Champion Brands LLC has developed a special DOT 5.1 brake fluid for performance and competition electric vehicles.
This bulletin applies to 2014-2017 GMC Sierra 1500 and Yukon models with integrated trailer brake systems. Some owners may comment on a Service Trailer Brake message in the DIC.
While technological changes and advancements are in the works for future vehicles, such as electronic braking systems, we thought it best to discuss what’s happening at the current time, in terms of brake pad, rotor and fluid technology. Included in this article are comments from several brake system parts manufacturers.
Nissan has recalled certain 2015-2017 Murano, 2016-2017 Maxima, 2017-2018 Pathfinder and 2017 Infiniti QX60 vehicles.
Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket offers its ATE SL.6 Brake Fluid as an ideal brake fluid replacement for DOT 4 fluid in ESP, ABS, and ASR systems.
Toyota issued a recall involving certain 2016 Highlander vehicles built from May 26, 2016, to Sept. 16, 2016.
Nissan North America is recalling certain 2017-2018 Pathfinder vehicles. The anti-lock brake actuator pump may allow brake fluid to leak onto an internal circuit board, which may result in an electrical short, increasing the risk of a fire.
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