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Old 09-26-2004, 22:52   #1 (permalink)
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Fluid top up

I'm low on brake fluid and just wanna know, is it ok to simply top it up with new fluid? Im thinking that i should actually get a proper flush done and put all new fluid in, but for the time being, can i just put more in, or is cross contamination an issue?
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Re: Fluid top up

I have never had a problem with topping up. Though why is your fluid low ???
You may be due for a pad change. If so and you have topped it up make sure you remove some fluid when you change the pads otherwise it will overflow.
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Re: Fluid top up

try not to cross brake fluids, but at least get the correct standard, they have a dot rating, no idea what it should be fro your car as it would have ABS.
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Re: Fluid top up

Yeah, no idea why it's low. Im getting occasional grinding when braking at low speed too, so i think it might be time to do the whole lot - rotors, pads and fluid.
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