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Mazda 2007 CX-9 Owner's Manual

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Table of Contents
CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page1
Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM
Black plate (1,1)
Form No.8V83-EA-06I

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  • Page 1 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page1 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Black plate (1,1) Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 2 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page2 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Black plate (2,1) Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 3 Mazda product. Important Notes About This Manual Keep this manual in the glove box as a handy reference for the safe and enjoyable use of your Mazda. Should you resell the vehicle, leave this manual with it for the next owner.
  • Page 4: How To Use This Manual

    Illustrations complement the words of the manual to best explain how to enjoy your Mazda. By reading your manual, you can find out about the features, important safety information, and driving under various road conditions.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page5 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Your Vehicle at a Glance Interior, exterior views and part identification of your Mazda. Essential Safety Equipment Use of safety equipment, including seats, seat belt system, child-restraint systems and SRS air bags.
  • Page 6 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page6 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Black plate (6,1) Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 7: Your Vehicle At A Glance

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page7 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Your Vehicle at a Glance Interior, exterior views and part identification of your Mazda. Interior Overview ... 1-2 Interior Equipment (View A) ... 1-2 Interior Equipment (View B) ... 1-3 Interior Equipment (View C) ... 1-4 Exterior Overview ...
  • Page 8: Interior Overview

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page8 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Your Vehicle at a Glance Interior Overview Interior Equipment (View A) Door-lock knob ... page 3-26 Power door lock switch ... page 3-27 Power window lock switch ... page 3-39 Power window switches ... page 3-35 Outside mirror switch ...
  • Page 9: Interior Equipment (view B)

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page9 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Interior Equipment (View B) Audio control switches ... page 6-46 SRS air bags ... page 2-50 Cruise control switches ... page 5-19 Information display ... page 6-123 Climate control system ... page 6-2 Hazard warning flasher switch ...
  • Page 10: Interior Equipment (view C)

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page10 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Your Vehicle at a Glance Interior Overview Interior Equipment (View C) Overhead lights ... page 6-121 SRS air bags ... page 2-50 Seat belt ... page 2-18 Rear entertainment system ... page 6-51 Center console ...
  • Page 11: Exterior Overview

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page11 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Hood ... page 3-43 Windshield wiper blades ... page 8-27 Moonroof ... page 3-44 Door lock ... page 3-26 Fuel-filler lid ... page 3-42 Tires ... page 8-33 Light bulbs ... page 8-37 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (11,1) Exterior Overview...
  • Page 12: Rear

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page12 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Your Vehicle at a Glance Exterior Overview Liftgate ... page 3-28 Rear wiper blade ... page 8-29 Rear window antenna ... page 6-17 Child safety lock ... page 3-28 Outside mirror ... page 3-57 Tires ...
  • Page 13 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page13 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Use of safety equipment, including seats, seat belt system, child-restraint systems and SRS air bags. Seats ... 2-2 Front Seats (Manually Operated Seats) ... 2-2 Front Seats (Electrically Operated Seats) ... 2-5 Second-Row Seats ...
  • Page 14: Seats

    Such modifications could damage the supplemental restraint system and result in serious injury. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer if there is any need to remove or reinstall the front seats. Do not drive with damaged front seats: Driving with damaged front seats is dangerous.
  • Page 15 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page15 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM qSeat Recline WARNING Do not drive with the seats reclined: Sitting in a reclined position while the vehicle is moving is dangerous because you don't get the full protection from seat belts. During sudden braking or a collision, you can slide under the lap belt and suffer serious internal injuries.
  • Page 16 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page16 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats CAUTION When returning a rear-reclined seatback to its upright position, make sure you hold onto the seatback with your other hand while operating the lever. If the seatback is not supported, it will flip forward suddenly and could cause injury.
  • Page 17: Front Seats (electrically Operated Seats)

    Such modifications could damage the supplemental restraint system and result in serious injury. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer if there is any need to remove or reinstall the front seats. Do not drive with damaged front seats: Driving with damaged front seats is dangerous.
  • Page 18 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page18 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats qSeat Recline WARNING Do not drive with the seats reclined: Sitting in a reclined position while the vehicle is moving is dangerous because you don't get the full protection from seat belts.
  • Page 19 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page19 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM qSeat Position Memory (Driver's í Seat) One-touch seat position programming and call up is available on the driver's seat. CAUTION When calling up the seat position, do not place your hands or fingers around the seat bottom.
  • Page 20 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page20 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats NOTE Seat positions can also be called up with the ignition switch in the ON position and the door closed by pressing and holding the programming button that has been programmed to the desired seat position.
  • Page 21 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page21 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM NOTE Memory will also be erased if any of the following operations are performed: The advanced key/retractable type key code has been changed. Refer to Immobilizer System (with Advanced Key) on page 3-50. Refer to Immobilizer System (without Advanced Key) on page 3-52.
  • Page 22 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page22 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats To raise a head restraint, pull it up to the desired position. To lower the head restraint, press the stop- catch release, then push the head restraint down. Adjust the head restraint so that the top is even with the top of the passenger's ears, never the passenger's neck to prevent...
  • Page 23 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page23 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Second-Row Seats WARNING Do not stack cargo higher than the seatback: Stacking luggage or other cargo higher than the seatback is dangerous. During a sudden stop or collision, objects can fly around and become projectiles that could hit and injure passengers.
  • Page 24 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page24 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats qSeat Slide To move the seat forward or backward, raise the bar and slide the seat to the desired position and release the bar. Make sure the bar returns to its original position and the seat is locked in place by attempting to push it forward and backward.
  • Page 25 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page25 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM CAUTION When returning a rear-reclined seatback to its upright position, make sure you hold onto the seatback with your other hand while operating the lever. If the seatback is not supported, it will flip forward suddenly and could cause injury.
  • Page 26 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page26 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats qArmrest The armrest can be used (no occupant in the center seat) or placed upright. qThird-Row Seat Access After folding the second-row seat seatback and sliding the seat forward, you can access the third-row seat easily.
  • Page 27 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page27 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM 2. Slide the seat all the way back toward the rear of the vehicle. 3. Lower the head restraints all the way down (page 2-13). 4. Pull the lever and fold the seatback forward.
  • Page 28 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page28 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats Third-Row Seat WARNING Do not stack cargo higher than the seatbacks: Stacking luggage or other cargo higher than the seatbacks is dangerous. During a sudden stop or collision, objects can fly around and become projectiles that could hit and injure passengers.
  • Page 29 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page29 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM To use a head restraint, pull it up to the locked position. To lower the head restraint, press the stop- catch release, then push the head restraint down. qSplit-Folding the Third-Row Seat To create a flat luggage compartment space, fold the seatbacks forward.
  • Page 30 Seat Belt Precautions Seat belts help to decrease the possibility of severe injury during accidents and sudden stops. Mazda recommends that the driver and all passengers always wear seat belts. Your vehicle has the following types of seat belts. Seating Position...
  • Page 31 Using a damaged seat belt is dangerous. An accident could damage the belt webbing of the seat belt in use. A damaged seat belt cannot provide adequate protection in a collision. Have an Authorized Mazda Dealer inspect all seat belt systems in use during an accident before they are used again.
  • Page 32 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page32 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems CAUTION Belt retraction may become difficult if the belts and rings are soiled, so try to keep them clean. For more details about cleaning the seat belts, refer to “Cleaning the Lap/Shoulder Belt Webbing”...
  • Page 33 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page33 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM qAutomatic Locking Mode Always use the automatic locking mode to keep the child-restraint system from shifting to an unsafe position in the event of an accident. To enable seat belt automatic locking mode, pull it all the way out and connect it as instructed on the child-restraint system.
  • Page 34 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page34 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems 3-Point Type Seat Belt NOTE When using the center-rear seat belt, refer to Center-Rear Position Seat Belt (page 2-27). qFastening the Seat Belt 1. Grasp the tongue. 2.
  • Page 35 If a belt does not fully retract, inspect it for kinks and twists. If it is still not retracting properly, have it inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. To secure the outboard-third seat belts when not in use, insert the belts in their seat belt retainers.
  • Page 36: Front Seat Belt Pretensioner And Load Limiting Systems

    Even if the pretensioners have not fired, the load limiting function must be checked by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 2-24 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (36,1) WARNING...
  • Page 37 If the seat belt pretensioners are not replaced, the risk of injury in a collision will increase. Always have an Authorized Mazda Dealer inspect the seat belt pretensioners and air bags after any collision. Expended seat belt pretensioners and air bags must be replaced after any collision which caused them to deploy.
  • Page 38 ON position. If any of these occur, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. The system may not work in an accident.
  • Page 39 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page39 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Center-Rear Position Seat Belt (Second-Row Seats) Before using the center-rear lap/shoulder belt make sure tongue (A) and anchor buckle (B) are fastened. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (39,1) Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems WARNING Using the Seat Belt Guide: Not using the seat belt guide is...
  • Page 40 Then make sure it remains untwisted as it retracts. Button NOTE If a belt does not fully retract, inspect it for kinks and twists. If it is still not retracting properly, have it inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
  • Page 41 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page41 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM qUnfastening the Lap Portion of the Seat Belt Insert a small object such as a key in the anchor buckle (B) slot. CAUTION Always unfasten the lap portion of the belt before folding the left-rear seatback.
  • Page 42 When ordering an extender, only order one that provides the necessary additional length to fasten the seat belt properly. Please contact your Authorized Mazda Dealer for more information.
  • Page 43 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page43 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM WARNING Do not use a seat belt extender unless it is necessary: Using a seat belt extender when not necessary is dangerous. The seat belt will be too long and not fit properly. In an accident, the seat belt will not provide adequate protection and you could be seriously injured.
  • Page 44 Minder NOTE The belt minder can be deactivated. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer to deactivate and restore the seat belt minder. 2-32 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (44,1) Driver seated/Front passenger not seated The belt minder is a supplemental warning to the seat belt warning function.
  • Page 45 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page45 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Driver seated/Front passenger seated The seat belt warning function reminds the front passenger to fasten the seat belt according to the chart below. Vehicle speed Between 0 Condition km/h 12 mph) Seat belt (Driver) Seat belt (Passenger)
  • Page 46 Even if the front passenger air bag is shut off, Mazda strongly recommends that children be properly restrained and child-restraint systems of all kinds are properly secured on the rear seats which are the best place for children.
  • Page 47 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page47 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM WARNING Use the correct size child-restraint system: For effective protection in vehicle accidents and sudden stops, a child must be properly restrained using a seat belt or child-restraint system depending on age and size.
  • Page 48 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page48 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint Do not install a front-facing child-restraint system on the front passenger seat unless it is unavoidable: In a collision, the force of a deploying air bag could cause serious injury or death to the child.
  • Page 49 NOTE Your Mazda is equipped with LATCH lower anchors for attachment of specially designed LATCH child-restraint systems in the rear seats. When using these anchors to secure a child-restraint system, refer to LATCH Child-Restraint Systems (page 2-45).
  • Page 50 Some child-restraint systems now come with tethers and therefore must be installed on the seats that take tethers to be effective. In your Mazda, tethered child-restraint systems can only be accommodated in the three positions on the second-row seats.
  • Page 51 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page51 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM 4. To get the retractor into the automatic locking mode, pull the shoulder belt portion of the seat belt until the entire length of the belt is out of the retractor. 5. Push the child-restraint system firmly into the vehicle seat.
  • Page 52 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page52 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint WARNING Use the tether and tether anchor only for a child-restraint system: Using the tether or tether anchor to secure anything but a child-restraint system is dangerous. This could weaken or damage the tether or tether anchor and result in injury.
  • Page 53 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page53 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM 2. To get the retractor into the automatic locking mode, pull the shoulder belt portion of the seat belt until the entire length of the belt is out of the retractor. 3. Push the child-restraint system firmly into the vehicle seat.
  • Page 54 NOTE To check if your front seats have side air bags: Mazda vehicles equipped with side air bag will have a SRS AIRBAG tag on the outboard shoulder of the front seats. To check if your vehicle has curtain air...
  • Page 55 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page55 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM qFront Passenger's Seat Child- Restraint System Installation 1. Slide the seat as far back as possible. 2. Secure the child-restraint system with the lap portion of the lap/shoulder belt. See the manufacturer's instructions on the child-restraint system for belt routing instructions.
  • Page 56 Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. 2-44 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (56,1)
  • Page 57 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM LATCH Child-Restraint Systems Your Mazda is equipped with LATCH lower anchors for attachment of specially designed LATCH child-restraint systems the second-row seats. Both anchors must be used, otherwise the seat will bounce around and put the child in danger. Most LATCH child- restraint systems must also be used in conjunction with a tether to be effective.
  • Page 58 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page58 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint qLATCH Child-Restraint System Installation Procedure (Second- Row Outboard Seats) 1. Slide the second-row seat as far back as possible. 2. Make sure the seatback is securely latched by pushing it back until it is fully locked.
  • Page 59 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page59 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM WARNING Use the tether and tether anchor only for a child-restraint system: Using the tether or tether anchor to secure anything but a child-restraint system is dangerous. This could weaken or damage the tether or tether anchor and result in injury.
  • Page 60 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page60 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint 3. Expand the area between the seat bottom and the seatback slightly to verify the locations of the LATCH lower anchors. NOTE The markings above the LATCH lower anchors indicate the locations of LATCH lower anchors for the attachment of a child-restraint system.
  • Page 61 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page61 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM WARNING Use the tether and tether anchor only for a child-restraint system: Using the tether or tether anchor to secure anything but a child-restraint system is dangerous. This could weaken or damage the tether or tether anchor and result in injury.
  • Page 62 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page62 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Precautions The front and side supplemental restraint systems (SRS) include up to 6 air bags. Please verify which kinds of air bags are equipped on your vehicle by locating the SRS AIRBAG location indicators.
  • Page 63 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page63 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM WARNING Seat belts must be worn in air bag equipped vehicles: Depending only on the air bags for protection during an accident is dangerous. Alone, air bags may not prevent serious injuries. The appropriate air bags can be expected to inflate only in the first accident, such as frontal, near frontal, side collisions or roll-over accident that are at least moderate.
  • Page 64: Front Seats (manually Operated Seats)

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page64 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Sit in the center of the seat and wear seat belts properly: Sitting too close to the side air bag modules or placing hands on them and sleeping up against the door or hanging out the windows is extremely dangerous.
  • Page 65 Do not use tires or wheels other than those specified for your Mazda: Use of any tire or wheel other than those specified for your Mazda (page 10-6) is dangerous. Use of such wheels will prevent the vehicle's accident detections system from accurately detecting a collision or roll-over accident resulting in incorrect or unexpected air bag deployment and the possibility of serious injuries.
  • Page 66 Should you sell your Mazda, we urge you to tell the new owner of its air bag systems and that familiarization with all instructions about them, from the Owner's Manual, is important.
  • Page 67: Supplemental Restraint System Components

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page67 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Supplemental Restraint System Components (1) Driver seat slide position sensor (page 2-63) (2) Side and curtain inflators and air bags (3) Driver/Front passenger dual stage inflators and air bags (4) Air bag/front seat belt pretensioner system warning light (page 2-59) (5) Crash and roll-over sensors, and diagnostic module (SAS unit) (6) Front passenger air bag deactivation indicator light (page 2-63) (7) Front air bag sensor...
  • Page 68: How The Srs Air Bags Work

    SRS Air Bags How the SRS Air Bags Work Your Mazda is equipped with the following types of SRS air bags. SRS air bags are designed to work together with the seat belts to help to reduce injuries during an accident.
  • Page 69 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page69 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM qFront Passenger Air Bag The front passenger air bag is mounted in the front passenger dashboard. The inflation mechanism for the front passenger air bag is the same as the driver's air bag, as mentioned above.
  • Page 70 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page70 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags qCurtain Air Bags The curtain air bags are mounted in the front and rear window pillars, and the roof edge along both sides. When the air bag crash sensors detect a side impact of greater than moderate force, the curtain air bag inflates quickly and helps to reduce injury mainly to the rear outboard passenger's head caused by directly hitting interior parts such as a door or window.
  • Page 71 A system malfunction is indicated if the warning light constantly flashes, constantly illuminates or does not illuminate at all when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position. If any of these occur, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. The system may not work in an accident.
  • Page 72: Srs Air Bag Deployment Criteria

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page72 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria This chart indicates the applicable SRS equipment that will deploy depending on the type of collision. (The illustrations are the representative case of collisions.) A severe frontal/near frontal collision equipment...
  • Page 73: Limitations To Srs Air Bag

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page73 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Limitations to SRS Air Bag In severe collisions or roll-overs such as those described previously in SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria , the applicable SRS air bag equipment will deploy. However, in some accidents, the equipment may not deploy depending on the type of collision and its severity.
  • Page 74 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page74 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Black plate (74,1) Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Limitations to roll-over detection: The following illustrations are examples of accidents that may not be detected as a roll- over accident. Therefore, the front seat belt pretensioners and curtain air bags may not deploy.
  • Page 75: Driver And Front Passenger Occupant Classification System

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page75 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Driver and Front Passenger Occupant Classification System First, please read Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Precautions (page 2-50) carefully. qDriver Seat Slide Position Sensor Your vehicle is equipped with a driver seat slide position sensor as a part of the supplemental restraint system.
  • Page 76 ON position and does not illuminate as indicated in the above chart, do not allow a child to sit in the front passenger seat and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. The system may not work properly in an accident.
  • Page 77 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page77 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM WARNING Do not decrease the total seated weight on the front passenger seat: When an adult or large child sits on the front passenger seat, decreasing the total seated weight on the front passenger seat from the total seated weight of approximately 42 kg (93 lb) required for air bag deployment is dangerous.
  • Page 78 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page78 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Do not increase the total seated weight on the front passenger seat: When an infant or small child sits on the front passenger seat, increasing the total seated weight on the front passenger seat from the total seated weight of approximately 30 kg (66 lb) is dangerous.
  • Page 79 If the front passenger air bag deactivation indicator light does not illuminate after installing a child-restraint system on the front passenger seat, install the child-restraint system on the rear seat and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. qDriver and Front Passenger Buckle Switches The buckle switches on the front seat belts detect whether or not the front seat belts are securely fastened and further control the deployment of the air bags.
  • Page 80: Monitoring And Maintenance

    The air bag systems do not require regular maintenance. But if any of the following occurs, take your vehicle to an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible: The air bag system warning light flashes. The air bag system warning light remains illuminated.
  • Page 81 Improper disposal of an air bag or a vehicle with live air bags in it can be extremely dangerous. Unless all safety procedures are followed, injury can result. Ask an Authorized Mazda Dealer how to safely dispose of an air bag or how to scrap an air bag equipped vehicle.
  • Page 82 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page82 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Black plate (82,1) 2-70 Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 83: Knowing Your Mazda

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page83 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Knowing Your Mazda Explanation of basic operations and controls; opening/closing and adjustment of various parts. Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System ... 3-2 Advanced Keys Operation Using Advanced Keyless Functions ... 3-7 Operation Using Advanced Key Functions ...
  • Page 84: Advanced Keyless Entry And Start System

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page84 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System Advanced Keys The advanced keyless functions (advanced keyless entry and start system) enables the following operations while the advanced key is being carried (page 3-7).
  • Page 85 Also write down the code number and keep it in another safe and handy place, but not in the vehicle. If your key is lost, consult your Authorized Mazda Dealer with the code number ready. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (85,1)
  • Page 86 Refer to Advanced Key Battery Dead Warning on page 3-17. Additional advanced keys can be obtained at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Up to 6 advanced keys can be used with the advanced keyless functions per vehicle. Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 87 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (87,1) Knowing Your Mazda Replacing the battery at an Authorized Mazda Dealer is recommended to prevent damage to the advanced key. If replacing the battery by yourself, follow the instruction below. Replacing the advanced key battery 1.
  • Page 88 Authorized Mazda Dealer. If your advanced key is lost or stolen, bring all remaining advanced keys to an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible for a replacement and to make the lost or stolen advanced key inoperative.
  • Page 89: Operation Using Advanced Keyless Functions

    The system may not operate if you are too close to the windows, door handles, or liftgate. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (89,1) Knowing Your Mazda Starting the engine The operational range for starting the engine includes nearly the entire cabin area except for the luggage compartment.
  • Page 90 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page90 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System qLocking, Unlocking with Request Switch All doors and the liftgate can be locked/ unlocked by pressing the request switch on the front doors or the liftgate while the advanced key is being carried.
  • Page 91 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (91,1) Knowing Your Mazda After unlocking doors and the liftgate by pressing the request switch, all doors and the liftgate will automatically lock if any of the following operations are not performed within about 30 seconds.
  • Page 92 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page92 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System WARNING Before leaving the driver's seat, always put the key or start knob to LOCK position, set the parking brake and make sure the shift lever is in P:...
  • Page 93 System. You may have to use the auxiliary key instead (page 3-20). Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (93,1) Knowing Your Mazda NOTE In the following cases, the KEY warning light (red) illuminates and the engine will not start. The advanced key battery is dead.
  • Page 94 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page94 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System NOTE In extremely cold weather, below _ 18° C (0° F), or after the vehicle has not been driven in several days, let the engine warm up without operating the accelerator.
  • Page 95: Operation Using Advanced Key Functions

    To install a new battery, refer to Maintenance (page 3-5). Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (95,1) Knowing Your Mazda Transmitter with power liftgate Lock button Panic button Unlock button...
  • Page 96 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page96 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System NOTE (U.S.A.) This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device...
  • Page 97 30 seconds. Power liftgate button If your Mazda has a power liftgate (page 3-30), the transmitter can open/close the liftgate. Panic button...
  • Page 98: Advanced Key Suspend Function

    Park the vehicle in a safe place and use the auxiliary key to continue driving the vehicle. Have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. Refer to Ignition Switch (page 5-2). qStart Knob Not in LOCK Warning Beep...
  • Page 99 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (99,1) Knowing Your Mazda qRequest Switch Inoperable Warning Beep Under the following conditions, if the request switch for a front door or the...
  • Page 100 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page100 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System The advanced key is not within operational range. The advanced key is placed in areas where it is difficult for the system to detect the signal (page 3-7).
  • Page 101: Setting Change (function Customization)

    Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System Setting Change (Function Customization) The following function settings are possible. These settings can only be changed by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Setting Advanced key battery KEY indicator light (green) flashes to indicate dead indicator that the advanced key battery power is low.
  • Page 102: When Warning Indicator/beep Is Activated

    Refer to Advanced Key Maintenance on page 3-5. The advanced key is malfunctioning. Park the vehicle in a safe place, and use the auxiliary key to continue driving the vehicle. Have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.
  • Page 103: Doors And Locks

    Write down the code number and keep it in a separate safe and convenient place, but not in the vehicle. If your key is lost, consult your Authorized Mazda Dealer and have your code number ready. Key extend/retract method (Retractable type key) To extend the key, press the release button.
  • Page 104: Keyless Entry System í

    To install a new battery, refer to Maintenance (page 3-24). Additional transmitters can be obtained at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Up to 3 transmitters can be used with the keyless entry system per vehicle. Bring all transmitters to an Authorized Mazda Dealer when additional transmitters are required.
  • Page 105 To unlock all doors and the liftgate, press the unlock button again within 3 seconds. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (105,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks NOTE (Without theft-deterrent system) The hazard warning lights will flash twice to indicate that all doors and the liftgate are unlocked.
  • Page 106 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page106 Monday, February 26 2007 7:17 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qTransmitter Maintenance If the buttons on the transmitter are inoperable and the operation indicator light does not flash, the battery may be dead. Replace with a new battery before the transmitter becomes unusable.
  • Page 107: Door Locks

    Authorized Mazda Dealer. If your transmitter is lost or stolen, bring all remaining transmitters to an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible for a replacement and to make the lost or stolen transmitter inoperative. CAUTION Radio equipment like this is governed by laws in the United States.
  • Page 108 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page108 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qLocking, Unlocking with Key The driver's door can be locked/unlocked with the key. Turn the key toward the front to unlock, toward the back to lock.
  • Page 109 Unlock Lock Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (109,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks NOTE Holding the key in the unlocked position in the driver's door lock for about a second unlocks all doors and the liftgate. To unlock only the...
  • Page 110: Liftgate

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page110 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Locking, unlocking with transmitter (with retractable type key) All doors and the liftgate can be locked/ unlocked by operating the keyless entry system transmitter, refer to Keyless Entry System (page 3-22).
  • Page 111 Pull up on the handle. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (111,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks NOTE If the vehicle battery is dead or there is a malfunction in the electrical system and the...
  • Page 112 Lever After performing this emergency measure, have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. Manually closing the liftgate Use both hands to push the liftgate down until the lock snaps shut. Do not slam it.
  • Page 113 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (113,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks NOTE Do not apply unnecessary force to the power liftgate when it is opening/closing electrically. Unnecessary force on the liftgate may cause it to reverse direction of movement automatically.
  • Page 114 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page114 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Opening/Closing the power liftgate If the vehicle has satisfied all the following operation conditions, the power liftgate can be opened using the power function. Operation conditions (1) The power liftgate is unlocked.
  • Page 115 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (115,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks CAUTION Sensors are installed on both ends of the power liftgate. Be careful not to...
  • Page 116 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page116 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks NOTE If the system repeatedly detects an object obstructing the power liftgate in the open/close direction several times, the beep sound will be heard and the system changes to manual operation.
  • Page 117: Power Windows

    Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (117,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qOperating the Front Power Windows NOTE Each passenger power window can be operated with each door switch when the...
  • Page 118 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page118 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Manual opening/closing To open a power window to the desired position, lightly hold down the switch. To close the power window to the desired position, lightly pull up the switch.
  • Page 119 LOCK position and proceed from the beginning. If you are unable to cancel the function despite carrying out the cancellation procedure, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Restoring the two-step down function With the two-step down function in the canceled state, repeat the previous procedure for canceling the function on each door switch and it will be restored.
  • Page 120 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page120 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks NOTE Depending on driving conditions, a closing power window could stop and start opening when the window feels a shock that is similar to something blocking it.
  • Page 121 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (121,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks NOTE When the power window lock switch is in the locked position, the light on each power window switch, except for the driver's power window switch, turns off.
  • Page 122 Doors and Locks Opening Because nobody likes getting into a very hot car, Mazda has introduced a way to open the two front windows and the moonroof as you approach the vehicle to get the air moving before you get in.
  • Page 123 1. Insert the key in the driver's door key cylinder. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (123,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 2. Turn the key toward the back and hold it. After the doors and the liftgate are locked, the windows close as long as the key is turned.
  • Page 124: Fuel-filler Lid And Cap

    CAUTION Always use only a genuine Mazda fuel cap or an approved equivalent, available at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. The wrong cap can result in a serious malfunction of the fuel and emission control systems.
  • Page 125: Hood

    If the light remains on even after you have tightened the cap securely, this may indicate a different problem. Contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (125,1) Knowing Your Mazda...
  • Page 126: Moonroof í

    NOTE After washing your Mazda or after it rains, wipe the water off the moonroof before operating it to avoid water penetration which could cause rust and water damage to your headliner.
  • Page 127 To fully close automatically, momentarily push the front of the slide switch or pull the tilt switch. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (127,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks To stop sliding partway, push any part of the tilt or slide switch. Open...
  • Page 128 The start knob is pushed into the ignition switch. Opening Because nobody likes getting into a very hot car, Mazda has introduced a way to open the two front windows and the moonroof as you approach the vehicle to get the air moving before you get in.
  • Page 129 1. Insert the key in the driver's door key cylinder. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (129,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 2. Turn the key toward the front and hold it. After the doors and the liftgate are unlocked, the moonroof fully opens automatically.
  • Page 130 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page130 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 2. Turn the key toward the back and hold it. After the doors and the liftgate are locked, the moonroof closes as long as the key is turned.
  • Page 131 Ø Do not close the sunshade while the moonroof is opening. Trying to force the sunshade closed could damage it. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Sunshade Black plate (131,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 3-49...
  • Page 132: Security System

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page132 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Knowing Your Mazda Security System Immobilizer System (with Advanced Key) The immobilizer system allows the engine to start only with an advanced key the system recognizes. If someone attempts to start the engine...
  • Page 133 If the security indicator light flashes continuously while you are driving, don't shut off the engine. Go to an Authorized Mazda Dealer and have it checked. If the engine is shut off while the indicator light is flashing, you won't be able to restart it.
  • Page 134: Immobilizer System (without Advanced Key)

    Authorized Mazda Dealer. Always keep a spare advanced key in case one is lost. If an advanced key is lost, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. If you lose an advanced key (including auxiliary key), an Authorized Mazda Dealer...
  • Page 135 Ø Devices for electronic purchases, or security passage touch or come near the key. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (135,1) Knowing Your Mazda Security System NOTE (U.S.A.) This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...
  • Page 136 If the security indicator light flashes continuously while you are driving, don't shut off the engine. Go to an Authorized Mazda Dealer and have it checked. If you shut off the engine while the light is flashing you won't be able to restart it.
  • Page 137: Theft-deterrent System í

    Press a request switch or the unlock button on the transmitter. Turn the start knob to the ON position. The hazard warning lights will flash twice to indicate that the system is turned off. í Some models. Knowing Your Mazda 3-55...
  • Page 138 Labels A label indicating that your vehicle is equipped with a Theft-Deterrent System is in the glove box. Mazda recommends that you affix it to the lower rear corner of a front door window. 3-56 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (138,1)
  • Page 139: Steering Wheel And Mirrors

    3. Push the wheel up and down to be certain it's locked before driving. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (139,1) Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors Mirrors qOutside Mirrors Check the mirror angles before driving. Mirror type Flat type (driver's side) Flat surface mirror.
  • Page 140 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page140 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors 2. Depress the mirror switch in the appropriate direction. Selector switch Outside mirror Mirror switch After adjusting the mirror, lock the control by placing the selector switch in the middle position.
  • Page 141 Cargo stacked higher than the seatbacks is dangerous. It can block your view in the rearview mirror, which might cause you to hit another car when changing lanes. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (141,1) Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors 3-59...
  • Page 142 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page142 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Black plate (142,1) 3-60 Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 143: Before Driving Your Mazda

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page143 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Before Driving Your Mazda Important information about driving your Mazda. Fuel and Engine Exhaust Precautions ... 4-2 Fuel Requirements ... 4-2 Emission Control System ... 4-3 Engine Exhaust (Carbon Monoxide) ... 4-4 Before Starting the Engine ...
  • Page 144: Fuel And Engine Exhaust Precautions

    Ø Never add fuel system additives. Never add cleaning agents other than those specified by Mazda. Other cleaning agents and additives may damage the system. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Gasoline blended with oxygenates such as alcohol or ether compounds are generally referred to as oxygenated fuels.
  • Page 145: Emission Control System

    Ø USE ONLY UNLEADED FUEL. Ø Don't drive your Mazda with any sign of engine malfunction. Ø Don't coast with the ignition switch turned off. Ø Don't descend steep grades in gear with the ignition switch turned off.
  • Page 146: Engine Exhaust (carbon Monoxide)

    When inhaled, it can cause loss of consciousness and death. If you smell exhaust gas inside your vehicle, keep all windows fully open and contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer immediately. Do not run the engine when inside an enclosed area: Running the engine inside an enclosed area, such as a garage, is dangerous.
  • Page 147: Before Starting The Engine

    Engine oil, engine coolant, brake fluid, washer fluid, and other fluid levels should be inspected. See Maintenance, Section 8. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (147,1) Before Driving Your Mazda Before Starting the Engine After Getting In Are all doors closed and locked? Is the seat adjusted properly?
  • Page 148: Driving Tips

    No special break-in is necessary, but a few precautions in the first 1,000 km (600 miles) may add to the performance, economy, and life of your Mazda. Don't race the engine. Don't maintain one constant speed, either slow or fast, for a long period of time.
  • Page 149: Hazardous Driving

    Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (149,1) Before Driving Your Mazda Driving Tips For more traction in starting on slippery surfaces such as ice or packed snow, use sand, rock salt, chains, carpeting, or other nonslip material under the front wheels.
  • Page 150 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page150 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Before Driving Your Mazda Driving Tips qRoll-over WARNING Avoid sharp turns, excessive speed and abrupt maneuvers when driving this vehicle: Sharp turns, excessive speed and abrupt maneuvering of this vehicle is dangerous as it could result in the...
  • Page 151: Rocking The Vehicle

    Carry emergency gear, including tire chains, window scraper, flares, a small shovel, jumper cables, and a small bag of sand or salt. Ask an Authorized Mazda Dealer to perform the following precautions: Have the proper ratio of antifreeze in the radiator.
  • Page 152 245/50R20 specification tires could cause interference with the vehicle body and scratching. If tire chains are to be used, replace both front and rear tires with P245/60 R18 tires. Please consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 4-10 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (152,1)
  • Page 153: Driving In Flooded Area

    If the vehicle has been immersed in water, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (153,1) Before Driving Your Mazda Driving Tips...
  • Page 154: Towing

    Never overload vehicle or trailer. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer if you need further details. CAUTION Don't tow a trailer during the first 1,000 km (600 miles) of your new Mazda. If you do, you may damage the engine, transaxle, differential, wheel bearings, and other power train components.
  • Page 155 GCWR: Gross Combination Weight Rating (sum of TTW, vehicle weights and 2 passengers) GAWR: Gross Axle Weight Rating GVWR: Gross Vehicle Weight Rating *1 2WD *2 AWD Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (155,1) Before Driving Your Mazda Model Without Towing Package 2.97 m (32 ft 907 kg (2,000 lb)
  • Page 156 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page156 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Before Driving Your Mazda Towing WARNING Always keep tow loads within specified limits as indicated in the Trailer Towing-Load Table: Attempting to tow loads greater than those specified is dangerous as it may cause serious handling and performance problems that could result in personal injury or vehicle damage, or both.
  • Page 157 Using the temporary spare tire on your vehicle when towing a trailer is dangerous as it could result in tire failure, loss of control, and injury to vehicle occupants. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (157,1) Before Driving Your Mazda Towing 4-15...
  • Page 158 CAUTION Don't connect a trailer lighting system directly to the lighting system of your Mazda. This may damage your vehicle's electrical system and lighting systems. Have a recreational vehicle dealer or trailer rental agency connect the system, and inspect the brake lights and turn signals yourself before each trip.
  • Page 159 Stop and re-inspect all lights and connections after driving a short distance. Driving Your Mazda will handle differently with a trailer in tow, so practice turning, backing, and stopping in a traffic-free area. Take time to get accustomed to the extra weight and length.
  • Page 160 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page160 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Before Driving Your Mazda Towing Ascending a hill Shift into a lower gear to reduce the possibility of overloading or overheating the engine, or both. Descending a hill Shift into a lower gear and use engine compression as a braking effect.
  • Page 161 4. Have a helper retrieve the wheel blocks. Fuel consumption Trailer towing causes higher fuel consumption. Maintenance If you tow a trailer frequently, have your vehicle serviced as shown in Scheduled Maintenance (page 8-3). Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (161,1) Before Driving Your Mazda Towing 4-19...
  • Page 162 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page162 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Black plate (162,1) 4-20 Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 163 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page163 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Explanation of instruments and controls. Starting and Driving ... 5-2 Ignition Switch ... 5-2 Starting the Engine ... 5-4 Brake System ... 5-5 Automatic Transaxle Controls ... 5-10 Power Steering ... 5-16 All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Operation Cruise Control ...
  • Page 164: Starting And Driving

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page164 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Ignition Switch Auxiliary key (with advanced key) NOTE When starting the engine using the advanced key, refer to Starting the Engine (page 3-9). When starting the engine with the auxiliary key, perform the following procedure.
  • Page 165 The steering wheel unlocks and some electrical accessories will operate. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (165,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving This is the normal running position after the engine is started. The warning lights (except brakes) should be inspected before the engine is started (page 5-37).
  • Page 166: Starting The Engine

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page166 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Starting the Engine NOTE Engine-starting is controlled by the spark ignition system. This system meets all Canadian Interference- Causing Equipment Standard requirements regulating the impulse electrical field strength of radio noise.
  • Page 167: Brake System

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page167 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Brake System qFoot Brake Your Mazda has power-assisted brakes that adjust automatically through normal use. Should power-assist fail, you can stop by applying greater force than normal to the brake pedal. But the distance required to stop will be greater than usual.
  • Page 168 If the warning light remains on, or if the brakes do not operate properly, do not drive the vehicle. Have it towed to an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Even if the light goes out have your brake system inspected as soon as possible by an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
  • Page 169 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM NOTE Having to add brake fluid is sometimes an indicator of leakage. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible even if the brake light is no longer illuminated. WARNING Do not drive with the brake system warning light illuminated.
  • Page 170 ABS. Should this happen, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. NOTE When the engine is jump-started to charge the battery, uneven rpm occurs and the ABS warning light comes on.
  • Page 171 This causes a screeching noise to warn that the pads should be replaced. When you hear this noise, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. WARNING Do not drive with worn disc pads: Driving with worn disc pads is dangerous.
  • Page 172: Automatic Transaxle Controls

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page172 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Automatic Transaxle Controls Various Lockouts: Indicates that you must depress the brake pedal to shift (The ignition switch must be in the ACC or ON position).
  • Page 173 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (173,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving WARNING If the engine is running faster than idle, do not shift from N or P into a driving...
  • Page 174 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page174 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qActive Adaptive Shift (AAS) Active Adaptive Shift (AAS) automatically controls the transaxle shift points to best suit the road conditions and driver input. This optimizes engine performance and improves driving comfort.
  • Page 175 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (175,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Shifting Manually Shifting up (M1→M2→M3→M4→M5→M6) To shift up to a higher gear, tap the shift lever back ( ) once.
  • Page 176 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page176 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Manually Shifting down (M6→M5→M4→M3→M2→M1) To shift down to a lower gear, tap the shift lever forward ( ) once. WARNING Do not use engine braking on slippery...
  • Page 177 On a steep downgrade, downshifting helps maintain safe speed and prolongs brake life. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (177,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qDriving Tips Passing For extra power when passing another vehicle or climbing steep grades, depress the accelerator fully.
  • Page 178: Power Steering

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page178 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Power Steering Power steering is only operable when the engine is running. If the engine is off or if the power steering system is inoperable, you can still steer, but it requires more physical effort.
  • Page 179 If the AWD warning light illuminates: If the AWD warning light illuminates, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer. If the AWD warning light flashes: Park the vehicle in a safe place. After a few moments; if the warning light stops flashing, you can resume driving.
  • Page 180 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page180 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving WARNING Never spin a wheel that is off the ground: Spinning a wheel that is off the ground as a result of the vehicle being stuck or in a ditch is dangerous.
  • Page 181: Cruise Control

    Cruise Set Indicator Light (Green) The indicator light illuminates green when a cruising speed has been set. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (181,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qActivation/Deactivation To activate the system, press up on the ON/OFF switch. The cruise main indicator light illuminates.
  • Page 182 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page182 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving 3. Press down or press up on the cruise control SET +/SET - switch and release it at the speed you want. Release the accelerator at the same time.
  • Page 183 Release the switch at the speed you want. Cruise control switch Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (183,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Your vehicle has a tap-down feature that allows you to decrease your current speed in decrements of 1.6 km/h (1 mph) by a momentary tap of the cruise control switch.
  • Page 184: Traction Control System (tcs)

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page184 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Press the CANCEL button. The system is off when the ignition is off. NOTE Cruise control will cancel at about 15 km/h (9 mph) below the preset speed (such as may happen when climbing a long, steep grade) or below 30 km/h (19 mph).
  • Page 185 TCS is switched off. Refer to TCS OFF Switch on page 5-24. If the light remains illuminated and the TCS is not switched off, take your vehicle to an Authorized Mazda Dealer. The dynamic stability control may have a malfunction. NOTE...
  • Page 186 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page186 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qTCS OFF Switch If the vehicle speed is less than 15 km/h (9 mph), press the TCS OFF switch to turn off the TCS. The TCS OFF indicator light will illuminate.
  • Page 187: Dynamic Stability Control (dsc)/roll Stability Control (rsc)

    5-22). DSC/RSC operation is possible at speeds greater than 15 km/h (9 mph). Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (187,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving WARNING Do not rely on the dynamic stability control as a substitute for safe driving: The dynamic stability control (DSC)/...
  • Page 188 Ø The DSC/RSC may not operate correctly unless the following are observed: Ø Use tires of the correct size specified for your Mazda on all four wheels. Ø Use tires of the same manufacturer, brand and tread pattern on all four wheels.
  • Page 189: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

    When checking tire pressures, use of a digital tire pressure gauge is recommended. TPMS does not alleviate your need to check the pressure and condition of all four tires regularly. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (189,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving í í 5-27 Some models.
  • Page 190 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page190 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving CAUTION Ø Each tire, including the spare (if provided), should be checked monthly when cold and inflated to the inflation pressure recommended by the vehicle manufacturer on the vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label.
  • Page 191 Authorized Mazda Dealer or a tire repair station. Do not ignore the TPMS Warning Light: Ignoring the TPMS warning light is dangerous, even if you know why it is illuminated.
  • Page 192 Leaks need to be addressed by more than simply refilling the trouble tire as leaks are dangerous - take it to an Authorized Mazda Dealer which has all the equipment to fix tires, TPMS systems and order the best replacement tire for your...
  • Page 193 The signal code must be registered with the TPMS before it can work. The easiest way to do it is to have an Authorized Mazda Dealer change your tire and complete ID signal code registration. When having tires changed at an...
  • Page 194 Replacing tires and wheels CAUTION Ø When replacing/repairing the tires or wheels or both, have the work done by an Authorized Mazda Dealer, or the tire pressure sensors may be damaged. Ø The wheels equipped on your Mazda are specially designed for installation of the tire pressure sensors.
  • Page 195: Instrument Cluster And Indicators

    Odometer, Trip Meter and Trip Meter Selector ... page 5-34 Tachometer ... page 5-35 Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge ... page 5-35 Fuel Gauge ... page 5-36 Dashboard Illumination ... page 5-36 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Instrument Cluster and Indicators Meters and Gauges Black plate (195,1) Driving Your Mazda 5-33...
  • Page 196 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page196 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators qSpeedometer The speedometer indicates the speed of the vehicle. qOdometer, Trip Meter and Trip Meter Selector The display mode can be changed between trip meter A and trip meter B by pressing the selector while one of them is displayed.
  • Page 197 The engine coolant temperature gauge shows the temperature of the engine coolant. If the needle is near H, it indicates overheating. CAUTION Driving with an overheated engine can cause serious engine damage (page 7-14). Red zone Black plate (197,1) Driving Your Mazda 5-35...
  • Page 198 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page198 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators qFuel Gauge The fuel gauge shows approximately how much fuel is in the tank. We recommend keeping the tank over 1/4 full. When the low fuel warning light illuminates or when the needle is near E, refuel as soon as possible.
  • Page 199: Warning/indicator Lights And Beep Sounds

    Powertrain Malfunction/Reduced Power Warning Light ABS Warning Light Air Bag/Front Seat Belt Pretensioner System Warning Light Form No.8V83-EA-06I Warning/Indicator lights will appear in any of the highlighted areas Warning/Indicator Lights Black plate (199,1) Driving Your Mazda Page 5-39 5-40 5-41 5-41 5-42...
  • Page 200 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page200 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds Signal Low Fuel Warning Light Check Fuel Cap Warning Light Seat Belt Warning Light/Beep Door-Ajar Warning Light Low Washer Fluid Level Warning Light Automatic Transaxle Warning Light...
  • Page 201 Authorized Mazda Dealer. NOTE Having to add brake fluid is sometimes an indicator of leakage. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible even if the brake light is no longer illuminated. WARNING Do not drive with the brake system warning light illuminated.
  • Page 202 ABS. Should this happen, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. NOTE When the engine is jump-started to charge the battery, uneven rpm occurs and the ABS warning light comes on.
  • Page 203 The emission control system has a problem. The fuel-filler cap is missing or not tightened securely. If the check engine light remains on or flashes continuously, do not drive at high speeds and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. 5-41...
  • Page 204 The emission control system has a problem. If the powertrain malfunction/reduced power warning light remains on, do not drive at high speeds and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. 5-42 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (204,1) qAir Bag/Front Seat Belt...
  • Page 205 ON beep sound will not be position. heard. Belt minder NOTE The belt minder can be deactivated. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer to deactivate and restore the seat belt minder. 5-43...
  • Page 206 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page206 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds Driver seated/Front passenger not seated The belt minder is a supplemental warning to the seat belt warning function. If the driver's seat belt is not fastened...
  • Page 207 CAUTION If the automatic transaxle warning light illuminates, the transaxle has an electrical problem. Continuing to drive your Mazda in this condition could cause damage to your transaxle. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. qAWD Warning Light (AWD)
  • Page 208 Authorized Mazda Dealer or a tire repair station. Do not ignore the TPMS Warning Light: Ignoring the TPMS warning light is dangerous, even if you know why it is illuminated.
  • Page 209 Leaks need to be addressed by more than simply refilling the trouble tire as leaks are dangerous - take it to an Authorized Mazda Dealer which has all the equipment to fix tires, TPMS systems and order the best replacement tire for your vehicle.
  • Page 210 Park the vehicle in a safe place and use the auxiliary key to continue driving the vehicle. Have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. When flashing Under the following conditions, the...
  • Page 211 3 seconds and then goes out. If the engine doesn't start with the correct ignition key, and the security indicator light keeps illuminating or flashing, the system may have a malfunction. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 5-49...
  • Page 212 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page212 Monday, February 26 2007 7:18 PM Driving Your Mazda Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds qHeadlight High-Beam Indicator Light This light indicates one of two things: The high-beam headlights are on. The turn signal lever is in the flash-to- pass position.
  • Page 213 TCS is switched off. Refer to TCS OFF Switch on page 5-24. If the light remains illuminated and the TCS is not switched off, take your vehicle to an Authorized Mazda Dealer. The dynamic stability control may have a malfunction. NOTE...
  • Page 214: Beep Sounds

    1 minute. After that, the one-minute beep will be repeated every 30 minutes. Have your vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. WARNING Do not drive the vehicle with the air...
  • Page 215: Switches And Controls

    AUTO position and the ignition switch is in the ON position, the light sensor senses the surrounding lightness or darkness and automatically turns on or off the headlights, other exterior lights and dashboard illumination (see chart above). Black plate (215,1) Driving Your Mazda Auto 5-53...
  • Page 216 The timing for turning on the headlights, other exterior lights and dashboard illumination can be delayed by adjusting the sensitivity of the light sensor. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer regarding sensor adjustment. í Xenon fusion headlight bulbs The low-beam bulbs of the headlights have xenon fusion bulbs that produce a bright white beam over a wide area.
  • Page 217 If the headlights flicker, or the brightness weakens, the bulb-life may be depleted and a replacement is necessary. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. qLights-On Reminder If lights are on and the key is removed from the ignition switch, a continuous beep sound will be heard when the driver's door is opened.
  • Page 218: Turn And Lane-change Signals

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page218 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls Select the proper setting from the following chart. Front seat Rear Load seat Driver Passenger × × × × × × × × × × ×...
  • Page 219: Fog Lights í

    After 5 minutes, turn on the switch and the blades should operate normally. If they don't resume functioning, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. Drive to the side of the road and park off the right-of- way. Wait until the weather clears before trying to drive with the wipers inoperative.
  • Page 220 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page220 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls qWindshield Wipers Type A (With INT position) Turn the wipers on by pulling the lever down. Mist MIST Intermittent Low speed High speed For a single wiping cycle, push the lever up to MIST.forward and release it.
  • Page 221 If you are going to clean the windshield, be sure the wipers are turned off completely - this is particularly important when clearing ice and snow - when it is particularly tempting to leave the engine running. Driving Your Mazda 5-59...
  • Page 222 With the wiper lever in the OFF or INT position, the wipers will operate continuously until the lever is released. 5-60 Form No.8V83-EA-06I If the washer doesn't work, inspect the fluid level (page 8-26). If it's OK, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Washer Black plate (222,1)
  • Page 223: Rear Window Wiper And Washer

    If the washer doesn't work, inspect the fluid level (page 8-26). If it's OK and the washer still doesn't work, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (223,1) Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls...
  • Page 224: Horn

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page224 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls NOTE This defroster is not designed for melting snow. If there is an accumulation of snow on the rear window, remove it before using the defroster.
  • Page 225: Hazard Warning Flasher

    Check local regulations about the use of hazard warning lights while the vehicle is being towed to verify that it is not in violation of the law. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (225,1) Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls 5-63...
  • Page 226 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page226 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Black plate (226,1) 5-64 Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 227: Interior Comfort

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page227 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Use of various features for drive comfort, including air-conditioning and audio system. Climate Control System ... 6-2 Operating Tips ... 6-2 Vent Operation (Front) ... 6-4 Fully Automatic Type ... 6-6 Vent Operation (Rear) ...
  • Page 228 Have the air conditioner checked before the weather gets hot. Lack of refrigerant may make the air conditioner less efficient. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer for refrigerant inspection. The air conditioner is filled with HFC134a (R134a), a refrigerant that will not damage the ozone layer.
  • Page 229: Climate Control System

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page229 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM qSunlight/Temperature Sensor The fully automatic air conditioner function measures inside and outside temperatures, and the temperature of direct sunlight. It then sets temperatures inside the passenger compartment accordingly. CAUTION Do not obstruct either sensor, otherwise the automatic air conditioner will not operate properly.
  • Page 230: Vent Operation (front)

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page230 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Black plate (230,1) Interior Comfort Climate Control System Vent Operation (Front) Open Close qAdjusting the Vents Directing airflow You can direct air flow by moving the adjustment knob. Opening/closing vents The two outside vents can be opened and closed with wheel. NOTE When using the air conditioner, mist may come out from the vents.
  • Page 231 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page231 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM qSelecting the Airflow Mode Dashboard Vents Dashboard and Floor Vents Floor Vents Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (231,1) Interior Comfort Climate Control System Defroster and Floor Vents Defroster Vents...
  • Page 232: Fully Automatic Type

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page232 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System Fully Automatic Type Climate control information is displayed on the information display. Information display Air intake display AUTO DUAL Airflow display Mode selector display Temperature setting display(driver) Driver temperature control dial A/C switch AUTO switch...
  • Page 233 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page233 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM qControl Switches AUTO switch By pressing the AUTO switch the following functions will be automatically controlled in accordance with the set temperature: Airflow temperature Amount of airflow Selection of airflow mode Outside/Recirculated air selection Air conditioner operation NOTE AUTO switch indicator light...
  • Page 234 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page234 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System Mode selector switch The desired airflow mode can be selected (page 6-5). NOTE With the airflow mode set to the position and the temperature control dial set at a medium temperature, heated air is directed to the feet and a comparably lower air temperature will flow through the central, left and right vents.
  • Page 235 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page235 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM OUTSIDE (Ambient Temperature) switch Press the OUTSIDE switch to display the ambient temperature. NOTE The displayed ambient temperature may vary from the actual ambient temperature depending on the surrounding area and vehicle conditions. Press the OUTSIDE switch 3 seconds or more to switch the display from Fahrenheit to Centigrade or vice versa.
  • Page 236 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page236 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System qOperation of Automatic Air Conditioning 1. Press the AUTO switch. Selection of the airflow mode, air intake selector and amount of airflow will be automatically controlled. 2. Use the temperature control dial to select a desired temperature.
  • Page 237 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page237 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM NOTE Press the windshield defroster switch to change the mode to the interconnection mode automatically. The system does not change to the individual operation mode by pressing the DUAL switch or turning the front passenger temperature control dial.
  • Page 238: Vent Operation (rear)

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page238 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Black plate (238,1) Interior Comfort Climate Control System Vent Operation (Rear) qAdjusting the Vents Directing airflow You can direct air flow by moving the adjustment knob. NOTE When using the air conditioner, mist may come out from the vents. This is not a sign of trouble but a result of humid air being suddenly cooled.
  • Page 239 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page239 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM qSelecting the Airflow Mode For vehicles with rear full-auto air conditioning, the airflow mode can be selected according to the purpose of use. Instrument panel Vents Instrument panel and Floor Vents Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (239,1) Interior Comfort Climate Control System...
  • Page 240: Control Panel (rear)

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page240 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System Control Panel (Rear) Front Rear Fan control dial 6-14 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (240,1) AUTO switch REAR CONTROL switch Temperature control dial...
  • Page 241 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page241 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM qControl Switches Rear air conditioning on switch Press the REAR CONTROL switch to operate the rear air conditioning from the rear seats. Fan and temperature adjustment from the rear control panel is possible only when CONTROL ON in the rear control panel is illuminated.
  • Page 242 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page242 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System Operation from rear seats 1. Turn the front air conditioning on. 2. Turn the REAR CONTROL switch on in the front control panel. (indicator light illuminated.) NOTE CONTROL ON illuminates in the REAR CONTROL panel.
  • Page 243: Audio System

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page243 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Antenna qRear Window Antenna The rear window antenna receives both AM and FM signals. Rear window antenna CAUTION When washing the inside rear window, use a soft cloth dampened in lukewarm water, gently wiping the antenna lines.
  • Page 244 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page244 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qRadio Reception AM characteristics AM signals bend around such things as buildings or mountains and bounce off the ionosphere. Therefore, they can reach longer distances than FM signals. Because of this, two stations may sometimes be picked up on the same frequency at the same time.
  • Page 245 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page245 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Flutter/Skip noise Signals from an FM transmitter move in straight lines and become weak in valleys between tall buildings, mountains, and other obstacles. When a vehicle passes through such an area, the reception conditions may change suddenly, resulting in annoying noise.
  • Page 246 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page246 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating Tips for CD Player/In- Dash CD Changer Condensation phenomenon Immediately after turning on the heater when the vehicle is cold, the CD or optical components (prism and lens) in the CD player/In-dash CD changer may become clouded with condensation.
  • Page 247 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page247 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM A new CD may have rough edges on its inner and outer perimeters. If a disc with rough edges is used, proper setting will not be possible and the CD player/In-dash CD changer will not play the CD.
  • Page 248 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page248 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Do not use record sprays, antistatic agents, or household spray cleaners. Volatile chemicals such as benzine and thinner can also damage the surface of the CD and must not be used. Anything that can damage, warp, or fog plastic should never be used to clean CDs.
  • Page 249 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page249 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM qOperating tips for MP3 NOTE Supply of this product only conveys a license for private, non-commercial use and does not convey a license nor imply any right to use this product in any commercial (i.e. revenue- generating) real time broadcasting (terrestrial, satellite, cable and/or any other media), broadcasting/streaming via the Internet,...
  • Page 250 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page250 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Audio System About folders and files The order of hierarchy for MP3 files and folders during playback or other functions is from shallow to deep. The arrangement and playing order of a recorded disc containing MP3 files is as follows: File number...
  • Page 251 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page251 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM About ID3 Tag display This unit can only display ID3 Tag album, track and artist names that have been input using Ver1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3 formats. Any other data that may have been input cannot be displayed. This unit can only display English (including numerals) one-byte characters.
  • Page 252 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page252 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Black plate (252,1) MEMO 6-26 Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 253: Audio Set

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page253 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Audio information is displayed on the information display. CD Player Power/Volume/Sound Controls ... page 6-28 Operating the Radio ... page 6-34 Operating the Compact Disc (CD) Player ... page 6-38 Operating the In-Dash CD Changer ... page 6-40 Operating the Auxiliary jack ...
  • Page 254 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page254 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qPower/Volume/Sound Controls Power ON/OFF Turn the ignition switch to the ACC or ON position. Press the power/volume dial to turn the audio system on. Press the power/volume dial again to turn the audio system off.
  • Page 255 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page255 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Bose Sound System- equipped model Depending on the mode selected, the indication changes. 2. Turn the audio control dial to adjust the selected functions as follows: Standard audio-equipped model Indication Turn Left Turn Right Select mode Decrease bass...
  • Page 256 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page256 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE DVD or Surround is displayed in areas depending on the model. MUSIC or ALL is displayed in areas depending on the model. MOVIE or Rr is displayed in areas depending on the model.
  • Page 257 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page257 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM ® ® Centerpoint (Bose Sound System- equipped model) Centerpoint offers you the experience of 5.1-channel surround sound in your vehicle even with your conventional 2- channel stereo DVDs inserted in the Rear Entertainment System main unit or 2- channel stereo CDs.
  • Page 258 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page258 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Black plate (258,1) Interior Comfort Audio System Surround When the rear seat-optimized function is operating, the surround effect can be enjoyed at five separate levels. Indication Volume change Minimum Medium High Maximum Turn the audio control dial to select MIN-MAX mode.
  • Page 259 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page259 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Black plate (259,1) MEMO 6-33 Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 260 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page260 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating the Radio Scan button Manual tuning dial/Auto memory Seek tuning button/Electric serial number buttons Radio ON Press a band selector button ( turn the radio on. Band selection Successively pressing the band selector button ( ) switches the bands as...
  • Page 261 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page261 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM NOTE If you continue to press and hold the button, the frequency will continue changing without stopping. Scan tuning Press the scan button ( ) to automatically sample strong stations. Scanning stops at each station for about 5 seconds.
  • Page 262 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page262 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Black plate (262,1) Interior Comfort Audio System 1221 Avenue Of The Americas New York, NY 10020 Attention: Customer Care Include your Sirius Radio ESN (Electronic Serial Number) when subscribing or requesting technical assistance.
  • Page 263 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page263 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Black plate (263,1) MEMO 6-37 Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 264 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page264 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating the Compact Disc (CD) Player Load button Repeat button Track up button Scan button Track down button CD play button Type Playable data Music CD player · Music data (CD-DA) Inserting the CD Insert the CD into the slot, label-side up.
  • Page 265 CD malfunction. Check for damage, dirt, or smudges on the CD, and then properly reinsert. If the message appears again, take the unit to an Authorized Mazda Dealer for service. Form No.8V83-EA-06I ) during ) once...
  • Page 266 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page266 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating the In-Dash CD Changer (Music CD player) (Music CD/MP3 CD player) Load button Scan button Track up button Track down button Display button CD play button Display feed dial Repeat button There are two types of In-dash CD...
  • Page 267 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page267 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Normal insertion 1. Press the load button ( 2. When IN is displayed, insert the CD. Inserting CDs into desired tray number 1. Press and hold the load button ( for about 2 seconds until a beep sound is heard.
  • Page 268 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page268 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE If the button is not pressed and about 5 seconds have elapsed while DISC OUT is flashing, CDs are automatically ejected. 3. Pull out the CD, then the next CD will be ejected.
  • Page 269 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page269 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM During MP3 CD playback (Track repeat) 1. Press the repeat button ( playback to play the current track repeatedly. RPT is displayed. 2. To cancel the repeat play, press the button again after 3 seconds. (Folder repeat) 1.
  • Page 270 CD, and then properly reinsert. If the message appears again, take the unit to an Authorized Mazda Dealer for service. qOperating the Auxiliary jack You can connect portable audio units or similar products on the market to the...
  • Page 271 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM qError Indications If you see an error indication on the display, find the cause in the chart. If you cannot clear the error indication, take the vehicle to an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Indication CD is inserted upside down...
  • Page 272: Audio Control Switch Operation (steering Wheel)

    Seek switch NOTE The VOICE switch is operable with the audio unit turned off. Mazda has installed this system to prevent distraction while driving the vehicle and using audio controls on the dashboard. Always make safe driving your first priority.
  • Page 273 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page273 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM qChanging the Source Press the mode switch ( ) to change the audio source (FM1 radio> FM2 radio> AM radio> CD player or CD changer> SIRIUS1> SIRIUS2> SIRIUS3> RSES or AUX> cyclical). NOTE CD, CD changer, RSES, and SIRIUS digital satellite radio modes cannot be selected in the...
  • Page 274: Auxiliary Input (aux Mode)

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page274 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Audio System 6-48 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (274,1) Auxiliary Input (AUX mode) You can connect portable audio units or similar products on the market to the auxiliary jack to listen to music or audio over the vehicle's speakers.
  • Page 275 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page275 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM NOTE Before using the auxiliary jack, read the manufacturer's instructions for the product being connected. Use a commercially-available, non- impedance (3.5 ) stereo mini plug for connecting the portable audio unit to the auxiliary jack.
  • Page 276: Safety Certification

    Ø This CD player should not be adjusted or repaired by anyone except qualified service personnel. If servicing is required, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Ø Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous laser exposure. Never operate the CD player with the top case of the unit removed.
  • Page 277: Rear Entertainment System

    If any problem occurs, such as a foreign material penetration, spilled liquid, smoking from internal burning, or other abnormal smells, stop operation immediately and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. If operation is continued, it may cause an accident, fire, or electrical shock.
  • Page 278 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page278 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Black plate (278,1) Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System qOperating Tips for Disc Playable discs DVD video , DVD audio , video CD, audio CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW and dts CD can be played. NOTE It may not be possible to play DVD video, DVD audio, video CD, audio CD, and MP3/WMA CD according to the procedures indicated in these instructions if the playback conditions have been...
  • Page 279 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page279 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM DVD video DVD videos bearing the following logo can be played. DVD audio DVD audio bearing the following logo can be played. DVD-R and DVD-RW DVD-Rs and DVD-RWs bearing each of the following logos can be played.
  • Page 280 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page280 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM, DVD+RW, CD-ROM, CDV, CD-G, CVD, VSD, SVCD, SACD, photo CDs, non-conventional discs (e.g. heart-shaped), and partially transparent discs. Discs recorded in CD-TEXT format. HD DVD and Blu-ray discs Handling of discs Do not use non-conventional discs such as heart-shaped, octagonal discs, or discs with a memory portion that is transparent or translucent.
  • Page 281 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page281 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Disc cleaning Do not use record sprays, antistatic agents, or household spray cleaners. Volatile chemicals such as benzine and thinner can also damage the surface of the disc and must not be used. Anything that can damage, warp or fog plastic should never be used to clean discs.
  • Page 282 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page282 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System Playable DISC specification CD-R and CD-RW including MP3/WMA files can be played with this unit. Discs which conform to the following formats can be played. Name Standard ISO9660 CD-R, CD-RW format ISO9660 extension...
  • Page 283 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page283 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM This unit corresponds to multi-session recorded disc playback at a maximum of 49 sessions. Some data on multi-session recorded discs cannot be played. Playback of discs with added sessions is possible. Packet Write recorded discs cannot be played. This unit does not correspond to MP3i (MP3 interactive), MP3 PRO, and RIFF-style MP3 formats.
  • Page 284 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page284 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System Playable WMA file specification CD-R and CD-RW including WMA files can be played with this unit. Discs which conform to the following formats can be played. Playable WMA files are as follows: Item Specification Sampling frequency...
  • Page 285 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page285 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Operating tips for dts DTS and DTS Digital Surround are registered trademarks of Digital Theater Systems, Inc. qOperation Tips for Headphones To listen to audio other than from the speakers of the Rear Entertainment System, it is necessary to use the wireless headphones that are included.
  • Page 286: Part Names

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page286 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System qRear Entertainment System Main Unit Monitor screen release knob DISC IN indicator light Disc slot Wireless headphone signal transmitter/Remote control signal receiver 6-60 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Part Names Eject button Monitor screen Black plate (286,1)
  • Page 287 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page287 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM qRemote Controller Name RETURN button MENU button ENTER/Select button STOP button PAUSE button Fast-forward button Rewind button PREVIOUS (Track down) button NEXT (Track up) button DISPLAY button Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (287,1) Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System Name...
  • Page 288 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page288 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Black plate (288,1) Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System qHeadphone Power button Volume dial Power indicator L (left) side R (right) side Infrared receiver 6-62 Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 289: Before Operation

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page289 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM qDisplay Opening/Closing CAUTION Ø Close the display while the Rear Entertainment System is not in use. If the display is left open, a passenger could be injured by hitting the display, or the display could be damaged.
  • Page 290 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page290 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System Inserting the disc Insert the disc into the disc slot with the label-side up. Disc slot CAUTION Insert the disc with its label-side (decorated side) facing upward. If the disc is inserted upside-down, it may cause a malfunction.
  • Page 291 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page291 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Picture adjust button ( ): Darken Adjusting the color adjustment 1. Press the picture adjustment mode button (PICTURE) and select the TINT mode. 2. Press the picture adjust button ( ) or ( ) to adjust.
  • Page 292 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page292 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System Full screen Image is displayed on the full screen. * A 16:9 screen ratio image is shown in the above figure. Normal screen A 4:3 screen ratio image is the standard display, and black bands appear on each side of the screen.
  • Page 293 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page293 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM qRemote Controller Operate the Rear Entertainment System with the remote controller except for disc insertion/ejection. CAUTION Do not apply excessive force to the remote controller or get it wet. Also, do not leave the remote controller in a place exposed to direct sunlight or high temperature.
  • Page 294 NOTE If the remote controller is inoperable even after the batteries are replaced, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 6-68 Form No.8V83-EA-06I CAUTION Ø Install the battery with the correct pole pointing in the correct direction.
  • Page 295: Sound Output

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page295 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM qSound Output from Vehicle Speakers Vehicles with audio system Change the audio system to the Rear Entertainment System mode. Sound/Music being played by the Rear Entertainment System can be heard from the vehicle speakers. For audio operation, refer to Audio System (page 6-17).
  • Page 296 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page296 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System NOTE To listen to audio other than from the speakers of the rear entertainment system, it is necessary to use the wireless headphones that are included. For headphone specification, refer to Operation Tips for Headphones (page 6-59).
  • Page 297 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page297 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM When the wireless headphone receiver does not point to the Rear Entertainment System transmitter. When the signal is blocked by an obstruction such as the seat. Replacing the battery 1. Remove the screw using a coin or equivalent, and remove the cover. Remove the batteries.
  • Page 298 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page298 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System CAUTION Ø If the battery power is depleted the headphones will not operate properly. If any of the following occurs, replace the batteries. Ø The power indicator does not illuminate even when the power is turned on. Ø...
  • Page 299: Rear Entertainment System Functions

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page299 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Rear Entertainment System Functions qMode The Rear Entertainment System has Disc and AUX modes. Mode DVD video, video CD, DVD audio, and audio CD can be Disc mode played. AV equipment with output terminals for image and sound, AUX (Auxiliary) mode such as a video game player and a video camera, can be used.
  • Page 300: Dvd Video, Dvd Audio, Video Cd, Audio Cd And Mp3/wma Cd Playback (disc Mode)

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page300 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System DVD video, DVD audio, Video CD, Audio CD and MP3/WMA CD Playback (Disc Mode) DVD video, DVD audio, Video CD, Audio CD, and MP3/WMA CD can be played in the Disc mode.
  • Page 301 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page301 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM 2. Insert the disc into the disc slot. After the disc is inserted, the playback starts. CAUTION Insert the disc with its label-side (decorated side) facing upward. If the disc is inserted upside-down, it may cause a malfunction.
  • Page 302 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page302 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System Fast-forward skip Press the NEXT button ( ) to skip to the next chapter/track. Reverse skip Press the PREV button ( ) to return to the beginning of the current chapter/track. NOTE To return to the beginning of the previous chapter/track, press the PREV button (...
  • Page 303 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page303 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM 2. Press the ENTER button to change the display to the password input screen, then enter the password. For the password, see the instruction manual attached to the disc. * Bonus group means the 'Bonus tracks' originally recorded in the disc.
  • Page 304 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page304 Monday, February 26 2007 7:19 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System DVD audio function menu Video CD/audio CD function menu NOTE In the function menu, the title/group number, chapter/track number, and playback elapsed time cannot be selected/ changed. Settings set in the function menu are available only for the current disc.
  • Page 305 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page305 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM 2. Move the cursor to the subtitle ON/ OFF mode by operating the select button to the left or right. 3. Select ON to display the subtitles, or OFF to hide them by operating the select button up or down.
  • Page 306 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page306 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System 3. Set the sound output to the desired balance by operating the select button up or down. Press the button and the settings changes in the order of L+R →L →R. The sound balance changes according to the setting.
  • Page 307 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page307 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM For example, the folder numbers for folders (1), (3), and (5) in the figure are not displayed because they do not contain MP3/WMA files. Folders and files in a hierarchy are played in the order that they are recorded on the disc by the writing software.
  • Page 308 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page308 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System 2. Change the display mode by operating the select button up or down. Display Playback mode All files are played repeatedly. The current file is played repeatedly. All files are played once and the playback stops.
  • Page 309 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page309 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM qInitial Setting Function The settings set in the initial setting function remain after the unit is turned off or the disc is changed. The following items can be set in the initial setting. Lang: Sound and subtitle setting Rating: Parental lock setting Mark: On-Screen Mark, Angle Mark and...
  • Page 310 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page310 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System 5. Press the ENTER button. The highlighted color returns to the previous color to indicate that the selected item is set. 6. To finish the function menu on the monitor display, press the SET UP, MENU, or STOP button.
  • Page 311 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page311 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Viewing can be restricted by setting the parent lock level. For example, if the level is set to 6, level 7 or higher viewing is locked and cannot be played. NOTE Parent lock is not available depending on the disc.
  • Page 312 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page312 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System Country change NOTE It is necessary to set the country code because the parent lock level is different depending on the country. When using the unit in U.S.A., set the country code to 3018 .
  • Page 313 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page313 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM 3. Enter the new password by pressing the number keys (0 to 9) or operating the select button up or down. 4. Press the ENTER button to set the new password. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (313,1) Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System...
  • Page 314: Auxiliary Input (aux Mode)

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page314 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System NOTE The display angle change is not available for discs other than multi-angle recorded DVD discs. Refer to the instruction manual accompanying the disc for details. The screen size and angle can be changed when On-Screen Mark and Angle Mark is off.
  • Page 315 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page315 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Auxiliary terminals The auxiliary terminals consist of one image input terminal and two sound input terminals (for left and right). Image input terminal: Yellow Sound input (Right) terminal: Red Sound input (Left) terminal: White To use, open the cover.
  • Page 316 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page316 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System 2. Lightly insert the plug and turn the outlet 90 degrees, then insert it fully. POWER OUTLET Unplug 1. Pull the plug out. 2. Close the cover. 6-90 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (316,1)
  • Page 317 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page317 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM 1. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position. 2. If a power supply is necessary, connect the outlet to the power outlet. Refer to Power outlet on page 6-88. 3. Connect the image cable and sound cables to the input terminals.
  • Page 318: Language Code List

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page318 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System Language Code List Language Code Abkhazian 1001 Afar 1000 Afrekaans 1005 Albanian 2816 Amharic 1012 Arabic 1017 Armenian 1724 Assamase 1018 Aymara 1024 Azerbaijani 1025 Bashkir 1100 Basque 1420 Bengali...
  • Page 319 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page319 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Language Nauru Nepali Norwegian Occtian Oriya Oromo Panjabi Pashto, Pushto Persian Polish Portuguese Quechua Rhaeto-Romance Romanian Russian Samoan Sangho SanSkrit Scots-Gaelic Serbian Serbo-Croatian Sesotho Setswana Shona Sindhi Singhalese Siswaiti Slovak Slovenian Somali Spanish Sundanese Swahili...
  • Page 320: Country Code List

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page320 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System Country Code List Country Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin...
  • Page 321 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page321 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Country French Southern Territories Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Heard and McDonald Islands Holy See (Vatican City State) Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India...
  • Page 322 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page322 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System Country Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Palestinian Territory, Occupied Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Reunion Romania...
  • Page 323 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page323 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Country Wallis and Futuna Islands Western Sahara Yemen Yugoslavia Zaire See Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Zambia Zimbabwe Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (323,1) Rear Entertainment System Code 3205 1407 3404 3420 3517 3512 3522...
  • Page 324: Error Message

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page324 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System qMessage Disc mode error message Use of Non-supported Disc An error message is displayed if a non- supported DVD-ROM disc, a non- supported disc format or a disc (PAL, other) with a different image signal encoding is read.
  • Page 325 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page325 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM System errors (Common to each mode) Power malfunction An error message is displayed if the power supply to the rear entertainment system drops (About 9.5 V or less), and the power is turned off. The power is restored when the power supply to the rear entertainment system is 10 V or more.
  • Page 326: Symptoms And Actions

    If any malfunction is suspected, verify the following before requesting a repair. If the problem cannot be solved after performing the procedure, have the system inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Some functions are not available depending on the disc. Read the instruction manual attached to the disc before operating.
  • Page 327 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page327 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Symptom Cause Audio output from DTS format language is selected and vehicle played back. speakers but (The wireless headphones cannot play- not from back DTS format language) headphones The disc is dirty. Image and/or sound The disc has a scratch.
  • Page 328 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page328 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Rear Entertainment System Symptom Cause headphones' optical The headphones' batteries are weak. reception range is too narrow. There is excessive noise in the The headphones' batteries are weak. headphone audio 6-102 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (328,1)
  • Page 329: Bluetooth Hands-free

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page329 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Bluetooth Hands-Free qWhat is a Bluetooth Hands-Free? Bluetooth Hands-Free Outline By connecting a Bluetooth equipped mobile telephone to the hands-free unit equipped on the vehicle, making and receiving calls are possible using the phone button located on the steering wheel and voice commands.
  • Page 330 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page330 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free Information display Telephone numbers, Bluetooth Hands- Free messages, and operation status are displayed. Microphone The microphone is used for inputting voice commands or exchanging conversation. Microphone Audio unit/Navigation system The audio unit or navigation system is used for adjusting the volume.
  • Page 331 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page331 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Close the windows and/or the moonroof to shut out loud noises from outside the vehicle, or turn down the airflow of the climate control system while the Bluetooth Hands-Free is being used. Voice recognition may not function correctly or voice quality may deteriorate under the following conditions.
  • Page 332: Basic Bluetooth Hands-free Operation

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page332 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free Basic Bluetooth Hands- Free Operation qBluetooth Hands-Free preparation Language setting 1. Press the phone button (Short press). 2. Say: [Beep] Setup 3. Prompt: Select one of the following: Pairing options, confirmation prompts, select phone, language, or passcode, or say cancel to return to the main...
  • Page 333 (Peripheral device). NOTE For the operation of the mobile telephone, refer to its instruction manual. 15. Select Mazda from the device list searched by the mobile phone. 16. Input the 4-digit pairing code set in Step 9 to the mobile telephone.
  • Page 334 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page334 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free 7. When Yes is called out, the call is made. When No is called out, the procedure returns to Step 3. qReceiving an incoming call 1. Prompt: Incoming call, press the phone button to answer.
  • Page 335: Convenient Use Of The Hands-free System

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page335 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Convenient Use of the Hands-Free System qPhone book usage Phone book registration Phone numbers can be registered to the Bluetooth Hands-Free phone book. 1. Press the phone button (Short press). 2. Say: [Beep] Phone book 3.
  • Page 336 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page336 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free qRedialing function Redialing the number of the person previously dialed is possible. 1. Press the phone button (Short press). 2. Say: [Beep] Redial 3. Prompt: Dialing qEmergency calls A call can be made to the emergency phone number (911) using the voice input command.
  • Page 337 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page337 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Ending the current call Press the phone button during the call (Long press). qVoice guidance interrupt operation Voice guidance can be stopped by pressing the phone button (Short press) while it is being heard. A new voice input command can then be called out by the user.
  • Page 338 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page338 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free 5. Prompt: Please say the name of the entry you would like to delete, or say List names ..., or say cancel to return to main menu. 6. Say: [Beep] XXXXX... (Ex. John's phone ) (Say the registered voice tag to be deleted from the phone book.) 7.
  • Page 339: Hands-free Telephone Setting

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page339 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM 7. Say: [Beep] No 8. Prompt: Returning to main menu. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (339,1) Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free Hands-Free Telephone Setting qMobile phone Mobile phone registration For the registration of a Bluetooth equipped mobile telephone to the Bluetooth Hands-Free system, refer to Bluetooth Hands-Free preparation (page...
  • Page 340 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page340 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free Continue : Continues the voice guidance. Delete : Deletes the registered mobile phone. Previous : Returns to the previous mobile phone. 8. Prompt: End of list, would you like to start from the beginning? 9.
  • Page 341 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page341 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM 10. Say: [Beep] Yes 11. Prompt: Deleted qLanguage setting English, Spanish, and Canadian French are available. If the language setting is changed, all of the voice guidance and voice input commands are done in the selected language.
  • Page 342 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page342 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free 3. Prompt: Select one of the following: pairing options, confirmation prompts, select phone, language, or passcode..., or say cancel to return to main menu. 4. Say: [Beep] Passcode 5.
  • Page 343 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page343 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM 3. Prompt: This operation must be performed in a quiet environment while the vehicle is stopped. See the owner's manual for the list of required training phrases. Press and release the phone button when you are ready to begin.
  • Page 344: When The Bluetooth Hands-free Cannot Be Used

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page344 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free Explanation English Retrain Setup Confirmation Prompts Setup Language Setup Pairing Options Pair A Phone Transfer Call NOTE After user voice registration is completed, voice guidance Speaker enrollment is complete, returning to main menu is announced.
  • Page 345: Safety Certification

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page345 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Safety Certification FCC ID: CB2MBLUEC07 IC:279B- MBLUEC07 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and with RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including...
  • Page 346: Interior Equipment

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page346 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment Sunvisors When you need a sunvisor, lower it for use in front or swing it to the side. Sunvisor qSide Extention Sunvisors The visor extender extends the sunvisor's range of sun shading.
  • Page 347: Interior Lights

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page347 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Lights qIlluminated Entry System When the illuminated entry system operates, the overhead light (switch is in the DOOR position) and the courtesy lights turn on for: About 30 seconds after the driver's door is unlocked and the ignition switch is in the LOCK position (with the ignition key removed).
  • Page 348 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page348 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment Center/Rear Switch Overhead Lights Position Light off Light on or off in accordance with the operation of front overhead light switch Light on qMap Lights The map lights are switched on or off by pressing the switches.
  • Page 349: Information Display

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page349 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Climate control display (Driver) Without navigation system qInformation Display Functions The information display has the following functions: Clock Ambient Temperature Display (Outside Temperature Display) Climate Control Display Audio Display Form No.8V83-EA-06I Interior Equipment Information Display Climate control display (Front Clock...
  • Page 350 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page350 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qClock When the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON position, the time is displayed. Without navigation system Time setting 1. Press the CLK switch until a beep sounds, and 12Hr and 24Hr will be displayed.
  • Page 351: Cup Holder

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page351 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM NOTE Under the following conditions, the ambient temperature display may differ from the actual ambient temperature depending on the surroundings and vehicle conditions: Significantly cold or hot temperatures. Sudden changes in ambient temperature. The vehicle is parked.
  • Page 352 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page352 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qFront To use the cup holder, push the release button. qRear Second-row seat Cup holders are located in the armrest. Third-row seat Cup holders are located in the third-row seat side trims.
  • Page 353: Bottle Holder

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page353 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Bottle Holder Bottle holders are on the inside of the doors. Bottle holder CAUTION Do not use the bottle holders for containers without caps. The contents may spill when the door is opened or closed.
  • Page 354 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page354 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qCoin Box To open, press the release catch down and pull the lid downward. qGlove Box To open the glove box, pull the latch toward you. Insert the key (auxiliary key ) and turn it clockwise to lock, counterclockwise to unlock.
  • Page 355 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page355 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Use the loops in the luggage compartment to secure cargo with a rope or net. The tensile strength of the loops is 196 N (20 kgf, 44 lbf). Do not apply excessive force to the loops as it will damage them.
  • Page 356 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page356 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment Shopping bag hook (tensile strength:3 kg (6.6 lb)) qLuggage Compartment Golf bags can be carried in the luggage compartment. To carry two golf bags, use the following procedure: 1.
  • Page 357 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page357 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Accessory Sockets Only use genuine Mazda accessories or the equivalent requiring no greater than 120 W (DC 12 V, 10 A). Front The ignition switch must be in the ACC or ON position.
  • Page 358 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page358 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Black plate (358,1) Interior Comfort Interior Equipment í Power Outlet The power outlet is positioned as shown in the figure. For more details, refer to Auxiliary terminals and power outlet (page 6-88). í...
  • Page 359: In Case Of An Emergency

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page359 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM In Case of an Emergency Helpful information on what to do in an emergency. Parking in an Emergency ... 7-2 Parking in an Emergency ... 7-2 Flat Tire ... 7-3 Spare Tire and Tool Storage ... 7-3 Changing a Flat Tire ...
  • Page 360: Parking In An Emergency

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page360 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM In Case of an Emergency Parking in an Emergency Parking in an Emergency The hazard warning lights should always be used when you stop on or near a roadway in an emergency. The hazard warning lights warn other drivers that your vehicle is a traffic hazard and that they must take extreme caution...
  • Page 361: Flat Tire

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page361 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Black plate (361,1) In Case of an Emergency Flat Tire Spare Tire and Tool Storage Spare tire and tools are stored in the locations illustrated in the diagram. Spare tire carrier bolt socket Flat tire belt Tiedown eyelet Jack lever...
  • Page 362 Perform the removal procedure in reverse. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (362,1) qSpare Tire Your Mazda has a temporary spare tire. The temporary spare tire is lighter and smaller than a conventional tire, and is designed only for emergency use and should be used only for VERY short periods.
  • Page 363 Ø Do not use your temporary spare tire on any other vehicle; it has been designed only for your Mazda. Ø Use only one temporary spare tire on your vehicle at the same time. NOTE...
  • Page 364 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page364 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM In Case of an Emergency Flat Tire 5. Slowly turn the lug wrench counterclockwise until the spare tire reaches the ground and the cable becomes loose. Spare tire CAUTION Do not loosen the cable too much as this may cause damage to the spare tire carrier.
  • Page 365 CAUTION If you hear rattling from the spare tire carrier while the vehicle is moving, the spare tire carrier cable may be cut. Have it repaired at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.
  • Page 366: Changing A Flat Tire

    CAUTION (With Tire Pressure Monitoring System) The wheels equipped on your Mazda are specially designed for installation of the tire pressure sensors. Do not use non-genuine wheels, otherwise it may not be possible to install the tire pressure sensors.
  • Page 367 Use only the jack provided with your Mazda: Using a jack that is not designed for your Mazda is dangerous. The vehicle could slip off the jack and seriously injure someone. Never place objects under the jack: Jacking the vehicle with an object under the jack is dangerous.
  • Page 368 Before removing the lug nuts, make sure your Mazda is firmly in position and that it cannot slip or move. 5. Remove the lug nuts by turning them counterclockwise;...
  • Page 369 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page369 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM To install the nut 1. Place the key on top of the nut, and be sure to hold the key square to it. If you hold the key at an angle, you may damage both key and nut.
  • Page 370 Because the wheel studs and lug nuts on your Mazda have metric threads, using a non-metric nut is dangerous. On a metric stud, it would not secure the wheel and would damage the stud, which could cause the wheel to slip off and cause an accident.
  • Page 371 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page371 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM 12. Pull the belt end to secure the flat tire. 13. Check the tire inflation pressure. Refer to the specification charts on page 10-6. 14. Have the flat tire repaired or replaced as soon as possible.
  • Page 372: Overheating

    If the cooling fan does not operate while the engine is running, the engine temperature will increase. Stop the engine and call an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 6. Make sure the cooling fan is operating, then turn off the engine after the temperature has decreased.
  • Page 373 If the engine continues to overheat or frequently overheats, have the cooling system inspected. The engine could be seriously damaged unless repairs are made. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (373,1) In Case of an Emergency Overheating...
  • Page 374: Emergency Starting

    4. If the engine fails to start, crank it without depressing the accelerator for up to 10 seconds. If the engine still does not start using the above procedure, have your vehicle inspected by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 7-16 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (374,1)
  • Page 375: Jump-starting

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page375 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Jump-starting is dangerous if done incorrectly. So follow the procedure carefully. If you feel unsure about jump-starting, we strongly recommend that you have a competent service technician do the work. WARNING Follow These Precautions Carefully: To ensure safe and correct handling of the battery, read the following precautions carefully before using the battery or inspecting it.
  • Page 376 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page376 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM In Case of an Emergency Emergency Starting Keep all flames, including cigarettes, and sparks away from open battery cells: Flames and sparks near open battery cells are dangerous. Hydrogen gas, produced during normal battery operation, could ignite and cause the battery to explode. An exploding battery can cause serious burns and injuries.
  • Page 377: Push-starting

    Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (377,1) In Case of an Emergency Emergency Starting Push-Starting Do not push-start your Mazda. NOTE You can't start a vehicle with an automatic transaxle by pushing it. 7-19...
  • Page 378: Emergency Towing

    In Case of an Emergency Emergency Towing Towing Description We recommend that towing be done only by an Authorized Mazda Dealer or a commercial tow-truck service. Proper lifting and towing are necessary to prevent damage to the vehicle. Particularly when towing a AWD vehicle,...
  • Page 379: Tiedown Hooks

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page379 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM WARNING Always tow a AWD vehicle with all four wheels off the ground: Towing a AWD vehicle with either the front or rear wheels on the ground is dangerous as the drive train could be damaged, or the vehicle could trail away from the tow truck and cause an accident.
  • Page 380 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page380 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM In Case of an Emergency Emergency Towing CAUTION The cap cannot be completely removed. Do not use excessive force as it may damage the cap or scratch the painted bumper surface. 3. Securely install the tiedown eyelet using the lug wrench.
  • Page 381: Recreational Towing

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page381 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Recreational Towing An example of recreational towing is towing your vehicle behind a motorhome. The transaxle is not designed for towing this vehicle on all 4 wheels. When doing recreational towing refer to Towing Description (page 7-20) and Tiedown Hooks (page 7-21) and carefully follow the instructions.
  • Page 382 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page382 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Black plate (382,1) 7-24 Form No.8V83-EA-06I...
  • Page 383: Maintenance And Care

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page383 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Maintenance and Care How to keep your Mazda in top condition. Introduction ... 8-2 Introduction ... 8-2 Scheduled Maintenance ... 8-3 Scheduled Maintenance (USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico) ... 8-3 Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico) ... 8-9 Owner Maintenance ...
  • Page 384: Introduction

    Claims against the warranty resulting from lack of maintenance, as opposed to defective materials or authorized Mazda workmanship, will not be honored. Any auto repair shop using parts equivalent to your Mazda's original equipment may perform maintenance. But we recommend that it always be done by an Authorized Mazda Dealer using genuine Mazda parts.
  • Page 385: Scheduled Maintenance

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page385 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Scheduled Maintenance (USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico) Follow Schedule 1 if the vehicle is operated mainly where none of the following conditions apply. Repeated short-distance driving Driving in dusty conditions Driving with extended use of brakes Driving in areas where salt or other corrosive materials are being used Driving on rough or muddy roads Extended periods of idling or low-speed operation...
  • Page 386: Qschedule 1

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page386 Monday, February 26 2007 7:20 PM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance qSchedule 1 Number of months or kilometers (miles), whichever comes first Months Maintenance Interval ×1000 km ×1000 miles ENGINE Drive belts Engine oil Engine oil filter COOLING SYSTEM FL22 type Engine coolant Others...
  • Page 387 *2 According to state/provincial and federal regulations, failure to perform maintenance on these items will not void your emissions warranties. However, Mazda recommends that all maintenance services be performed at the recommended time or mileage/kilometer period to ensure long-term reliability.
  • Page 388 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page388 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance qSchedule 2 Number of months or kilometers (miles), whichever comes first Months Maintenance Interval ×1000 km ×1000 miles ENGINE Drive belts Puerto Rico Engine oil Others Engine oil filter COOLING SYSTEM FL22 type Engine coolant...
  • Page 389 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page389 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Maintenance Interval ×1000 miles CHASSIS and BODY Brake lines, hoses and connections Brake fluid level Disc brakes Tire (Rotation) Tire inflation pressure and tire wear Steering operation and linkages Power steering fluid level Front and rear suspension, ball joints and wheel bearing axial play Rear differential oil (AWD)
  • Page 390 *2 According to state/provincial and federal regulations, failure to perform maintenance on these items will not void your emissions warranties. However, Mazda recommends that all maintenance services be performed at the recommended time or mileage/kilometer period to ensure long-term reliability.
  • Page 391: Scheduled Maintenance (mexico)

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page391 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico) Follow Schedule 1 if the vehicle is operated mainly where none of the following conditions apply. Repeated short-distance driving Driving in dusty conditions Driving with extended use of brakes Driving in areas where salt or other corrosive materials are being used Driving on rough or muddy roads Extended periods of idling or low-speed operation...
  • Page 392 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page392 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance qSchedule 1 Maintenance Interval Months ×1000 km ENGINE Drive belts Engine oil Engine oil filter COOLING SYSTEM Cooling system FL22 type Engine coolant Others FUEL SYSTEM Air filter Fuel lines and hoses Hoses and tubes for emission Fuel filter...
  • Page 393 *2 According to state/provincial and federal regulations, failure to perform maintenance on these items will not void your emissions warranties. However, Mazda recommends that all maintenance services be performed at the recommended time or kilometer period to ensure long-term reliability.
  • Page 394 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page394 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance qSchedule 2 Maintenance Interval Months ×1000 km ENGINE Drive belts Engine oil Engine oil filter COOLING SYSTEM Cooling system FL22 type Engine coolant Others Engine coolant level FUEL SYSTEM Air filter Fuel lines and hoses...
  • Page 395 *2 According to state/provincial and federal regulations, failure to perform maintenance on these items will not void your emissions warranties. However, Mazda recommends that all maintenance services be performed at the recommended time or kilometer period to ensure long-term reliability.
  • Page 396 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page396 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance (Cont.) Maintenance Interval Months ×1000 km ENGINE Drive belts Engine oil Engine oil filter COOLING SYSTEM Cooling system FL22 type Engine coolant Others Engine coolant level FUEL SYSTEM Air filter Fuel lines and hoses Hoses and tubes for emission...
  • Page 397 *2 According to state/provincial and federal regulations, failure to perform maintenance on these items will not void your emissions warranties. However, Mazda recommends that all maintenance services be performed at the recommended time or kilometer period to ensure long-term reliability.
  • Page 398: Owner Maintenance

    The owner or a qualified service technician should make these vehicle inspections at the indicated intervals to ensure safe and dependable operation. Bring any problem to the attention of an Authorized Mazda Dealer or qualified service technician as soon as possible.
  • Page 399: Owner Maintenance Precautions

    Improper owner maintenance during the warranty period may affect warranty coverage. For details, read the separate Mazda Warranty statement provided with the vehicle. If you're unsure about any servicing or maintenance procedure, have it done by an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
  • Page 400: Engine Compartment Overview

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page400 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Engine Compartment Overview Brake fluid reservoir Engine coolant reservoir Power steering fluid reservoir Windscreen washer Engine oil dipstick fluid reservoir Engine oil-filler cap 8-18 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (400,1) Automatic transaxle fluid-level dipstick Battery Relay box...
  • Page 401: Engine Oil

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page401 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Engine Oil NOTE Changing the engine oil should be done by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. qRecommended Oil Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil. Oil container labels provide important information. A chief contribution this type of oil makes...
  • Page 402 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page402 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance The quality designation SM, or ILSAC must be on the label. –30 –10 –20 –20 5W-20 qInspecting Engine Oil Level 1. Be sure the vehicle is on a level surface.
  • Page 403: Engine Coolant

    NOTE Changing the coolant should be done by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (403,1) Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Inspect the antifreeze protection and...
  • Page 404 If engine coolant other than FL22 type is used, the engine coolant must be replaced earlier than the specified replacement interval indicated in the scheduled maintenance (page 8-3). If the coolant reservoir is empty or new coolant is required frequently, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
  • Page 405: Brake Fluid

    It should be kept at MAX. The level normally drops with accumulated distance, a condition associated with wear of brake linings. If it is excessively low, have the brake system inspected by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (405,1) Maintenance and Care...
  • Page 406: Power Steering Fluid

    The level must be kept between MAX and MIN. Visually examine the lines and hoses for leaks and damage. If new fluid is required frequently, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 8-24 Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (406,1) Automatic Transaxle Fluid (ATF)
  • Page 407 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page407 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM 5. Pull it out again. The proper fluid level is marked on the dipstick as follows. Full Full Fluid hot scale A When the vehicle has been driven and the fluid is at normal operating temperature, about 65°C (150°F), the level must be between Full and Low.
  • Page 408: Washer Fluid

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page408 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Washer Fluid qInspecting Washer Fluid Level WARNING Use only windshield washer fluid or plain water in the reservoir: Using radiator antifreeze as washer fluid is dangerous. If sprayed on the windshield, it will dirty the windshield, affect your visibility, and could result in an accident.
  • Page 409: Body Lubrication

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page409 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Body Lubrication All moving points of the body, such as door and hood hinges and locks, should be lubricated each time the engine oil is changed. Use a nonfreezing lubricant on locks during cold weather. Make sure the hood's secondary latch keeps the hood from opening when the primary latch is released.
  • Page 410 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page410 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance 2. Open the clip and slide the blade assembly in the direction of the arrow. 3. Wrap a flathead screwdriver or similar tool with a soft cloth to prevent damage to the clip.
  • Page 411 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page411 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM CAUTION Ø Don't bend or discard the stiffeners. You need to use them again. Ø If the metal stiffeners are switched, the blade's wiping efficiency could be reduced. So don't use the driver's side metal stiffeners on the passenger's side, or vice versa.
  • Page 412 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page412 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance 3. Pull down the blade rubber and slide it out of the blade holder. 4. Remove the metal stiffeners from each blade rubber and install them in the new blade.
  • Page 413: Battery

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page413 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM WARNING Wash hands after handling the battery and related accessories: Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds, chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. Read the following precautions carefully before using the battery or inspecting to ensure safe and correct handling: Always wear eye protection when working near the battery:...
  • Page 414 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page414 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Keep all flames, including cigarettes, and sparks away from open battery cells: Flames and sparks near open battery cells are dangerous. Hydrogen gas, produced during normal battery operation, could ignite and cause the battery to explode. An exploding battery can cause serious burns and injuries.
  • Page 415: Tires

    (radial, bias-belted, bias-type) on all four wheels. Using Wrong-Sized Tires: Using any other tire size than what is specified for your Mazda (page 10-6) is dangerous. It could seriously affect ride, handling, ground clearance, tire clearance, and speedometer calibration.
  • Page 416 CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page416 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance NOTE Always check tire pressure when tires are cold. Warm tires normally exceed recommended pressures. Don't release air from warm tires to adjust the pressure. Underinflation can cause reduced fuel economy, uneven and accelerated tire wear, and poor sealing of the tire bead, which will deform the wheel and cause separation...
  • Page 417 CAUTION (With Tire Pressure Monitoring System) When replacing/repairing the tires or wheels or both, have the work done by an Authorized Mazda Dealer, or the tire pressure sensors may be damaged. NOTE (With Tire Pressure Monitoring System) When tires with steel wire reinforcement in...
  • Page 418 Ø (With Tire Pressure Monitoring System) Ø When replacing/repairing the tires or wheels or both, have the work done by an Authorized Mazda Dealer, or the tire pressure sensors may be damaged. Ø The wheels equipped on your Mazda are specially designed for installation of the tire pressure sensors.
  • Page 419: Light Bulbs

    CX-9_8V83-EA-06I_Edition3 Page419 Monday, February 26 2007 7:21 PM Overhead light (Center) Overhead light/Map lights (Front) Vanity mirror lights Headlights (High beam) Fog lights High-mount brake light Luggage compartment light License plate lights Reverse lights Rear turn signal lights Form No.8V83-EA-06I Black plate (419,1) Owner Maintenance Light Bulbs...
  • Page 420 Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer when the replacement is necessary. Never touch the glass portion of a halogen bulb with your bare hands and...
  • Page 421 (Xenon fusion bulb) You cannot replace the low beam bulbs by yourself. The bulbs must be replaced at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. (Halogen bulbs) 1. Make sure the headlight switch