How often should you change the brake fluid in a Honda?

I just learned that I need to change the brake fluid in my car, and I have no idea how many changes I’ve missed. How frequently should I be changing the brake fluid in my Honda?

Liz Jenson · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Changing your brake fluid is vital for ensuring your brakes are strong and reliable. That said, you should typically change the brake fluid in your Honda once every 2-3 years.
Since every car has unique needs, you should check your owner’s manual for further details about brake fluid changes. For example, you may need to change the brake fluid more frequently if you drive more than the average person.
But if you’re still unsure about how long you should wait between changes, remember that it’s better safe than sorry when it comes to
car maintenance
. Changing it a little too frequently is much better than waiting too long.
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