can I add fluid to the ABC system? on 2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500

warning light is coming on. starts out as white warning then switches to a red warning. there has been some fluid on the floor near the right front tire.

by in Albany, GA on September 20, 2012
1 answer 3 comments
ANSWER by on September 20, 2012
Your ABS system is telling you there is a problem with your brakes somewhere. The right front tire has a flexible line connected to the caliper and the metal brake line. If the leak is as close to the tire as you say, I would inspect this line for a cut or break in it and then replace.
COMMENT by on September 21, 2012
I said ABC not ABS.
COMMENT by on September 22, 2012
Sorry about that. On the right side under bonnet there is a black tank with a dip stick on it pull the dip stick,fill abc oil which can only be bought from MB,it will probly take a litre and half after filling oil, work suspension up and down switch for oil to recirculate in system,check level on normal slope. Here's the location
COMMENT by on November 13, 2014
How do you check a fluid level in the ABC ? Engine running or not

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