Pontiac Fiero 1984-1988 Repair Guide

Brake Master Cylinder

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The brake fluid reservoir is part of the brake master cylinder, and is located under the front engine compartment lid, on the driver's side of the car. Check the fluid level each time your engine oil is changed.

FLUID RECOMMENDATION & LEVEL CHECK





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Fig. Fig. 1 The brake master cylinder is located on the drivers side of the front compartment



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Fig. Fig. 2 Fluid level indicator marks on the side of the master cylinder reservoir



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Fig. Fig. 3 Remove the master cylinder cover by lifting up on the tabs on both sides of the cover ...



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Fig. Fig. 4 ... then add the correct amount and type of brake fluid

The fluid level can be seen through the plastic wall of the brake reservoir. The levels in both the front and rear chambers must be above the "MIN" lines. If it is necessary to add fluid, remove the cover by lifting up on the tabs on both sides of the cover. Use only Delco Supreme No. 11 or other DOT 3 specification brake fluid and add as necessary. Clean any dirt away from the cover and plastic reservoir before reinstalling.


CAUTION
Do not allow anyone to depress the brake pedal while the brake fluid reservoir cover is removed. Also, brake fluid will remove paint. If spilled, flush the area immediately with water.

 
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