Continental 2000-2002

Master Cylinder

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Fluid Level Check





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Fig. The brake fluid level should not be above the MAX line on the side of the reservoir



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Fig. Wipe the master cylinder reservoir clean before . . .



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Fig. . . . removing the reservoir cap



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Fig. Pour brake fluid from a sealed container directly into the reservoir

The master cylinder - located in the left rear section of the engine compartment - consists of an aluminum body and a reservoir with minimum fill indicators. The fluid level of the reservoirs should be kept near the top of the observation windows.


NOTE
Avoid spilling brake fluid on any of the vehicles painted surfaces, wiring cables or electrical connectors. Brake fluid will damage paint and electrical connections. If any fluid is spilled on the vehicle, flush the area with water to lessen the damage.

Any sudden decrease in the fluid level indicates a possible leak in the system and should be checked out immediately.

Fluid Recommendations & Fill



When adding or replacing the brake fluid, always use a top quality fluid, such as DOT-3. DO NOT allow the brake fluid container or mas