2010-2018 Mazda 5 How to Add Coolant and Add Antifreeze

2010-2018 Mazda 5 How to Add Coolant Antifreeze, Check Level

Last Updated on Thursday Aug 24, 2017

Learn how to add coolant to 2010-2018 Mazda 5. Checking the Mazda 5 coolant level and adding antifreeze is very easy. Do not open the radiator cap of your  Mazda 5, if the engine is hot. Instead, add coolant to the coolant reservoir. If the light on your Mazda dashboard has turned on indicating, low coolant level, the first thing you need to do is check the coolant level. Do not continue to operate your Mazda 5 if the engine is overheating or the high engine temperature light comes on.

How to add engine coolant 2010-2015 Mazda 5


What you will need: Mazda Engine Coolant

Step 1 - Open Hood

Locate the hood release underneath the dashboard of your Mazda 5. Pull the lever until you hear the Mazda hood pop open. Next, you need to release the hood safety latch at the front of your 5.

Step 2 - Locate Coolant Reservoir

Next, you locate the coolant reservoir (tank) on your Mazda. This is the location where you add engine coolant reservoir is on a Mazda 5. On a 5 the coolant reserver is located on the driver/passenger side of the engine.

Step 3 - Check Mazda 5 Coolant Level

Look at the coolant reservoir tank and note the low and high level. If the level is below the minimum mark you will need to add coolant or your 5 may overheat.

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Step 4 - Remove Cap

Remove coolant reservoir cap from your 5.

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Step 5 - Add Coolant / Antifreeze

Add engine coolant/antifreeze. Only add coolant type recommended by Mazda.

Adding engine coolant to a Mazda5 is easy. Only add coolant type recommended by Mazda. If the light for low engine coolant level turns on, make sure to check the coolant level when the engine is cold.