Checking Brake Fluid
Contact Tesla immediately if you notice increased movement of the brake pedal or a significant loss of brake fluid. Driving under these conditions can result in extended stopping distances or complete brake failure.
Topping Up the Brake Fluid
Do not top up your brake fluid. The following instructions are provided for information purposes and future reference only:
- Clean the filler cap before removing it to prevent dirt from entering the reservoir.
- Unscrew the cap and remove it.
- Top up the reservoir to the MAX mark using the appropriate brake fluid.
- Reinstall the filler cap, ensuring it is fully secured.
Only use new fluid from a sealed air-tight container. Never use previously used fluid or fluid from a previously opened container—fluid absorbs moisture which decreases braking performance.
Brake fluid is highly toxic. Keep containers sealed and out of the reach of children. In the event of accidental consumption, seek medical attention immediately.
Brake fluid damages painted surfaces. Immediately soak up any spills with an absorbent cloth and wash the area with a mixture of car shampoo and water.