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How/Where to Add Brake Fluid?

A few questions about Brake Fluid:

1. Will any DOT 4 brake fluid work in my '04 LT?

2. Where on the bike do I add the fluid - just to "top it off"?

3. How do I know when each point is full enough?

If you have any pictures to help the descriptions, would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.

Karl

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post #2 of 2 Old Jul 23rd, 2006, 8:31 am
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1.Yes, any dot 4 will work.
2. handlebar master cylinder
3. Open right side saddle bag, look towards the front (hint not inside the bag but behind the bag lid) for fluid level you'll need a flashlight.
4. Lift rider seat, look at the right side of the bike where the tupperware comes together, there are 2, repeat 2 reservoirs there, you'l have to remove a couple of screws to add fluid.


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