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Checking brake fluid BMW 1-Series 2004 - 2011 Diesel 118d - 2.0

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BMW 1-Series 2004 - 2011  | 118d - 2.0 Checking brake fluid

  • time 1 minute
  • difficulty 1
Locate the brake fluid reservoir, it is under this cover
Look for the MAX-MIN positions on the side of the translucent body, this model has an electronic level built into the cap
If the level needs topping up - WEARING GLOVES - carefully open the cap, have a paper towel ready to catch any drips as brake fluid is corrosive
Now securely replace and tighten cap and replace protective cover
Remove the cover, place safely out of the way
Undo the retaining clip