Mazda 323/MX-3/626/MX-6/Millenia/Protégé 1990-1998 and Ford Probe 1993-1997

Brake Master Cylinder



The brake fluid master cylinder requires brake fluid that meets or exceeds DOT 3 standards.

Clean, high quality brake fluid is essential to the safe and proper operation of the brake system. You should always buy the highest quality brake fluid that is available. If the brake fluid becomes contaminated, drain and flush the system, then refill the master cylinder with new fluid. Never reuse any brake fluid. Any brake fluid that is removed from the system should be discarded. Also, do not allow any brake fluid to come in contact with a painted surface; it will damage the paint.


See Figures 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Brake fluid contains polyglycol ethers and polyglycols. Avoid contact with the eyes and wash your hands thoroughly after handling brake fluid. If you do get brake fluid in your eyes, flush your eyes with clean, running water for 15 minutes. If eye irritation persists, or if you have taken brake fluid internally, IMMEDIATELY seek medical assistance.

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Fig. Fig. 1: Inspect the brake fluid level by simply looking through the fluid reservoir. The level should be maintained at a MAX (full) reading

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Fig. Fig. 2: Before removing the brake fluid reservoir cap, wipe the area clean to ensure