Mazda 2: Brake Fluid

BRAKE FLUID INSPECTION

1. Verify that the brake fluid level in the reserve tank is between the MAX and MIN marks.

Mazda 2. BRAKE FLUID INSPECTION

BRAKE FLUID AIR BLEEDING

CAUTION:

Specified fluid

1. Remove the bleeder cap on the brake caliper or wheel cylinder, and attach a vinyl tube to the bleeder screw.

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

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

4. While one technician depresses the brake pedal, another technician loosens the bleeder screw using any commercially available flare nut wrench, drain out any fluid containing air bubbles, and then tighten the bleeder screw.

Mazda 2. BRAKE FLUID AIR BLEEDING

Tightening Torque

5. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 until no air bubbles are seen.

6. Perform air bleeding in the order of the procedure described above for all brake calipers or wheel cylinders.

7. After air bleeding, inspect the following:

VACUUM LINE INSPECTION

1. Remove the vacumn hose. (See VACUUM HOSE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION).

Mazda 2. VACUUM LINE INSPECTION

2. Verify that air flows through to the intake manifold side when blown by mouth from the vacumn hose of the power brake unit, and that air does not flow through to the power brake unit when blown in the opposite direction from the intake manifold.

3. Install the vacumn hose. (See VACUUM HOSE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION).

VACUUM HOSE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

1. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

2. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Mazda 2. VACUUM HOSE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

  1. Hose clamp
  2. Vacuum hose
  3. Vacuum hose clip

Vacuum Hose Installation Note

1. Install the vacuum hose to the vacuum hose clip as shown in the figure.

Mazda 2. VACUUM HOSE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

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