Among the small routine service works that you should do on a regular basis on your car, to fill up the brake fluid level of your Infiniti Q60 is one of the most classics. Although this action is very easy to perform, some of you are most likely concerned about why to do the brake fluid level on your car? And others are worried about how to do the brake fluid level on your Infiniti Q60? We will now answer these questions.
Advantage to always have the brake fluid level up in your Infiniti Q60
So we commence our article with the interest of verifying the brake fluid level on a Infiniti Q60. This fluid has an important role on your car, transmit the braking power to the wheels and thus stop your car. However, it is possible that as time passes you may lose brake fluid in the normal way (without any leakage). It is therefore necessary to check the brake fluid level of your Infiniti Q60 frequently (every 10,000km for example). It is also advisable to flush the system every 50,000km because over time the brake fluid will lose its attributes. This process is specially simple and does not require advanced knowledge of mechanics, so it is easy for all Infiniti Q60 owners to do it themselves. If the Brake light on the dashboard of your Infiniti Q60 does not match to a lack of brake fluid, do not hesitate to browse our article for details. However, there are some safety measures and rules to follow that we will discover in the following part of this article.
How to fill up the brake fluid of a Infiniti Q60
So now we will describe to you how to do the brake fluid level on a Infiniti Q60. Please take note that this is very basic to perform. However, you will have to check 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 info in the user manual of your Infiniti Q60. Now here are the steps to stick to to make your level:
- Open your bonnet and identify your brake fluid reservoir, it is very easy to identify, it is in general made of whitish/transparent plastic, it is located on top of the master cylinder (metal part) and has a yellow cap.
- Once uncovered, read the instructions on the cap attentively so as not to make any mistakes during the process, we suggest you to clean the cap and the tank before opening. You will now be able to examine the side of the tank and see 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 enough 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 Infiniti Q60 up to the mark “Max”.
- If the level was below the “Min” mark before you inspected the brake fluid level in your Infiniti Q60, remember to check the level in a few days/weeks to be sure you don’t have a leak in the brake system
That’s it, you now have all the info you need to properly fill the brake fluid level of your Infiniti Q60.
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