Among the small routine service acts that you should do on a regular basis on your car, to fill up the brake fluid level of your Ford E Series is one of the most classics. Nevertheless this act is very easy to accomplish, some of you are likely wanting to know why to do the brake fluid level on your car? And others are wondering how to do the brake fluid level on your Ford E Series? We will now answer these questions.


Advantage to always have the brake fluid level up in your Ford E Series

So we begin our article with the benefit of checking the brake fluid level on a Ford E Series. This fluid has a major task on your car, transmit the braking power to the wheels and thus stop your automobile. However, it is possible that with time you may lose brake fluid without any particular leak (without any leakage). It is therefore important to examine the brake fluid level of your Ford E Series often (every 10,000km for example). It is also beneficial to flush the system every 50,000km because after some time the brake fluid will lose its characteristics. This process is extremely simple and does not require advanced experience of mechanics, so it is easy for all Ford E Series owners to do it themselves. If the Brake light on the dashboard of your Ford E Series does not match to a lack of brake fluid, do not be reluctant to read our article for details. However, there are some precautions and rules to respect that we will check out in the up coming part of this article.

How to fill up the brake fluid of a Ford E Series

So now we will explain to you how to do the brake fluid level on a Ford E Series. Please notice that this is very simple to complete. However, you will have to examine which brake fluid is the right one for you between DOT 3, DOT 4 and DOT 5. Most automobiles use either DOT 3 or DOT 4. You will get this data in the user manual of your Ford E Series. Now here are the steps to follow to make your level:

  • Open your bonnet and find your brake fluid reservoir, it is very easy to identify, it is usually made of whitish/transparent plastic, it is set above the master cylinder (metal part) and has a yellow cap.
  • Once established, browse the instructions on the cap mindfully so as not to make any mistakes during the process, we recommend you to clean the cap and the tank before opening. You will now be able to examine the side of the tank and observe the “Min” and “Max” marks on the side of the tank, which give you the range in which the level should be.
  • If the level is sufficient do not touch anything, or if you are close to or below the low mark, open the cap and fill it gently with the brake fluid appropriate for your Ford E Series up to the mark “Max”.
  • If the level was beneath the “Min” mark before you checked the brake fluid level in your Ford E Series, be sure to examine the level in a few days/weeks to ensure that you don’t have a leak in the brake system

That’s it, you now have all the data you need to properly fill the brake fluid level of your Ford E Series.

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