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Old 03-14-2007, 04:35 AM
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brake fluid light

I have the break fluid light (the one that looks like a clock) which has been lighting up at ignition since a couple of weeks. According to the booklet, break fluid should be replaced at least every 2 years, my car will reach 2 years in May this year and I was wondering if I should have it replaced or just wait for servicing (I have one green bar remaining).
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Brake Fluid Is Pretty Easy To Replace.
It's Must Be Changed When The Light Tells You To Change.
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Prob can go ahead and take it in at this point.


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I have the break fluid light (the one that looks like a clock) which has been lighting up at ignition since a couple of weeks. According to the booklet, break fluid should be replaced at least every 2 years, my car will reach 2 years in May this year and I was wondering if I should have it replaced or just wait for servicing (I have one green bar remaining).
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In the US, that 2 yr brake fluid change is covered under the
Maintenance...they may charge you in Switzerland, but I
would highly rec'd the change.

As to why you brake alert light is coming on beyond initial
"key on", I don't know. I didn't think there was any "time"
connection for brake fluid change reminders, light alert-wise.
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anyone knows how to reset the light by yourself? and does it reset when you reset the ecu? because i noticed that it's been over 2 years and a half since its last reset and it doesn't light up? i occasionally reset my ecu.. but i noticed that the inspection light is still the same.. the last brake fluid light came on exactly 2 years after the bulid date... anyone knows how to reset and does it reset when resetting the ecu? i will change my own brake fluid now because it's been long overdue since the last change and i want to reset the light when it comes on.. thanks..
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Brake Fluid Is Pretty Easy To Replace.
It's Must Be Changed When The Light Tells You To Change.
Either take it in for service now, or change it yourself. I like ATE Super Blue and ATE Super GOLD (helps to tell when the you have bleed the brakes)
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