Subaru Forester clutch 1999 2000 (10) PDF

7. Brake Fluid
A: REPLACEMENT
CAUTION:
The FMVSS No. 116, fresh DOT3 or 4 brake
fluid must be used.
Cover bleeder with waste cloth, when loos-
ening it, to prevent brake fluid from being
splashed over surrounding parts.
Avoid mixing different brands of brake fluid
to prevent degrading the quality of the fluid.
Be careful not to allow dirt or dust to get into
the reservoir tank.
NOTE:
During bleeding operation, keep the clutch res-
ervoir tank filled with brake fluid to eliminate entry
of air.
Clutch pedal operating must be very slow.
For convenience and safety, it is advisable to
have two men working.
The amount of brake fluid required is approxi-
mately 70 m? (2.4 US fl oz, 2.5 Imp fl oz) for total
clutch system.
1) Either jack-up vehicle and place a safety stand
under it, or lift-up vehicle.
2) Remove both front and rear wheels.
3) Draw out the brake fluid from reservoir tank with
syringe.
4) Refill reservoir tank with recommended brake
fluid.
Recommended brake fluid:
FMVSS No. 116, fresh DOT3 or 4 brake
fluid
5) Bleed air from oil line with the help of a co-
worker.
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7. Brake Fluid