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Old 07-20-2011, 08:20 AM   #1
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Brake fluid resevoir on 40'Alpine coach

I have been reading about the Honey issue. Where is the place to ck barke fluid ? Engine area or generator area or elsewhere??
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Old 07-20-2011, 10:37 AM   #2
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Not knowing your Alpine coach, I may be way off base. But a 40' MH should be mounted on a diesel chassis with air brakes. Hence no brake fluid. What is the honey system you are referring to? I am curious about your system.
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Run the gen slide out and look for the brake resevoir directly in front of the brake pedal.
Alpine Coach has 4 wheel hydralic disc brakes. Air on the parking brake.
There is a lot of information on this site about Alpine brakes.

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Interesting system.
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for early Alpines the master cylinder is ahead of the FL wheel above the steering gear, to the left of the left hand frame rail. I believe the change in location came in 2004 model years (2003 & before have the above layout?), but the change may have preceded that. Perhaps some 01-03 owners know for sure.
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Thanks to all. I found it and all seems OK. No thickening like honey
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My 2003 (May 2002) is forward of firewall.
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Hello Odchrist:

When you check brake fluid and it is the constancy of honey it is bad. You should flush the brake fluid once every two or three years do not wait until it turns into the constancy of honey.
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