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Honda CR-V Brake System Flush

To ensure that your brake system always has healthy brake fluid, a flush removes all the fluid from the lines, and replaces it with new, clean fluid.

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Honda CR-V Brake System Flush

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Honda CR-V Brake System Flush is $88. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

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Delivery
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2011 Honda CR-V 2.4L L4
107,000 miles
Yvonne P  • 
September 10, 2020 1:37 AM  • 
Los Angeles CA 90046
$60
2.00  hrs
1.00  hrs
2011 Honda CR-V 2.4L L4
78,000 miles
Milo B  • 
August 11, 2020 9:28 PM  • 
Oakland CA 94602
$73
2.60  hrs
0.90  hrs
2018 Honda CR-V 1.5L L4 Turbo
57,000 miles
Gus O  • 
August 7, 2020 6:48 PM  • 
Sacramento CA 95825
$123
3.90  hrs
1.30  hrs
2010 Honda CR-V 2.4L L4
94,000 miles
Javad S  • 
July 26, 2020 4:57 PM  • 
Campbell CA 95008
$73
1.20  hrs
0.70  hrs
2009 Honda CR-V 2.4L L4
86,000 miles
Riaan A  • 
July 25, 2020 7:15 AM  • 
Venice CA 90291
$73
2.80  hrs
0.80  hrs
2014 Honda CR-V 2.4L L4
65,000 miles
Sara C  • 
July 19, 2020 1:34 AM  • 
Seal Beach CA 90740
$73
4.00  hrs
0.80  hrs
2015 Honda CR-V EX-L
80,000 miles
Sooraj M  • 
October 19, 2019 2:00 PM  • 
Union City CA 94587
$150
5.20  hrs
0.90  hrs
2016 Honda CR-V EX
50,000 miles
Robert M  • 
October 7, 2019 2:10 PM  • 
Chula Vista CA 91913
$95
5.10  hrs
0.60  hrs
2015 Honda CR-V 2.4L L4 LX
61,776 miles
Zhenye X  • 
 • 
Oceanside CA 92056
$126
5.80  hrs
1.10  hrs
2007 Honda CR-V 2.4L L4 EX
99,800 miles
Tommy N  • 
 • 
Signal Hill CA 90755
$126
1.70  hrs
1.20  hrs
2017 Honda CR-V 1.5L L4 Turbo
4,464 miles
Curt B  • 
 • 
San Francisco CA 94122
$123
4.30  hrs
0.90  hrs
2014 Honda CR-V 2.4L L4 EX-L
64,660 miles
Sara C  • 
 • 
Seal Beach CA 90740
$73
0.90  hrs
1.00  hrs
2014 Honda CR-V 2.4L L4
104,045 miles
Cody B  • 
 • 
Las Vegas NV 89123
$58
2.70  hrs
1.00  hrs
2004 Honda CR-V 2.4L L4 LX
85,578 miles
Jennifer P  • 
 • 
Los Angeles CA 90025
$73
5.20  hrs
0.60  hrs
2014 Honda CR-V 2.4L L4
44,738 miles
Jess M  • 
 • 
San Francisco CA 94117
$35
2.40  hrs
0.70  hrs
2001 Honda CR-V 2.0L L4 LX
120,000 miles
Rachel B  • 
 • 
Los Angeles CA 90016
$73
5.30  hrs
0.80  hrs
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Sep 11, 2020 3:48 PM
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What is a Brake System Flush?

Let’s start with what the brakes do, and why they’re important. Wait. Do we really need to do that? You do know what brakes are, and why they’re kind of important, yeah?

Okay, good. Then let’s move on to how the brake system actually works. The brakes in your car are powered by a hydraulic system. When you depress the brake pedal, brake fluid runs through tubes to the brake calipers. The calipers force the brake pads to clamp down on the brake rotors, which slows down the car’s wheels. That, in turn, slows and stops the car.

Didn’t know that your brake system uses fluid? You’re not alone. But it does, and the fluid provides the pressure necessary to make the brake system function. Yet like most fluids in your car, the brake fluid needs to be replaced eventually, usually as a preemptive measure. Brake fluid can go funky by slowly picking up some hitchhikers that it shouldn’t pick up. Water in the fluid can cause corrosion and lessen the efficacy of the entire brake system. And dirt, metal, or rubber debris in the fluid is…well you can probably guess that it’s not good. It damages the entire brake system.

So what’s a flush? Well, to ensure that your brake system always has healthy brake fluid, a flush removes all the fluid from the lines, and replaces it with new, clean fluid. Simple as that.

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When do you need a Brake System Flush?

Spongy Brakes

Can I safely assume that “spongy” is not an adjective that you want associated with your car? Over time, water will accumulate in the brake fluid, and the result will be a spongy feel when you press on the brake pedal. Not a great feeling.

Poor brake performance

Here’s something that I sincerely hope you don’t need to be told: When your brakes aren’t performing up to their usual standards, something is wrong, and that something needs to be fixed immediately. Diminished brake performance can mean that the brake fluid is contaminated and needs to be flushed. It’s more likely to mean something else in the brake system is struggling - such as the calipers, rotors, or pads - but it could mean that it’s time for a good ol’ flush.

Funky looking fluid

Is it also safe to assume that you're not checking your brake fluid on the daily? No judgement here, but if you - or, more likely, a mechanic - does check the brake fluid and notices that it’s brown, black, or sludgy, then it's probably time for a flush.

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How urgent is a Brake System Flush?

If you made it through this entire article and don’t yet realize how important your brakes are, then it might be time to head back to Driver’s Ed.

Brakes are important, and that includes the fluid. If you don’t get your system flushed when you need to, the fluid will decrease the ability of your brakes, while also breaking down and corroding the entire system.

This one’s a no-brainer. If you need to get your brake system flushed, get it flushed.

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