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Old 08-10-2015, 06:30 PM   #1
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Post John Deere Chassis Checking Brake Fluid Level

Is there a trick to getting at the brake master cylinder caps to be able to check the fluid level? The driver side tire is in the way and there doesn't seem to be any way to get at it from inside the engine compartment. Any help is appreciated.

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Old 08-11-2015, 10:55 AM   #2
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Is there a trick to getting at the brake master cylinder caps to be able to check the fluid level? The driver side tire is in the way and there doesn't seem to be any way to get at it from inside the engine compartment. Any help is appreciated.
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I have a different coach on a different chassis but I have to turn the wheels all the way to the right to access my master cylinder.
Might that work for you?
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Sometimes you need a mirror to check the fluid. If the fluid is old I would suggest a total flush of all the brake fluid. You have to make sure you don't run the master cylinder out of fluid then doing it. 2 people make it an easier job. I had the same problem on my '96 Pace Arrow P-30 chassis. I know it is difficult but worth doing.
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Feel free to download any/all of the manuals I've collected for this chassis. When checking the master cylinder levels, the best way is to have a mirror and flashlight available. Turning the front wheels to the side may give you more room to access the master cylinder. I've used a squeeze bottle with a length of tubing attached to it to add fluid when needed.
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