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 NX is one of the great classics. Even though this action is very easy to accomplish, some of you are most likely attempting to find 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 NX? We will now answer these questions.


Advantage to always have the brake fluid level up in your Lexus NX

So we begin our article with the interest of verifying the brake fluid level on a Lexus NX. This fluid has an important task on your car, transmit the braking power to the wheels and thus stop your automobile. Nevertheless, it is possible that after a while you may lose brake fluid in the normal way (without any leakage). It is therefore very important to check the brake fluid level of your Lexus NX often (every 10,000km for example). It is also beneficial to flush the system every 50,000km because as time passes the brake fluid will lose its properties. This process is extremely simple and does not require advanced expertise of mechanics, so it is easy for all Lexus NX owners to do it on their own. If the Brake light on the dashboard of your Lexus NX does not match to a lack of brake fluid, do not be reluctant to read our article for details. Nevertheless, there are some safety measures and rules to respect that we will discover in the following part of this article.

How to fill up the brake fluid of a Lexus NX

So now we will show to you how to do the brake fluid level on a Lexus NX. Please notice that this is very simple to perform. Nevertheless, you will have to check which brake fluid is the right one for you between DOT 3, DOT 4 and DOT 5. Most cars use either DOT 3 or DOT 4. You will get this info in the user manual of your Lexus NX. Now here are the steps to stick to to make your level:

  • Open your hood and situate your brake fluid reservoir, it is very easy to find, it is in general made of whitish/transparent plastic, it is based over the master cylinder (metal part) and has a yellow cap.
  • Once discovered, examine the instructions on the cap attentively so as not to make any mistakes during the process, we advise you to clean the cap and the tank before opening. You will now be able to take a look at 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 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 suitable for your Lexus NX up to the mark “Max”.
  • If the level was below the “Min” mark before you inspected the brake fluid level in your Lexus NX, make sure check the level in a few days/weeks to make sure you don’t have a leak in the brake system

That’s it, you now have all the information you need to safely fill the brake fluid level of your Lexus NX.

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