Among the small maintenance acts that you should do on a regular basis on your car, to fill up the brake fluid level of your Lexus ES is one of the most classics. Nevertheless this work is simple to accomplish, some of you are likely wanting to know why to do the brake fluid level on your car? And others are concerned about how to do the brake fluid level on your Lexus ES? We will now answer these questions.


Benefit to always have the brake fluid level up in your Lexus ES

So we commence our content with the significance of checking the brake fluid level on a Lexus ES. This fluid has a major task on your car, transmit the braking power to the wheels and thus stop your car. On the other hand, it is possible that over time you may lose brake fluid in the normal way (without any leakage). It is therefore imperative to examine the brake fluid level of your Lexus ES on a regular basis (every 10,000km for example). It is also beneficial to flush the system every 50,000km because over time the brake fluid will lose its features. This process is specially simple and does not require evolved knowledge of mechanics, so it is easy for all Lexus ES owners to do it themselves. If the Brake light on the dashboard of your Lexus ES does not match to a lack of brake fluid, do not hesitate to read our content for details. On the other hand, there are some measures and rules to follow that we will notice in the up coming part of this content.

How to fill up the brake fluid of a Lexus ES

So now we will show to you how to do the brake fluid level on a Lexus ES. Please take note that this is very elementary to accomplish. On the other hand, you will have to examine which brake fluid is the right one for you between DOT 3, DOT 4 and DOT 5. Most vehicles use either DOT 3 or DOT 4. You will get this info in the user manual of your Lexus ES. Now here are the steps to follow to make your level:

  • Open your hood and find your brake fluid reservoir, it is very easy to locate, it is in general made of whitish/transparent plastic, it is located above the master cylinder (metal part) and has a yellow cap.
  • Once identified, examine the instructions on the cap attentively so as not to make any mistakes during the process, we encourage you to clean the cap and the tank before opening. You will now be able to check out 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 good 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 Lexus ES up to the mark “Max”.
  • If the level was beneath the “Min” mark before you examined the brake fluid level in your Lexus ES, make sure examine 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 data you need to securely fill the brake fluid level of your Lexus ES.

If you have any further questions about the Lexus ES, do not hesitate to consult our Lexus ES category.