Among the small service works that you should do on a regular basis on your car, to fill up the brake fluid level of your Mitsubishi Lancer is one of the most classics. Nevertheless this work is elementary to complete, some of you are probably wondering why to do the brake fluid level on your car? And others are wondering how to do the brake fluid level on your Mitsubishi Lancer? We will now answer these questions.
Benefit to always have the brake fluid level up in your Mitsubishi Lancer
So we commence our content with the significance of looking at the brake fluid level on a Mitsubishi Lancer. This fluid has a major task on your car, transmit the braking power to the wheels and thus stop your automobile. On the other hand, it is possible that in the long run you may lose brake fluid without any particular leak (without any leakage). It is therefore important to check the brake fluid level of your Mitsubishi Lancer on a regular basis (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 specially simple and does not require amazing experience of mechanics, so it is easy for all Mitsubishi Lancer owners to do it themselves. If the Brake light on the dashboard of your Mitsubishi Lancer does not match to a lack of brake fluid, do not hesitate to consult our content for details. On the other hand, there are some precautions and rules to respect that we will notice in the up coming section of this content.
How to fill up the brake fluid of a Mitsubishi Lancer
So now we will explain to you how to do the brake fluid level on a Mitsubishi Lancer. Please note that this is very simple to carry out. On the other hand, 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 data in the user manual of your Mitsubishi Lancer. Now here are the steps to adhere to to make your level:
- Open your cover and locate your brake fluid reservoir, it is very easy to situate, it is in most cases made of whitish/transparent plastic, it is set above the master cylinder (metal part) and has a yellow cap.
- Once identified, browse the instructions on the cap cautiously 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 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 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 suitable for your Mitsubishi Lancer up to the mark “Max”.
- If the level was below the “Min” mark before you inspected the brake fluid level in your Mitsubishi Lancer, be sure to check the level in a few days/weeks to ensure you don’t have a leak in the brake system
That’s it, you now have all the data you need to safely and securely fill the brake fluid level of your Mitsubishi Lancer.
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