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  • Page 2

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page1 Monday, June 12 2006 12:55 AM Black plate (1,1) Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

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    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page2 Monday, June 12 2006 12:55 AM Black plate (2,1) Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 4

    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 5: 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 6: Table Of Contents

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page5 Monday, June 12 2006 12:55 AM 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.

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    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page6 Monday, June 12 2006 12:55 AM Black plate (6,1) Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 8: Your Vehicle At A Glance

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page7 Monday, June 12 2006 12:55 AM Your Vehicle at a Glance Interior, exterior views and part identification of your Mazda. Dashboard and Interior Overview ... 1-2 Exterior Overview ... 1-4 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (7,1)

  • Page 9

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page8 Monday, June 12 2006 12:55 AM Black plate (8,1) Your Vehicle at a Glance Dashboard and Interior Overview The equipment and installation position varies by model. Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 10

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page9 Monday, June 12 2006 12:55 AM Power door lock switch ... page 3-29 Outside mirror switch ... page 3-78 DSC OFF switch ... page 5-24 Passenger airbag deactivation switch ... page 2-30 Dashboard illumination ... page 5-37 Lighting control/Turn signals ... page 5-52 Instrument cluster ...

  • Page 11: Exterior Overview

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page10 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Black plate (10,1) Your Vehicle at a Glance Exterior Overview The equipment and installation position varies by model. Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 12

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page11 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Trunk lid ... page 3-31 Rear window defroster ... page 5-56 Antenna ... page 6-10 Doors and keys ... page 3-28 Outside mirror ... page 3-78 Tires ... page 8-34 Light bulbs ... page 8-39 Hood ...

  • Page 13

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page12 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Black plate (12,1) Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 14: Essential Safety Equipment

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page13 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment Use of safety equipment, including seats, seat belt system, child-restraint systems and SRS air bags. Seats ... 2-2 Seats ... 2-2 Seat Belt Systems ... 2-5 Seat Belt Precautions ... 2-5 Seat Belt ...

  • Page 15

    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 16

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page15 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Make sure the lever returns to its original position and the seat is locked in place by attempting to push it forward and backward. 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...

  • Page 17

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page16 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 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 18: Seat Belt Systems

    Seat belts help to decrease the possibility of severe injury during accidents and sudden stops. Mazda recommends that the driver and passenger always wear seat belts. All of the seat belt retractors are designed to keep the lap/shoulder belts out of the way when not in use.

  • Page 19

    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 20

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page19 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM qPregnant Women and Persons with Serious Medical Conditions Pregnant women should always wear seat belts. Ask your doctor for specific recommendations. The lap belt should be worn SNUGLY AND AS LOW AS POSSIBLE OVER THE HIPS. The shoulder belt should be worn across your shoulder properly, but never across the stomach area.

  • Page 21

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page20 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems Seat Belt WARNING Always wear the seat belt with it correctly routed in its guide: Wearing a seat belt without the seat belt routed in its guide is dangerous because the seat belt would not be able to provide adequate protection in an accident, which could result in serious...

  • Page 22

    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. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (21,1) Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems...

  • Page 23

    Even if the pretensioners have not fired, the load limiting function must be checked by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 2-10 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (22,1) WARNING...

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    Unless all safety procedures are followed, injury could result. Ask an Authorized Mazda Dealer how to safely dispose of the pretensioner system or how to scrap a pretensioner-equipped vehicle. Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 25

    ON position. If either of these occur, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. The system may not work in an accident.

  • Page 26

    ON beep sound will not be position. heard. qBelt Minder NOTE The belt minder can be deactivated. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer to deactivate and restore the seat belt minder. 2-13...

  • Page 27

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page26 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems Driver seated/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 when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, the warning light/beep operates to give you further reminders according to the chart below.

  • Page 28: Child Restraint

    Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Child Restraint Precautions Mazda strongly urges the use of child-restraint systems for children small enough to use them. You are required by law to use a child-restraint system for children in the U.S. and Canada.

  • Page 29

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page28 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Black plate (28,1) Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint To reduce the chance of injuries caused by the deployment of the passenger air bag, there are two methods to deactivate the passenger air bag for a child's safety as follows however the surest way to avoid the passenger air bag not deploying is to use the key and turn off the passenger air bag and not rely on the passenger seat weight sensors, which will also detect other loads or objects on and around the passenger seat;...

  • Page 30

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page29 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 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 31

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page30 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint Seating a child in a child-restraint system on the front passenger seat is dangerous: This vehicle is equipped with both a passenger seat weight sensor and a passenger air bag deactivation indicator light (page 2-37).

  • Page 32

    Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Always use a child-restraint system designed for use without a tether: Using a child-restraint system that requires a tether is dangerous. Your Mazda does not have a child-restraint tether. The child-restraint system cannot be properly secured.

  • Page 33

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page32 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint Installing a Child- Restraint System The passenger lap/shoulder belt can easily be converted into the automatic locking mode, which must be done to hold the child-restraint system. Some child-restraint systems also employ specially designed LATCH attachments;...

  • Page 34

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page33 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 4. Push the child-restraint system firmly into the vehicle seat. Be sure the belt retracts as snugly as possible. Clicking from the retractor will be heard during retraction if the system is in automatic locking mode.

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    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page34 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint NOTE Inspect this function before each use of the child-restraint system. You should not be able to pull the shoulder belt out of the retractor while the system is in the automatic locking mode.

  • Page 36

    Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM LATCH Child-Restraint System Your Mazda is equipped with LATCH lower anchors for attachment of specially designed LATCH child-restraint systems behind the passenger seat that slide through the passenger seat when it is in the fully rearward position. Only LATCH junior seats and infant carriers without upper tethers can be used in this position, as there is no good place to anchor the tether due to this vehicle's design.

  • Page 37

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page36 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint qLATCH Child-Restraint System Installation Procedure Before installing a child-restraint system, make sure the passenger air bag deactivation indicator light illuminated by using the key to turn the passenger air bag off.

  • Page 38

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page37 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM WARNING Always make sure the passenger air bag deactivation indicator light is illuminated when using a rear-facing child-restraint system: Seating a child in a rear-facing child- restraint system that is installed on the passenger seat with the passenger air bag deactivation indicator light not illuminated is extremely dangerous.

  • Page 39: Srs Air Bags

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page38 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS) Precautions The front and side supplemental restraint systems (SRS) include up to 4 air bags (verify SRS AIRBAG location indicator marks). They are located in: The steering wheel hub (driver air bag) The passenger dashboard (passenger air bag) The outboard sides of the seatbacks (side air bags)

  • Page 40

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page39 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 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 collision with frontal, near frontal or side forces that are at least moderate.

  • Page 41

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page40 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Do not sit too close to a front door or lean against doors in vehicles with side air bags: Sitting too close to the side air bag modules or placing hands on them is extremely dangerous.

  • Page 42

    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 43

    For more government release information on air bag deactivation, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer for the occupant categories as described in the request form for the air bag deactivation switch in the NHTSA rules. 2-30 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 44

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page43 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM The air bag deactivation switch turns off the passenger front and side air bags and the also seat belt pretensioner system. Make sure the passenger air bag deactivation switch is in the ON position except when a passenger fitting the previous categories occupies the front passenger seat.

  • Page 45

    30 kg (66 lb). NOTE Have the passenger air bag deactivation switch inspected by an Authorized Mazda Dealer if any of these conditions occur: The indicator light does not illuminate for about 6 seconds when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position.

  • Page 46

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page45 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 1. Insert the key into the passenger air bag deactivation switch and turn the key clockwise until the key points to OFF. 2. Remove the key. 3. Make sure the air bag deactivation indicator light remains illuminated when the ignition is in the ON position.

  • Page 47

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page46 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Supplemental Restraint System Components The supplemental restraint systems (SRS) have two basic subsystems: The air bag system with inflators and air bags. The electrical system with crash sensors and diagnostic module. The air bags are mounted in the following locations: The steering wheel hub The passenger dashboard...

  • Page 48

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page47 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM qFront Air Bag System Components (1) Front dual stage inflators and air bags (2) Front crash sensor (3) Passenger air bag deactivation indicator light (page 2-37) (4) Crash sensor and diagnostic module (SAS unit) (5) Seat belt pretensioner and load limiting systems (page 2-10) (6) Passenger seat weight sensors (page 2-37) (7) Driver and passenger seat belt buckle switches (page 2-37)

  • Page 49

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page48 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags qSide Air Bag System Components (1) Crash sensor and diagnostic module (SAS unit) (2) Side crash sensors (3) Side inflators and air bags (4) Seats í 2-36 Some models.

  • Page 50

    The front air bags will function only once. After that, the front air bags will not work again and must be replaced. Only an Authorized Mazda Dealer can replace the system components. The front, dual stage air bags control air bag inflation in two energy stages. During an impact of moderate severity the front air bags deploy with lesser energy, whereas during more severe impacts, they deploy with more energy.

  • Page 51

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page50 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Passenger seat weight sensors Your vehicle is also equipped with the passenger air bag deactivation indicator light. The deactivation indicator light illuminates when the key is used to turn the passenger air bag off or the automatic function operates based on the passenger seat weight sensors.

  • Page 52

    ON position and does not illuminate as indicated in the above chart, do not allow a child to sit in the passenger seat and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. The system may not work properly in an accident. You must deactivate the passenger air bag using the key (page 2-30) and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

  • Page 53

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page52 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 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 passenger seat, increasing the total seated weight on the passenger seat from the total seated weight of approximately 30 kg (66 lb) is dangerous.

  • Page 54

    The side air bags will function only once. After that, the side air bags will not work again and must be replaced. Only an Authorized Mazda Dealer can replace the systems. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (53,1) í...

  • Page 55

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page54 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags qAir Bag Activation/Deactivation NOTE If the passenger seat weight sensors detect a total seated weight on the passenger seat is less than approximately 42 kg (93 lb), the passenger front and side air bags and seat belt pretensioner may not deploy (page 2-37).

  • Page 56

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page55 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Frontal offset impact to the vehicle may not provide the stopping force necessary for air bag deployment. Rear-ending or running under a truck's tail gate may not provide the stopping force necessary for air bag deployment. Non-activation of front air bags Front air bags will not normally inflate in the following cases:...

  • Page 57

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page56 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Side impacts involving trees or poles can cause severe cosmetic damage but may not have enough impact force to activate the side air bags. Vehicle roll-over may not provide enough side force to deploy the side air bags.

  • Page 58

    ON position. If either of these occur, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. The system may not work in an accident.

  • Page 59

    Only a trained Authorized Mazda Dealer can fully evaluate these systems to see that they will work in any subsequent accident. Driving with an expended or damaged...

  • Page 60: Knowing Your Mazda

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page59 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 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 61: Advanced Keyless Entry And Start System

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page60 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 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 62

    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.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (61,1)

  • Page 63

    (green) flashes in the instrument cluster. Refer to Advanced Key Battery Dead Warning on page 3-19. 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.

  • Page 64

    Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (63,1) 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 65

    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 66: Operation Using Advanced Keyless Functions

    The system may not operate if you are too close to the windows, door handles. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (65,1) Knowing Your Mazda Opening the trunk lid The operational range for opening the trunk lid is an area of up to 80 cm (2.6 ft) from the center of the trunk lid.

  • Page 67

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page66 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System NOTE The trunk is out of the operational range, however, starting the engine may be possible. The engine may not start if the...

  • Page 68

    If your prefer, the beep sound can be turned off (page 3-20). Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (67,1) Knowing Your Mazda NOTE The setting can be changed so that the doors are locked automatically without pressing the request switch (page 3-20).

  • Page 69

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page68 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System qOpening the Trunk Lid with Request Switch The trunk lid can be opened by pressing the request switch on the under side of the trunk lid above the license plate while the advanced key is being carried.

  • Page 70

    This does not indicate an abnormality. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (69,1) Knowing Your Mazda START The engine is started in this position. It will crank until you release the start knob; then it returns to the ON position. The brake warning light can be checked after the engine is started (page 5-38).

  • Page 71

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page70 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System 1. Make sure the advanced key is being carried. 2. Occupants should fasten their seat belts. 3. Make sure the parking brake is on.

  • Page 72

    Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (71,1) Knowing Your Mazda Turning off the engine 1. Shift the shift lever to the P position (Automatic transmission). 2. Turn the ignition switch from the ON position to the ACC position.

  • Page 73: Operation Using Advanced Key Functions

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page72 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System NOTE When turning the ignition switch to the LOCK position, the ignition switch has to be pushed in from the ACC position and turned. Without...

  • Page 74

    Unlock button To unlock the driver's door, press the unlock button. A beep will be heard twice and the hazard warning lights will flash twice. Black plate (73,1) Knowing Your Mazda 3-15...

  • Page 75

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page74 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System To unlock both doors , press the unlock button again within 3 seconds and two more beep sounds will be heard. NOTE (Without theft-deterrent system)

  • Page 76: Advanced Key Suspend Function

    The engine can be started with the auxiliary key, refer to Ignition Switch (page 5-2). Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (75,1) Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Key Suspend Function If an advanced key is left in the vehicle or the trunk, the functions of the advanced...

  • Page 77: Warning And Beep Sounds

    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 78

    LOCK position. The advanced key battery is dead. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (77,1) Knowing Your Mazda 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 79: Setting Change (function Customization)

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page78 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda 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 dead...

  • Page 80: 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. 3-21...

  • Page 81: Doors And Locks

    NOTE 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.

  • Page 82: Keyless Entry System (with Retractable Type Key)

    To retract the key, rotate it into the holder while pressing the release button. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (81,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Keyless Entry System (with Retractable Type Key) This system remotely locks and unlocks the doors, and opens the power windows.

  • Page 83

    To install a new battery, refer to Maintenance (page 3-26). 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 84

    To unlock the driver's door, press the unlock button and the hazard warning lights will flash twice. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (83,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks To unlock both doors, press the unlock button again within 3 seconds. NOTE...

  • Page 85

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page84 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Panic button If you witness from a distance someone attempting to break into or damage your vehicle, pressing the panic button will activate the vehicle's alarm.

  • Page 86

    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 87: Door Locks

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page86 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Door Locks WARNING Always take all children and pets with you or leave a responsible person with them: Leaving a child or a pet unattended in a parked vehicle is dangerous.

  • Page 88

    This does not operate the other door locks. Door-lock knob Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (87,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks NOTE (With advanced key) The driver's door cannot be locked using the door-lock knob from the outside.

  • Page 89

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page88 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Locking, unlocking with key Both doors lock automatically when the driver's door is locked with the key. Both doors unlock when the driver's door is unlocked and the key is held in the unlock position for one second or longer.

  • Page 90: Trunk Lid

    If inhaled, it can cause loss of consciousness and death. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (89,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qOpening and Closing the Trunk Lid WARNING Close the trunk lid and do not allow...

  • Page 91

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page90 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Opening the trunk lid with the key Insert the key into the slot and turn it clockwise. Open Opening the trunk lid with the request switch (with advanced key)

  • Page 92

    Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (91,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks To open the trunk lid when the switch is in the OFF position, open the trunk with the key.

  • Page 93: Inside Trunk Release Lever

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page92 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Inside Trunk Release Lever Your vehicle is equipped with an inside trunk release lever that provides a means of escape for children and adults in the event they become locked inside the trunk.

  • Page 94: Power Windows

    The inside trunk release lever is located on the inside of the trunk end trim. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (93,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Power Windows The ignition switch must be in the ON position for the power windows to operate.

  • Page 95

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page94 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qOperating the Power Windows (Type A) Manual opening/closing To open the window to the desired position, lightly hold down the switch. To close the window to the desired position, lightly pull up the switch.

  • Page 96

    Press and hold the unlock button on the transmitter. After the doors are unlocked, the windows fully open automatically. Advanced key Lock button Unlock button Black plate (95,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Panic button Trunk button í 3-37 Some models.

  • Page 97: 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 98

    If the light remains on (even after you have tightened the cap securely, driven, and restarted the engine several times), it may indicate a different problem. Contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. 3-39...

  • Page 99: Hood

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page98 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Hood WARNING Always check that the hood is closed and securely locked: A hood that is not closed and securely locked is dangerous as it could fly...

  • Page 100: Convertible Top (soft Top)

    During a sudden maneuver or collision you could be seriously injured or even killed. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (99,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks í Top latch assembly Top storage area Convertible...

  • Page 101

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page100 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Before lowering or raising the convertible top, stop in a safe place off the right-of-way and park on a level surface. Make sure nothing is on the convertible top or near the back window when raising or lowering the convertible top.

  • Page 102

    9. Raise the windblocker if it is needed. NOTE The windblocker reduces the amount of wind coming into the cabin from behind when driving with the convertible top opened. Refer to Windblocker on page 6-48. Black plate (101,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 3-43...

  • Page 103

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page102 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qRaising the Convertible Top 1. Make sure the parking brake is applied. 2. Fully open the left and right windows. 3. Turn off the engine. 4. Pull the unlock lever outward to disengage the lock.

  • Page 104

    Make sure the convertible top is securely locked by pushing up on it. If it still sounds loose (rattles) after being locked by the top latch, have it inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (103,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 7.

  • Page 105: Detachable Hardtop (canada)

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page104 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Black plate (104,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks í Detachable Hardtop (Canada) Top latch assembly Side latch assembly Rear deck latch Rear window defroster coupler Rear deck stud í 3-46 Some models.

  • Page 106

    Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (105,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks When removing the hardtop, make sure objects inside the vehicle are not blown away by wind.

  • Page 107

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page106 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 5. Remove the seat belts from the belt guides. Belt guide 6. Slide the seats forward. Refer to Seat Slide on page 2-2. 7. Fold the seatbacks forward.

  • Page 108

    The windshield's edges could scratch and cause injuries. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (107,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks CAUTION Be careful not to strike the body with any of the protruding hardtop latches.

  • Page 109

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page108 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 15. Disconnect the hardtop rear window defroster coupler (A) from the coupler (B), and remove the convertible top rear window defroster coupler (C) from its holder (D).

  • Page 110

    Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (109,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 8. Make sure the top latch and the side latches on the hardtop are unlocked. Top latch...

  • Page 111

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page110 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 10. Slide the hardtop forward while pressing down on the rear deck latches to lock the latches, and then verify that they are secure by attempting to lift the rear of the hardtop.

  • Page 112

    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks NOTE If the hardtop rattles even when all latches are secure, drive slowly and contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer for inspection. qDetachable Hardtop Appearance Care Refer to Hardtop Maintenance (page 8-57) for information on detachable hardtop appearance care.

  • Page 113: Convertible Top (power Retractable Hardtop)

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page112 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Black plate (112,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks í Convertible Top (Power Retractable Hardtop) The power retractable hardtop opens/closes electrically by operating switches in the vehicle. When opening/closing the hardtop, the hardtop, deck and window glass operate together.

  • Page 114

    Otherwise the heat generated from the defogger could damage the hardtop and the internal material. Before opening or closing the hardtop, stop in a safe place off the right-of-way and park on a level surface. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (113,1) Doors and Locks WARNING CAUTION Knowing Your Mazda 3-55...

  • Page 115

    NOTE If the power retractable hardtop cannot be closed even after the operation conditions are all met, have it checked at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. The hardtop can be closed manually as an emergency measure. Refer to The Power Retractable...

  • Page 116

    NOTE When the top latch is unlatched, the operation indicator light illuminates. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (115,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 5. Press and hold the open switch. NOTE When the open switch is pressed, a beep sound is heard.

  • Page 117

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page116 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks NOTE If the windows are closed, the windows automatically open partially when the deck opens. 7. The hardtop opens. 8. The hardtop retracts under the deck.

  • Page 118

    If the windows are closed, the windows automatically open partially when the deck opens. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (117,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 3. The hardtop comes out from under the deck. 4. The hardtop closes. 5. The deck closes.

  • Page 119

    Locked position Unlocked position Red indicator NOTE The operation indicator light turns off when the top latch hook is locked. If the hardtop is not closed properly even with the top latch locked, contact Mazda to have it inspected.

  • Page 120

    Authorized Mazda Dealer. If you are unable to have the hardtop checked at an Authorized Mazda Dealer, the hardtop can be closed manually as an emergency measure. The procedure for manually closing the hardtop is as follows: 1.

  • Page 121

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page120 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 4. Turn on the hazard warning flasher if it is needed. WARNING Verify that the ignition switch is in the LOCK position before manually operating the hardtop:...

  • Page 122

    Bring the removed bolt to an Authorized Mazda Dealer.If you drop the bolt in the vehicle by mistake, inform at an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

  • Page 123

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page122 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 6. Tighten the eyebolt by turning it clockwise 5 more times. Eyebolt 7. Unscrew the eyebolt now by turning it counterclockwise. 8. Insert the threaded end of the eyebolt through the guide.

  • Page 124

    The deck lid could fall if it is released too soon and cause injury. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (123,1) Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Closing the hardtop CAUTION The procedure should be done by at least two adults.

  • Page 125

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page124 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 2. Grasp the hardtop along the side and rear surfaces and lift it up enough to create a clearance behind the rear glass. 3. Grasp the hardtop along its side surface...

  • Page 126

    Always route the one end of the rope to inside of the vehicle. If it is not inside the vehicle, it will be difficult to service the hardtop at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 3. Do the same procedure on the other side.

  • Page 127

    8. Tie off the other side rope the same way. 9. Close the trunk lid. After finishing the procedure After finishing the procedure, have the hardtop checked at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. WARNING Drive the vehicle at a speed of 40 km/h Rope...

  • Page 128

    If the chime sounds despite having met all the operation conditions, consult an Authorized Mazda to have the system inspected. The hardtop is not fully opened or closed. Press the switch until the open or close operation is completed.

  • Page 129: Security System

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page128 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 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 130

    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 131

    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 will reset...

  • Page 132: Immobilizer System (without Advanced Key)

    Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (131,1) Knowing Your Mazda Security System CAUTION When starting the engine do not allow the following, as the engine may not start due to the electronic signal from the ignition key not being transmitted correctly.

  • 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 you shut off the engine while the light is flashing you won't be able to restart it.

  • Page 134

    They are only available through an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Always keep a spare key, in case one is lost. If a key is lost, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. If you lose a key, an Authorized Mazda Dealer will reset the electronic codes of your remaining keys and immobilizer system.

  • Page 135: Theft-deterrent System

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page134 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Security System Theft-Deterrent System The theft-deterrent system is designed to prevent your vehicle or its contents from being stolen when both doors, hood, and trunk lid are locked. If forcible entry is attempted, the system sounds the horn and flashes the hazard warning lights.

  • Page 136

    Authorized Mazda Dealer. qTheft-Deterrent 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. 3-77...

  • Page 137: Steering Wheel And Mirrors

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page136 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors Steering Wheel WARNING Never adjust the steering wheel while the vehicle is moving: Adjusting the steering wheel while the vehicle is moving is dangerous. Moving it can very easily cause the driver to abruptly turn to the left or right.

  • Page 138

    Your rear view will be restricted, and you could have an accident. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (137,1) Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors qRearview Mirror Rearview mirror adjustment Before driving, adjust the rearview mirror to center on the scene through the rear window.

  • Page 139

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page138 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors WARNING Do not stack cargo or objects higher than the seatbacks: 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.

  • Page 140: Before Driving Your Mazda

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page139 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 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 141: Fuel And Engine Exhaust Precautions

    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 142: Emission Control System

    Either condition will damage the converter and cause poor performance. USE ONLY UNLEADED FUEL. Don't drive your Mazda with any sign of engine malfunction. Don't coast with the ignition switch turned off. Don't descend steep grades in gear with the ignition switch turned off.

  • Page 143: 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 144: Before Starting The Engine

    See Maintenance, Section 8. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (143,1) Before Driving Your Mazda Before Starting the Engine After Getting In Are all doors closed and locked? Is the seat adjusted properly?

  • Page 145: 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 146: Hazardous Driving

    If you get stuck, select a lower gear and accelerate slowly. Do not spin the rear wheels. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (145,1) 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 rear wheels.

  • Page 147: 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 148

    If your vehicle is to be used on snow and ice covered roads, Mazda recommends that you replace the tires originally equipped on your vehicle with snow tires during the winter months.

  • Page 149: Driving In Flooded Area

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page148 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Before Driving Your Mazda Driving Tips Driving In Flooded Area WARNING Dry wet brakes by driving very slowly and applying the brakes lightly until brake performance returns to normal: Driving with wet brakes is dangerous.

  • Page 150: Towing

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page149 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Trailer Towing The Mazda MX-5 is not designed for towing. Never tow a trailer with your Mazda MX-5. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (149,1) Before Driving Your Mazda Towing 4-11...

  • Page 151

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page150 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Black plate (150,1) 4-12 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 152

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page151 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 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 Manual Transmission Operation ... 5-9 Automatic Transmission Controls ... 5-12 Power Steering ...

  • Page 153: Starting And Driving

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page152 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Ignition Switch (With advanced key) NOTE When starting the engine using the advanced key, refer to Starting the Engine (page 3-10). When starting the engine with the auxiliary key, perform the following procedure.

  • Page 154

    NOTE If turning the key is difficult, jiggle the steering wheel from side to side. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (153,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving ACC (Accessory) The steering wheel unlocks and some electrical accessories will operate. This is the normal running position after the engine is started.

  • Page 155: Starting The Engine

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page154 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 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 156: Brake System

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page155 Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 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 157

    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 158

    Monday, June 12 2006 12:56 AM 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 159

    If this occurs, your brakes will function normally as if the vehicle had no 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 160

    Driving with worn disc pads is dangerous. The brakes could fail and cause a serious accident. As soon as you hear a screeching noise consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (159,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving...

  • Page 161

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page160 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving (6-speed transmission) Vehicles with 6-speed transmission are equipped with a device to prevent shifting to R (reverse) by mistake. Push the shift lever downward and shift to R.

  • Page 162

    This reduces the chance of stalling and gives better acceleration when you need more speed. On a steep downgrade, downshifting helps maintain safe speed and prolongs brake life. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (161,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving 5-11...

  • Page 163: Automatic Transmission Controls

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page162 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Automatic Transmission 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 164

    Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (163,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving WARNING If the engine is running faster than idle, do not shift from N or P into a...

  • Page 165

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page164 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving M (Manual) M is the manual shift mode position. Gears can be shifted up or down by operating the shift lever or steering shift switches. Refer to Manual Shift Mode (page 5-14).

  • Page 166

    You can shift gears up and down by operating the shift lever or the steering shift switches. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (165,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving NOTE If the steering shift switches on both sides (left and right) are operated simultaneously, the gear will shift once.

  • Page 167

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page166 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving To shift up to a higher gear with the steering shift switches, tap either of the UP switches toward you once with your fingers. UP switches...

  • Page 168

    Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (167,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving NOTE When driving at high speeds, the gear may not shift down depending on vehicle speed.

  • Page 169

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page168 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Shifting specification Shifting up If the vehicle speed is lower than the speed specified for each gear, the gear cannot be shifted up to a higher gear.

  • Page 170: Power Steering

    Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (169,1) 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...

  • Page 171: Cruise Control

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page170 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Cruise Control With cruise control, you can set and automatically maintain any speed of more than about 30 km/h (19 mph). WARNING Do not use the cruise control under...

  • Page 172

    On a steep grade, the vehicle may momentarily slow down going up or speed up while going down. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (171,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qTo Increase Cruising Speed Follow either of these procedures. Pull up the cruise control switch and hold it.

  • Page 173

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page172 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving NOTE Accelerate if you want to speed up temporarily when the cruise control is on. Greater speed will not interfere with it or change the set speed.

  • Page 174: Traction Control System (tcs)

    Cruise control will cancel at about 15 km/h (9 mph) below the preset speed or below 30 km/h (19 mph). Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (173,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Traction Control System í (TCS) The Traction Control System (TCS) enhances traction and safety by controlling engine torque.

  • Page 175: Dynamic Stability Control (dsc)

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page174 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qTCS/DSC Indicator Light This indicator light stays on for a few seconds when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position. If the TCS or DSC is operating, the indicator light flashes.

  • Page 176

    CAUTION The DSC may not operate correctly unless the following are observed: Use tires of the correct size specified for your Mazda on all four wheels. Use tires of the same manufacturer, brand and tread pattern on all four wheels.

  • Page 177

    If the TCS/DSC indicator light and the DSC OFF indicator light remain illuminated even after turning the ignition switch to the ON position, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 5-26 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (176,1) qDSC OFF Switch Press the DSC OFF switch to turn off the TCS/DSC.

  • Page 178: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

    In this case, turn off the engine and restart it to restore the TCS/DSC. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (177,1) Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Tire Pressure Monitoring í System The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) monitors the pressure for each tire.

  • Page 179

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page178 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving TPMS does not alleviate your need to check the pressure and condition of all four tires before you drive each day. CAUTION Each tire, including the spare (if...

  • Page 180

    (page 10-6). CAUTION 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 Perform tire pressure adjustment when the tires are cold. Tire pressure...

  • Page 181

    - 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 182

    ID signal code. 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 183

    Replacing tires and wheels CAUTION 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. The wheels equipped on your Mazda are specially designed for installation of the tire pressure sensors.

  • Page 184: Instrument Cluster And Indicators

    Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge ... page 5-35 Fuel Gauge ... page 5-36 Dashboard Illumination ... page 5-37 Engine Oil Pressure Gauge ... page 5-36 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Instrument Cluster and Indicators Meters and Gauges Black plate (183,1) Driving Your Mazda 5-33...

  • Page 185

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page184 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM 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 186

    RED ZONE. This may cause severe engine damage. qEngine Coolant Temperature Gauge The engine coolant temperature gauge shows the temperature of the engine coolant. If the needle is near H, it indicates overheating. Driving Your Mazda Red zone 5-35...

  • Page 187

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page186 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators CAUTION Driving with an overheated engine can cause serious engine damage (page 7-19). qFuel Gauge The fuel gauge shows approximately how much fuel is in the tank. We recommend keeping the tank over 1/4 full.

  • Page 188

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page187 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM qDashboard Illumination When the exterior lights are on, rotate the knob to adjust the brightness of the dashboard lights. Bright Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (187,1) Instrument Cluster and Indicators Driving Your Mazda 5-37...

  • Page 189: Warning/indicator Lights And Beep Sounds

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page188 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Driving Your Mazda Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds Warning/Indicator Lights Warning/Indicator lights will appear in any of the highlighted areas Signal Brake System Warning Light Charging System Warning Light Check Engine Light...

  • Page 190

    Shift Position Indicator Light TCS/DSC Indicator Light DSC OFF Indicator Light Cruise Main Indicator Light (Amber)/Cruise Set Indicator Light (Green) Turn Signal/Hazard Warning Indicator Lights Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (189,1) Warning/Indicator Lights Driving Your Mazda Page 5-44 5-44 5-45 5-47 5-47 5-48...

  • Page 191

    Black plate (190,1) 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 192

    If this occurs, your brakes will function normally as if the vehicle had no 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 193

    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. 5-42 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (192,1)

  • Page 194

    Form No.8V80-EA-06F Belt minder NOTE The belt minder can be deactivated. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer to deactivate and restore the seat belt minder. Driver seated/Passenger not seated The belt minder is a supplemental warning to the seat belt warning function.

  • Page 195

    CAUTION If the automatic transmission warning light illuminates, the transmission has an electrical problem. Continuing to drive your Mazda in this condition could cause damage to your transmission. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.

  • Page 196

    Authorized Mazda Dealer or a tire repair station. Do not ignore the TPMS Warning Light:...

  • Page 197

    (page 10-6). CAUTION 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 Perform tire pressure adjustment when the tires are cold. Tire pressure...

  • Page 198

    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 199

    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.

  • Page 200

    TCS/DSC is switched off (page 5-26). If the light stays on when the TCS/DSC is not switched off, take your vehicle to an Authorized Mazda Dealer. The dynamic stability control may have a malfunction. í Some models.

  • Page 201

    If the TCS/DSC indicator light and the DSC OFF indicator light remain illuminated even after turning the ignition switch to the ON position, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. qCruise Main Indicator Light (Amber)/Cruise Set Indicator í Light (Green) The indicator light has two colors.

  • Page 202: Beep Sounds

    Start Knob Not in LOCK Warning Beep (page 3-18) overrides the lights-on reminder. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (201,1) Driving Your Mazda qTire Inflation Pressure Warning í Beep The warning beep sound will be heard for about 3 seconds if the tire pressures decrease.

  • Page 203: Switches And Controls

    Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer when the replacement is necessary. NOTE If the headlights flicker, or the brightness weakens, the bulb-life may be depleted and a replacement is necessary.

  • Page 204

    Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (203,1) Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls qDaytime Running Lights (Canada) In Canada, vehicles must be driven with the headlights on during daytime operation.

  • Page 205: Turn And Lane-change Signals

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page204 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls Turn and Lane-Change Signals qTurn Signal Move the signal lever down (for a left turn) or up (for a right turn) to the stop position. The signal will self-cancel after the turn is completed.

  • Page 206: Windshield Wipers And Washer

    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 207: Rear Window Defroster

    If the washer doesn't work, inspect the fluid level (page 8-27). If it's OK, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 5-56 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Rear Window Defroster The rear window defroster clears frost, fog, and thin ice from the rear window.

  • Page 208: Horn

    NOTE The turn signals don't work when the hazard warning lights are on. Check local regulations about the use of hazard warning lights while the vehicle is being towed. They may forbid it. Driving Your Mazda 5-57...

  • Page 209

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page208 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Black plate (208,1) 5-58 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 210: Interior Comfort

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page209 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM 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 ... 6-3 Control Panel Audio System ... 6-10 Antenna ...

  • Page 211: Climate Control System

    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 212: Vent Operation

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page211 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM qAdjusting the Vents Directing airflow You can direct air flow by rotating the vent. Opening/closing vents The two outside vents can be opened and closed with center button. 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 213

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page212 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Climate Control System qSelecting the Airflow Mode Dashboard Vents (OPEN MODE) Dashboard and Floor Vents (OPEN MODE) Floor Vents (OPEN MODE) You will feel more comfortable by using the OPEN MODE when opening the roof. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (212,1) Dashboard Vents...

  • Page 214: Control Panel í

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page213 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Mode selector dial qControl Switches Temperature control dial Cold This dial controls temperature. Turn it clockwise for hot and counterclockwise for cold. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (213,1) Climate Control System í Control Panel Temperature control dial Air intake selector Fan control dial...

  • Page 215

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page214 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Climate Control System Mode selector dial Turn the mode selector dial to select airflow mode (page 6-4). NOTE Turn the mode selector dial to an OPEN MODE position for maximum comfort while the roof is open.

  • Page 216

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page215 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM WARNING Do not use the recirculated air mode in cold or rainy weather: Using the recirculated air mode in cold or rainy weather is dangerous as it will cause the windows to fog up. Your vision will be hampered, which could lead to a serious accident.

  • Page 217

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page216 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Climate Control System CAUTION When using the air conditioner while driving up long hills or in heavy traffic, closely monitor the temperature gauge (page 5-35). The air conditioner may cause engine overheating.

  • Page 218

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page217 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM NOTE For maximum defrosting, set the temperature control dial to the extreme hot position and turn the fan control dial fully clockwise. If warm air is desired at the floor, set the mode selector dial to the position.

  • Page 219: Audio System

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page218 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System Antenna qDetachable Type To remove the antenna, turn it counterclockwise. To install the antenna, turn it clockwise. Make sure the antenna is securely installed. Install Remove CAUTION To prevent damage to the antenna, remove it before entering a car wash facility or passing beneath a low overhead clearance.

  • Page 220

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page219 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM 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 221

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page220 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System 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 222

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page221 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM 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 223

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page222 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System 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 224

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page223 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM 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 225

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page224 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System 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.

  • Page 226

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page225 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM 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 A numerical file number is assigned...

  • Page 227

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page226 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System CAUTION This unit can only play MP3 files that have an MP3 file extension (.mp3) attached. Do not attach an MP3 file extension to any other type file as it could cause noise to be emitted or a malfunction in the unit.

  • Page 228

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page227 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Abbreviation for Variable Bit Rate. While CBR (Constant Bit Rate) is generally used, VBR varies the bit rate for audio compression according to compression conditions and this allows for compression with preference given to sound quality.

  • Page 229

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page228 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Black plate (228,1) MEMO 6-20 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 230: Audio Set

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page229 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM CD Player Power/Volume/Sound Controls ... page 6-22 Clock ... page 6-26 Operating the Radio ... page 6-28 Operating the Compact Disc (CD) Player ... page 6-32 Operating the In-Dash CD Changer ... page 6-34 Error Indications ...

  • Page 231

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page230 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System qPower/Volume/Sound Controls Power/Volume dial 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 232

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page231 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM BOSE Sound System- equipped model *1 If your vehicle is not equipped with rear speakers, adjust the power/ volume dial so the level is even. *2 Depending on the mode selected, the indication changes.

  • Page 233

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page232 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System The following seven modes are available. Select the desired mode according to use. Mode ALC does No change not operate. Use when Minimum the roof is closed. Three levels Maximum available.

  • Page 234

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page233 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Black plate (233,1) MEMO 6-25 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 235

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page234 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System qClock Display Clock/Display switch Hour/Minute set switch Setting the time The clock can be set at any time when the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON position.

  • Page 236

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page235 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM NOTE When the clock/display switch is released, the seconds are reset to 00 . If the power supply to the unit is interrupted (if the fuse blows or the vehicle's battery is disconnected), the clock will need to be reset.

  • Page 237

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page236 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating the Radio Band selector button Satellite button Electric serial number switch Seek tuning/APC switch Radio ON Press a band selector button ( turn the radio on. Band selection Successively pressing the band selector button ( ) switches the bands as...

  • Page 238

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page237 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Seek tuning Pulling up or pressing down the seek tuning/APC switch will cause the tuner to seek a higher or lower frequency automatically. NOTE If you continue to, pull up or press down and hold the seek tuning/APC switch the frequency will continue changing without stopping.

  • Page 239

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page238 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Black plate (238,1) Interior Comfort Audio System SATELLITE RADIO (SAT) Vehicles equipped with the separately purchased SIRIUS digital satellite radio unit have the ability to receive up to 100 channels of digital quality programming coast to coast via satellite.

  • Page 240

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page239 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Black plate (239,1) MEMO 6-31 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 241

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page240 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating the Compact Disc (CD) Player Load button CD slot Track up/down switch Repeat button Inserting the CD Insert the CD into the slot, label-side up. The auto-loading mechanism will set the CD and begin play.

  • Page 242

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page241 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Music scan This feature helps to find a program by playing about the first 10 seconds of each track. Pull up the scan/auto memory switch during play to start scan play operation (the track number will flash).

  • Page 243

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page242 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating the In-Dash CD Changer Load button Disc down button CD slot Disc up button Clock/Display switch Repeat button Track up/down switch Type Playable data · Music data (CD-DA) Music CD/MP3 CD player ·...

  • Page 244

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page243 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Inserting CDs into desired tray number 1. Press and hold the load button ( for about 2 seconds until a beep sound is heard. 2. Press the channel preset button for the desired tray number while WAIT is displayed.

  • Page 245

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page244 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE CDs will be ejected starting with the one with the lowest number. All CDs in the tray will be ejected continuously. CDs can be ejected when the ignition switch is off.

  • Page 246

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page245 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM 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 247

    If CHECK CD is displayed, it means that there is some 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.

  • Page 248

    Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM 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 249: Audio Control Switch Operation (steering Wheel) í

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page248 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Audio System Audio Control Switch Operation (Steering Wheel) When the audio unit is turned on, operation of the audio unit from the steering wheel is possible. NOTE Because the audio unit will be turned off under the following conditions, the switches will be inoperable.

  • Page 250

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page249 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM NOTE CD, CD changer, and SIRIUS digital satellite radio modes cannot be selected in the following cases: SIRIUS digital satellite radio unit is not equipped on the audio system. CD has not been inserted. qSeek Switch When listening to the radio Pull up or press down the seek switch, the...

  • Page 251: Safety Certification

    This CD player should not be adjusted or repaired by anyone except qualified service personnel. If servicing is required, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 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 252: Interior Equipment

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page251 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Sunvisors When you need a sunvisor, lower it for use in front. qVanity Mirrors To use the vanity mirror, lower the sunvisor. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (251,1) Interior Comfort Interior Equipment Interior Lights qOverhead Light Switch Overhead Light...

  • Page 253: Cup Holder

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page252 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment Cup Holder WARNING Never use a cup holder to hold hot liquids while the vehicle is moving: Using a cup holder to hold hot liquids while the vehicle is moving is dangerous.

  • Page 254: Bottle Holder

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page253 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM 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 255

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page254 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qSeat Side Box To open, pull the release catch. Insert the key and turn it clockwise to lock, counterclockwise to unlock. Unlock Lock í qBack Trim Storage Box Small items can be stored in the back trim storage box.

  • Page 256: Accessory Socket

    Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Accessory Socket The ignition switch must be in the ACC or ON position. Only use genuine Mazda accessories or the equivalent requiring no greater than 120 W (DC 12 V, 10 A). CAUTION To prevent accessory socket damage or...

  • Page 257: Windblocker

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page256 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM Black plate (256,1) Interior Comfort Interior Equipment Windblocker This windblocker reduces rear wind blast into the cabin when driving with the convertible top down. To use the windblocker, lift it upright. 6-48 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 258: In Case Of An Emergency

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page257 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM 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 Flat Tire Tool Storage ...

  • Page 259: Parking In An Emergency

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page258 Monday, June 12 2006 12:57 AM 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 260: Flat Tire

    Before driving, make sure which type of tire is equipped on your Mazda. If you cannot identify your tire type, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. qHow to identify your tire type...

  • Page 261

    The maximum driving distance may be shorter depending on the driving conditions. If a run-flat tire is punctured, carefully drive the vehicle to the nearest Mazda Dealer and have the tire changed. NOTE A spare tire or Instant Mobility System (IMS) emergency flat tire repair kit is not equipped on vehicles with run-flat tires as standard.

  • Page 262: Tool Storage

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page261 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Tools are stored in the locations illustrated in the diagram. Trunk room Instant Mobility System (IMS) Emergency Flat Tire Repair Kit Lug wrench Jack Lever Towing/Tiedown Glove box Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (261,1) Tool Storage Tool bag Power retractable hardtop...

  • Page 263: Instant Mobility System (ims) Emergency Flat Tire Repair Kit í

    (IMS) Emergency Flat í Tire Repair Kit The IMS emergency flat tire repair kit included with your Mazda is for a temporary repair of a slightly damaged flat tire resulting from running over nails or similar sharp objects on the road surface.

  • Page 264

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page263 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM qAbout the IMS Emergency Flat Tire Repair Kit The IMS emergency flat tire repair kit includes the following items. Tire sealant Injection hose Compressor Spare valve Valve core core tool Speed restriction Instruction sticker Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 265

    Purchase new tire sealant at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. The emergency flat tire repair kit cannot be used in the following cases. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. The period of effective use for the tire sealant has expired. (The period of effectiveness is indicated on the bottle label.)

  • Page 266

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page265 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM NOTE The tire sealant can be used at outside temperatures down to _ 30°C. In extremely cold temperatures (0°C (32°F) or below), the tire sealant hardens easily and injection of the sealant will be difficult. Warm the sealant inside the vehicle before doing the injection work.

  • Page 267

    Do not throw away the empty tire sealant bottle after use. Return the empty tire sealant bottle to an Authorized Mazda Dealer when replacing the tire. The empty tire sealant bottle will need to be used to extract and dispose of the used sealant from the tire.

  • Page 268

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page267 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM 14. Install the compressor hose to the tire valve. Valve Compressor hose 15. Insert the compressor plug into the interior accessory socket and turn the ignition switch to the ACC position (page 6-47). Compressor plug Compressor Center console...

  • Page 269

    19. Put the emergency flat tire repair kit in the trunk and continue driving. CAUTION Drive carefully to an Authorized Mazda Dealer and keep the vehicle speed below 80 km/h (50 mph). If the vehicle is driven 80 km/h (50 mph) or higher, the vehicle might begin to vibrate.

  • Page 270: Changing A Tire

    Check the period of effective use indicated on the bottle label and do not use it if it has expired. Have the tire sealant replaced at an Authorized Mazda Dealer before the period of effective use has expired. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (269,1)

  • Page 271

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page270 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM In Case of an Emergency Flat Tire 1. Park on a level surface off the right-of- way and firmly set the parking brake. 2. Put a vehicle with an automatic transmission in Park (P), a manual transmission in Reverse (R) or 1, and turn off the engine.

  • Page 272

    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, then remove the wheel.

  • Page 273

    If you lose this key, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer or use the lock manufacturer's order form, which is with the registration card.

  • Page 274

    Use the lug wrench to tighten the nuts in the order shown. If you're unsure of how tight the nuts should be, have them inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Nut tightening torque 88 118 N·m (kgf·m, ft·lbf) (9 12, 65 87)

  • Page 275

    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 276: Overheating

    If neither coolant nor steam is escaping: Open the hood and idle the engine until it cools. CAUTION 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. 7-19...

  • Page 277

    Carefully add coolant as required (page 8-24). CAUTION 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. 7-20 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (276,1)

  • Page 278: Emergency Starting

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page277 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Starting a Flooded Engine If the engine fails to start, it may be flooded (excessive fuel in the engine). Follow this procedure: 1. Depress the accelerator all the way and hold it there. 2.

  • Page 279: Jump-starting

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page278 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM In Case of an Emergency Emergency Starting 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.

  • Page 280

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page279 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM 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 281

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page280 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Black plate (280,1) In Case of an Emergency Emergency Starting Connect cables in numerical order and disconnect in reverse order. Discharged battery Jumper cables Booster battery 7-24 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 282

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page281 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM 1. Remove the rubber hose from the battery cover. 2. Remove the battery cover from its right side. 3. Make sure the booster battery is 12 V and that its negative terminal is grounded.

  • Page 283: Push-starting

    Verify that the covers are securely installed. 7-26 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (282,1) Push-Starting Do not push-start your Mazda. WARNING Never tow a vehicle to start it: Towing a vehicle to start it is dangerous. The vehicle being towed could surge forward when its engine starts, causing the two vehicles to collide.

  • Page 284: Emergency Towing

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page283 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM 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. Government and local laws must be followed.

  • Page 285: Tiedown Hooks

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page284 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM In Case of an Emergency Emergency Towing Tiedown Hooks CAUTION Don't use the tiedown hooks under the front and rear for towing. They are designed ONLY for tying down the vehicle when it's being transported.

  • Page 286

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page285 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Lug wrench 4. Hook the tying rope to the tiedown eyelet. Front Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (285,1) Emergency Towing CAUTION Rear If the tiedown eyelet is not securely tightened, it may loosen or disengage from the bumper when tying down the vehicle.

  • Page 287: Recreational Towing

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page286 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM In Case of an Emergency Emergency Towing Recreational Towing An example of recreational towing is towing your vehicle behind a motorhome. The transmission is not designed for towing this vehicle on all 4 wheels. When doing recreational towing refer to Towing Description (page 7-27) and Tiedown Hooks (page 7-28) and...

  • Page 288: Maintenance And Care

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page287 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Maintenance and Care How to keep your Mazda in top condition. Introduction ... 8-2 Introduction ... 8-2 Scheduled Maintenance ... 8-3 Scheduled Maintenance (North America) ... 8-3 Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico) ... 8-8 Scheduled Maintenance (Except North America and Mexico) ...

  • Page 289: 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 290

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page289 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Scheduled Maintenance (North America) Follow Schedule 1 if the vehicle is operated mainly where none of the following conditions apply. If any do apply, follow Schedule 2 (Canada and Puerto Rico residents follow Schedule 2). Repeated short-distance driving Driving in dusty conditions Driving with extended use of brakes...

  • Page 291

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page290 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM 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 (tension) Engine valve clearance Engine oil Engine oil filter COOLING SYSTEM FL22 type...

  • Page 292

    *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 293

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page292 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM 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 (tension) Engine valve clearance Puerto Rico Engine oil Others Engine oil filter...

  • Page 294

    *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 295

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page294 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico) Follow Schedule 1 if the vehicle is operated mainly where none of the following conditions apply. If any do apply, follow Schedule 2. 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...

  • Page 296

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page295 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM qSchedule 1 Maintenance Interval ENGINE Drive belts (tension) Engine valve clearance 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 IGNITION SYSTEM...

  • Page 297

    *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 298

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page297 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM qSchedule 2 Maintenance Interval ENGINE Drive belts (tension) Engine valve clearance 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 Fuel filter...

  • Page 299

    *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 300

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page299 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM (Cont.) Maintenance Interval ENGINE Drive belts (tension) Engine valve clearance 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 Fuel filter IGNITION SYSTEM...

  • Page 301

    *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 302: Scheduled Maintenance

    Emission control and related systems The ignition and fuel systems are highly important to the emission control system and to efficient engine operation. Don't tamper with them. All inspections and adjustments must be made by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (301,1)

  • Page 303

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page302 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance qSchedule Number of months or kilometers (miles), whichever comes first Months Maintenance Interval ×1000 km 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 ×1000 miles 6.25 12.5 18.75 25 31.25 37.5 43.75 50 56.25 62.5 68.75 75 81.25 87.5 93.75 100 Engine valve clearance Engine oil...

  • Page 304

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page303 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Number of months or kilometers (miles), whichever comes first Months Maintenance Interval ×1000 km ×1000 miles 6.25 12.5 18.75 25 31.25 37.5 43.75 50 56.25 62.5 68.75 75 81.25 87.5 93.75 100 Tires (with inflation pressure adjustment) Flat tire repair kit (if installed)

  • Page 305: 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 306: 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 307

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page306 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance NOTE Once the engine coolant exceeds a preset temperature, an electrical cooling fan turns on. It will continue running for about 10 minutes after the ignition switch is turned to off. 8-20 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (306,1)

  • Page 308: Engine Compartment Overview

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page307 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Engine Compartment Overview Engine oil filler cap Washer fluid reservoir Battery Cooling system cap Form No.8V80-EA-06F Owner Maintenance Engine oil dipstick Brake fluid reservoir / Clutch fluid reservoir (only for manual transmission model) Air filter Power steering fluid cap Engine coolant reservoir...

  • Page 309: Engine Oil

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance 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 310

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page309 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM 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. 2. Warm up the engine to normal operating temperature.

  • Page 311: Engine Coolant

    10 minutes after the ignition switch is turned to off. NOTE Changing the coolant should be done by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Inspect the antifreeze protection and coolant level in the coolant reservoir at least once a year at the beginning of the...

  • Page 312

    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. 8-25...

  • Page 313: Brake/clutch Fluid

    The level normally drops with accumulated distance, a condition associated with wear of brake and clutch linings. If it is excessively low, have the brake/clutch system inspected by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 8-26 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (312,1) qAdding Brake/Clutch Fluid...

  • Page 314: Power Steering Fluid

    The level must be kept between MIN and MAX. Visually examine the lines and hoses for leaks and damage. If new fluid is required frequently, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (313,1) Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance...

  • Page 315: Body Lubrication

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page314 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Inspect fluid level in the washer fluid reservoir; add fluid if necessary. Use plain water if washer fluid is unavailable. But use only washer fluid in cold weather to prevent it from freezing.

  • Page 316: Wiper Blades

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page315 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Wiper Blades CAUTION Hot waxes applied by automatic car washers have been known to affect the wiper's ability to clean windows. To prevent damage to the wiper blades, don't use gasoline, kerosene, paint thinner, or other solvents on or near them.

  • Page 317

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page316 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance 3. Remove the metal stiffeners from each blade rubber and install them in the new blade. CAUTION Don't bend or discard the stiffeners. You need to use them again. If the metal stiffeners are switched, the blade's wiping efficiency could be reduced.

  • Page 318: Battery

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page317 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM 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 319

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page318 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM 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 320

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page319 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM NOTE Remove the rubber hose first, and then battery cover before performing battery maintenance. Battery cover Rubber hose Before installing the battery cover, make sure both of the cables connecting the negative battery terminal (right side of battery) are connected with the cables routed toward the right and back of the...

  • Page 321: Tires

    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 322

    Because your vehicle is not equipped with a spare tire, you cannot do a tire rotation safely with the jack that comes with your vehicle. Have an Authorized Mazda Dealer perform tire rotation. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (321,1) Maintenance and Care...

  • Page 323

    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. 8-36 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (322,1) NOTE...

  • Page 324

    (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. The wheels equipped on your Mazda are specially designed for installation of the tire pressure sensors.

  • Page 325

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page324 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Black plate (324,1) Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Proper tire balancing provides the best riding comfort and helps reduce tread wear. Out-of-balance tires can cause vibration and uneven wear, such as cupping and flat spots. 8-38 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 326: Light Bulbs

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page325 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM High-mount brake light License plate lights Trunk light Reverse lights Rear turn signal lights Brake lights / Taillights Side-marker lights Overhead light Head lights (High beam) Parking light Front fog lights Headlights (Low beam) Front turn signal lights Side-marker lights Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 327

    Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer when the replacement is necessary. Never touch the glass portion of a halogen bulb with your bare hands...

  • Page 328

    (Halogen bulbs) NOTE Replacing low-beam halogen bulbs is difficult therefore contacting an Authorized Mazda Dealer is recommended. 1. If you are changing the right headlight bulb, start the engine, turn the steering wheel all the way to the left, and turn off the engine.

  • Page 329

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page328 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance 5. Pull off the sealing cover. 6. Unhook the bulb retaining spring. 7. Swing the retaining spring out and away to free the headlight bulb. 8. Carefully remove the socket and bulb assembly by pulling it straight back.

  • Page 330

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page329 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM 3. Turn the center section of the plastic retainers counterclockwise and remove them, then remove the mudguard. Removal Installation 4. Turn the socket and bulb assembly counterclockwise, and carefully pull it backward. 5.

  • Page 331

    3. Install the new bulb in the reverse order of removal. Front side-marker lights NOTE To replace the bulb, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 1. Slide the unit as shown in the figure to remove it. 2. Turn the socket and bulb assembly counterclockwise and remove it.

  • Page 332

    High-mount brake light Due to the complexity and difficulty of the procedure, the LED bulbs should be replaced by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. License plate lights Due to the complexity and difficulty of the procedure, the bulbs should be replaced by an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

  • Page 333

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page332 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance qReplacing Interior Light Bulbs Overhead light 1. Wrap a flathead screwdriver with a soft cloth to prevent damage to the trim and gently insert it in the overhead light as shown in the figure, and then remove the cover.

  • Page 334: Fuses

    If a fuse has blown, the inside element will be melted. If the same fuse blows again, avoid using that system and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. qFuse Replacement Replacing the fuses on the vehicle's left side If the electrical system doesn't work, first inspect fuses on the vehicle's left side.

  • Page 335

    Normal Blown WARNING Do not replace the main fuse by yourself. Have an Authorized Mazda Dealer perform the replacement: Replacing the fuse by yourself is dangerous because the MAIN fuse is a high current fuse. Incorrect replacement could cause an electrical shock or a short circuit resulting in a fire.

  • Page 336

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page335 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM qFuse Panel Description Fuse block (Engine compartment) DESCRIPTION DEFOG H/CLEAN ROOM IG KEY2 HEATER R.FOG RHT L RHT R TAIL Form No.8V80-EA-06F Owner Maintenance FUSE PROTECTED COMPONENT RATING 30 A Cooling fan 7.5 A Cooling fan 20 A...

  • Page 337

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page336 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance FUSE DESCRIPTION RATING 30 A MAIN 120 A EGI INJ 10 A EGI COMP1 10 A EGI COMP2 10 A HEAD LOW L 15 A HEAD LOW R 15 A HEAD 15 A...

  • Page 338

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page337 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Fuse block (Driver's side) DESCRIPTION AUX PWR METER SEAT WARM ILLUMI ENGINE M.DEF AUDIO D.LOCK SILEN Form No.8V80-EA-06F Owner Maintenance FUSE PROTECTED COMPONENT RATING 7.5 A Audio system, Power control mirror 15 A Accessory Socket 15 A Instrument cluster...

  • Page 339: Appearance Care

    Prevention It is necessary to have your Mazda washed and waxed to preserve its finish according to the instructions in this section. This should be done as soon as possible.

  • Page 340

    In low temperatures a vehicle's finish hardens. This increases the chance of paint chipping. Chipped paint can lead to rust forming on your Mazda. Before this happens, repair the damage by using Mazda touch-up paint according to the instructions in this section.

  • Page 341

    Cleansers or wax containing abrasives are used. NOTE Mazda is not responsible for scratches caused by automatic car washes or improper washing. Scratches are more noticeable on vehicles with darker paint finishes.

  • Page 342

    Exposed metal quickly rusts and can lead to major repairs. CAUTION If your Mazda is damaged and needs metal parts repaired or replaced, make sure the body shop applies anti- corrosion materials to all parts, both repaired and new.

  • Page 343

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page342 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Maintenance and Care Appearance Care CAUTION Don't use steel wool, abrasive cleaners, or strong detergents containing highly alkaline or caustic agents on chrome- plated or anodized aluminum parts. This may result in damage to the protective coating and cause discoloration or paint deterioration.

  • Page 344

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page343 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM qConvertible Top Maintenance The convertible top is made of a special high-grade material, but if it's not taken good care of, hardening, staining, and loss of luster will result. Maintain it under these guidelines.

  • Page 345

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page344 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Maintenance and Care Appearance Care CAUTION Don't use an automatic car wash. Don't use strong soap, chemical detergents, or hot water, and don't wash the hardtop in direct sunlight or when the surface is warm. Thoroughly rinse with lukewarm or cold water.

  • Page 346

    After cleaning the belts, thoroughly dry the belt webbing and make sure there is no remaining moisture before retracting them. WARNING Have an Authorized Mazda Dealer replace damaged seat belts immediately: Using damaged seat belts is dangerous. In a collision, damaged belts cannot provide adequate protection.

  • Page 347

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page346 Monday, June 12 2006 12:58 AM Black plate (346,1) 8-60 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 348: Customer Information And Reporting Safety Defects

    Mazda Importer/Distributors ... 9-10 Importer/Distributor ... 9-10 Distributor in Each Area ... 9-10 Warranty ... 9-12 Warranties for Your Mazda ... 9-12 Outside the United States and Canada ... 9-13 Outside the United States ... 9-14 Outside Canada ... 9-15...

  • Page 349

    Authorized Mazda Dealer. qSTEP 1: Contact Your Mazda Dealer Discuss the matter with an Authorized Mazda Dealer. This is the quickest and best way to address the issue. If your concern has not been resolved by the CUSTOMER RELATIONS, SALES, SERVICE, or PARTS MANAGER, then please contact the GENERAL MANAGER of the dealership or the OWNER.

  • Page 350

    4. Purchase date and current mileage 5. Your dealer's name and location 6. Your question(s) If you live outside the U.S.A., please contact your nearest Mazda Distributor. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (349,1) Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects...

  • Page 351: Customer Assistance

    Your complete and permanent satisfaction is of primary concern to Mazda. All Authorized Mazda Dealers have both the knowledge and tools to keep your Mazda in top condition. In our experience, any questions, problems, or complaints regarding the operation of your Mazda or any other general service transactions are most effectively resolved by your dealer.

  • Page 352

    If a specific item of concern arises, where a solution cannot be reached between an owner, Mazda, and/or one of it's dealers (that all parties cannot agree upon), the owner may wish to use the services offered by the Canadian Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan (CAMVAP).

  • Page 353

    British Columbia & Yukon Territories Alberta & Northwest Territories Saskatchewan Manitoba Ontario Atlantic Canada Quebec qRegional Offices REGIONAL OFFICES MAZDA CANADA INC. WESTERN REGION 8171 ACKROYD ROAD SUITE 2000 RICHMOND B.C. V6X 3K1 (604) 303-5670 MAZDA CANADA INC. CENTRAL/ATLANTIC REGION...

  • Page 354: Customer Assistance (puerto Rico)

    1 Discuss the matter with an Authorized Mazda Dealer. This is the quickest and best way to address the issue. If your concern has not been resolved by the CUSTOMER RELATIONS, SALES, SERVICE, or PARTS MANAGER, then please contact the GENERAL MANAGER of the dealership or the OWNER.

  • Page 355: Customer Assistance (mexico)

    1: Contact Your Mazda Dealer Discuss the matter with an Authorized Mazda Dealer. This is the quickest and best way to address the issue. If your concern has not been resolved by the CUSTOMER RELATIONS, SALES, SERVICE, or PARTS MANAGER, then please contact the GENERAL MANAGER of the dealership or the OWNER.

  • Page 356

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page355 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM By letter at: Attn: Customer Assistance Mazda North American Operations 7755 Irvine Center Drive Irvine, CA 92618-2922 P.O. Box 19734 Irvine, CA 92623-9734 In order to serve you efficiently and effectively, please help us by providing the following information: 1.

  • Page 357: Mazda Importer/distributors

    55 Vogell Road, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 3K5 Canada TEL: 1 (800) 263-4680 (in Canada) (905) 787-7000 (outside Canada) qPUERTO RICO/U.S. Virgin Island Plaza Motors Corp. (Mazda de Puerto Rico) P.O. Box 362722, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936-2722 TEL: (787) 641-9300...

  • Page 358

    (d.b.a. Triple J Motors) P.O. Box 500487 Saipan, MP 96950-0487 TEL: (670) 234-7133/3051 qAMERICAN SAMOA Polynesia Motors, Inc. P.O. Box 1120, Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799 TEL: (684) 699-9347 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (357,1) Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Mazda Importer/Distributors 9-11...

  • Page 359: Warranty

    Emission Defect Warranty Emission Performance Warranty California Emission Control Warranty (U.S.A. only) Emission Control Warranty (Canada only) Replacement Parts and Accessories Limited Warranty Tire Warranty NOTE Detailed warranty information is provided with your Mazda. 9-12 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (358,1)

  • Page 360: Outside The United States And Canada

    Proper repair facilities, tools, testing equipment, and replacement parts may not be available. The Mazda warranty applies only to Mazda vehicles registered and normally operated in the United States, its territories, and Canada. Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 361: Outside The United States

    We strongly recommend that you NOT take your Mazda outside the United States. However, in the event that you are moving to Canada permanently, Mazda vehicles built for use in the United States could be eligible for exportation to Canada with specific vehicle modifications to comply with the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety requirements (CMVSS).

  • Page 362: Outside Canada

    We strongly recommend that you NOT take your Mazda outside Canada. However, in the event that you are moving to the United States permanently, Mazda vehicles built for use in Canada could be eligible for exportation to the United States with specific vehicle modifications to comply with the United States Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS).

  • Page 363: Registering Your Vehicle In A Foreign Country (except United States And Canada)

    Parts, servicing techniques, and tools necessary to maintain and repair your vehicle may be unavailable. There might not be an Authorized Mazda Dealer in the country you plan to take your vehicle. The Mazda warranty is valid only in certain countries.

  • Page 364: Accessories

    Non-genuine parts and accessories for Mazda vehicles can be found in stores. These may fit your vehicle, but they are not approved by Mazda for use with Mazda vehicles. When you install non-genuine parts or accessories, they could affect your vehicle's performance or safety systems;...

  • Page 365: Cell Phones

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page364 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Cell Phones Cell Phones Warning Please comply with the legal regulations concerning the use of communication equipment in vehicles in your country: Use of any electrical devices such as cell phones, computers, portable radios, vehicle navigation or other devices by the driver while the vehicle is moving is dangerous.

  • Page 366: Type Approval Of Equipment (mexico)

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page365 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Black plate (365,1) Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Type Approval of Equipment Type Approval of Equipment (Mexico) Immobilizer system 9-19 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 367

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page366 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Black plate (366,1) Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Type Approval of Equipment Keyless entry system 9-20 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 368: Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (utqgs)

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page367 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS) Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS) This information relates to the tire grading system developed by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for grading tires by tread wear, traction, and temperature performance.

  • Page 369

    These grades will be added to the sidewalls of passenger vehicle tires over the next several years according to a schedule established by the NHTSA and the tire manufacturers. The grade of tires available as standard or optional equipment on Mazda vehicles may vary with respect to grade.

  • Page 370: Tire Information (u.s.a.)

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page369 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Federal law requires tire manufacturers to place standardized information on the sidewall of all tires. This information identifies and describes the fundamental characteristics of the tire and also provides a tire identification number for safety standard certification and in case of a recall.

  • Page 371

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page370 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) 11. Tread wear, traction and temperature grades 12. Max. permissible inflation pressure 13. SAFETY WARNING P215/65R15 95H is an example of a tire size and load index rating. Here is an explanation of the various components of that tire size and load index rating.

  • Page 372

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page371 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM H is the speed rating. The speed rating denotes the maximum speed for which the use of the tire is rated. Letter Rating * For tires with a maximum speed capability over 149 mph, tire manufacturers sometimes use the letters ZR. For tires with a maximum speed capability over 186 mph, tire manufacturers always use the letters ZR.

  • Page 373

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page372 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) Tread Wear, Traction and Temperature Grades Tread wear: The tread wear grade is a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course.

  • Page 374

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page373 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM qInformation on Temporary Tires Please refer to the diagram below. 1. Temporary tires 2. Nominal width of tire in millimeters 3. Ratio of height to width (aspect ratio) 4. Diagonal 5. Rim diameter code 6.

  • Page 375

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page374 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) 70 is the aspect ratio. This two-digit number indicates the tire's ratio of height to width. D is the tire construction symbol. D indicates diagonal ply construction . 16 is the wheel rim diameter in inches.

  • Page 376: Location Of The Tire Label (placard)

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page375 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Location of the Tire Label (Placard) You will find the tire label containing tire inflation pressure by tire size and other important information on the driver's side B-pillar or on the edge of the driver's door frame. SAMPLE qRecommended Tire Inflation Pressure On the tire label you will find the recommended tire inflation pressure in both kPa and psi...

  • Page 377

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page376 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) Always check the tire inflation pressures on a regular basis according to the recommended tire inflation pressure on the tire label and in conjunction with the information in this owner's manual: Driving your vehicle with under-inflated tires is dangerous.

  • Page 378

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page377 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM NOTE Warm tires normally exceed recommended pressures. Don't release air from warm tires to adjust the pressure. Under-inflation can cause serious failures and accidents. Over-inflation can produce a harsh ride and the greater possibility of damage from road hazards.

  • Page 379: Tire Maintenance

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page378 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) Tire Maintenance Improper or inadequate vehicle maintenance can cause tires to wear abnormally. Here are some important maintenance points: qTire Inflation Pressure Inspect all tire pressure monthly (including the spare) when the tires are cold. Maintain recommended pressures for the best ride, top handling, and minimum tire wear.

  • Page 380

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page379 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Rotate unidirectional tires and radial tires that have an asymmetrical tread pattern or studs only from front to rear, not from side to side. Tire performance will be weakened if rotated from side to side. (With limited-slip differential) Don't use the following: Tires not of the designated size...

  • Page 381

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page380 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) NOTE Tires degrade over time, even when they are not being used on the road. It is recommended that tires generally be replaced when they are 6 years or older. Heat caused by hot climates or frequent high loading conditions can accelerate the aging process.

  • Page 382: Vehicle Loading

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page381 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Do not taw a trailer with this vehicle: Towing a trailer with this vehicle is dangerous because it has not been designed to tow a trailer and doing so will affect the drive system which could result in vehicle damage.

  • Page 383

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page382 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Black plate (382,1) Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) Base Curb Weight is the weight of the vehicle including a full tank of fuel and all standard equipment. It does not include passengers, cargo, or optional equipment. Vehicle Curb Weight is the weight of your new vehicle when you picked it up from your dealer plus any aftermarket equipment.

  • Page 384

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page383 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM SAMPLE Cargo Weight includes all weight added to the Base Curb Weight, including cargo and optional equipment. When towing, trailer tongue load or king pin weight is also part of cargo weight. The cargo weight limit decreases depending on the number of vehicle occupants.

  • Page 385

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page384 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Black plate (384,1) Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) Examples: Based on a single occupant weight of 68 kg, and a value of 385 kg for the combination weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed : The cargo weight limit with one occupant is 385 kg _ 68 kg = 317 kg The cargo weight limit with two occupants is 385 kg _ (68 ×...

  • Page 386

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page385 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM SAMPLE Exceeding Axle Weight Rating Limits: Exceeding the Safety Certification Label axle weight rating limits is dangerous and could result in death or serious injury as a result of substandard vehicle handling, performance, engine, transmission and/or structural damage, serious damage to the vehicle, or loss of control.

  • Page 387

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page386 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Black plate (386,1) Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) GCW (Gross Combination Weight) is the weight of the loaded vehicle (GVW) plus the weight of the fully loaded trailer. GCWR (Gross Combination Weight Rating) is the maximum allowable weight of the vehicle and the loaded trailer - including all cargo and passengers - that the vehicle can handle without risking damage.

  • Page 388

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page387 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Exceeding GVWR or GAWR Specifications: Exceeding the GVWR or the GAWR specified on the certification label is dangerous. Exceeding any vehicle rating limitation could result in a serious accident, injury, or damage to the vehicle. Do not use replacement tires with lower load carrying capacities than the originals because they may lower the vehicle's GVWR and GAWR limitations.

  • Page 389: Steps For Determining The Correct Load Limit

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page388 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) Steps for Determining the Correct Load Limit: Steps for Determining Correct Load Limit: (1) Locate the statement The combination weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed XXX kg or XXX lbs on your vehicle's placard.

  • Page 390: Reporting Safety Defects

    Administrator, NHTSA, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from http:// www.safercar.gov. NOTE If you live in the U.S.A., all correspondence to Mazda Motor Corporation should be forwarded to: Mazda North American Operations 7755 Irvine Center Drive Irvine, California 92618-2922 P.O.

  • Page 391: Reporting Safety Defects (canada)

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page390 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Black plate (390,1) Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Reporting Safety Defects Reporting Safety Defects (Canada) Canadian customers who wish to report a safety-related defect to Transport Canada, Defect Investigations and Recalls, may telephone the toll free hotline 1-800-333-0510, or contact Transport Canada by mail at: Transport Canada, ASFAD, Place de Ville Tower C, 330 Sparks Street, Ottawa ON K1A 0N5.

  • Page 392: Service Publications

    Factory-authorized Mazda service publications are available for owners who wish to do some of their own maintenance and repair. When requesting any of our publications through an Authorized Mazda Dealer, refer to the chart below. If they don't have what you need in stock, they can order it for you.

  • Page 393

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page392 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Black plate (392,1) 9-46 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 394

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page393 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Specifications Technical information about your Mazda. Identification Numbers ... 10-2 Vehicle Information Labels ... 10-2 Specifications ... 10-4 Specifications ... 10-4 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (393,1) 10-1...

  • Page 395: Identification Numbers

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page394 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Identification Numbers Vehicle Information Labels qVehicle Identification Number The vehicle identification number legally identifies your vehicle. The number is on a plate attached to the cowl panel located on the left corner of the dashboard. This plate can easily be seen through the windshield.

  • Page 396

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page395 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM qTire Pressure Label qEngine Number Form No.8V80-EA-06F Identification Numbers Forward Black plate (395,1) 10-3...

  • Page 397: Specifications

    Manual transmission Above 10°C (50°F) 6-speed transmission Automatic transmission fluid Power steering fluid Brake/Clutch fluid Rear differential oil *1 Not available from Mazda 10-4 Form No.8V80-EA-06F Specifications Specification DOHC-16V in-line, 4-cylinder 87.5 × 83.1 mm (3.44 × 3.27 in) 1,999 ml (1,999 cc, 122.0 cu in) 10.8...

  • Page 398

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page397 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM qCapacities (Approximate Quantities) Item With oil filter replacement Engine oil Without oil filter replacement Coolant 5-speed transmission Manual transmission oil 6-speed transmission Automatic transmission fluid Rear differential oil Fuel tank Check oil and fluid levels with dipsticks or reservoir gauges. qDimensions Overall length Overall width...

  • Page 399

    NOTE The tires have been optimally matched with the chassis of your vehicle. When replacing tires, Mazda recommends that you replace tires of the same type originally fitted to your vehicle. For details, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Check the tire pressure label for tire size and inflation pressure. Refer to Tire Inflation Pressure on page 8-34.

  • Page 400

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page399 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM qFuses Refer to the fuse rating on page 8-47. Form No.8V80-EA-06F Black plate (399,1) Specifications 10-7...

  • Page 401

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page400 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Black plate (400,1) 10-8 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 402: Index

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page401 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Black plate (401,1) Index 11-1 Form No.8V80-EA-06F...

  • Page 403

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page402 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Index Accessory Socket ... 6-47 Add-On Non-Genuine Parts and Accessories ... 9-17 Advanced Key ... 3-2 Advanced key maintenance ... 3-5 Advanced key suspend function ... 3-17 Auxiliary key ... 3-17 Locking, unlocking with request switch ...

  • Page 404

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page403 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Convertible Top Power Retractable Hardtop ... 3-54 Soft Top ... 3-41 Cruise Control ... 5-20 Cup Holder ... 6-44 Customer Assistance ... 9-2 Dashboard Illumination ... 5-37 Daytime Running Lights ... 5-53 Defroster Rear window ...

  • Page 405

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page404 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Index Fuses ... 8-47 Panel description ... 8-49 Replacement ... 8-47 Glove Box ... 6-45 Hazard Warning Flasher ... 5-57 Hazardous Driving ... 4-7 Headlights Control ... 5-52 Flashing ... 5-53 High-low beam ... 5-53 On reminder ...

  • Page 406

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page405 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Odometer and Trip Meter ... 5-34 Outside Mirrors ... 3-78 Overhead Lights ... 6-43 Overheating ... 7-19 Overloading ... 4-10 Paint Damage ... 8-52 Parking Brake ... 5-5 Parking in an Emergency ... 7-2 Power Door Locks ...

  • Page 407

    MX-5_8V80-EA-06F_Edition1 Page406 Monday, June 12 2006 12:59 AM Index Tiedown Hook ... 7-28 Tire Information ... 9-23 Tire Pressure Monitoring System ... 5-27 System error activation ... 5-30 Tire pressure monitoring system warning light ... 5-28 Tires and wheels ... 5-31 Tires Flat Tire ...

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