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Changing brake fluid
Brake fluid absorbs moisture from the air over time. The absorbed water can impair braking efficiency.
Brake warning light USA
Brake warning light Canada
The warning light on the instrument panel and the warning message on the multi-function display alert you to the fact that the brake fluid level is too low and could indicate brake circuit failure if the pedal travel is greater than normal.
If the warning light and warning message appear while driving:
No Power Steering Assist
When the engine is stationary (e.g. when on tow) or the hydraulic system fails, there is no power steering assistance available.
Therefore, substantially more force will have to be exerted to steer the vehicle.
Regular checking of hydraulic fluid is part of servicing.
The flow noise heard at full steering lock is design-related and does not indicate a defect in the steering system.
Checking the hydraulic fluid level when a warning message appears on the multi-function display in the instrument panel:
For information on warning messages on the multi-function display: