• Welcome Visitor! Please take a few seconds and Register for our forum. Even if you don't want to post, you can still 'Like' and react to posts.

Is all DOT 3 brake fluid the same?


Ranger Jimmy

New Member
U.S. Military - Veteran
Ham Radio Operator
Joined
Jun 18, 2024
Messages
4
Reaction score
0
Points
1
Location
Roseburg, OR
Vehicle Year
2008
Make / Model
Ford Ranger
Transmission
Automatic
Does it matter which brand of DOT 3 brake fluid I use? Should I stay away from the cheapest Walmart fluid? If so, is Prestone the way to go? Do I have to use Motorcraft? Running a 2008 2.3L 2wd.
 


rusty ol ranger

2.9 Mafia-Don
Supporting Member
Joined
Sep 22, 2007
Messages
12,896
Reaction score
8,055
Points
113
Location
Michigan
Vehicle Year
1987
Make / Model
Ford
Engine Type
2.9 V6
Engine Size
177 CID
Transmission
Manual
2WD / 4WD
2WD
My credo
A legend to the old man, a hero to the child...
As long as its DOT 3 youre good.
 
Joined
Nov 3, 2023
Messages
29
Reaction score
12
Points
3
Location
Alberta, Canada
Vehicle Year
1991
Make / Model
Ford Ranger
Engine Type
4.0 V6
Transmission
Manual
2WD / 4WD
4WD
Tire Size
235/75R15
Does it matter which brand of DOT 3 brake fluid I use? Should I stay away from the cheapest Walmart fluid? If so, is Prestone the way to go? Do I have to use Motorcraft? Running a 2008 2.3L 2wd.
well walmart brand cant be too great, i have prestone on hand (i had to do a clutch master cylinder in my truck) and it does fine for me.
 

Sponsored Ad


Sponsored Ad

Members online

Today's birthdays

Member & Vendor Upgrades

For a small yearly donation, you can support this forum and receive a 'Supporting Member' banner, or become a 'Supporting Vendor' and promote your products here. Click the banner to find out how.

Latest posts

Truck of The Month


TexasDuck66
July Truck of The Month

Recently Featured

Want to see your truck here? Share your photos and details in the forum.

Follow TRS On Instagram

TRS Events

25th Anniversary Sponsors

Check Out The TRS Store


Sponsored Ad


Sponsored Ad

Sponsored Ad


Amazon Deals

Top