Friday, October 18

Gas Bubbles in Brake Fluid Cause Canadian Recalls


A series of recalls in Canada has been issued due to gas bubbles in brake fluid. The latest came today, with Honda recalling 7,500 vehicles. Acura MDX, Honda HR-V, and Honda Odyssey are the impacted vehicles. 

According to the recall notice on Transport Canada’s website, the bubbles lead to “a soft brake pedal feel and a reduction in brake performance.”

FCA Canada recalled 19,000 vehicles in August because of gas bubbles. In September, GM Canada recalled 19,000 vehicles on account of gas bubbles.

Earlier in The BRAKE Report: GM recalls 230,000 vehicles over brake issue

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