Bosch has released its latest brake fluids, ENV 4 and ENV 6 Black Line, and both the ranges provide improvements to ESP and ABS reaction times and wear levels.
ENV 4 and ENV 6 protects ABS and ESP from wear due to a high lubrication capacity and is released according to the OEM standards of Audi, Volkswagen, SEAT and Skoda.
A total of eight product references have been produced – five for ENV 4 and three for ENV 6, ranging from 0.5 to 60 litres.
The latest formula developed by Bosch has its lowest fluidity yet, which ensures of shorter ESP reaction times, while a higher wet boiling time lowers the risk of steam bubble formation – the highest cause of brake failure worldwide.
A lower viscosity means smaller levels of compression are needed to be placed on the ABS and ESP to react to driver needs.
A longer shelf life for motor factors
ENV 4 is compatible with all DOT 4-Standards, while ENV 6 is compatible with all DOT Standards, with the exception of DOT 5 silicone brake fluid & hydraulics fluid.
The latest Bosch fluids can be used for 60 months unopened, delivering a five-year shelf life for motor factors.
Bosch brake fluids ENV 4 and the high-performance version, ENV 6 ensure all braking systems after 1990 can be catered for.
The high lubricity of Bosch ENV 6 minimises both noise and wear inside ABS and ESP® systems.
Additionally, the newly developed brake fluids reduce corrosion within brake systems, after tests revealed fewer bubbles formed, which facilitates increased service intervals for ENV 6.
ENV 6 has a three-year replacement interval, while ENV 4 needs to be replaced every two years.
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