Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Glendale, AZ, US
Re: how about playing name that fluid
On top of the ABS unit there will be 2 quarter size caps that have allen wrench sockets. These caps have hoses attached to their sides. These two hoses connect somewhere down below and become one, and I imagine from this one hose your brake fluid is draining from. You didn't blow any seal. And you don't need to do anything really. But the hose will continue to drip a bit of fluid until the hose is drained. Just remember that brake fluid damages paint, so any that drips on the rear wheel might damage the finish. If when you pushed the brake pistons back, and a lot of brake fluid was pushed into the hose, it is possible that the reservoir might be low when the pistons returned to their original positions. If the fluid is very low the ABS light will start flashing. If the light doesn't flash then the fluid level is ok. If you want you can unscrew the plastic caps with the appropriate allen wrench to see the brake fluid level. The bigger reservoir is for the front brakes.
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Last edited by azccj; Aug 17th, 2013 at 11:44 pm.