Is the low brake fluid light displayed on your BMW instrument cluster? This guide will provide instructions on adding brake fluid to the 2004-2013 BMW 3-Series.
Common symptoms that you need brake fluid include the brake warning light staying on in your BMW.
- Low Brake Fluid Warning
- Red Brake Light On
- ABS Warning
What you will need
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- BMW Brake Fluid
- Open Hood. Pull the hood release under the dashboard to release the hood.
- Locate the brake fluid reservoir on your BMW 3-Series. Clean the brake fluid reservoir with a clean cloth. The brake fluid reservoir is below the plastic cover on the driver’s side. You will need to remove the plastic cover to access the reservoir.
- Determine Low/Max level. Check brake fluid level on BMW 3-Series. Determine the current brake fluid level by looking at the maximum and minimum marks on the reservoir’s side.
- Add the recommended brake fluid. Add brake fluid until the level is below the MAX/Full mark. Do not fill the brake reservoir with brake fluid to the top.
These instructions apply to 2004-2013 BMW 3-Series models such as
- 325d and M3
We hope you find the 2004-2013 BMW 3-Series Check or Add Brake Fluid guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your BMW.