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 You'll see the brake fluid reservoir in the top right hand corner, take a look at the side of it and check to see whether the fluid level is between the Danger/Min and Max markers. You'll see the brake fluid reservoir in the top right hand corner, take a look at the side of it and check to see whether the fluid level is between the Danger/Min and Max markers.
-If for some reason you can't see through the plastic very well just give the reservoir a few taps to see where the water level is shaking.+If for some reason you can't see through the plastic very well just give the reservoir a few taps to see where the water fluid is shaking.
  
 If top up is necessary, do so with the correct fluid your car takes. If top up is necessary, do so with the correct fluid your car takes.
 Turn the cap at the top of the reservoir anti-clockwise and use a funnel to prevent brake fluid going all over the place, making sure you don't go over the maximum marker when filling. Turn the cap at the top of the reservoir anti-clockwise and use a funnel to prevent brake fluid going all over the place, making sure you don't go over the maximum marker when filling.
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 +If top up is necessary often this would indicate a fault in the braking system, check for any leaks and rectify the problem before you start driving. If the system is found to have a leak and the fluid needs renewing, remember to properly bleed the system as trapped air will cause a spongy/​sloppy feel to the brakes.
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