626 1999-2001

Bleeding

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Specific to:

Mazda 3 2004

Mazda 6 2003-2004

Mazda 626 1999-2002

Mazda Miata 1999-2004

Mazda Millenia 1999-2002

Mazda Protege 1999-2003

Mazda Protege5 2002-2003


CAUTION
Do not hold the steering wheel fully turned for 5 seconds or more. It is possible that oil temperature can rise and this will negatively affect the oil pump.

  1. Check and top off the fluid level.
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  3. Jack up the front of the vehicle and support with safety stands.
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  5. Turn the steering wheel fully to the left and right several times with the engine off.
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  7. Inspect the fluid level and add fluid as needed.
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  9. Turn the steering wheel fully to the left and right several times until the fluid level stabilizes.
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  11. Start the engine and let it idle.
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  13. Turn the steering wheel fully to the left and right several times.
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  15. Turn the steering wheel fully to the left and right several times until the fluid is not foamy and the fluid level has not dropped.
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  17. Check and top off the fluid level.
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