Sentra 2008

Fluid Fill Procedure

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NOTE
Refill using recommended brake fluid.


WARNING
Never reuse drained brake fluid.


WARNING
Be careful not to splash brake fluid on painted areas; it may cause paint damage. If brake fluid is splashed on painted areas, immediately wipe them with cloth and wash it away with water.


NOTE
Before working, disconnect connectors of ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit) or battery negative terminal if equipped.

  1. Connect a vinyl tube to bleed valve.
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  3. Depress the brake pedal, loosen the bleed valve, and gradually remove the brake fluid.

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    Fig. Connect a vinyl tube to bleed valve. Depress the brake pedal, loosen the bleed valve, and gradually remove the brake fluid

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  5. Clean inside of reservoir tank, and refill with new brake fluid.
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  7. Loosen bleed valve, depress brake pedal slowly to full stroke and then release it. Repeat the procedure every 2 or 3 seconds until the new brake fluid comes out, then close the bleed valve while depressing the brake pedal. Repeat the same procedure for each wheel.

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    Fig. Loosen bleed valve, depress brake pedal slowly to full stroke and then release it. Repeat the procedure every 2 or 3 seconds until the new brake fluid comes out, then close the bleed valve while depressing the brake pedal. Repeat the same procedure for each wheel.

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  9. Bleed air. Refer to Bleeding The Brake System in the Brakes Section.
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