Volvo Workshop Manuals
V70 GL L5-2.4L VIN 55 B5254S (1998)
Maintenance > Fluids > Brake Fluid > Component Information > Service and Repair > Brake Fluid, Replacement With Bleeding Unit [CCCC] > Page 1570
Brake Fluid: Service and Repair
DDDD. Brake fluid, replacement without bleeding unit
Special tools: 115 8147, 999 2809
Replacing brake fluid is recommended every 48,000 km (30,000 miles), or every other year. In cars where the brakes are used and often (e.g. in hilly
The reason that brake fluid should be changed is that brake fluid is hygroscopic: that is, it absorbs water molecules from the air. Water is partly
Use only Volvo original brake fluid marked DOT 4+. Never re-use brake fluid. Always keep brake fluid in its original packing, well
Check continuously that there is enough brake fluid in the brake fluid reservoir when replacing brake fluid.
- Ignition off.
Replacing brake fluid, front
- Remove protective cap from bleed nipple.
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