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How to Drain and Refill Brake Fluid for Nissan Navara D40

After draining the brake fluid from your Nissan Navara, replace it with a new brake fluid “DOT 3” specification. Do not use the brake fluid you have drained from the vehicle. When refilling the brake fluid, avoid splashing it on your vehicle painted area it can cause damage to the paint if the fluid accidentally splashes on the painted area  immediately rinse with water.


When working with your Nissan Navara model, it is advisable to disconnect the connector of ABS actuator and electric unit or the battery negative terminal before you start any of the repair work. When doing the brake bleeding, pay attention to master cylinder fluid level.

For Left Hand Drive Navara
Step 1. First is to connect a vinyl tube to the load sensing valve. Then fully depress the brake pedal 4 to 5 times.

Step 2. With the brake pedal depressed, loosen the bleed valve to let the air out, and then tighten it immediately. Repeat steps 1 and 2 until there is no more air comes out.

Step 3. Tighten bleed valve.

Step 4. From the steps 1 to 5 above, with master cylinder reservoir tank filled at least halfway, bleed air from the rear left, front right, rear right, and front left brake, in that order.

For Right hand Drive Navara
Follow step 1 to 5 specified for the Left-Hand drive Navara except that from the steps 1 to 5 above, with master cylinder reservoir tank filled at least halfway, bleed air from the rear right, front left, rear left, front right brake, in that order.



When doing your routine maintenance always makes sure that your Nissan Navara brake fluid level is between “MAX” and “MIN” lines on the reservoir.

Nissan Navara Maintenance Tips

On this page, you will find Nissan Navara D40 maintenance tips necessary to ensure that your Navara is in good condition.

Learn more: Nissan Navara Maintenance Tips


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