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    Hi all can anyone tell me how often the brake fluid should be changed on the e36 and would it be worth doing when i fit my new front flexy hoses


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    Quote Originally Posted by Devonlad2010 View Post
    Hi all can anyone tell me how often the brake fluid should be changed on the e36 and would it be worth doing when i fit my new front flexy hoses
    Every 2 years. You will have to change it when you replace the front flexi hoses. You might as well do the backs as well because you will lose lots of fluid....
     
     

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    The rears are drums


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    Still need to bleed them anyway due to the amount of fluid you will lose. I would advise bleeding all brakes when the system has been opened.........
     
     

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    Hi all well my mate did the brakes for me and at the same time fitted some green stuff front pads stripped the cailpers apart rebuilt them etc and now they feel 100 times better.Not bad for £40 with the pads


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