Among the small service acts that you should do regularly on your car, to fill up the brake fluid level of your Mazda CX 9 is one of the great classics. Although this process is elementary to complete, some of you are almost certainly questioning why to do the brake fluid level on your car? And others are questioning how to do the brake fluid level on your Mazda CX 9? We will now answer these questions.


Advantage to always have the brake fluid level up in your Mazda CX 9

So we begin our guideline with the interest of checking the brake fluid level on a Mazda CX 9. This fluid has a vital function on your car, transmit the braking power to the wheels and thus stop your vehicle. However, it is possible that after a while you may lose brake fluid without any particular leak (without any leakage). It is therefore important to verify the brake fluid level of your Mazda CX 9 often (every 10,000km for example). It is also wise to flush the system every 50,000km because with time the brake fluid will lose its attributes. This operation is really simple and does not require advanced expertise of mechanics, so it is easy for all Mazda CX 9 owners to do it on their own. If the Brake light on the dashboard of your Mazda CX 9 does not match to a lack of brake fluid, do not hesitate to read our guideline for details. However, there are some safety measures and rules to follow that we will check out in the next part of this guideline.

How to fill up the brake fluid of a Mazda CX 9

So now we will explain to you how to do the brake fluid level on a Mazda CX 9. Please notice that this is very simple to complete. However, you will have to verify which brake fluid is the right one for you between DOT 3, DOT 4 and DOT 5. Most automobiles use either DOT 3 or DOT 4. You will get this data in the user manual of your Mazda CX 9. Now here are the steps to adhere to to make your level:

  • Open your hood and situate your brake fluid reservoir, it is very easy to locate, it is usually made of whitish/transparent plastic, it is located over the master cylinder (metal part) and has a yellow cap.
  • Once located, read the instructions on the cap cautiously so as not to make any mistakes within the the operation, we advise you to clean the cap and the tank before opening. You will now be able to have a look at the side of the tank and check out the “Min” and “Max” marks on the side of the tank, which give you the range in which the level should be.
  • If the level is sufficient do not touch anything, or if you are close to or below the low mark, open the cap and fill it gently with the brake fluid appropriate for your Mazda CX 9 up to the mark “Max”.
  • If the level was beneath the “Min” mark before you examined the brake fluid level in your Mazda CX 9, make sure to verify the level in a few days/weeks to make sure you don’t have a leak in the brake system

That’s it, you now have all the data you need to safely and securely fill the brake fluid level of your Mazda CX 9.

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