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By YOUCANIC on Jan 7, 2019

2010-18 Mazda 5 Brake Fluid, How to add, Symptoms

In this tutorial, you will learn how to check the brake fluid level on 2010-2018 Mazda 5 and add brake fluid (if necessary). 



If the brake fluid level is low on your Mazda5 you will notice symptoms such as: 

  • The brake pedal is soft when you press it
  • Brake Warning Light in Instrument Cluster
  • Brake Warning Light stays on even if you release the parking brakes
  • Low Brake Fluid Level Warning

What you will need


Step-by-step instructions on how to add brake fluid to Mazda5. These instructions apply to Mazda 5 produced in the following years. 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Open Hood

Open the hood of your Mazda 5.

Locate Brake Fluid Reservoir

Locate the brake fluid reservoir on your Mazda 5. Clean the brake fluid reservoir with a clean cloth.

Check Brake Fluid Level

Check brake fluid level on Mazda 5. Determine the brake fluid level by looking at the maximum and minimum marks on the side of the reservoir.

How to Add brake fluid to Mazda 5 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

Remove Cap

Remove the cap by twisting it counter-clockwise. 

how to check fluid level Mazda 5 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

Add Brake Fluid

Add the recommended brake fluid. Fill your 5 with brake fluid until you reach the MAX/Full mark. Don't fill it up to the TOP of the reservoir.


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