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Checking brake fluid BMW 5-Series 2003 - 2010 Diesel 525d - 2.5

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BMW 5-Series 2003 - 2010  | 525d - 2.5 Checking brake fluid

  • time 20 minutes
  • difficulty 4
Undo the bonnet sensor
Look for the MAX-MIN positions on the side of the translucent body
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. Replace pollen filter assembly
The brake fluid reservoir is located under the air pollen filter
Release the pollen filter cover - use a 13mm socket
Release the clip
Remove and inspect the pollen filter
Undo retaining fixings - use a 13mm socket and Torx-25 to do this. Remove pollen filter body