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Year 2 of my ownership -- all fluids got changed including the brake fluid. Motive doesn't make a cap that fits the Mazda reservoir, so I made my own.






Bought a spare cap from the dealer (like $5), used a belt sander to smooth all that writing/letters off the top. Sealed up the vent passages with black silicone RTV (under the rubber seal inside the cap) and drilled a hole to install a -6AN bulkhead fitting. Used RTV on the nylon washers as well. This held 7-10 psig at the reservoir with no problems. Used the DOT3 specified in the owner's manual. Also bled the clutch line -- that was a tricky little fitting. You can turn it with your hand -- rotate counter clockwise until you hear the "click" -- and then fluid comes right out!
 

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Nicely done.

I'm about to swap out my rotors and brake pads..clean up the calipers and grease the pins too.

Would investing in some new brake fluid be a good idea as well?

28k miles on the clock and almost two years of ownership.

Any brands you would recommend over OEM fluid? TIA.
CK
 
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