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Old 10-28-13, 05:00 PM   #1
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I was driving my 99 GS300 today and the brake light keeps coming off & on..
The brake fluid is sitting below Min but when i tried to top it up it seems like it only fills the top part of the resivour? (where the cap screws on) is it blocked or something? what do i do?
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Old 10-30-13, 01:30 PM   #2
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I'd stop driving it first off.
That said, is the fluid new? Perhaps it's so cleat that your' not noticing it?
Did you leave the top off and something ( a leave or other matter) got inside?
Do you have good brake pressure?

A "pocket" such as you described should result in spongy brakes as that air would get sucked into the lines and/or the brake pressure tank won;t compress the air.
I'd take the master cylinder off and bench bleed it to be sure. With it off, you might be able to see the problem better.
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I'd stop driving it first off.
That said, is the fluid new? Perhaps it's so cleat that your' not noticing it?
Did you leave the top off and something ( a leave or other matter) got inside?
Do you have good brake pressure?

A "pocket" such as you described should result in spongy brakes as that air would get sucked into the lines and/or the brake pressure tank won;t compress the air.
I'd take the master cylinder off and bench bleed it to be sure. With it off, you might be able to see the problem better.
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