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Ecciddently put a small amount of brake fluid in the

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ecciddently put a small amount of brake fluid in the engine... about a 1/3 of a cup
JA: Have you checked the brake fluid? When was it last changed?
Customer: i put the fuild in the engine oil
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: i put about a 1/3 of a cup of brake fluid in the engine instead of engine oil
JA: What year is your VW?
Customer: 2000 beetle
JA: Are you fixing your Beetle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 29 days ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Robert replied 29 days ago.


As it stands now the engine should be fine...what you may want to do however is book it in locally for a full oil and filter shouldnt take a garage that long to do if its not had one in a while then it maybe a good time to it plus you will get rid of the oil that will likely be contaminated with the said brake fluid at the same time...I do hope this helps

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