The brake master cylinder requires brake fluid that meets DOT 3 standards. DO NOT use DOT 5 silicone fluid or any fluid that contains a mineral or paraffin base oil, or system damage could occur.
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The brake master cylinder is equipped with a translucent reservoir which enables fluid level checking without removing the reservoir cap. The brake fluid level should be between the MIN and MAX lines located on the side of the reservoir. The MAX line is at the base of the filler cap neck.
If it is necessary to add fluid, first wipe away any accumulated dirt or grease from the reservoir and cap. Then remove the reservoir cap by twisting it counterclockwise. Add fluid to the proper level. Avoid spilling brake fluid on any painted surface, as it will harm the finish. Replace the reservoir cap.