Toyota
Nissan Versa
 Sedan Service Manual
Maintenance (MA) » Chassis and body maintenance
Brake fluid

BRAKE FLUID : Draining

CAUTION:

  • Do not spill or splash brake fluid on painted surfaces. Brake fluid may seriously damage paint. Wipe it off immediately and wash with water if it gets on a painted surface.
  • Turn the ignition switch OFF and disconnect battery negative terminal before performing work.

1. Connect a vinyl tube to the bleed valve.

2. Depress the brake pedal and loosen the bleeder valve to gradually discharge brake fluid.

BRAKE FLUID : Draining

BRAKE FLUID : Refilling

CAUTION:

  • Turn the ignition switch OFF and disconnect battery negative terminal before performing work.
  • Do not spill or splash brake fluid on painted surfaces. Brake fluid may seriously damage paint. Wipe it off immediately and wash with water if it gets on a painted surface.

1. Check that there is no foreign material in the reservoir tank, and refill with new brake fluid.

CAUTION:

  • Do not reuse drained brake fluid.
  • Do not allow foreign matter (e.g., dust) and oils other than brake fluid to enter the reservoir tank.

2. Loosen the bleeder valve, slowly depress the brake pedal to the full stroke, and then release the pedal. Repeat this operation at intervals of 2 or 3 seconds until new brake fluid is discharged.

Then close the bleeder valve with the brake pedal depressed.

Repeat the same work on each wheel.

3. Perform the air bleeding. Refer to MA "BRAKE FLUID : Bleeding Brake System".

BRAKE FLUID : Refilling

BRAKE FLUID : Bleeding Brake System

CAUTION:

  • Turn the ignition switch OFF and disconnect battery negative terminal before performing the work.
  • Monitor the fluid level in the reservoir tank while performing the air bleeding
  • Do not spill or splash brake fluid on painted surfaces. Brake fluid may seriously damage paint. Wipe it off immediately and wash with water if it gets on a painted surface.
  • Always use new brake fluid for refilling. Do not reuse the drained brake fluid.
  • Do not allow foreign matter (e.g. dust) and oils other than brake fluid to enter the reservoir tank.

1. Connect a vinyl tube to the bleeder valve of the rear right brake.

2. Fully depress the brake pedal 4 to 5 times.

3. Loosen the bleeder valve and bleed air with the brake pedal depressed, and then quickly tighten the bleeder valve.

4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until all of the air is out of the brake line.

5. Tighten the bleeder valve to the specified torque.

- Front disc brake: refer to BR "BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY : Exploded View".

- Rear drum brake: refer to BR"Exploded View".

6. Perform steps 1 to 5. Occasionally fill with the brake fluid in order to keep the reservoir tank at least half of MAX line. Bleed air in the following order: rear right brake → front left brake → rear left brake → and front right brake in order.

7. Check that the fluid level in the reservoir tank is within the specified range after air bleeding. Refer to BR "Inspection".

8. Check each item of brake pedal. Adjust it if the measurement value is not the standard. Refer to BR "Inspection and Adjustment".

    More about «Chassis and body maintenance»:

    Exhaust system

    CVT Fluid

    A/T Fluid

    Clutch fluid

    M/T Oil

    Road wheel

    Brake fluid level and leaks

    Brake lines and cables

    Brake fluid

    Disc brake

    Drum brake

    Steering gear and linkage

    Axle and suspension parts

    Seat belt, buckles, retractors, anchors and adjusters

    Nissan Versa Sedan Service Manual / Maintenance (MA) / Chassis and body maintenance / Brake fluid

    Nissan Versa Sedan Service Manual

    Categories


    © 2017-2020 Copyright www.niveguide.com