Fluid used in a hydraulic brake system.
- The pistons have a thermal insulator and are drilled radially near the circumference in contact with the pads to limit the dissipation of heat to the hydraulic system's brake fluid.
- Problems will also arise if too much water mixes with the oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, or antifreeze.
- The next step - previewed at auto shows and due in showrooms within five years - sends hydraulic brake fluid the way of the buggy whip by using smart electric motors at each wheel to apply the brakes.
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Syllabification: brake flu·id
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