Learn how to add windshield washer fluid to a Mazda5. These guidelines apply to Mazda 5 vehicles from 2010 to 2018.


  • Low windshield washer fluid level warning
  • No water can be sprayed to wash/clean the windshield.

What you will need

For this procedure, you will need windshield washer fluid. Do not use just water, especially in the winter, as the water will freeze and cause your windshield washer tank to burst or damage the delivery lines.


  1. Open the hood of your Mazda5 by pulling the hood release under the dash. This will allow you to access the washer fluid reservoir.
  2. The washer fluid reservoir on a Mazda 5 is white/translucent and has a wiper symbol. If your Mazda5 has a rear wiper, it is fed by the same reservoir according to Mazda 5 owner manual.
  3. Open the washer reservoir cap. How to add windshield washer fluid 5 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
  4. Add washer fluid until the level gets about two inches below the reservoir cap.
  5. Do not use engine coolant antifreeze to mix or make windshield washer fluid. Note that on Mazda5, both front and rear wipers use the same washer fluid reservoir.

We hope you find the Mazda 5 Add Windshield Washer Fluid guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Mazda.

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