Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Brake fluid

For further brake fluid specification information, refer to “Capacities and recommended fuel/lubricants” in the “Technical and consumer information” section of this manual.

WARNING

● Use only new fluid from a sealed container.

Old, inferior or contaminated fluid may damage the brake systems.

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.

CAUTION

Do not spill the fluid on any painted surfaces.

This will damage the paint. If fluid is spilled, immediately wash the surface with water.

BRAKE FLUID


BRAKE FLUID

Check the brake fluid level in the reservoir. If the fluid level is below the MIN line or the brake warning light comes on, add Genuine NISSAN Super Heavy Duty Brake Fluid or equivalent DOT 3 fluid up to the MAX line. If fluid must be added frequently, the system should be checked by a NISSAN dealer.

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