Brake System Warning Indication/Warning Light

This warning has the following functions:

Warning light inspection

For an operation check, make sure that the light turns on when the ignition is switched on, and turns off a few seconds later or when the engine is started.

When the light turns on

If the brake system warning light remains illuminated the brake fluid may be low or there could be a problem with the brake system. Park the vehicle in a safe place immediately and contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

Refer to Inspecting Brake/Clutch Fluid Level (Search).


Do not drive with the brake system warning light illuminated. Contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer to have the brakes inspected as soon as possible:

Driving with the brake system warning light illuminated is dangerous. It indicates that your brakes may not work at all or that they could completely fail at any time. If this light remains illuminated, after checking that the parking brake is fully released, have the brakes inspected immediately.


  • In addition, the effectiveness of the braking may diminish so you may need to depress the brake pedal more strongly than normal to stop the vehicle.


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