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      08-14-2012, 11:15 AM   #23
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dealer just did brake flush on my Z4. I thought it was excessive on a car with only 1000 miles on it. the dealer said it has 2 be done every 2 years regardless of mileage. It was covered under warranty so I figured what the hell do it. I have had cars that were over 10 years old 100,000 miles on them that never got flushed except for a little when bleeding after brake job ,never a problem.
Given the price of BMW parts and the fact we a talking about maybe $10 in brake fluid and how simple it is to bleed brakes I Will continue to do it even after the warranty ends
With that kind of mileage a flush may have been a bit over the top but a bleeding at all four corners would most definitely been in line time wise. Sealed system or not they will "soak" up some moisture and air...even a small amount of contamination will eventually take it's toll on performance and the life span of the brake components.
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With that kind of mileage a flush may have been a bit over the top
that what Thought but I wasn't arguing with free
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that what Thought but I wasn't arguing with free
I don't argue with free too often either
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My car has 57k miles since feb 2011. I drive 2400 miles / month.

Do i still use the 2 year interval for brake flush?
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My car has 57k miles since feb 2011. I drive 2400 miles / month.

Do i still use the 2 year interval for brake flush?
Go by the CBS (can't remember if.it's miles, time, or combination )
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Brake flush is every 2 years.

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