Download Print this page
   
1
2
3
4
Table of Contents
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
126
127
128
129
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
140
141
142
143
144
145
146
147
148
149
150
151
152
153
154
155
156
157
158
159
160
161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
174
175
176
177
178
179
180
181
182
183
184
185
186
187
188
189
190
191
192
193
194
195
196
197
198
199
200
201
202
203
204
205
206
207
208
209
210
211
212
213
214
215
216
217
218
219
220
221
222
223
224
225
226
227
228
229
230
231
232
233
234
235
236
237
238
239
240
241
242
243
244
245
246
247
248
249
250
251
252
253
254
255
256
257
258
259
260
261
262
263
264
265
266
267
268
269
270
271
272
273
274
275
276
277
278
279
280
281
282
283
284
285
286
287
288
289
290
291
292
293
294
295
296
297
298
299
300
301
302
303
304
305
306
307
308
309
310
311
312
313
314
315
316
317
318
319
320
321
322
323
324
325
326
327
328
329
330
331
332
333
334
335
336
337
338
339
340
341
342
343
344
345
346
347
348
349
350
351
352
353
354
355
356
357
358
359
360
361
362
363
364
365
366
367
368
369
370
371
372
373
374
375
376
377
378
379
380
381
382
383
384
385
386
387
388
389
390
391
392
393
394
395
396
397
398
399
400
401
402
403
404
405
406
407
408
409
410
411
412
413
414
415
416
417
418
419
420
421
422
423
424
425
426
427
428
429
430
431
432
433
434
435
436
437
438
439
440
441
442
443
444
445
446
447
448
449
450
451
452
453
454
455
456
457
458
459
460
461
462
463
464
465
466
467
468
469
470
471
472
473
474
475
476
477
478
479
480
481
482
483
484
485
486
487
488
489
490
491
492
493
494
495
496
497
498
499
500
501
502
503
504
505
506
507
508
509
510
511
512
513
514
515
516
517
518
519
520
521
522

Advertisement

Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page1
Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM
Form No.8BG7-EC-10H

Advertisement

   Summary of Contents for Mazda 6 2011

  • Page 1

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page1 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 2

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page2 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 3

    Mazda North American Operations Important Notes About This Manual Keep this manual in the glove box as a handy reference for the safe and enjoyable use of your Mazda. Should you resell the vehicle, leave this manual with it for the next owner.

  • Page 4: How To Use This Manual

    Mazda. By reading your manual, you can Please refer to the manual for a detailed find out about the features, important explanation.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Table of Contents Your Vehicle at a Glance Interior, exterior views and part identification of your Mazda. Essential Safety Equipment Use of safety equipment, including seats, seat belt system, child-restraint systems and SRS air bags.

  • Page 6

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page6 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 7: Your Vehicle At A Glance

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page7 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Your Vehicle at a Glance Interior, exterior views and part identification of your Mazda. Interior Overview ................1-2 Interior Equipment (View A) ............ 1-2 Interior Equipment (View B) ............ 1-3 Interior Equipment (View C) ............ 1-4 Exterior Overview .................

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page8 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Your Vehicle at a Glance Interior Overview Interior Equipment (View A) Door-lock knob ....................page 3-32 Power door lock switch ..................page 3-32 Headlight leveling switch .................. page 5-65 DSC OFF switch ....................page 5-25 BSM OFF switch ....................

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page9 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Your Vehicle at a Glance Interior Overview Interior Equipment (View B) Audio control switches ..................page 6-71 SRS air bags ...................... page 2-41 Cruise control switches ..................page 5-20 Navigation system (if equipped) .......... Refer to the separate manual Hazard warning flasher switch ................

  • Page 10

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page10 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Your Vehicle at a Glance Interior Overview Interior Equipment (View C) SRS air bag ......................page 2-41 Seat belt ......................page 2-14 Remote fuel-filler lid release ................page 3-44 Bottle holder ....................page 6-150 Vanity mirror ....................

  • Page 11

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page11 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Your Vehicle at a Glance Exterior Overview Front Hood ........................page 3-45 Windshield wiper blades ..................page 8-27 Moonroof ......................page 3-47 Door lock ......................page 3-31 Fuel-filler lid ...................... page 3-43 Tires ........................

  • Page 12

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page12 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Your Vehicle at a Glance Exterior Overview Rear Trunk lid ......................page 3-36 Child safety lock ....................page 3-35 Outside mirror ....................page 3-61 Tires ........................page 8-31 Light bulbs ......................page 8-38 The equipment and installation position varies by vehicle Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 13: Table Of Contents

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page13 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Use of safety equipment, including seats, seat belt system, child-restraint systems and SRS air bags. Seats ....................2-2 Front Seats (Manually Operated Seats) ........2-2 Front Seats (Electrically Operated Seats) ........2-4 Rear Seat ...................

  • Page 14: Front

    The result in serious injury. Consult an driver could lose control of the vehicle Authorized Mazda Dealer if there is and have an accident. any need to remove or reinstall the CAUTION front seats.

  • Page 15: Rear

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page15 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats Do not drive with the seatback Make sure the lever returns to its original unlocked: position and the seat is locked in place by All of the seatbacks play an attempting to push it forward and important role in your protection in a backward.

  • Page 16: Front Seats (electrically Operated Seats)

    Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer if there is any need to remove or reinstall the front seats. Down Do not drive with damaged front seats: Driving with damaged front seats is dangerous.

  • Page 17

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page17 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats qSeat Recline CAUTION WARNING Ø The seat-bottom power adjustment is operated by motors. Do not drive with either front seat Avoid extended operation because reclined: excessive use can damage the Sitting in a reclined position while the motors.

  • Page 18

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page18 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats qSeat Position Memory (Driver's To change the seatback angle, press the í front or rear side of the reclining switch. Seat) Release the switch at the desired position. One-touch seat position programming and activation is available on the driver's seat.

  • Page 19

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page19 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats NOTE Operation using the seat-side buttons In the following cases, the seat position set Programming function cancels: Park the vehicle in a safe location before Any of the seat adjustment switches are performing the seat position operated.

  • Page 20

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page20 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats 1. Adjust the seat to the desired position. Erasing memory For each seat position adjustment After the following conditions have been method, refer to the following pages: met, while holding the SET button in, Seat Slide (page 2-5) press the button on the advanced key/...

  • Page 21: Rear Seat

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page21 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats Never give the car keys to children and Rear Seat do not allow them to play in the vehicle: WARNING Playing with the folding rear seats is Make sure luggage and cargo are dangerous.

  • Page 22

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page22 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats NOTE CAUTION When returning a rear seat to its original Before folding the seatbacks down position, also replace the seat belt to its with the straps (in trunk), make sure normal position.

  • Page 23: Head Restraints

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page23 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats WARNING Head Restraints Always make sure the seat belts are Your vehicle is equipped with head fully pulled out from under the restraints on all outboard seats. The head seatbacks: restraints are intended to help protect you A seat belt caught under a seatback...

  • Page 24

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page24 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats Rear outboard seat í Seat Warmer Press the HI or LO side of the seat warmer switch with the ignition switched ON. The indicator on the switch illuminates and the seat warms up.

  • Page 25

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page25 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seats NOTE WARNING Use the seat warmer when the engine is Ø Be careful when using the seat running, and do not continue to use it for a warmer. The heat from the seat long period of time.

  • Page 26: Seat Belt Systems

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

  • Page 27

    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 28

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page28 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems CAUTION Belt retraction may become difficult if the belts and rings are soiled, so try to keep them clean. For more details about cleaning the seat belts, refer to “Cleaning the Lap/Shoulder Belt Webbing”...

  • Page 29

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page29 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems qAutomatic Locking Mode Always use the automatic locking mode to keep the child-restraint system from shifting to an unsafe position in the event of an accident. To enable seat belt automatic locking mode, pull it all the way out and connect it as instructed on the child-restraint system.

  • Page 30: Seat Belt

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page30 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems WARNING Seat Belt Positioning the Shoulder Portion of the qFastening the Seat Belt Seat Belt: Improper positioning of the shoulder 1. Grasp the seat belt tongue. portion of the seat belt is dangerous.

  • Page 31

    If a belt does not fully retract, inspect it for kinks and twists. If it is still not retracting WARNING properly, have it inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Positioning the Shoulder Portion of the Seat Belt: Improper positioning of the shoulder portion of the seat belt is dangerous.

  • Page 32: Front Seat Belt Pretensioner And Load Limiting Systems

    Even if the pretensioners have not fired, the load limiting function must be checked by an Authorized Mazda Dealer after any collision. 2-20 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 33

    Ask an Authorized Mazda possible. Dealer how to safely dispose of the qAir Bag/Front Seat Belt pretensioner system or how to scrap a pretensioner-equipped vehicle.

  • Page 34

    ON. If any of these occur, Driving the vehicle with the air bag/ consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as front seat belt pretensioner system soon as possible. The system may not warning beep sounding is dangerous.

  • Page 35: Seat Belt Extender

    If you sell your Mazda, do When ordering an extender, only order not leave your seat belt extender in one that provides the necessary additional the vehicle.

  • Page 36: Seat Belt Warning Light/beep

    For the be damaged. In addition, the seat belt warning safety of the driver and front passenger, Mazda light will not illuminate and function properly. recommends not deactivating the belt reminder.

  • Page 37

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page37 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems Driver seated/Front passenger not Driver seated/Front passenger seated seated The seat belt warning function reminds The belt reminder is a supplemental the front passenger to fasten the seat belt warning to the seat belt warning function.

  • Page 38: Child Restraint

    Even if the front passenger air bag is shut off, Mazda strongly recommends that children be properly restrained and child-restraint systems of all kinds are properly secured on the rear seats which are the best place for children.

  • Page 39

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page39 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint WARNING Use the correct size child-restraint system: For effective protection in vehicle accidents and sudden stops, a child must be properly restrained using a seat belt or child-restraint system depending on age and size.

  • Page 40

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page40 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint Do not install a front-facing child-restraint system on the front passenger seat unless it is unavoidable: In a collision, the force of a deploying air bag could cause serious injury or death to the child.

  • Page 41

    NOTE Your Mazda is equipped with LATCH lower anchors for attachment of specially designed LATCH child-restraint systems in the rear seat. When using these anchors to secure a child-restraint system, refer to “LATCH Child-Restraint Systems” (page 2-37).

  • Page 42: Child-restraint System Installation Position

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page42 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint Child seat Child-Restraint System A child seat restrains a child's body using Installation Position the harness. In this owner's manual, explanation of child-restraint systems is provided for the following three types of popular child- restraint systems: infant seat, child seat, booster seat.

  • Page 43: Installing Child-restraint Systems

    Follow these instructions when using a installed on the seats that take tethers to child-restraint system, unless you are be effective. In your Mazda, tethered attaching a LATCH-equipped child- child-restraint systems can only be restraint system to the rear LATCH lower accommodated in the three positions on anchors.

  • Page 44

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page44 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint 2. Secure the child-restraint system with NOTE the lap portion of the lap/shoulder belt. Inspect this function before each use of the See the manufacturer's instructions on child-restraint system.

  • Page 45

    NOTE To check if your front seats have side air bags: Mazda vehicles equipped with side air bag will have a “SRS AIRBAG” tag on the outboard shoulder of the front seats. To check if your vehicle has curtain air...

  • Page 46

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page46 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint Do not allow a child or anyone to lean WARNING over or against the side window of a Always move the front passenger seat vehicle with side and curtain air bags: as far back as possible if installing a It is dangerous to allow anyone to front-facing child-restraint system on it...

  • Page 47

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page47 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint 3. Place the child-restraint system on the 7. (With Driver and Front Passenger seat without putting your weight on the Occupant Classification System) seat and fasten the seat belt. See the Make sure the front passenger air bag manufacturer's instructions on the deactivation indicator light illuminates...

  • Page 48

    Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. 2-36 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 49: Latch Child-restraint Systems

    Child Restraint LATCH Child-Restraint Systems Your Mazda is equipped with LATCH lower anchors for attachment of specially designed LATCH child-restraint systems in the rear seat. Both anchors must be used, otherwise the seat will bounce around and put the child in danger. Most LATCH child-restraint systems must also be used in conjunction with a tether to be effective.

  • Page 50

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page50 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint qLATCH Child-Restraint System 5. If your child-restraint system came equipped with a tether, that means it is Installation Procedure (Rear very important to properly secure the Outboard Seats) tether for child safety.

  • Page 51

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page51 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint qLATCH Child-Restraint System WARNING Installation Procedure (Rear Use the tether and tether anchor only Center Seat) for a child-restraint system: The LATCH lower anchors at the center Using the tether or tether anchor to secure anything but a child-restraint of the rear seat are much further apart than...

  • Page 52

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page52 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint 3. Secure the child-restraint system using WARNING BOTH LATCH lower anchors, Use the tether and tether anchor only following the child-restraint system for a child-restraint system: manufacturer's instructions. Pull on the Using the tether or tether anchor to child-restraint to be sure both anchors secure anything but a child-restraint...

  • Page 53: Srs Air Bags

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page53 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Precautions The front and side supplemental restraint systems (SRS) include 6 air bags. Please verify the air bags equipped on your vehicle by locating the SRS AIRBAG location indicators.

  • Page 54

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page54 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags If your vehicle is also equipped with a driver and front passenger occupant classification system, refer to the Driver and Front Passenger Occupant Classification System (page 2-54) for details. If your vehicle is equipped with a driver and front passenger occupant classification system, the front passenger air bag deactivation indicator light illuminates for a specified time after the ignition is switched ON.

  • Page 55

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page55 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Never use a rear-facing child-restraint system in the front seat with an air bag that could deploy: Rear-facing child-restraint systems on the front seat are particularly dangerous even though you may feel assured that a front passenger air bag will not deploy based on the fact that the front passenger air bag deactivation indicator light illuminates.

  • Page 56

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page56 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Do not attach objects on or around the area where a side air bag deploys: Attaching objects to the front seat in such a way as to cover the outboard side of the seat in any way is dangerous.

  • Page 57

    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 58: Supplemental Restraint System Components

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page58 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Supplemental Restraint System Components Driver/Front passenger inflators and air bags Crash sensor, and diagnostic module (SAS unit) Front seat belt pretensioner and load limiting systems (page 2-20) Front air bag sensor Side crash sensors Air bag/front seat belt pretensioner system warning light (page 2-49)

  • Page 59: How The Srs Air Bags Work

    SRS Air Bags How the SRS Air Bags Work Your Mazda is equipped with the following types of SRS air bags. SRS air bags are designed to work together with the seat belts to help to reduce injuries during an accident.

  • Page 60

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page60 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags (With Driver and Front Passenger Occupant Classification System) In addition, the front passenger air bag is designed to only deploy in accordance with the total seated weight on the front passenger seat. For details, refer to the driver and front passenger occupant classification system (page 2-54).

  • Page 61

    A system malfunction is indicated if the warning light constantly flashes, constantly illuminates or does not illuminate at all when the ignition is switched ON. If any of these occur, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. The system may not work in an accident.

  • Page 62

    The air bag and seat belt pretensioner system warning beep sound will continue to be heard for approximately 35 minutes. Have your vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. WARNING Do not drive the vehicle with the air bag/front seat belt pretensioner system warning...

  • Page 63: Srs Air Bag Deployment Criteria

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page63 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria This chart indicates the applicable SRS equipment that will deploy depending on the type of collision. (The illustrations are the representative cases of collisions.) Types of collision A severe frontal/near frontal collision A severe side collision...

  • Page 64: Limitations To Srs Air Bag

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page64 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Limitations to SRS Air Bag In severe collisions such as those described previously in SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria , the applicable SRS air bag equipment will deploy. However, in some accidents, the equipment may not deploy depending on the type of collision and its severity.

  • Page 65

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page65 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Roll-over 2-53 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 66

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page66 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags í Driver and Front Passenger Occupant Classification System First, please read Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Precautions (page 2-41) carefully. NOTE This system is equipped on models for the U.S., Canadian and Puerto Rican markets. qDriver Seat Slide Position Sensor Your vehicle is equipped with a driver seat slide position sensor as a part of the supplemental restraint system.

  • Page 67

    ON and does not illuminate as indicated in the above chart, do not allow a child to sit in the front passenger seat and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. The system may not work properly in an accident.

  • Page 68

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page68 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags WARNING Do not decrease the total seated weight on the front passenger seat: When an adult or large child sits on the front passenger seat, decreasing the total seated weight on the front passenger seat required for air bag deployment is dangerous.

  • Page 69

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page69 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Do not increase the total seated weight on the front passenger seat: When an infant or small child sits on the front passenger seat, increasing the total seated weight on the front passenger seat is dangerous.

  • Page 70

    Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. If the front passenger air bag deactivation indicator light illuminates when an adult is seated in the front passenger seat, have the passenger re-adjust their posture by sitting with their feet on the floor, and then re-fastening the seat belt.

  • Page 71: Monitoring And Maintenance

    The air bag systems do not require regular maintenance. But if any of the following occurs, take your vehicle to an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible: The air bag system warning light flashes. The air bag system warning light remains illuminated.

  • Page 72

    Improper disposal of an air bag or a vehicle with live air bags in it can be extremely dangerous. Unless all safety procedures are followed, injury can result. Ask an Authorized Mazda Dealer how to safely dispose of an air bag or how to scrap an air bag equipped vehicle.

  • Page 73: Knowing Your Mazda

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page73 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Knowing Your Mazda Explanation of basic operations and controls; opening/closing and adjustment of various parts. Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System ........ 3-2 í Advanced Keys ..............3-2 Operation Using Advanced Keyless Functions ......3-7 Operation Using Advanced Key Functions ......

  • Page 74

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page74 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System í Advanced Keys The advanced keyless functions (advanced keyless entry and start system) enable the following operations while the advanced key is being carried (page 3-7).

  • Page 75

    (not in the vehicle) for use if you need to make a replacement key. 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.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 76

    Refer to Advanced Key Battery Dead Warning on page 3-21. 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 77

    Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System qAdvanced Key Maintenance Replacing the battery at an Authorized Mazda Dealer is recommended to prevent CAUTION damage to the advanced key. If replacing the battery by yourself, follow the Ø Make sure the battery is installed instruction below.

  • Page 78

    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 79

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page79 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System Opening the trunk lid Operation Using Advanced The operational range for opening the Keyless Functions trunk lid is an area of up to 80 cm (31 in) from the center of the trunk lid.

  • Page 80

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page80 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System NOTE NOTE The trunk is out of the operational range, Confirm that all the doors are securely however, starting the engine may be locked.

  • Page 81

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page81 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System The sensor is installed on the inside of the To unlock front door handles. The doors cannot be Driver's door handle unlocked by touching any area other than To unlock the driver's door, touch the the sensor area.

  • Page 82

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page82 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System qStarting the Engine It may require a few seconds for the doors to unlock after touching the sensor area on í Locked steering wheel the inside of either front door handle.

  • Page 83

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page83 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System NOTE WARNING The order in which the ignition is switched Before leaving the driver's seat, always can be changed. switch the ignition off, set the parking...

  • Page 84

    ACC or ON. Have your Put the vehicle in park (P). If you must vehicle inspected at an Authorized restart the engine while the vehicle is Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. moving, shift into neutral (N). 3-12 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 85

    Have Authorized Mazda Dealer (page 7-14). your vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. If this Starting the engine using the auxiliary occurs, the engine can be force-started. Press and hold the push button start until If the engine cannot be started for reasons the engine starts.

  • Page 86

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page86 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System 4. Insert the auxiliary key into the slot 2. (Manual transaxle) while it is flashing, but DO NOT Shift into neutral. TURN THE AUXILIARY KEY IN (Automatic transaxle) THE SLOT.

  • Page 87

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page87 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System Continuously pressing the push button Operation Using Advanced start while the engine is running and the Key Functions vehicle is stopped, or quickly pressing it...

  • Page 88

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page88 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System NOTE Transmitter A beep sound can be heard for confirmation Lock button Operation indicator light when the doors are locked using the advanced keyless transmitter. If you prefer, the beep sound can be turned off.

  • Page 89

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page89 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System NOTE Trunk button A beep sound can be heard for confirmation To open the trunk, press and hold the when the doors are unlocked using the trunk button until the trunk lid opens.

  • Page 90

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page90 Monday, August 2 2010 1:25 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System Declaration of Conformity Keyless entry system 3-18 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 91

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page91 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System qAuxiliary Key Function Advanced Key Suspend Use the auxiliary key stored in the Function advanced key in the event of a dead transmitter battery or malfunction.

  • Page 92

    Authorized start is switched to ACC and the door Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. is open due to the activation of the Refer to Starting the engine (page warning beep sound indicating that the 3-10).

  • Page 93

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page93 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System qRequest Switch Inoperable A key from another manufacturer similar to the advanced key is in the Warning Beep operational range. If the request switch for a front door is...

  • Page 94

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page94 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System qAdvanced Key Left-in-vehicle Warning Beep If an advanced key is left in the vehicle cabin and all the doors are locked using a...

  • Page 95

    When the KEY warning light (red) remains illuminated in the auxiliary key to continue driving the instrument cluster. vehicle. Have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. 3-23 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 96: Doors And Locks

    This could result in If your key is lost, consult your Authorized someone being badly injured or even Mazda Dealer and have your code number killed. Children may find these new ready. kinds of keys to be an interesting toy...

  • Page 97

    To install a new battery, refer to Maintenance (page 3-28). 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 98

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page98 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qTransmitter NOTE Doors can be locked by pressing the lock button while any other door is open. Lock button However, the hazard warning lights will not Unlock button flash and the horn will not sound.

  • Page 99

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page99 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks NOTE Panic button (Without theft-deterrent system) If you witness from a distance someone The hazard warning lights will flash twice to attempting to break into or damage your indicate that all doors are unlocked.

  • Page 100

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page100 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qTransmitter Maintenance 2. Insert a screwdriver into the slot and push the tab to remove the key from If the buttons on the transmitter are the transmitter.

  • Page 101

    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 102

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page102 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qDeclaration of Conformity Keyless entry system 3-30 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 103

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page103 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks After closing the doors, always verify Door Locks that they are securely closed: Doors not securely closed are WARNING dangerous, if the vehicle is driven Always take all children and pets with...

  • Page 104

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page104 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qUnlocking with Door Handle To lock any door with the door-lock knob from the outside, press the door-lock knob (With Advanced Key) to the lock position and close the door.

  • Page 105

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page105 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks (With retractable type key) Locking, unlocking with door-lock The vehicle lock-out prevention feature switch prevents you from locking yourself out of All doors lock automatically when lock the vehicle.

  • Page 106

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page106 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Settings can be changed using the Locking, unlocking with transmitter following operation. (with retractable type key) All doors can be locked/unlocked by Function Function number operating the keyless entry system...

  • Page 107

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page107 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qRear Door Child Safety Locks NOTE There are only a total of five auto lock/unlock These locks are intended to help prevent settings available. Be sure to press the unlock...

  • Page 108

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page108 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qOpening and Closing the Trunk Lid Trunk Lid WARNING WARNING Close the trunk lid, be sure the seat Never allow a person to ride in the...

  • Page 109

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page109 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Opening the trunk lid with the When the trunk lid cannot be opened transmitter (with retractable type key) If the vehicle battery is dead or there is a...

  • Page 110

    30 minutes to prevent battery depletion. After performing this emergency measure, have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. Closing the trunk lid Use both hands to push the trunk lid down until the lock snaps shut.

  • Page 111

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page111 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks WARNING Inside Trunk Release Lever Close the trunk lid, be sure the seat Your vehicle is equipped with an inside backs are latched and do not allow...

  • Page 112

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page112 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qOpening the Trunk Lid from the Power Windows Inside The ignition must be switched ON for the Slide the inside trunk release lever in the power windows to operate.

  • Page 113

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page113 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qOperating the Driver's Side NOTE If the battery was disconnected during vehicle Power Window maintenance, or for other reasons such as a Manual opening/closing switch continues to be operated after the...

  • Page 114

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page114 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks To open the window to the desired Engine-off power window operation position, hold down the switch. The power window can be operated for To close the window to the desired about 40 seconds after the ignition is position, pull up the switch.

  • Page 115

    CAUTION Always use only a genuine Mazda fuel-filler 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 116

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page116 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qFuel-Filler Lid CAUTION To open, pull the remote fuel-filler lid If the check fuel cap warning light release. illuminates, the fuel-filler cap may not be properly installed. If the...

  • Page 117

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page117 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 3. Grasp the support rod in the padded Hood area and secure it in the stay hole indicated by the arrow to hold the hood WARNING open.

  • Page 118

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page118 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 1. Check under the hood area to make 3. Lower the hood slowly until it rests in certain all filler caps are in place and the unlocked position, and then remove all loose items (e.g.

  • Page 119

    The moonroof can be opened or closed does not get inside the cabin area. After electrically only when the ignition is washing your Mazda or after it rains, wipe the switched ON. water off the moonroof before operating it to...

  • Page 120

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page120 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qEngine-off Moonroof Operation To stop sliding partway, press any part of the tilt or slide switch. The moonroof can be operated for about 40 seconds after the ignition is switched from ON to ACC or OFF with all doors closed.

  • Page 121

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page121 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qSunshade The sunshade can be opened and closed by hand. The sunshade opens automatically when the moonroof is opened, but must be closed by hand. Sunshade CAUTION Ø...

  • Page 122: Security System

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page122 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Security System CAUTION Immobilizer System (with Advanced Key) Do not allow the following when starting the engine with the auxiliary The immobilizer system allows the engine key due to an advanced key dead to start only with an advanced key the battery or other malfunction.

  • Page 123

    Authorized Mazda Dealer. Always keep a spare advanced key in case one is lost. If an advanced key is lost, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. If you lose an advanced key (including auxiliary key), an Authorized Mazda Dealer...

  • Page 124

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page124 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Security System Declaration of Conformity Immobilizer system 3-52 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 125

    Go to an Authorized If the engine does not start with the Mazda Dealer and have it checked. If the correct advanced key, and the security engine is shut off while the indicator light is indicator light keeps illuminating or flashing, you will not be able to restart it.

  • Page 126

    Add-On Immobilizer System Equipment (without Advanced Key) Mazda cannot guarantee the immobilizer system's operation if the system has been The immobilizer system allows the engine modified or if any add-on equipment has to start only with a key the system been installed.

  • Page 127

    Ø A key ring rests on the key grip. 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 128

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page128 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Security System Declaration of Conformity Immobilizer system 3-56 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 129

    If the security indicator light flashes continuously while you are driving, do not shut off the engine. Go to an Authorized Mazda Dealer and have it checked. If you shut off the engine while the light is Disarming flashing you will not be able to restart it.

  • Page 130

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page130 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Security System Opening the hood by operating the í Theft-Deterrent System hood release handle. (Without advanced key) If the theft deterrent system detects an Switching the ignition ON without the inappropriate entry into the vehicle, which key.

  • Page 131

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page131 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Security System 3. Make sure all windows, the moonroof, NOTE the hood and the trunk lid are closed. The system will disarm if one of the Close and lock all doors and the trunk following operations takes place within 20 lid from the outside using the key.

  • Page 132

    Unlock a door with the key. Mazda recommends that you affix it to the Press the unlock button or press and lower rear corner of a front door window. hold the trunk button on the keyless entry system transmitter.

  • Page 133: Steering Wheel And Mirrors

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page133 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors Steering Wheel Mirrors WARNING qOutside Mirrors Never adjust the steering wheel while Check the mirror angles before driving. the vehicle is moving: Mirror type Adjusting the steering wheel while the vehicle is moving is dangerous.

  • Page 134

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page134 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors í 2. Depress the mirror switch in the Ground illumination light appropriate direction. The ground illumination light turns on or off when the illuminated entry system is Selector switch on (page 6-143).

  • Page 135

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page135 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors Manual day/night mirror Reducing glare from headlights Manual day/night mirror Push the day/night lever forward for day driving. Pull it back to reduce glare of headlights from cars at the rear.

  • Page 136

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page136 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors Press the OFF button ( ) to cancel the NOTE automatic dimming function. The Do not use glass cleaner or suspend objects indicator light will turn off.

  • Page 137: Before Driving Your Mazda

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page137 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Before Driving Your Mazda Important information about driving your Mazda. Fuel and Engine Exhaust Precautions ........4-2 Fuel Requirements ..............4-2 Emission Control System ............4-3 Engine Exhaust (Carbon Monoxide) ......... 4-4 Before Starting the Engine ............

  • Page 138: Driving Your Mazda

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

  • Page 139

    Ø USE ONLY UNLEADED FUEL. Ø Do not drive your Mazda with any sign of engine malfunction. Ø Do not coast with the ignition switched off. Ø Do not descend steep grades in gear with the ignition switched off.

  • Page 140

    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 141: Before Starting The Engine

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page141 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Before Driving Your Mazda Before Starting the Engine Before Getting In After Getting In Be sure the windows, outside mirrors, Are all doors closed and locked? and outside lights are clean. Is the seat adjusted properly?

  • Page 142: Driving Tips

    Break-In Period Money-Saving Suggestions No special break-in is necessary, but a few How you operate your Mazda determines precautions in the first 1,000 km (600 how far it will travel on a tank of fuel. Use miles) may add to the performance, these suggestions to help save money on economy, and life of your Mazda.

  • Page 143

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page143 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Before Driving Your Mazda Driving Tips Hazardous Driving Floor Mat WARNING WARNING Be extremely careful if it is necessary to Make sure the floor mats are hooked downshift on slippery surfaces: on the retention pins to prevent them...

  • Page 144

    Do not spin the wheels at more than 56 cables, and a small bag of sand or salt. km/h (35 mph), and do not allow Ask an Authorized Mazda Dealer to anyone to stand behind a wheel when perform the following precautions:...

  • Page 145

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page145 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Before Driving Your Mazda Driving Tips qSnow Tires Driving In Flooded Area Use snow tires on all four wheels WARNING Do not go faster than 120 km/h (75 mph) Dry wet brakes by driving very slowly while driving with snow tires.

  • Page 146

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page146 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Before Driving Your Mazda Driving Tips Overloading WARNING Be careful not to overload your vehicle: The gross axle weight rating (GAWR) and the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of your vehicle are on the Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Label on the driver's door frame.

  • Page 147

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page147 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Before Driving Your Mazda Driving Tips Driving on Uneven Road Your vehicle's suspension and underbody can be damaged if driven on rough/uneven roads or over speed bumps at excessive speeds. Use care and reduce speed when traveling on rough/uneven roads or over speed bumps.

  • Page 148

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page148 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Before Driving Your Mazda Towing Trailer Towing The Mazda6 is not designed for towing. Never tow a trailer with your Mazda6. 4-12 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 149

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page149 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Driving Your Mazda Explanation of instruments and controls. Starting and Driving ..............5-2 Ignition Switch ................5-2 Starting the Engine ..............5-4 Turning the Engine Off ............. 5-5 Brake System ................5-5 Manual Transaxle Operation ...........

  • Page 150: Starting And Driving

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page150 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Manual transaxle Ignition Switch To switch the ignition from ACC to OFF/ LOCK, push the key in at the ACC With advanced key position, then turn it to the OFF/LOCK Refer to Starting the engine (page 3-10) position.

  • Page 151

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page151 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving WARNING This is the normal running position after Remove the key only when the vehicle the engine is started. Some indicator is parked (with steering lock...

  • Page 152

    Keep the clutch pedal depressed while not start, have your vehicle inspected by an cranking the engine. Authorized Mazda Dealer (page 7-14). (Automatic transaxle) Put the vehicle in park (P). If you must restart the engine while the vehicle is moving, shift into neutral (N).

  • Page 153

    Turning the Engine Off Brake System 1. Stop the vehicle completely. qFoot Brake 2. (Manual transaxle) Your Mazda has power-assisted brakes Shift into neutral. that adjust automatically through normal (Automatic transaxle) use. Shift the shift lever to the P position.

  • Page 154

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page154 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving WARNING CAUTION Ø Do not drive with your foot held Do not coast with the engine stalled or turned off, find a safe place to stop:...

  • Page 155

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page155 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qParking Brake Setting the parking brake Depress the brake pedal and then firmly WARNING pull the parking brake lever fully upwards Before leaving the driver's seat, always...

  • Page 156

    Authorized Mazda Dealer. NOTE Having to add brake fluid is sometimes an indicator of leakage. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible even if the brake light is no longer illuminated. This warning has the following functions: WARNING Brake system warning (2.5-liter engine)

  • Page 157

    ABS. unsafe and reckless driving, excessive Should this happen, consult an Authorized speed, tailgating (following another Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. vehicle too closely), driving on ice and NOTE snow, and hydroplaning (reduced tire...

  • Page 158

    This causes a loud screeching illuminated. Have the vehicle towed to noise to warn that the pads should be an Authorized Mazda Dealer to have replaced. the brakes inspected as soon as possible:...

  • Page 159

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page159 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving WARNING Manual Transaxle Operation Do not use sudden engine braking on qManual Transaxle Shift Pattern slippery road surfaces or at high speeds: Shifting down while driving on wet,...

  • Page 160

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page160 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qRecommendations for Shifting Upshifting For normal acceleration, we recommend these shift points. Gear Vehicle speed 1 to 2 24 km/h (15 mph) 2 to 3 43 km/h (27 mph)

  • Page 161

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page161 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Automatic Transaxle Controls Various Lockouts: Indicates that you must depress the brake pedal to shift (The ignition must be switched to ACC or ON). Indicates the shift lever can be shifted freely into any position.

  • Page 162

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page162 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qTransaxle Ranges WARNING The shift lever must be in P or N to If the engine is running faster than idle, operate the starter. do not shift from N or P into a driving...

  • Page 163

    To shift from P: 1. Depress and hold the brake pedal. 3. Move the shift lever. 2. Start the engine. 4. Take the vehicle to an Authorized Mazda Dealer to have the system 3. Move the shift lever. checked. 5-15 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 164

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page164 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qManual Shift Mode Indicators Shift position indicator This mode gives you the feel of driving a manual transaxle vehicle by operating the In manual shift mode, the M of the shift...

  • Page 165

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page165 Monday, August 2 2010 1:26 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Shifting Manually Shifting down í → M5 → M4 → M3 → M2 → ( M6 Manually Shifting up (M1 → M2 → M3 → M4 → M5 →...

  • Page 166

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page166 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Second gear fixed mode Shifting down When the shift lever is tapped back ( If the vehicle speed is higher than the while the vehicle is stopped or driven at...

  • Page 167

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page167 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qDriving Tips If the vehicle is kicked down at the following speeds or lower, the gears shift WARNING down automatically: Do not allow the vehicle to move in...

  • Page 168

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page168 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving í Power Steering Cruise Control Power steering is only operable when the With cruise control, you can set and engine is running. If the engine is off or if...

  • Page 169

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page169 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qActivation/Deactivation 3. Set the cruise control by pressing the cruise control SET /SET - switch up To activate the system, press the ON or down at the desired speed. The switch.

  • Page 170

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page170 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qTo Increase Cruising Speed To increase speed using accelerator pedal Follow either of these procedures. Depress the accelerator pedal to accelerate To increase speed using cruise control to the desired speed.

  • Page 171

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page171 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Your vehicle has a tap-down feature that Press the CANCEL switch. allows you to decrease your current speed in decrements of 1.6 km/h (1 mph) by a momentary tap of the cruise control SET - switch.

  • Page 172

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page172 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qTCS/DSC Indicator Light Traction Control System (TCS) The Traction Control System (TCS) enhances traction and safety by controlling engine torque and braking. When the TCS detects driving wheel...

  • Page 173

    The Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) Ø Use tires of the correct size automatically controls braking and engine specified for your Mazda on all torque in conjunction with systems such four wheels. as ABS and TCS to help control side slip Ø...

  • Page 174

    If the light stays on when the TCS/DSC is not switched off, take your vehicle to an Press the switch again to turn the TCS/ Authorized Mazda Dealer. The dynamic DSC back on. The DSC OFF indicator stability control may have a malfunction.

  • Page 175

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page175 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Tire Pressure Monitoring System The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) monitors the pressure for each tire. If tire pressure is too low in one or more tires, the system will inform the driver via the warning light in the instrument panel and by the warning beep sound.

  • Page 176

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page176 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving CAUTION Ø Each tire, including the spare (if provided), should be checked monthly when cold and inflated to the inflation pressure recommended by the vehicle manufacturer on the vehicle placard or tire inflation pressure label.

  • Page 177

    Authorized Mazda Dealer or a tire repair station. Do not ignore the TPMS Warning Light: Ignoring the TPMS warning light is dangerous, even if you know why it is illuminated.

  • Page 178

    Leaks need to be addressed by more than simply refilling the trouble tire as leaks are dangerous - take it to an Authorized Mazda Dealer which has all the equipment to fix tires, TPMS systems and order the best replacement tire for your vehicle.

  • Page 179

    Consult an The easiest way to do it is to have an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Authorized Mazda Dealer change your tire and A system error activation may occur in complete ID signal code registration. the following cases:...

  • Page 180

    Replacing tires and wheels CAUTION Ø When replacing/repairing the tires or wheels or both, have the work done by an Authorized Mazda Dealer, or the tire pressure sensors may be damaged. Ø The wheels equipped on your Mazda are specially designed for installation of the tire pressure sensors.

  • Page 181

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page181 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving í Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) System The Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) system is designed to assist the driver by monitoring blind spots on both sides of the vehicle to the rear in certain situations such as when changing lanes on roads and freeways.

  • Page 182

    Vehicles with lower body height such as sports cars. Have the radar sensors inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer if any shock is applied to the rear bumper, even in a minor accident. If the vehicle is driven with a damaged radar sensor, the system may not operate properly resulting in an accident.

  • Page 183

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page183 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving The following conditions may affect the visibility of the BSM warning lights on the outside mirror, making it difficult to confirm the illumination of the lights: Ice or snow adheres to the surface of the outside mirrors.

  • Page 184

    If the light remains flashing after cleaning the bumper surface near the radar sensor area, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. For repairs or paintwork around the radar sensors, or replacement of the bumper, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

  • Page 185

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page185 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving 2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. 3. This device may only work when the vehicle is in operation pursuant to § 15.

  • Page 186

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page186 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators Meters and Gauges Speedometer ...................... page 5-39 Odometer, Trip Meter, Outside Temperature Display and Selector ....page 5-39 Tachometer ......................page 5-41 Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge ..............page 5-42 Fuel Gauge ......................

  • Page 187

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page187 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators qSpeedometer Odometer The speedometer indicates the speed of the vehicle. qOdometer, Trip Meter, Outside Temperature Display and Selector Outside Trip meter A temperature The display mode changes from trip meter...

  • Page 188

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page188 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators NOTE When trip meter A is selected, pressing the selector again within one second will (Standard meter) change to trip meter B mode. The odometer and trip meter can be...

  • Page 189

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page189 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators qTachometer Temperature unit change function The unit (°F/°C) for the ambient The tachometer shows engine speed in temperature can be switched using the thousands of revolutions per minute following operation.

  • Page 190

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page190 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators qEngine Coolant Temperature Gauge qFuel Gauge The engine coolant temperature gauge The fuel gauge shows approximately how shows the temperature of the engine much fuel is remaining in the tank when coolant.

  • Page 191

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page191 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators qDashboard Illumination To cancel the illumination dimmer, press the dashboard illumination knob. Rotate the knob to adjust the brightness of the instrument cluster and other NOTE illuminations in the dashboard.

  • Page 192

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page192 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds Warning/Indicator Lights Warning/Indicator lights will appear in any of the highlighted areas Signal Warning/Indicator Lights Page Brake System Warning Light 5-46 Charging System Warning Light...

  • Page 193

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page193 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds Signal Warning/Indicator Lights Page Low Fuel Warning Light 5-50 Check Fuel Cap Warning Light 5-50 Seat Belt Warning Light/Beep 5-50 Door-Ajar Warning Light 5-52...

  • Page 194

    Consult an Authorized problem. Mazda Dealer as soon as possible even if the brake light is no longer illuminated. Drive to the side of the road and park off the right-of-way.

  • Page 195

    WARNING Distribution System Warning Do not drive with the brake system warning light illuminated. Contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer to have the brakes inspected as soon as possible: Driving with the brake system warning light illuminated is dangerous. It indicates that your...

  • Page 196

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page196 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds qCharging System Warning Light If the light illuminates while driving: 1. Drive to the side of the road and park off the right-of-way on level ground.

  • Page 197

    The fuel tank level being very low or drive at high speeds and consult an approaching empty. Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as The engine's electrical system has a possible. problem. qAir Bag/Front Seat Belt The emission control system has a problem.

  • Page 198

    Refer to the fuel-filler cap on page 3-44. that their seat belts are not fastened. For the safety of the driver and front passenger, Mazda recommends not deactivating the belt reminder.

  • Page 199

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page199 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds Driver seated/Front passenger not Driver seated/Front passenger seated The seat belt warning function reminds seated The belt reminder is a supplemental the front passenger to fasten the seat belt warning to the seat belt warning function.

  • Page 200

    CAUTION If the automatic transaxle warning light illuminates, the transaxle has an electrical problem. Continuing to drive your Mazda in this condition could cause damage to your transaxle. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. This warning light illuminates when any door or the trunk is not securely closed.

  • Page 201

    When replacing/repairing the tires or maneuvering and braking: wheels or both, have the work done If the tire pressure monitoring system by an Authorized Mazda Dealer, or warning light illuminates or flashes, the tire pressure sensors may be or the tire pressure warning beep damaged.

  • Page 202

    - 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 203

    Have the vehicle The push button start has not been inspected at an Authorized Mazda pressed off, the driver's door is Dealer as soon as possible. open, and the advanced key is removed from the vehicle.

  • Page 204

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page204 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds Refer to Advanced Key Maintenance on The light stops flashing when the ignition page 3-6. is switched ON with the correct ignition key. NOTE...

  • Page 205

    Indicator Light 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. This indicator light stays on for a few seconds when the ignition is switched ON.

  • Page 206

    ON, attempt the procedure again. Authorized Mazda Dealer. If this still does not resolve the issue, consult NOTE an Authorized Mazda Dealer. If the vehicle is driven on a road with less qCruise Main Indicator Light traffic and few vehicles that the radar sensors...

  • Page 207

    (page 5-65). to be heard for approximately 35 minutes. Have your vehicle inspected at an When operating the hazard warning Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as lights, both turn signal indicator lights possible. flash (page 5-72). WARNING...

  • Page 208

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page208 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds qSeat Belt Warning Beep qElectronic Steering Lock Warning Beep (with Advanced Key) If the driver's seat belt is not fastened when the ignition is switched ON, a beep If the advanced keyless function has a sound will be heard for about 6 seconds.

  • Page 209

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page209 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls Lighting Control qHeadlights Turn the headlight switch to turn the headlights, other exterior lights and dashboard illumination on or off. NOTE To prevent discharging the battery, do not leave the lights on while the engine is off unless safety requires them.

  • Page 210

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page210 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls With AUTO position Switch Position Headlights Taillights Auto Parking lights License lights Dashboard illumination 5-62 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 211

    To adjust the brightness of the dashboard illumination: Refer to Dashboard Illumination on page 5-43. The sensitivity of the AUTO lights may be changed by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Refer to Personalization Features on page 10-8.

  • Page 212

    Do not replace the xenon fusion bulbs yourself Replacing the xenon fusion bulbs yourself is dangerous. Because the xenon fusion bulbs require high voltage, you could receive an electric shock if the bulbs are handled incorrectly. 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 213

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page213 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls í qHeadlight Leveling Turn and Lane-Change The number of passengers and weight of Signals cargo in the luggage compartment change the angle of the headlights. Turn Signals...

  • Page 214

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page214 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls NOTE í Fog Lights If an indicator light stays on without flashing or if it flashes abnormally, one of Use this switch to turn on the fog lights.

  • Page 215

    Authorized could result in an accident. Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. Drive to the side of the road and park off the right-of- Only use windshield washer fluid way. Wait until the weather clears before trying mixed with anti-freeze protection in to drive with the wipers inoperative.

  • Page 216

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page216 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls With AUTO position AUTO (Auto-wiper control) When the wiper lever is in the AUTO position, the rain sensor senses the amount of rainfall on the windshield and...

  • Page 217

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page217 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls Ø When the wiper lever is in the CAUTION AUTO position and the ignition is Ø Do not shade the rain sensor by switched ON, the wipers may...

  • Page 218

    In this case, set the wiper fluid level (page 8-26). If it's normal, lever to the low speed position or high consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. speed position for manual operation, or remove the ice, dirt or foreign matter by hand to restore the auto-wiper operation.

  • Page 219

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page219 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls Manual Type Air-Conditioning Rear Window Defroster The rear window defroster clears frost, Indicator light fog, and thin ice from the rear window. The ignition must be switched ON.

  • Page 220

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page220 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls Horn Hazard Warning Flasher To sound the horn, press the mark on The hazard warning lights should always the steering wheel. be used when you stop on or near a roadway in an emergency.

  • Page 221

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page221 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls WARNING HomeLink Wireless í Control System Do not use the HomeLink system with any garage door opener that lacks the NOTE safety stop and reverse feature:...

  • Page 222

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page222 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls NOTE The HomeLink system provides 3 buttons which can be individually selected and FCC ID: NZLOBIHL3 programmed using the transmitters for CANADA:4112A-OBIHL3 current, on-market devices as follows: This device complies with FCC rules part 15.

  • Page 223

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page223 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls 5. Press and hold the just-trained HomeLink should now activate your HomeLink button and observe the rolling code equipped device. indicator light. NOTE If the indicator light stays on constantly, To program the remaining two HomeLink buttons, begin with “Programming”...

  • Page 224

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page224 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls Continue to press and hold the HomeLink button while you press and release every two seconds ( cycle ) your hand- held transmitter until the frequency signal has successfully been accepted by HomeLink.

  • Page 225: Interior Comfort

    Used ..........6-134 Antenna ..........6-16 Safety Certification ......6-135 Operating Tips for Audio System ..6-16 Mazda Bluetooth Hands-Free Customer Service ..........6-135 Types of the Audio Set ...... 6-25 Audio Set (Type A) ......6-27 Audio Set (Type B) ......6-45 Rear View Monitor ......

  • Page 226: Climate Control System

    ON efficient. Consult an Authorized Mazda when the engine is not running. Dealer for refrigerant inspection.

  • Page 227

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page227 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System Vent Operation qAdjusting the Vents Center Vents To adjust the direction of airflow, move Directing airflow the adjustment knob. Side Vents Dial To adjust the direction of airflow, open the vents and rotate them left and right.

  • Page 228

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page228 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System qSelecting the Airflow Mode Dashboard Vents Defroster and Floor Vents Defroster Vents Dashboard and Floor Vents Floor Vents Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 229

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page229 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System Types of the Climate Control System Manual type and fully automatic type climate control systems are explained separately. Check your vehicle's climate control type and read the appropriate pages. Manual Type ......................

  • Page 230

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page230 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System Manual Type Rear window defroster switch A/C switch Air intake selector Temperature control dial Fan control dial Mode selector dial qControl Switches MAX-A/C position For quick cabin cooling, rotate the Temperature control dial temperature control dial counterclockwise to the MAX-A/C position.

  • Page 231

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page231 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System Fan control dial A/C switch Slow Fast This dial allows variable fan speeds. Press the A/C switch to turn the air 0 Fan off conditioner on. The indicator light on the 1 Low speed switch will illuminate when the fan 2 Medium low speed...

  • Page 232

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page232 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System NOTE Outside air mode (indicator light turned off) If the windshield fogs up easily, set the mode selector dial to the position. Outside air is taken into the vehicle. Use If cooler air is desired at face level, set the this mode for normal ventilation and mode selector dial at the...

  • Page 233

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page233 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System qWindshield Defrosting and Defogging CAUTION 1. Set the mode selector dial to the When using the air conditioner while position. driving up long hills or in heavy traffic, closely monitor the 2.

  • Page 234

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page234 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System NOTE NOTE For quick cabin cooling, rotate the One of the functions of the air conditioner is temperature control dial counterclockwise dehumidifying the air and, to use this function, to the MAX-A/C position.

  • Page 235

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page235 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System Fully Automatic Type Climate control information is displayed on the information display. Information display AUTO Air intake display Fan speed display Temperature setting display (passenger) Mode selector display Temperature setting display (driver) Mode selector switch Windshield defroster switch...

  • Page 236

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page236 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System qControl Switches Pressing the OFF switch shuts off the climate control system. AUTO switch Temperature control dial Cold By pressing the AUTO switch the This dial controls temperature. Turn it following functions will be automatically clockwise for hot and counterclockwise controlled in accordance with the selected...

  • Page 237

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page237 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System NOTE Mode selector switch The air conditioning operates when the A/C switch is pressed even if the fan is off. The air conditioner may not function when the outside temperature approaches 0 °C (32 °F).

  • Page 238

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page238 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System Press the switch to defrost the windshield DUAL switch and front door windows. NOTE In the position, the air conditioner is automatically turned on and the outside air mode is automatically selected to defrost the windshield.

  • Page 239

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page239 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Climate Control System NOTE NOTE Setting the temperature to the maximum Use the temperature control dial to increase high or low will not provide the desired the air flow temperature and defog the temperature at a faster rate.

  • Page 240

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page240 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Antenna Operating Tips for Audio System qAM/FM Radio Antenna WARNING The antenna is printed onto the window glass. Do not adjust the audio control switches while driving the vehicle: CAUTION Adjusting the audio while driving the When washing the inside of the...

  • Page 241

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page241 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qRadio Reception Signals from an FM transmitter are similar to beams of light because they do not AM characteristics bend around corners, but they do reflect. AM signals bend around such things as Unlike AM signals, FM signals cannot buildings or mountains and bounce off the travel beyond the horizon.

  • Page 242

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page242 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Flutter/Skip noise Strong signal noise Signals from an FM transmitter move in This occurs very close to a transmitter straight lines and become weak in valleys tower. The broadcast signals are between tall buildings, mountains, and extremely strong, so the result is noise and other obstacles.

  • Page 243

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page243 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating Tips for CD Player/In- The CD revolves at high speed within the unit. Defective (cracked or badly Dash CD Changer bent) CDs should never be used. Condensation phenomenon Immediately after turning on the heater when the vehicle is cold, the CD or optical components (prism and lens) in the...

  • Page 244

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page244 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System A new CD may have rough edges on The CD player/In-dash CD changer has its inner and outer perimeters. If a disc been designed to play CDs bearing the with rough edges is used, proper identification logo as shown below.

  • Page 245

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page245 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Do not use record sprays, antistatic Completely read the instruction manual agents, or household spray cleaners. and cautions for CD-R/CD-RWs. Volatile chemicals such as benzine and Do not use discs with cellophane tape thinner can also damage the surface of adhering, partially peeled off labels, or the CD and must not be used.

  • Page 246

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page246 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System This unit can play MP3s with sampling frequencies of 16/22.05/24/32/44.1/48 : Folder : Track (File) Folder kHz. This unit can play MP3 files that have been recorded in bit rates of 8 kbps to 320 kbps.

  • Page 247

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page247 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System The maximum number of characters Specialized glossary that can be used for file names is as follows. However, this unit will only Abbreviation for MPEG Audio Layer 3 . display up to 32 characters, including A technical standard for audio the file extension (.mp3).

  • Page 248

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page248 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Bit rate Playable WMA file specification Refers to the volume of data per second, CD-R and CD-RW including WMA files expressed in bps (bits per second). can be played with this unit. Discs which Generally, the larger the number of the conform to the following formats can be transfer bit rate when compressing an...

  • Page 249

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page249 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Types of the Audio Set Audio Set (Type A) ....................page 6-27 Audio Set (Type B) ....................page 6-45 6-25 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 250

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page250 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM MEMO 6-26 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 251

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page251 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Audio Set (Type A) Audio information is displayed on the information display. CD Player In-Dash CD Changer buttons are only functional if the vehicle is equipped with the separately purchased SIRIUS digital satellite radio unit (U.S.A.

  • Page 252

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page252 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qPower/Volume/Sound Controls Power/Volume dial Audio control dial Power ON/OFF Audio sound adjustment Switch the ignition to ACC or ON. 1. Press the audio control dial to select the function.

  • Page 253

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page253 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System *1 Depending on the mode selected, the indication changes. Standard audio-equipped model *2 Depending on the model, this function, may not be available. 2. Turn the audio control dial to adjust the selected functions as follows: Standard audio-equipped model Indication...

  • Page 254

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page254 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System ® Select the desired ALC mode. Bose Sound System-equipped model Indication Turn Left Turn Right Mode Volume change No change Minimum Decrease Increase bass bass Decrease Increase treble treble Shift the Shift the...

  • Page 255

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page255 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System ® ® AudioPilot 2 (Bose Sound System- Welcome mode equipped model) Sound is heard when the ignition is ® AudioPilot 2 automatically adjusts audio switched ON. volume and sound quality in accordance í...

  • Page 256

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page256 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating the Radio Channel preset buttons Channel preset buttons Band selector buttons Seek tuning buttons Auto memory button Manual tuning Scan button dial Radio ON Tuning Press a band selector button ( ) to The radio has the following tuning turn the radio on.

  • Page 257

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page257 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE Press and hold the auto memory button ) for about 2 seconds until a beep If you continue to press and hold the button, sound is heard; the system will the frequency will continue changing without automatically scan and temporarily store stopping.

  • Page 258

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page258 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating the Compact Disc (CD) Player Track up/Fast-forward button CD slot CD eject button Load button CD play button Display button Folder up button Folder down button Random button Repeat button Scan button...

  • Page 259

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page259 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Fast-forward/Reverse Repeat playback Press and hold the fast-forward button During music CD playback ( ) to advance through a track at high 1. Press the repeat button ( ) during speed.

  • Page 260

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page260 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System During MP3/WMA CD playback MP3/WMA CD (Folder random) File number/Elapsed time 1. Press the random button ( ) during playback to play the tracks in the folder randomly. FOLDER RDM is Folder number/File number displayed.

  • Page 261

    If CHECK CD is displayed, it means that there is some CD malfunction. Check the CD for damage, dirt, or smudges, and then properly reinsert. If the message appears again, take the unit to an Authorized Mazda Dealer for service. 6-37 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 262

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page262 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating the In-Dash CD Changer Track up/Fast-forward button Channel preset buttons CD eject button Load button Display button Disc up/Folder up button Disc down/Folder down button Random button Repeat button Scan button...

  • Page 263

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page263 Monday, August 2 2010 1:27 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Multiple insertion Multiple ejection 1. Press and hold the load button ( 1. Press and hold the CD eject button ( for about 2 seconds until a beep sound for about 2 seconds until a beep sound is heard.

  • Page 264

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page264 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Press the track down button ( ) once to Repeat playback skip back to the beginning of the current During music CD playback track. 1. Press the repeat button ( ) during Disc search playback to play the current track...

  • Page 265

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page265 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System During MP3/WMA CD playback MP3/WMA CD (Folder random) Disc number/File 1. Press the random button ( ) during number/Elapsed time playback to play the tracks in the folder randomly.

  • Page 266

    CD for damage, dirt, or smudges, and then properly reinsert. If the message appears again, take the unit to an Authorized Mazda Dealer for service. qOperating the Auxiliary jack You can connect portable audio units, such as an MP3 player or similar products...

  • Page 267

    Interior Comfort Audio System 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 Cause Solution Insert the CD properly. If the error indication continues CD is inserted upside down to display, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

  • Page 268

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page268 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM MEMO 6-44 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 269

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page269 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Audio Set (Type B) Functions and information available for the selected mode are displayed on the left and right of the audio unit screen. To select and operate a desired function, or select information, press the corresponding selection button 1 8.

  • Page 270

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page270 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qScreen Adjustments and Other Settings Selection Selection button 1 button 5 Selection Selection button 6 button 2 Selection Selection button 3 button 7 Selection Selection button 4 button 8 Return button Display button Press the display button (...

  • Page 271

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page271 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE Color adjustment A language setting is unavailable for the To deepen a color satellite radio. English is constantly displayed. Press selection button 7. Screen display off To fade color Press selection button 4.

  • Page 272

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page272 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qPower/Volume/Sound Controls Selection Selection button 1 button 5 Selection Selection button 2 button 6 Selection Selection button 3 button 7 Selection button 8 Return button Power/Volume dial Audio control button Power ON/OFF Audio sound adjustment Switch the ignition to ACC or ON.

  • Page 273

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page273 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Press selection button 8. NOTE Continuous adjustment of the bass, treble, Setting item Setting value fader, and balance can be done by long- Bass Down pressing the selection button for each Treble Down adjustment item.

  • Page 274

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page274 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System ® Centerpoint Press selection button 2. NOTE ® Centerpoint operates optimally with a 2- channel stereo CD. MP3 audio files can be played, however, MP3 audio files encoded with high compression may result in poor sound quality.

  • Page 275

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page275 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM MEMO 6-51 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 276

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page276 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating the Radio Band selector button Selection Selection button 2 button 5 Selection Seek tuning button 6 buttons Selection Selection button 7 button 3 Selection Selection button 4 button 8 Scan button Return button...

  • Page 277

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page277 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE Press and hold the auto memory button ). The system will automatically If you continue to press and hold the seek scan and temporarily store up to six tuning button ( ), the frequency will stations with the strongest frequencies in...

  • Page 278

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page278 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE If any of the following operations is performed, the radio text information display is cleared and the normal display appears. Return button ( ) is pressed Band selector button ( ) is pressed Manual tuning dial is turned Seek tuning button (...

  • Page 279

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page279 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM MEMO 6-55 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 280

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page280 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System í qOperating the Satellite Radio Selection Selection SIRIUS button button 3 button 8 Selection Selection button 4 button 7 Selection Selection button 1 button 5 Selection Selection button 2 button 6 Category up button...

  • Page 281

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page281 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE What is satellite radio? This equipment has been tested and found to With over 130 channels, SIRIUS Satellite comply with the limits for a Class B digital Radio brings you more of what you love.

  • Page 282

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page282 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System SIRIUS service uses an ID code to When the SIRIUS button ( ) is identify your radio. This code is needed to pressed in a mode other than the SIRIUS activate SIRIUS service, and report any mode, the last channel in use will be problems.

  • Page 283

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page283 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Updating channels XXX% complete is Unsubscribed channel displayed when the SIRIUS channel map When a selected station has not been is changed. If the Updating channels subscribed to, the display indicates the XXX% complete display is not available, following: Updating channels is displayed.

  • Page 284

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page284 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE Category up Press the category up button ( Unsubscribed channels, invalid channels, Category down parental lock channels and channel 0 are Press the category down button ( not subject to the scan, therefore these Every time the category up button ( ) is...

  • Page 285

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page285 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System A category name may have a full title Press and hold the seek tuning button and an abbreviated title. In this case, ) to reverse the program while the the full title is displayed.

  • Page 286

    5. Turn the manual tuning dial to select a If ESN Fail is displayed, contact an number and press the enter button Authorized Mazda Dealer. ) to input the number. Parental lock (Registered ID code input confirmation)

  • Page 287

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page287 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System 6. If the four digits match the registered (Registered ID code input ID code, Enter Pin and - - - - are confirmation) displayed. 6. After inputting the four digits, turn the If they do not match the registered ID manual tuning dial and select OK , code, Error appears and then the...

  • Page 288

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page288 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System (Master code input) 4. Turn the manual tuning dial to select a number and then press the enter button ) to input the number. NOTE Master code: The Master Code is used to initialize or re- initialize the ID code in the event that the code is not set to [0000] and/or the personalized ID code is not known.

  • Page 289

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page289 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM MEMO 6-65 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 290

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page290 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating the In-Dash CD Changer Selection Selection button 3 button 8 Selection Selection Load button CD play button CD eject button button 4 button 7 Selection Selection button 5 button 1 Selection Selection...

  • Page 291

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page291 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE Multiple CD insertion If the button is not pressed and about five 1. Press and hold the load button ( seconds have elapsed while “Disc Ejecting” is displaying, CDs are automatically ejected.

  • Page 292

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page292 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE NOTE If the entire title cannot be displayed, “...” is Press and hold the ( ) or ( ) button to added at the end to the part of the title which continuously move up or down through the can be displayed.

  • Page 293

    If the message appears 2. Press selection button 1 again to cancel again, take the unit to an Authorized the repeat playback. Mazda Dealer for service. Random playback qOperating the Auxiliary Jack Tracks are randomly selected and played.

  • Page 294

    Interior Comfort Audio System 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 Cause Solution Depending on the...

  • Page 295

    The talk button, pick-up button, and hang- up button are operable with the audio unit turned off. Mazda has installed this system to prevent distraction while driving the vehicle and using audio controls on the dashboard. Always make safe driving your first priority.

  • Page 296

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page296 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System Without Bluetooth Hands-Free and (Type B) navigation system Press the mode switch ( ) to change the audio source (FM1 radio → FM2 radio → AM radio → CD changer → SIRIUS1 →...

  • Page 297

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page297 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE With Bluetooth Hands-Free only/ CD, CD changer, SIRIUS digital satellite Bluetooth Hands-Free and navigation radio, and BT audio modes cannot be selected system in the following cases: SIRIUS digital satellite radio unit, or BT audio unit is not equipped on the audio system.

  • Page 298

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page298 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System í qMute Switch AUX Mode (Auxiliary input) Press the mute switch ( ) once to mute You can connect portable audio units, audio, press it again to resume audio such as an MP3 player or similar products output.

  • Page 299

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page299 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System 2. Pass the connection plug cord through CAUTION the cutout of the console and insert the Ø Close the lid when the auxiliary plug into the auxiliary jack. jack is not in use to prevent foreign objects and liquids from penetrating the auxiliary jack.

  • Page 300

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page300 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Audio System 3. (Type A) Press the AUX button ( ) of the audio unit or the mode switch ( of the audio control switches on the steering wheel to change to the AUX mode.

  • Page 301

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

  • Page 302

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page302 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type A) í Bluetooth Audio (Type A) Channel preset buttons Channel preset buttons AUX button Track up button Track down button Play/Pause button Audio control dial qWhat is Bluetooth Audio? Bluetooth audio outline By programming portable audio devices equipped with the Bluetooth...

  • Page 303

    A2DP is a profile which transmits only audio devices can be used, consult audio to the Bluetooth unit. If your an Authorized Mazda Dealer when Bluetooth audio device corresponds only purchasing or changing devices. to A2DP, but not AVRCP, you cannot...

  • Page 304

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page304 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type A) qBluetooth Audio Preparation NOTE It may not be possible to play a Bluetooth Bluetooth audio device set-up audio device if it is placed anywhere Bluetooth audio programming, changes, transmission is compromised, such as deletions, and display of programmed inside a metal container or the trunk.

  • Page 305

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page305 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type A) Display Mode Function Bose Sound System-equipped model Bluetooth Pairing PAIR DEVICE audio device program mode programming Changing link Link change LINK CHANGE to Bluetooth mode audio device Deleting link Pairing PAIR DELETE...

  • Page 306

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page306 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type A) NOTE 2. Press the audio control dial to determine the mode. Always perform Bluetooth audio device After ENTER PIN is displayed on programming while the vehicle is stopped. the information display for three If a Bluetooth device has already been seconds, PIN 0000 is displayed and...

  • Page 307

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page307 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type A) NOTE 6. When the programming is completed, and PAIR SUCCESS are Some Bluetooth audio devices need a certain amount of time before the “ ” displayed after about 10-30 seconds, after which PAIR SUCCESS symbol is displayed.

  • Page 308

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page308 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type A) 4. Turn the audio control dial to select the Changing the link to a Bluetooth audio name of the device you would like to device link. If several devices have been programmed, the Bluetooth unit links the device last programmed.

  • Page 309

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page309 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type A) NOTE 4. Rotate the audio control dial and select the name of the programmed device Some Bluetooth audio devices need a certain amount of time before the “ ”...

  • Page 310

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page310 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type A) 7. Press the audio control dial to delete 4. Rotate the audio control dial to select the selected device. the information for the Bluetooth unit which you would like to view. NOTE Select “GO BACK”...

  • Page 311

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page311 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type A) NOTE Some Bluetooth audio devices need a certain amount of time before the “ ” symbol is displayed. 3. Press the AUX button ( ) to switch the Bluetooth audio mode to BT .

  • Page 312

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page312 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type B) í Bluetooth Audio (Type B) AUX button Selection button 1 Track up button Selection button 5 Selection Selection button 2 button 6 Selection Selection button 3 button 7 Track down button...

  • Page 313

    A2DP is a profile which transmits only audio devices can be used, consult audio to the Bluetooth unit. If your an Authorized Mazda Dealer when Bluetooth audio device corresponds only purchasing or changing devices. to A2DP, but not AVRCP, you cannot...

  • Page 314

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page314 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type B) Bluetooth is the registered trademark of NOTE Bluetooth SIG. Inc. Always perform Bluetooth audio device programming while the vehicle is stopped. NOTE Programming cannot be performed while It may not be possible to play a Bluetooth the vehicle is moving.

  • Page 315

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page315 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type B) 7. When the pairing programming is Programming a Bluetooth audio device completed, a symbol and which has a PIN code (four digits) Pairing complete are displayed, and 1.

  • Page 316

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page316 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type B) 5. Operate the Bluetooth audio device and NOTE set it to the program mode while If a hands-free type mobile phone has been Pairing is in progress. Please start the most recently programmed device, the pairing procedure on your Bluetooth Bluetooth unit links this device.

  • Page 317

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page317 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type B) NOTE NOTE Some Bluetooth audio devices need a Some Bluetooth audio devices need a certain amount of time before the “ ” certain amount of time before the “ ”...

  • Page 318

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page318 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type B) qHow to Use the Bluetooth Audio 6. When the link deletion is completed, Deleted is displayed, and then it System returns to the normal display. Switching to Bluetooth audio mode If an error occurs while trying to delete the link, Error is displayed, and then To listen to music or voice audio recorded...

  • Page 319

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page319 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Audio (Type B) NOTE File (track) search If the Bluetooth audio device does not begin File (track) up playback, press the Play/Pause button Press the track up button ( ) or turn the file dial clockwise.

  • Page 320

    Bluetooth devices (Mobile phone) are Performing phonebook registration some which will not connect with while driving the vehicle could be a your Mazda or will have limited distraction to your driving and result function. Therefore, consult Mazda in an accident. In addition, a mistake...

  • Page 321

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page321 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Talk button, Pick-Up button and Hang- Profile) Ver. 1.0 Up button AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Basic functions of Bluetooth Hands-Free Profile) Ver. 1.0/1.3 can be used for such things as making OPP (Object Push Profile) Ver.

  • Page 322

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page322 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) qVoice Information display (Type A/ Navigation system) To prevent the deterioration in voice When available, the information display recognition rate and voice quality, the shows telephone numbers, Bluetooth following points must be observed: Hands-Free messages, and operation It is not necessary to face the...

  • Page 323

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page323 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) NOTE Bluetooth Hands-Free Activation If the voice recognition performance is not Method satisfactory, refer to “Voice Recognition Press the pick-up button (with/without Learning Function (Speaker Enrollment)” navigation system) or talk button with a (page 6-118).

  • Page 324

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page324 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) NOTE Voice guidance interrupt operation For vehicles with the navigation system, you Voice guidance can be skipped by can also press the talk button with a short pressing the talk button with a short press press and say: [Beep] “Telephone”...

  • Page 325

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page325 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) 4. Say: [Beep] Language Basic Bluetooth Hands- 5. Prompt: Select a language: English, Free Operation French, or Spanish. qBluetooth Hands-Free Preparation 6. Say: [Beep] French (Speak the desired language: English , French Language setting or Spanish )

  • Page 326

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page326 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) 3. Prompt: Would you like to change 8. Say: [Beep] Yes the language to French (Desired 9. Prompt: Please say a 4-digit pairing language)? code. 4. Say: [Beep] Yes 10.

  • Page 327

    For the operation of the device, refer to its while another device is being programmed. instruction manual. 1. Activate the Bluetooth application of 10. Select Mazda from the device list the device. searched by the device. NOTE 11. Input the 4-digit pairing code to the For the operation of the device, refer to its device.

  • Page 328

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page328 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) qMaking a Call Using a Telephone 14. Prompt: XXXXXX - - - (Ex. Stan's device ) (Device tag). Is this Number correct? NOTE 15. Say: [Beep] Yes Practice this while parked until you are confident you can do it while driving in a non- 16.

  • Page 329

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page329 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) qHanging Up a Call 6. (Dialing) Press the pick-up button or say Dial , Press the hang-up button during the call. then go to Step 7. A beep sound will confirm that call is (Adding/inputting telephone ended.

  • Page 330

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page330 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) 10. Say: [Beep] Mobile (Say Home , Convenient Use of the Work , Mobile , or Other , for the Hands-Free System desired location to be registered.) 11.

  • Page 331

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page331 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) 9. Prompt: Adding XXXXX... (Ex. Import contact Mary's phone ) (Voice tag). Is this Phonebook data from your device (Mobile correct? phone) can be sent and registered to your Bluetooth Hands-Free phonebook using 10.

  • Page 332

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page332 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) qEmergency Calls 5. Prompt: Calling XXXXX... (Ex. John's phone ) XXXX (Ex. at A call can be made to the emergency home ). Is this correct? (Voice tag and phone number (911: U.S.A/Canada, 066: phone number location registered in Mexico) using the voice input command.

  • Page 333

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page333 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) 2. Say: [Beep] Mute off Method 2 3. Prompt: Microphone unmuted 1. Press the talk button with a short press. 2. Say: [Beep] Swap calls qTransferring a Call 3.

  • Page 334

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page334 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) 5. Prompt: XXXXXXXXXXX. 3. Prompt: Dialing (Telephone number) After the beep, Ending the current call continue to add numbers, or say Go- Press the hang-up button during the call. Back to re-enter the last entered numbers, or press the Pick-Up button qPhonebook Settings...

  • Page 335

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page335 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) 8. Say: [Beep] Home (Say the NOTE registered location to be edited: Do this function only when parked. It is too Home , Work , Mobile , or distracting to attempt while driving and you Other ).

  • Page 336

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page336 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) NOTE Read-out of names registered to the Do this function only when parked. It is too Bluetooth Hands-Free phonebook distracting to attempt while driving and you Bluetooth Hands-Free can read out the list may make too many errors to be effective.

  • Page 337

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page337 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) Previous : Returns to the previous Hands-Free Setting phonebook data in read-out when the talk button is short-pressed. qDevice 6. Prompt: End of list, would you like Device registration to start from the beginning? For the registration of a Bluetooth...

  • Page 338

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page338 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) 7. Prompt: XXXXX..., XXXXX..., Hands-free phone XXXXX... (Ex. Device A, device B, 1. Press the pick-up button (with/without device C) (The voice guidance reads navigation system) or talk button with out the device tags registered to the a short press (without navigation hands-free system.)

  • Page 339

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page339 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) NOTE Music player (Type A) 1. Press the pick-up button (with/without Device (Music player) selection can also be navigation system) or talk button with done by operating the panel button (page a short press (without navigation 6-80).

  • Page 340

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page340 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) 6. Say: [Beep] Delete 7. Prompt: Please say the name of the device you would like to edit. 7. Prompt: Please say the name of the Available devices are XXXXX...

  • Page 341

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page341 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) 3. Prompt: Select one of the following: 4. If the correct passcode is input, voice Pairing options, confirmation prompts, guidance XXXXXX... (Ex. Mary's language, passcode, select phone or device) (Device tag) is connected is select music player.

  • Page 342

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page342 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) 5. Prompt: Confirmation prompts are Confirmation Prompts on/off. Would you like to turn The confirmation prompt confirms the confirmation prompts off/on? command content to the user before advancing to the operation requested by 6.

  • Page 343

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page343 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) NOTE NOTE For vehicles with the navigation system, you For vehicles with the navigation system, you can also press the talk button with a short can also press the talk button with a short press and say: [Beep] “Telephone”...

  • Page 344

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page344 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) 2. Say: [Beep] Voice training Voice input command list for voice recognition learning 3. Prompt: Enrollment is enabled/ When reading out, the following points disabled. Would you like to disable/ must be observed: enable or retrain? Read out the numbers one at a time...

  • Page 345

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page345 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) Safety Certification When Bluetooth Hands- Free Cannot be Used FCC ID: CB2MBLUEC07 IC:279B- MBLUEC07 Bluetooth Hands-Free cannot be used This device complies with Part 15 of the under the following conditions: FCC Rules and with RSS-210 of Industry The device is outside of the...

  • Page 346

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page346 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Voice Recognition) Mazda Bluetooth Hands- Free Customer Service For toll-free Bluetooth Hands-Free customer service call 800-430-0153 or go to www.MazdaUSA.com/bluetooth for assistance. 6-122 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 347

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page347 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Panel Operation) í Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone button Selection Selection button 1 button 5 Selection Selection button 2 button 6 Selection Selection button 3 button 7 Selection button 4 Power/Volume dial Return button Manual tuning dial/Enter button...

  • Page 348

    Bluetooth devices (Mobile phone) are The Bluetooth Hands-Free system is some which will not connect with operable several seconds after the ignition your Mazda or will have limited is switched to ACC or ON (requires less function. Therefore, consult Mazda than 15 seconds).

  • Page 349

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page349 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Panel Operation) Audio unit Basic Bluetooth Hands- The audio unit can be used for Bluetooth Free Operation Hands-Free activation, making calls, hanging up, device programming, device qBluetooth Hands-Free Preparation selection, device deletion, device information display, import contact, and Device programming (Pairing)

  • Page 350

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page350 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Panel Operation) NOTE Programming a Bluetooth Hands-Free A device can be programmed only when the device which has a PIN code (four vehicle is parked. If the vehicle starts to digits) move, the pairing procedure will end.

  • Page 351

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page351 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Panel Operation) 6. Operate the Bluetooth Hands-Free 5. Operate the Bluetooth Hands-Free device while device while Pairing is in progress. Please start Pairing is in progress. Please start pairing procedure on your Bluetooth pairing procedure on your Bluetooth device.

  • Page 352

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page352 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Panel Operation) 1. Turn the manual tuning dial to select a Convenient Use of the number and then press the enter button Hands-Free System ) to input the number. 2.

  • Page 353

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page353 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Panel Operation) 2. Press selection button 1 and select 2. Turn the manual tuning dial to select a Start to start import. Importing is list and then press the enter button displayed.

  • Page 354

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page354 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Panel Operation) 5. Say: [Beep] XXXXX... (Ex. 3. Press selection button 1 or the pick-up Mary's phone ) (Say a voice tag for button of the audio control switch to the name registered.) make a call.

  • Page 355

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page355 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Panel Operation) qDTMF (Dual Tone Multi- Making a call using the incoming call record Frequency Signal) Transmission 1. Press selection button 4 to display the This function is used when transmitting incoming call record screen.

  • Page 356

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page356 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Panel Operation) NOTE Hands-Free Setting Press the return button ( ) to return to the link change screen. qDevice 4. When the link change is completed, a Device registration symbol and Link Changed are For the registration of a Bluetooth displayed, and then it returns to the...

  • Page 357

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page357 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Panel Operation) 6. When the link change is completed, a 4. The link delete confirmation screen is symbol and Link Changed are displayed, and then displayed, and then it returns to the Delete select device? , the device normal display.

  • Page 358

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page358 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Panel Operation) NOTE When Bluetooth Hands- If the device name and Bluetooth address Free Cannot be Used cannot be displayed, “...” is added at the end to the part of the title which can be displayed. Bluetooth Hands-Free cannot be used under the following conditions: The device is outside of the...

  • Page 359

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page359 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Bluetooth Hands-Free (Panel Operation) Safety Certification Mazda Bluetooth Hands- Free Customer Service FCC ID: CB2MBLUEC07 IC:279B- MBLUEC07 For toll-free Bluetooth Hands-Free This device complies with Part 15 of the customer service call 800-430-0153 or go FCC Rules and with RSS-210 of Industry to www.MazdaUSA.com/bluetooth for...

  • Page 360: Rear View Monitor

    If the vehicle's front, side, or rear has been involved in a collision, the alignment of the rear view parking camera (location, installation angle) may have deviated. Always consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer to have the vehicle inspected. (Navigation system) The screen may not change to the camera image while the navigation system is being activated immediately after the vehicle battery has been connected.

  • Page 361

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page361 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Rear View Monitor qRear View Parking Camera Location Rear view parking camera qSwitching to the Rear View Monitor Display Shift the shift lever to R with the ignition switched to ACC or ON to switch the display to the rear view monitor display.

  • Page 362

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page362 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Rear View Monitor qDisplayable Range on the Screen The images on the screen may be different from the actual conditions. (Screen display) Garnish Bumper (Actual view) Object NOTE The displayable range varies depending on the vehicle and road conditions. The displayable range is limited.

  • Page 363

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page363 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Rear View Monitor qRear View Monitor Operation The operation of the rear view monitor when reversing the vehicle varies depending on the traffic, road, and vehicle conditions. The amount of steering and the timing also varies depending on conditions, so confirm the surrounding conditions directly with your eyes and steer the vehicle in accordance with the conditions.

  • Page 364

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page364 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Rear View Monitor qVariance Between Actual Road Conditions and Displayed Image Some variance occurs between the actual road and the displayed road. Such variance in distance perspective could lead to an accident. Note the following conditions that may cause a variance in distance perspective.

  • Page 365

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page365 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Rear View Monitor When there is a steep grade behind the vehicle When there is a steep upgrade (downgrade) behind the vehicle, the object displayed on the screen appears farther (downgrade: closer) than the actual distance. Appears Appears farther than...

  • Page 366: Interior Equipment

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page366 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qVanity Mirrors Sunvisors To use the vanity mirror, lower the When you need a sunvisor, lower it for sunvisor. use in front or swing it to the side. The vanity mirror light will illuminate when you open the cover.

  • Page 367

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page367 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qOverhead Lights Interior Lights Front qIlluminated Entry System When the illuminated entry system operates, the overhead light (switch is in the DOOR position), the courtesy lights and the ground illumination light turn on for: About 30 seconds after the driver's door is unlocked and the ignition key is...

  • Page 368

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page368 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qMap Lights The map lights are switched on or off by pressing the switches. qCourtesy Lights Turns on when any door is open or the illuminated entry system is on. Courtesy light 6-144 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 369

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page369 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment Information Display With multi information display Trip computer Climate control Climate control display Clock display Without multi information display Trip Climate control Climate control display Audio/hands-free display computer/clock display display With trip computer...

  • Page 370

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page370 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qClock 12:30 12:59→1:00 NOTE NOTE When the button is released, the seconds will When the trip computer is being displayed, start at “00”. press the CLOCK button to change the display to the time.

  • Page 371

    When the time is being displayed, press the INFO switch to change the display to the trip computer. If you have any problems with your trip computer, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Current fuel economy mode This mode displays the current fuel...

  • Page 372

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page372 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment CANADA CANADA To clear the data being displayed, press NOTE the INFO switch for more than 1.5 Even though the distance-to-empty display second. may indicate a sufficient amount of After pressing the INFO switch, remaining mileage before refueling is 100 km (...

  • Page 373

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page373 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment U.S.A. 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 374

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page374 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment To fit small items in the cup holder, Bottle Holder remove the flexible divider. Bottle holders are on the inside of the front doors. Flexible divider í qRear Bottle holder The rear cup holder is on the rear center CAUTION...

  • Page 375

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page375 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qStorage Pocket Storage Compartments To open, push the release catch down and WARNING pull the lid downward. Keep storage boxes closed when driving: Driving with the storage boxes open is dangerous.

  • Page 376

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page376 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qCenter Console Installing to the back side To open, pull the lower release handle. Storage tray í Using the armrest í CAUTION Storage tray The storage tray can be installed to the Ø...

  • Page 377

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page377 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qRear Coat Hooks To retract the armrest, slide it completely to the rear. WARNING Never hang heavy or sharp objects on the assist grips and coat hooks: Hanging heavy or sharp-ended objects such as a coat hanger from the assist grips or coat hooks is dangerous as they can fly off and hit...

  • Page 378

    Interior Equipment Center Console Accessory Sockets The accessory sockets can be used Only use genuine Mazda accessories or regardless of whether the ignition is on or the equivalent requiring no greater than off. 120 W (DC 12 V, 10 A).

  • Page 379

    120 W (DC 12 V, 10 A). Plug Ø Do not use accessories that are not genuine Mazda accessories or the equivalent. Ø Close the cover when the accessory socket is not in use to prevent foreign objects and liquids from getting into the accessory socket.

  • Page 380

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page380 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM 6-156 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 381: In Case Of An Emergency

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page381 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM In Case of an Emergency Helpful information on what to do in an emergency. Parking in an Emergency ............. 7-2 Parking in an Emergency ............7-2 Flat Tire ..................7-3 Spare Tire and Tool Storage ............7-3 Changing a Flat Tire ..............

  • Page 382: Parking In An Emergency

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page382 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM In Case of an Emergency Parking in an Emergency Parking in an Emergency The hazard warning lights should always be used when you stop on or near a roadway in an emergency. The hazard warning lights warn other drivers that your vehicle is a traffic hazard and that they must take extreme caution...

  • Page 383: Flat Tire

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page383 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM In Case of an Emergency Flat Tire Spare Tire and Tool Storage Spare tire and tools are stored in the locations illustrated in the diagram. Jack Long bolt for flat tire Short bolt for flat tire Lug wrench Spare tire Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 384

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page384 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM In Case of an Emergency Flat Tire qJack To secure the jack 1. Insert the wing bolt into the jack with To remove the jack the jack screw pointing front and turn 1.

  • Page 385

    In Case of an Emergency Flat Tire qSpare Tire CAUTION Your Mazda has a temporary spare tire. Ø When using the temporary spare The temporary spare tire is lighter and tire, driving stability may decrease smaller than a conventional tire, and is...

  • Page 386

    Perform the removal procedure in reverse. injury. CAUTION (With Tire Pressure Monitoring System) The wheels equipped on your Mazda are specially designed for installation of the tire pressure sensors. Do not use non-genuine wheels, otherwise it may not be possible to install the tire pressure sensors.

  • Page 387

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page387 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM In Case of an Emergency Flat Tire qRemoving a Flat Tire NOTE Make sure the jack is well lubricated before 1. If your vehicle is equipped with a using it. wheel cover, pry off the wheel cover (With Tire Pressure Monitoring System) with the beveled end of the lug wrench.

  • Page 388

    4. Turn the lug wrench clockwise and raise the vehicle high enough so that Jacking position the spare tire can be installed. Before removing the lug nuts, make sure your Mazda is firmly in position and that it cannot slip or move. Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 389

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

  • Page 390

    Because the wheel studs and lug nuts tightening torque: on your Mazda have metric threads, Applying oil or grease to lug nuts and using a non-metric nut is dangerous. bolts is dangerous. The lug nuts...

  • Page 391

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page391 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM In Case of an Emergency Flat Tire Bolt type Wheel size Short bolt 16-inch wheel Long bolt 17-inch wheel, 18-inch wheel 7. Remove the tire blocks and store the tools and jack. 8.

  • Page 392

    Stop the engine and call an When the engine and radiator are Authorized Mazda Dealer. hot, scalding coolant and steam may shoot out under pressure and cause 6. Make sure the cooling fan is operating, serious injury.

  • Page 393

    Carefully add coolant as required (page 8-22). 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. 7-13 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 394: Emergency Starting

    Emergency Starting If the engine still does not start using the Starting a Flooded Engine above procedure, have your vehicle inspected by an Authorized Mazda Except 3.7-liter engine Dealer. If the engine fails to start, it may be flooded (excessive fuel in the engine).

  • Page 395

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page395 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM In Case of an Emergency Emergency Starting Jump-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 396

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page396 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM In Case of an Emergency Emergency Starting Keep all flames, including cigarettes, and sparks away from open battery cells: Flames and sparks near open battery cells are dangerous. Hydrogen gas, produced during normal battery operation, could ignite and cause the battery to explode. An exploding battery can cause serious burns and injuries.

  • Page 397

    1. Make sure the booster battery is 12 V Push-Starting and that its negative terminal is grounded. Do not push-start your Mazda. 2. If the booster battery is in another WARNING vehicle, don't allow both vehicles to Never tow a vehicle to start it: touch.

  • Page 398: Emergency Towing

    Towing Description Do not tow the vehicle pointed We recommend that towing be done only backward with driving wheels on the by an Authorized Mazda Dealer or a ground. This may cause internal commercial tow-truck service. damage to the transaxle.

  • Page 399

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page399 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM In Case of an Emergency Emergency Towing Recreational Towing An example of recreational towing is towing your vehicle behind a motorhome. The transaxle is not designed for towing this vehicle on all 4 wheels. When doing recreational towing refer to Towing Description (page 7-18) and carefully follow the instructions.

  • Page 400

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page400 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM 7-20 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 401: Maintenance And Care

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page401 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Maintenance and Care How to keep your Mazda in top condition. Introduction .................. 8-2 Introduction ................8-2 Scheduled Maintenance ..............8-3 Scheduled Maintenance (USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico) ..8-3 Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico) ..........8-8 Owner Maintenance ..............

  • Page 402

    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 403: Scheduled Maintenance

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page403 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance Scheduled Maintenance (USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico) Follow Schedule 1 if the vehicle is operated mainly where none of the following conditions apply. Repeated short-distance driving Driving in dusty conditions Driving with extended use of brakes Driving in areas where salt or other corrosive materials are used Driving on rough or muddy roads...

  • Page 404

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page404 Monday, August 2 2010 1:28 PM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance qSchedule 1 Number of months or kilometers (miles), whichever comes first Months Maintenance Interval ×1000 km ×1000 miles 22.5 37.5 52.5 ENGINE Audibly inspect every 120,000 km (75,000 miles), Engine valve clearance (for 2.5-liter engine) if noisy, adjust 2.5-liter engine...

  • Page 405

    *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 406

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page406 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance qSchedule 2 Number of months or kilometers (miles), whichever comes first Months Maintenance Interval ×1000 km ×1000 miles ENGINE Audibly inspect every 120,000 km (75,000 miles), if noisy, Engine valve clearance (for 2.5-liter engine) adjust 2.5-liter engine...

  • Page 407

    *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 408

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page408 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico) Follow Schedule 1 if the vehicle is operated mainly where none of the following conditions apply. Repeated short-distance driving Driving in dusty conditions Driving with extended use of brakes Driving in areas where salt or other corrosive materials are used Driving on rough or muddy roads Extended periods of idling or low-speed operation...

  • Page 409

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page409 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance qSchedule 1 Number of months or kilometers, whichever comes first Maintenance Interval Months ×1000 km 90 100 110 120 ENGINE Engine valve clearance (for 2.5-liter engine) Audibly inspect every 120,000 km, if noisy, adjust 2.5-liter engine Drive belts Inspect every 40,000 km or 2 years...

  • Page 410

    *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 411

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page411 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance qSchedule 2 Number of months or kilometers, whichever comes first Maintenance Interval Months ×1000 km ENGINE Engine valve clearance (for 2.5-liter engine) Audibly inspect every 120,000 km, if noisy, adjust 2.5-liter engine Drive belts Inspect every 40,000 km or 2 years...

  • Page 412

    *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 413

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page413 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance (Cont.) Number of months or kilometers, whichever comes first Maintenance Interval Months ×1000 km 95 100 105 110 115 120 ENGINE Engine valve clearance (for 2.5-liter engine) Audibly inspect every 120,000 km, if noisy, adjust 2.5-liter engine Drive belts...

  • Page 414

    *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 415

    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 416

    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 417

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page417 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance WARNING Do not perform maintenance work if you lack sufficient knowledge and experience or the proper tools and equipment to do the work. Have maintenance work done by a qualified technician: Performing maintenance work on a vehicle is dangerous if not done properly.

  • Page 418

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page418 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Engine Compartment Overview 2.5-liter engine Windscreen washer Engine oil-filler cap Brake/Clutch fluid reservoir Fuse block fluid reservoir Engine oil dipstick Battery Power steering Cooling system cap fluid reservoir Engine coolant reservoir 3.7-liter engine Power steering fluid reservoir...

  • Page 419

    Institute (API). An oil with this trademark NOTE symbol conforms to the current engine Changing the engine oil should be done by an and emission system protection standards Authorized Mazda Dealer. and fuel economy requirements of the International Lubricant Standardization qRecommended Oil and Approval Committee (ILSAC), Use SAE 0W-20 engine oil (2.5-liter...

  • Page 420

    Except U.S.A. and CANADA Mazda recommends Mazda Genuine Parts and Castrol (U.S.A and Mexico). For optimal engine performance, there are certain types of engine oils and filters suitable for your vehicle.

  • Page 421

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page421 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance The quality designation SM, or ILSAC 2.5-liter engine (Type B) must be on the label. –30 –10 –20 Full –20 5W-20 3.7-liter engine qInspecting Engine Oil Level Full 1.

  • Page 422

    When the engine and radiator are hot, scalding coolant and steam may shoot out under pressure and cause serious injury. NOTE Changing the coolant should be done by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 8-22 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 423

    Ø Don't use a solution that contains more than 60% antifreeze. 3.7-liter engine This would reduce effectiveness. If the coolant reservoir is empty or new coolant is required frequently, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 8-23 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 424

    Ø Using nonspecified brake and clutch fluids (page 10-4) will damage the systems. Mixing different fluids will also damage them. If the brake/clutch system frequently requires new fluid, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 8-24 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 425

    Level leaks and damage. CAUTION If new fluid is required frequently, consult To avoid damage to the power an Authorized Mazda Dealer. steering pump, don't operate the vehicle for long periods when the power steering fluid level is low. NOTE Use specified power steering fluid (page 10-4).

  • Page 426

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page426 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Inspect fluid level in the washer fluid Washer Fluid reservoir; add fluid if necessary. qInspecting Washer Fluid Level WARNING Use only windshield washer fluid or plain water in the reservoir: Using radiator antifreeze as washer fluid is dangerous.

  • Page 427

    Be careful not to pinch hands or fingers as it may cause injury, or damage the wipers. When washing or servicing your Mazda, make sure the wiper lever is in the OFF position. Contamination of either the windshield or the blades with foreign matter can reduce wiper effectiveness.

  • Page 428

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page428 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance qReplacing Windshield Wiper Blades 3. Tilt the blade assembly and remove it from the arm. When the wipers no longer clean well, the blades are probably worn or cracked. Replace them.

  • Page 429

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page429 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance 5. Remove the metal stiffeners from each 6. Carefully insert the new blade rubber. blade rubber and install them in the Then install the blade assembly in the new blade.

  • Page 430

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page430 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Battery WARNING Wash hands after handling the battery and related accessories: Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds, chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. Always wear eye protection when working near the battery: Working without eye protection is dangerous.

  • Page 431

    Rinse off spilled electrolyte Using any other tire size than what is immediately with a solution of water specified for your Mazda (page 10-7) and baking soda. is dangerous. It could seriously affect If the vehicle will not be used for an...

  • Page 432

    Do not use any part for the tire valve cap that is not a Mazda- genuine part. Refer to the specification charts (page 10-7).

  • Page 433

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page433 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance NOTE During rotation, inspect them for correct balance. Always check tire pressure when tires are cold. Warm tires normally exceed recommended pressures. Don't release air from warm tires to adjust the pressure.

  • Page 434

    It is recommended wheels or both, have the work done that tires generally be replaced when they are by an Authorized Mazda Dealer, or 6 years or older. Heat caused by hot climates the tire pressure sensors may be or frequent high loading conditions can damaged.

  • Page 435

    Authorized wear solid-band indicator Mazda Dealer, or the tire appears, replace the tire with the pressure sensors may be same type of temporary spare damaged.

  • Page 436

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page436 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance When replacing a wheel, make sure the new one is the same as the original factory wheel in diameter, rim width, and offset. Proper tire balancing provides the best riding comfort and helps reduce tread wear.

  • Page 437

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page437 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM MEMO 8-37 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 438

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page438 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Light Bulbs Overhead light/Map lights (Front) Overhead light (Rear) Side turn signal lights (LED type) Vanity mirror lights Courtesy lights Ground illumination lights Front side marker lights Front turn signal lights/ Parking lights Headlights (Low beam)

  • Page 439

    Remove the attachment bolts and set incorrectly. Consult an Authorized the coolant reservoir aside before Mazda Dealer when the replacement replacing the right bulb. is necessary. Never touch the glass portion of a halogen bulb with your bare hands and...

  • Page 440

    Owner Maintenance 4. Turn the socket and bulb assembly to The bulbs must be replaced at an remove it. Carefully remove the bulb Authorized Mazda Dealer. from its socket in the reflector by (Halogen bulbs) gently pulling it straight backward out 1.

  • Page 441

    10. Install the new bulb in the reverse order of removal. NOTE To replace the bulb, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer. If the halogen bulb is accidentally touched, it should be cleaned with rubbing alcohol before being used. Use the protective cover and carton for the 5.

  • Page 442

    To replace the bulb, contact an Authorized the connector with your finger and Mazda Dealer. pulling the connector downward. If the halogen bulb is accidentally touched, it should be cleaned with rubbing alcohol before being used.

  • Page 443

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page443 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance 3. Turn the bolt, the screws and the center section of the plastic retainers counterclockwise and remove them, then partially peel back the mudguard. Removal Installation 4. Turn the socket and bulb assembly counterclockwise and remove it.

  • Page 444

    Due to the complexity and difficulty of 4. Install the new bulb in the reverse order the procedure, the LED bulbs must be of removal. replaced by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. NOTE NOTE To replace the bulb, contact an Authorized LED bulb replacement is not possible because Mazda Dealer.

  • Page 445

    NOTE License plate lights To replace the bulb, contact an Authorized 1. Pull the center section of the plastic Mazda Dealer. retainer and remove the retainers, then partially peel back the trunk rear trim. Reverse lights 1. Pull the center section of the plastic...

  • Page 446

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page446 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance 3. Disconnect the bulb from the socket. Overhead light (Rear) 4. Install the new bulb in the reverse order Courtesy lights of removal. qReplacing Interior Light Bulbs Overhead light/Map lights (Front), Overhead light (Rear), Courtesy lights, Vanity mirror lights...

  • Page 447

    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 driver's side kick-panel 3.

  • Page 448

    5. Insert a new fuse of the same amperage rating, and make sure it fits tightly. If it does not fit tightly, have an expert install it. We recommend an Authorized Mazda Dealer. If you have no spare fuses, borrow one Normal Blown...

  • Page 449

    4. Install the right side of the fuse block cover first as shown the figure. 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.

  • Page 450

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page450 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance qFuse Panel Description Fuse block (Engine compartment) FUSE DESCRIPTION PROTECTED COMPONENT RATING í M.DEF 10 A Mirror defroster ST SIG Starter sig ABS SOL 30 A P.WIND (P) í...

  • Page 451

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page451 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance FUSE DESCRIPTION PROTECTED COMPONENT RATING í P.SEAT (D) 30 A Power seat 30 A For protection of various circuits IG KEY2 40 A Starting system BLOWER 40 A Blower motor FUEL PUMP 25 A...

  • Page 452

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page452 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Fuse block (Passenger's side) FUSE DESCRIPTION PROTECTED COMPONENT RATING P.WIND 30 A Power window METER IG 15 A For protection of various circuits ILLUMI 7.5 A BCM, Illumination MIRROR Power control mirror Air bag, DSC...

  • Page 453: Appearance Care

    Occurrence Prevention Industrial pollutants and vehicle emissions It is necessary to have your Mazda drift into the air and mix with rain or dew washed and waxed to preserve its finish to form acids. These acids can settle on a vehicle's finish.

  • Page 454

    The rings Chipped paint can lead to rust forming on can damage your vehicle's finish. your Mazda. Before this happens, repair the damage by using Mazda touch-up paint Prevention according to the instructions in this section.

  • Page 455

    When the wiper lever is in the AUTO position and the ignition is switched NOTE ON, the wipers may move Mazda is not responsible for scratches automatically in the following cases: caused by automatic car washes or Ø If the windshield above the rain improper washing.

  • Page 456

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page456 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Appearance Care Pay special attention to removing salt, When using a high water pressure car dirt, mud, and other foreign material from wash the underside of the fenders, and make High water temperature and high water sure the drain holes in the lower edges of pressure car washers are available...

  • Page 457

    CAUTION as fuel lines, frame, floor pan, and exhaust system, even though these parts may be If your Mazda is damaged and needs coated with anti-corrosive material. metal parts repaired or replaced, make sure the body shop applies...

  • Page 458

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page458 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Appearance Care í qAluminum Wheel Maintenance qPlastic Part Maintenance A protective coating is provided over the When cleaning the plastic lenses of the aluminum wheels. Special care is needed lights, do not use gasoline, kerosene, to protect this coating.

  • Page 459

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page459 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Maintenance and Care Appearance Care NOTE Interior Care Because genuine leather is a natural material, its surface is not uniform and it qDashboard Precautions may have natural scars, scratches, and Prevent caustic solutions such as perfume wrinkles.

  • Page 460

    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 461: Customer Information And Reporting Safety Defects

    Mazda Importer/Distributors ....9-12 Importer/Distributor ......9-12 Distributor in Each Area ....9-12 Warranty ..........9-14 Warranties for Your Mazda ....9-14 Outside the United States ....9-15 Outside Canada ......... 9-16 Registering Your Vehicle in A Foreign Country (Except United States and Canada) ..........

  • Page 462: Customer Assistance

    Answers to many questions, including how to locate or contact a local Mazda dealership in the U.S., can be found here. E-mail: click on Contact Us located on the Inside Mazda tab, or at the bottom of the page at www.mazdaUSA.com...

  • Page 463

    Mazda North American Operations realizes that mutual agreement on some issues may not be possible. As a final step to ensure that your concerns are being fairly considered, Mazda North American Operations has agreed to participate in a dispute settlement program administered by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) system, at no cost to you the consumer.

  • Page 464

    Mazda or one of our dealers, and a statement of the relief you are seeking. 5. BBB AUTO LINE staff may try to help resolve your dispute through mediation. If...

  • Page 465

    AND the nonconformity has been subject to repair two or more times by Mazda or its agents AND the buyer or lessee has directly notified Mazda of the need for the repair of the nonconformity; OR...

  • Page 466

    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 467

    If a specific item of concern arises, where a solution cannot be reached between an owner, Mazda, and/or one of its 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 468

    1 (800) 207-0685 Ontario 1 (800) 207-0685 Atlantic Canada 1 (800) 207-0685 Quebec 1 (800) 207-0685 qRegional Offices REGIONAL OFFICES AREAS COVERED MAZDA CANADA INC. WESTERN REGION ALBERTA, 8171 ACKROYD ROAD BRITISH COLUMBIA, SUITE 2000 MANITOBA, RICHMOND B.C. SASKATCHEWAN, V6X 3K1...

  • Page 469

    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 470

    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 471

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page471 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Customer Assistance In order to serve you efficiently and effectively, please help us by providing the following information: 1. Your name, address, and telephone number 2. Year and model of vehicle 3.

  • Page 472

    Irvine, CA 92623-9734 U.S.A. (905) 787-7000 (outside Canada) TEL: 1 (800) 222-5500 (in U.S.A.) qPUERTO RICO/U.S. Virgin Islands (949) 727-1990 (outside U.S.A.) Plaza Motors Corp. (Mazda de Puerto Rico) P.O. Box 362722, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936-2722 TEL: (787) 641-9300...

  • Page 473

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page473 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Mazda Importer/Distributors Triple J Saipan, Inc. (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...

  • Page 474

    Federal Emission Control Warranty (U.S.A. only) 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. 9-14 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 475

    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 Standards (CMVSS).

  • Page 476

    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 477

    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 478

    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 479: Cell Phones

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page479 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Cell Phones Cell Phones Warning WARNING Please comply with the legal regulations concerning the use of communication equipment in vehicles in your State or Province: 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 480

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page480 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects 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 481

    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 482

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page482 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) Tire Labeling 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 483

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page483 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) 11. Max. load rating 12. Tread wear, traction and temperature grades 13. Max. permissible inflation pressure 14. 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 484

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page484 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) H is the speed rating. The speed rating denotes the maximum speed for which the use of the tire is rated. Letter Rating Speed Rating 99 mph 106 mph...

  • Page 485

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page485 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM 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 486

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page486 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) qInformation on Temporary Tires Please refer to the sample below. 1. Temporary tires 2. Nominal width of tire in millimeters 3. Ratio of height to width (aspect ratio) 4.

  • Page 487

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page487 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM 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 488

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page488 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) 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 489

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page489 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) WARNING 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 490

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page490 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) qGlossary of Terms Tire Placard: A label indicating the OE tire sizes, recommended inflation pressure, and the maximum weight the vehicle can carry. Tire Identification Number (TIN): A number on the sidewall of each tire providing information about the tire brand and manufacturing plant, tire size, and date of manufacture.

  • Page 491: Specifications

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page491 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM 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 492

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page492 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) qReplacing a Tire WARNING Always use tires that are in good condition: Driving with worn tires is dangerous. Reduced braking, steering, and traction could result in an accident.

  • Page 493

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page493 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) CAUTION If you feel a sudden vibration or ride disturbance while driving or you suspect your tire or vehicle has been damaged, immediately reduce your speed. Drive with caution until you can safely pull off the road.

  • Page 494

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page494 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) Vehicle Loading WARNING Do not tow 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 495

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page495 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM 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 496

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page496 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) SAMPLE CARGO Cargo Weight includes all weight added to the Base Curb Weight, including cargo and optional equipment. The cargo weight limit decreases depending on the number of vehicle occupants. The cargo weight limit can be calculated by subtracting the total weight of the vehicle occupants from the combination weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed value on the tire label.

  • Page 497

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page497 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) Examples: Based on a single occupant weight of 68 kg (150 lbs), and a value of 385 kg (849 lbs) for the combination weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed : The cargo weight limit with one occupant is 385 kg (849 lbs) _ 68 kg (150 lbs) = 317 kg (699 lbs) The cargo weight limit with two occupants is 385 kg (849 lbs) _ (68 ×...

  • Page 498

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page498 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) SAMPLE WARNING 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 499

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page499 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) GCW (Gross Combination Weight) is the weight of the loaded vehicle (GVW). GCWR (Gross Combination Weight Rating) is the maximum allowable weight of the vehicle - including all cargo and passengers - that the vehicle can handle without risking damage.

  • Page 500

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page500 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM 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 combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed XXX kg or XXX lbs on your vehicle's placard.

  • Page 501: Reporting Safety Defects

    Irvine, California 92618-2922 P.O. Box 19734 Irvine, CA 92623-9734 Customer Assistance Center or toll free at 1 (800) 222-5500 If you live outside of the U.S.A., please contact the nearest Mazda Distributor shown (page 9-12) in this booklet. 9-41 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 502

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page502 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM 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 503: 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 do not have what you need in stock, they can order it for you.

  • Page 504

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page504 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Service Publications qNAVIGATION SYSTEM OWNER'S MANUAL: This booklet contains information regarding the proper operation and use of the navigation system. This is not a technician's manual. 9-44 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 505

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page505 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Specifications Technical information about your Mazda. Identification Numbers ............... 10-2 Vehicle Information Labels ............. 10-2 Specifications ................10-4 Specifications ................10-4 Personalization Features ............10-8 Personalization Features ............10-8 10-1 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 506: Identification Numbers

    Vehicle Safety Standard Label Front side trim Scuff plate To confirm the number, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer because the scuff plate and front side trim must be removed. The chassis number is also indicated on the dashboard. Refer to Vehicle Identification Number on page 10-2.

  • Page 507

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page507 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Identification Numbers qVehicle Emission Control 3.7-liter engine Information Label Forward qTire Pressure Label qEngine Number 2.5-liter engine Forward 10-3 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 508

    75W-90 Manual transaxle oil API Service GL-4 or GL-5 Above 10 °C (50 °F) 80W-90 2.5-liter engine Mazda Genuine ATF M-V Automatic transaxle fluid 3.7-liter engine Mazda Genuine JWS3309 Power steering fluid Mazda Genuine ATF M-V Brake/Clutch fluid SAE J1703 or FMVSS116 DOT-3 10-4 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 509

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page509 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Specifications qCapacities (Approximate Quantities) Item Capacity With oil filter replacement 5.0 L (5.3 US qt. 4.4 Imp qt) 2.5-liter engine Without oil filter replacement 4.6 L (4.9 US qt. 4.0 Imp qt) Engine oil With oil filter replacement 5.2 L (5.5 US qt.

  • Page 510

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page510 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Specifications Automatic transaxle Item Weight GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) 1,996 kg (4,400 lb) Front 1,066 kg (2,350 lb) GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating) Rear 934 kg (2,059 lb) 3.7-liter engine Item Weight GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating) 2,082 kg (4,590 lb)

  • Page 511

    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. When changing tires extra care must be taken to be sure the TPMS is working. (page 5-27) Check the tire pressure label for tire size and inflation pressure.

  • Page 512: Personalization Features

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page512 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Personalization Features Personalization Features The following Personalization Features are possible. These settings can only be changed by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Setting Function Initial Setting After Setting Change Standard Earlier/ Adjusts headlight illumination on/off timing...

  • Page 513

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page513 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Personalization Features Setting Function Initial Setting After Setting Change Activates function to automatically lock doors when leaving vehicle Deactivated Activated (with key being carried away) Deactivates advanced key remaining battery Activated Deactivated level warning light in instrument cluster Adjusts sound volume of answer-back beep High...

  • Page 514

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page514 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Personalization Features The following Personalization Features can be changed the vehicle owner. Setting Function Initial Setting After Setting Change Welcome sound Deactivates welcome sound function 6-28 Activated Deactivated The auto door-lock function is disabled All the doors and the liftgate lock automatically when the...

  • Page 515: Index

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page515 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Index 11-1 Form No.8BG7-EC-10H...

  • Page 516

    ........6-16 system ........6-128 Safety certification ..... 6-77 Hands-free setting ....6-132 Automatic Transaxle Mazda Bluetooth Hands-Free Driving tips ........ 5-19 customer service ....... 6-135 Manual shift mode ..... 5-16 Safety certification ....6-135 Shift-lock override ..... 5-15 When Bluetooth Hands-Free cannot Shift-lock system .......

  • Page 517

    LATCH child-restraint system ........6-106 systems ........2-37 Hands-free setting ....6-113 Child Safety Locks for Rear Doors ... 3-35 Mazda Bluetooth Hands-Free Climate Control System ...... 6-2 customer service ....... 6-122 Gas specifications ...... 10-6 Safety certification ....6-121 Clock ..........

  • Page 518

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page518 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Index Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) ..5-25 Fluids DSC OFF indicator light .... 5-26 Classification ......10-4 DSC OFF switch ......5-26 Owner maintenance ....8-15 TCS/DSC indicator light .... 5-25 Fog Lights ......... 5-66 Foot Brake ..........

  • Page 519

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page519 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Index Ignition Label Information ......10-2 Keys ........... 3-24 Lane-Change Signals ......5-65 Switch .......... 5-2 Light Bulbs Illuminated Entry System ....6-143 Replacement ....... 8-38 Immobilizer System Specifications ......10-6 (with Advanced Key) ......3-50 Lighting Control .......

  • Page 520

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page520 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Index Paint Damage ........8-53 Seats Parking Brake ........5-7 Front seat Parking in an Emergency ....7-2 (Electrically operated seats) ..2-4 Personalization Features ....10-8 Front seat Power Door Locks ......3-32 (Manually operated seats) ....

  • Page 521

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page521 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Index Storage Compartments ....6-151 Towing Center console ......6-152 Description ......... 7-18 Glove compartment ....6-151 Emergency towing ..... 7-18 Overhead console ..... 6-151 Recreational towing ....7-19 Rear coat hooks ......6-153 Trailer towing ......

  • Page 522

    Mazda6_8BG7-EC-10H_Edition1 Page522 Monday, August 2 2010 1:29 PM Index Warning Lights ......... 5-44 ABS ..........5-47 Air bag system ......5-49 Automatic transaxle ....5-52 Brake system ......5-46 Charging system ......5-48 Check engine ......5-48 Check fuel cap ......5-50 Door-ajar ........

Comments to this Manuals

Symbols: 0
Latest comments: