Mercedes of the S-class W202

1993-2000 of release

Repair and operation of the car



Mercedes W202
+ 1.2. General information
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Lubrication system
+ 5. Cooling system
+ 6. Heating, ventilation
+ 7. System of ignition
+ 8. Fuel system
+ 9. Transmission
+ 10. Running gear
+ 11. Steering
- 12. Brake system
   12.2. Anti-blocking system – ABS
   12.3. The additional equipment – the ASR system
   12.4. Specifications of the brake system
   12.5. Overlays of front brake shoes
   + 12.6. Overlays of back disk brakes
   12.7. Support
   12.8. Forward brake disk
   12.9. Back brake disk
   12:10. Brake fluid
   12:11. Removal of air from the brake system
   12:12. Brake pipelines / hoses
   12:13. Replacement of brake highways
   12:14. Brake shoes of the parking brake
   12:15. Adjustment of the parking brake
   12:16. Stoplight switch
   12:17. Diagnostics of malfunctions of brakes
   + 12:18. Wheels and tires
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment
+ 14.2. Electrical circuitries






12:10. Brake fluid

GENERAL INFORMATION

At the treatment of brake fluid it must be kept in mind the following:

 – brake fluid is poisonous. Do not suck away it a mouth through a hose at all. To fill in brake fluid only in vessels which application for other purposes is excluded;
 – brake fluid corrodes an automobile varnish at hit if it incidentally occurred, at once to wipe it and to wash away a large amount of water;
 – brake fluid is hygroscopic, i.e. absorbs moisture from air. Therefore it is necessary to store brake fluid only in the closed vessels;
 – the brake fluid which is already used once in the brake system should not be applied again. When pumping brakes to fill in only new brake fluid.

Specification of brake fluid: DOT 4.

Brake fluid should not contact to fat or mineral oil. Already insignificant traces of mineral oil do brake fluid unsuitable to the use or lead to failure of the brake system.

To change brake fluid each 2 years, whenever possible, after cold season.

To hand over the used brake fluid on a warehouse of special waste, but not to merge in the sewerage. Not to mix brake fluid with engine oil.