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Where to put brake fluid

I have a 2001 dodge caravan and I need to put brake fluid in. The only problem is that I cannot locate where the reservoir is. I don't have a driver's manual, since I bought it used. Please help!

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    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    have your brakes checked if your light is on!

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When you open the hood it will be on your right side near the windshield. you will need a long funnel because of the way it is tucked under the wiper blades. If you have to add brake fluid then you either have a leak or your brakes are so low that the fluid has dropped enough to make the light come on the dashboard. Have it checked out by an experienced person.

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