I have silicon brake fluid in my Spit. It is a light blue color. Hope this
Nolan Penney wrote:
> To all you silicone brake fluid convertee's, how does one positively identify
>if the brake fluid in the
> resivour is silicone? Reason I ask is the 89 Volvo I purchased recently has
>pretty redish colored
> fluid in it. I just assumed this was some special Volvo die in regular
>gylcol based brake fluid.
> But perhaps it's actually silicone, in which case lots of problems would
>result if I topped it off with
> LMA fluid. Is there a taste test or something that I can use to
>differentiate silicone fluid from glycol
> based fluids that are died?
> And if any of you have silicone fluid in an abs equipped car, I'd like to
>hear about it. My understanding
> (and the owners manual warning statement) is that silicone brake fluids
>aren't compatable with
> abs brakes. Well, I've got abs.