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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Brake Fluid Air Bleeding

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Brakes / General / Brake Fluid Air Bleeding

CAUTION:

NOTE:

1. Remove the cap from the brake fluid reserved tank and add brake fluid.

2. Remove the bleeder cap on the brake caliper, and attach a vinyl tube to the bleeder screw.

3. Place the other end of the vinyl tube in a clear container and fill the container with fluid during air bleeding.

4. Working with two people, one should pump the brake pedal several times and depress and hold the pedal down.

5. While the brake pedal is depressed, the other should loosen the bleeder screw using a commercially available flare nut wrench, drain out any fluid containing air bubbles, and tighten the bleeder screw.


6. Repeat Steps 4 and 5 until no air bubbles are seen.

7. Perform air bleeding as described in the above procedures for all brake calipers.

8. After air bleeding, inspect the following:

General
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Brake Fluid Inspection
1. Verify that the brake fluid level in the reserve tank is between the MAX and MIN marks. If the brake fluid level is below the MIN mark, add brake fluid. ...

Other materials:

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The front and side supplemental restraint systems (SRS) include different types of air bags. Please verify which kinds of air bags are equipped on your vehicle by locating the SRS AIRBAG location indicators. These indicators are visible in the area where the air bags are installed. T ...

Cargo Compartment Light Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Insert a tape-wrapped fastener remover into the service hole and pry with the screwdriver in the direction shown by the arrow to remove the cargo compartment light. 3. Disconnect the connector. 4. Remove the cargo compartment light. 5 ...

Oil Seal (Control Valve Body) Replacement [Fw6 A EL]
1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the air cleaner component.. 4. Disconnect the control valve body connector. 5. Remove the hose clamp. 6. Cut the oil seal using a utility knife as shown in the following illustration. CAUTION: ...

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