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Q: How do I check the brake fluid levels?

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How do I check the brake fluid levels?

You should periodically check your brake fluid levels to make sure that you have enough fluid in the system. To check the brake fluid, pop the trunk, and locate the brake fluid reservoir. Make sure that the fluid level is between the minimum and maximum lines on the reservoir.

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