In this guide, you will find instructions on how to check level and add brake fluid on Chevrolet vehicles. Common symptoms that you need brake fluid include the brake warning light staying "Low Brake Fluid" and brake lights staying constantly ON.
- Low Brake Fluid Warning
- Brake Light On
- The brake pedal is soft.
- Brake pedal can be pressed all the way
- ABS light stays ON
What you will need
Check the cap of your brake fluid reservoir. It may be DOT3, DOT 4, DOT 4+ or 5.
Pull the hood release under the dashboard of your Chevrolet. Open the hood and secure it in the open position.
Locate Brake Fluid Reservoir
Determine Low/Max level
Check the current fluid level. Ensure the current brake fluid levelis between the maximum and minimum marks on the side of the reservoir. If the brake fluid level is below the minimum level, continue to the next step.
Add Brake Fluid
Always look at the cap of the brake fluid reservoir to determine the correct brake fluid type. Add brake fluid until the level reaches just below the MAX/Full mark. Do not fill Chevrolet brake reservoir above the maximum mark.
These instructions apply to Chevrolet models such as Spark, Sonic, Bolt, Volt, Cruze, Malibu, Impala, Camaro, Corvette, City Express, Trax, Equinox, Traverse, Tahoe, Suburban, Colorado, Silverado, Sonic, Blazer, Astro, HHR, Uplander, Avalanche etc. . Below you will find step by step directions and video clips to help you add brake fluid to your Chevrolet.
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