brake fluid level and filler cap

Asked by Apr 30, 2012 at 09:57 PM about the 1978 FIAT 124 Spider

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Cap of brake fluid chamberis a diaphragm and a two wire connection. How do your use the diaphagm to check on fluid leved, and what do the two wires connct to-- Is there a warning light somewhere is level gets too low? Any  information on this setup would be appreciated, especially what level to keep fluid in the chamber. Thank you very much.    F L Tabrah Honolulu

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You can fill the chamber up as full as you can get it to leave enough room to install cap and diaphragm. Yes the wires go to a switch that gives an indication of low brake fluid level.

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