Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 22:13:39 +1000
From: "John Robertson" <>
Subject: Re: Wrong fluid - help!

you can also use dot 5.1 but not dot 5 as the latter is synthetic silicone .Suck it out bleed it from the unions on the master cylinder and it should be ok better still clean out all yyou can then bleed it through . "Talisker" <> wrote in message news:46d19ec9$0$15389$ >I just topped off my brake fluid with transmission fluid. Bad idea, I was >not paying attention. > > I suctioned out what I could and then filled it with brake fluid - DOT3. > Then I realized it should be DOT4. Suctioned that out too. > > I haven't started the car so figure there has been no circulation yet. How > much damage did I do? Should I have the car taken in for some work before > I run it? > > It's a 98 Saab 93, my daugher's car. > > Gary

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