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Perhaps I should have inquired "Where" do I add brake fluid

I now know how to add, now I need where to add. What is the reservoir or better yet describe it please.

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    96 VW Jetta brake fluid question

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The brake reservoir is on the firewall on the right side (pretty much in line with the steering wheel). You'll see some oddly bent metal tubes coming off of it.

Adding brake fluid is not recommended. It's a closed system, so any fluid loss means there's a problem with your brakes somewhere - if you've recently had brake work done, bring it back because there's air in the lines. If not, you may have a leak in one of the lines that needs to be addressed before it gets any worse.

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