Nissan Maxima Owners Manual: Brake fluid
For additional information on brake fluid specification, refer to "Recommended fluids/lubricants and capacities" in the "Technical and consumer information" section of this manual.
- Use only new fluid from a sealed container.
Old, inferior or contaminated fluid may damage the brake system.
The use of improper fluids can damage the brake system and affect the vehicle's stopping ability.
- Clean the filler cap before removing.
- Brake fluid is poisonous and should be stored carefully in marked containers out of reach of children.
Do not spill the fluid on any painted surfaces.
This will damage the paint. If fluid is spilled, immediately wash the surface with water.
Check the fluid level in the reservoir. If the brake fluid is below the MIN line B , the brake warning light will illuminate. Add brake fluid up to the MAX line A . For additional information on recommended type of brake fluid, refer to "Recommended fluids/lubricants and capacities in the " Technical and consumer information" section of this manual.
If the brake fluid must be added frequently, the brake system should be thoroughly checked. It is recommended that you visit a NISSAN dealer for this service.