), the DOT 3/4, DOT 5 and DOT 5.1 are compatible with DOT 3 and DOT 4 fluids and can be mixed with them. DOT 5.1 is based on ployglygol chemistry. Both can be used to flush and replace the DOT 3 or DOT 4 fluid in a brake system and can be used in ABS. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                                  Answered on 6/17/2013 by Max from AAP
                              • Q:

                                How can I tell if this would be appropriate for Hydraulic brakes? ...and, does the type of vehicle matter?
                                Asked on 11/13/2010 by 2Bcarsafe from N. Ridgeville, OH

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                                  A:

                                  The type of vehicle does matter when it comes to brake fluid.

                                  Answered on 11/16/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
                              • Q:

                                Does a person really need Honda fluids in Honda vehicles?
                                Asked on 3/24/2010 by Pete from Ohio

                                1 answer

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                                  A:

                                  Yes. Honda has their own type of fluid that is to be used because of hondas brake and steering system.

                                  Answered on 3/24/2010 by kevin from AAP
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