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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Brake Dust Warning

Warning:Avoid taking the following actions when you service wheelbrake parts:

Do not grind brake linings.Do not sand brake linings.Do not clean wheel brake parts with a dry brush or withcompressed air.

Some models or aftermarket brake parts may contain asbestosfibers which can become airborne in dust. Breathing dust withasbestos fibers may cause serious bodily harm. Use a water-dampenedcloth in order to remove any dust on brake parts. Equipment isavailable commercially in order to perform this washing function.These wet methods prevent fibers from becoming airborne.

Brake Fluid
The brake master cylinder reservoir is filled with DOT 3 brake fluid as indicatedon the reservoir cap. SeeEngine Compartment Overviewfor the location of the reservoir.There are only two reasons why th ...

Brake Fluid Irritant Warning
Warning:Brake fluid may irritate eyes and skin. In case of contact,take the following actions:Eye contact—rinse thoroughly with water.Skin contact—wash with soap and water.If ingested—consult a ...

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Hill and Mountain Roads
Driving on steep hills or through mountains is different than driving on flat or rolling terrain. Tips include:  Keep the vehicle serviced and in good shape.  Check all fluid levels and brakes, tires, cooling system, and transmission.  Shift to a lower gear when going ...

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