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The ABS light in my 2000 Nissan X-Terra just went on. From reading above I would like to check my break fluid before doing anythign else. How do I check the break fluid levels. I know nothing about cars so any direction would be helpful.

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Open the engine compartment, on the driverside there is a white or clear resevoir mounted to a circular black metal object. This is the brake bluid resevoir, there should be a visible measuring guage on the side. Typically when the fluid is low, the emergency brake indicator light will be lit on the dash. With the ABS light lit, you have a malfunction with the ABS system. Possible wheel speed sensors or ABS actuator problem. Hopefully this helps

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Just open your hood and the reservoir will be on the drivers side on the fire wall. It may be caked with fluid on the side but it will have lines for max and min. It should be between that point, if its low, you either have a leak or you need to do brakes.

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