Brake Fluid Dot 4

Brake Fluid Dot 4

Brake fluid dot 4 is a heavy duty synthetic brake fluid blended mainly from glycol ethers and poly-glycols. Brake fluid dot 4 contains corrosion and oxidation inhibitors to enhance its natural corrosion and chemical stability.

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It exceeds the two internationally recognised American Standards, viz. SAE J1703 and DOT 4 (Department of Transportation, USA).

It also exceeds the requirements of the South African Government’s Compulsory Standard Specification (Gazette No. 4562).

Brake fluid dot 4 passes all important tests specified for brake fluids, for example:

  • fluidity at low temperatures;
  • evaporation;
  • water tolerance;
  • compatibility;
  • resistance to oxidation and
  • effect on rubber.


Brake fluid dot 4 is recommended for use in both disc and drum brake systems requiring both DOT 3 and DOT 4 fluids. It is also used in clutch hydraulic systems.


  • Firm braking pressure under all service conditions
  • Excellent chemical stability and freedom from gummy deposits
  • High boiling point to prevent vapour forming in brake systems
  • Protects metals and rubbers used in hydraulic brake and clutch systems
  • Compatible with other brake fluids meeting Compulsory Government Standards

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