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

  • Page 4: How To Use This Manual

    Illustrations complement the words of the manual to best explain how to enjoy your The symbol below, located on some parts Mazda. By reading your manual, you can of the vehicle, indicates that this manual find out about the features, important contains information related to the part.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    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. Knowing Your Mazda Explanation of basic operations and controls; opening/closing and adjustment of various parts.

  • Page 7: Your Vehicle At A Glance

    Your Vehicle at a Glance Interior, exterior views and part identification of your Mazda. Dashboard and Interior Overview ..........1-2 Exterior Overview ................. 1-4...

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    Your Vehicle at a Glance Dashboard and Interior Overview The equipment and installation position varies by vehicle. Refer to Navigation System at the end of the manual. Power window lock switch ................page 3-38 Power window switch ..................page 3-35 Power door lock switch ..................

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    Your Vehicle at a Glance Dashboard and Interior Overview Dashboard illumination ..................page 5-23 DSC OFF switch ....................page 5-18 Lighting control/Turn signals ................page 5-36 Audio control switch ..................page 6-35 Instrument cluster ....................page 5-20 Air bags ......................page 2-38 Wiper and washer lever ..................

  • Page 10: Exterior Overview

    Your Vehicle at a Glance Exterior Overview The equipment and installation position varies by vehicle. Refer to Navigation System at the end of the manual.

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    Your Vehicle at a Glance Exterior Overview Trunk lid ......................page 3-29 Antenna ......................page 6-10 Rear window defroster ..................page 5-40 Power windows ....................page 3-34 Tires ........................page 8-26 Light bulbs ......................page 8-30 Hood ........................page 3-44 Windshield wiper blades ..................

  • Page 13: Essential Safety Equipment

    Essential Safety Equipment Use of safety equipment, including seats, seat belt system, child-restraint systems and SRS air bags. Seats ....................2-2 Front Seats (Manually Operated Seats) ........2-2 Front Seats (Electrically Operated Seats) ........2-5 Rear Seat ................... 2-9 Seat Belt Systems ................. 2-11 Seat Belt Precautions ...............

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    Such modifications could damage the qSeat Slide supplemental restraint system and result in serious injury. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer if there is WARNING any need to remove or reinstall the front seats. Driver's Seat Adjustment: Adjusting the driver's seat while the Damaged Front Seats: vehicle is moving is dangerous.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seats Make sure the lever returns to its original WARNING position and the seat is locked in place by attempting to push it forward and backward. Unlocked Seatback: The seatback plays an important role qSeat Recline in your protection in a vehicle. Leaving the seatback unlocked is dangerous as it can allow passengers WARNING...

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seats qHead Restraint CAUTION When returning a rear-reclined seatback WARNING to its upright position, make sure you hold onto the seatback with your other Head Restraints Adjustment: hand while operating the lever. If the Driving with the head restraints seatback is not supported, it will flip adjusted too low or removed is forward suddenly and could cause...

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    Such modifications could damage the supplemental restraint system and result in serious injury. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer if there is any need to remove or reinstall the front seats. Damaged Front Seats: Driving with damaged front seats is NOTE dangerous.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seats qSeat Recline CAUTION The seat-bottom power adjustment is WARNING operated by motors. Avoid extended operation because excessive use can Reclining: damage the motors. Sitting in a reclined position while the To prevent the battery from running vehicle is moving is dangerous down, avoid using the power because you don't get the full...

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seats Change the seatback angle by pressing the Rear height adjustment front or rear side of the reclining switch. Raise or lower the back of the switch to Release the switch at the desired position. adjust the rear height of the seat-bottom. qHeight Adjustment Height adjustment Raise the seat-bottom by pulling up on the...

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seats qLumbar Support Adjustment Height adjustment To raise a head restraint, pull it up to the To adjust the lumbar support, pull the desired position. lever forward. To lower the head restraint, press the stop- catch release, then push the head restraint down.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seats Rear Seat NOTE The seat temperature is regulated WARNING automatically by a thermostat. Other than turning it on or off, it cannot be adjusted. Not Securing Luggage and Cargo: Not securing cargo while driving is dangerous as it could move or be crushed during sudden braking or a collision and cause injury.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seats Height adjustment WARNING To raise a head restraint, pull it up to the desired position. Positioning the Shoulder Belt Over the To lower the head restraint, press the stop- Armrest: catch release, then push the head restraint Positioning the shoulder portion of a down.

  • Page 23: Seat Belt Systems

    Have an Authorized Mazda Dealer inspect all seat belt systems in use during an accident before they are used again.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems WARNING One Belt, One Passenger: Using one seat belt for more than one person at a time is dangerous. A seat belt used in this way can't spread the impact forces properly and the two passengers could be crushed together and seriously injured or even killed.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems qEmergency Locking Mode In the emergency locking mode, the belt remains comfortable on the occupant and the retractor will lock in position during a collision. When the seat belt is fastened, it will always be in the emergency locking mode until it is switched to automatic locking mode by pulling it all the way out to its full length.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems Seat Belt (Except Center- WARNING Rear Position) Positioning the Shoulder Portion of the Seat Belt: NOTE Improper positioning of the shoulder When using the center-rear seat belt, portion of the seat belt is dangerous. refer to Center-Rear Position Seat Always make sure the shoulder Belt (page 2-18).

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

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    The load limiting increase. Always have an Authorized system releases belt webbing in a Mazda Dealer inspect the seat belt controlled manner to reduce belt force on pretensioners and air bags after any the occupant's chest.

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    ON position. If any of these occur, consult an Authorized Mazda Some smoke (non-toxic gas) will be Dealer as soon as possible. The system released when the air bags and may not work in an accident.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems Center-Rear Position Seat WARNING Belt Fastening the Center-Rear Seat Belt Before using the center-rear lap/shoulder with Only One Buckle: belt make sure tongue (A) and anchor Fastening the center-rear seat belt buckle (B) are fastened. with only one buckle is dangerous.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems qUnfastening the Seat Belt qFastening the Lap Portion of the Seat Belt Depress the button on the buckle. Grasp tongue (A) and insert it into the anchor buckle (B) until you hear a click. It is now secure for passenger use.

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    15cm (6 in). Please contact your Authorized Mazda Dealer for more information. NOTE WARNING When not in use, remove the seat belt extender and store it in the vehicle.

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    ON beep sound will not be period (90 seconds) has passed. position. heard. qBelt Minder NOTE The belt minder can be deactivated. Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer to deactivate and restore the seat belt minder. 2-21...

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    Essential Safety Equipment Seat Belt Systems Front passenger seat The seat belt warning light/beep reminds the front passenger to fasten the seat belt according to the chart below. Vehicle speed Between 0 20 km/h Condition km/h (12 mph) or 12 mph) more Seat belt (Driver)

  • Page 35: 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.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint WARNING Proper Size of 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. If not, the child could be seriously injured or even killed in an accident. Follow the Manufacturer's Instructions and Always Keep the Child-Restraint System Buckled Down: An unsecured child-restraint system is dangerous.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint WARNING Front Passenger Seat Position: A front-facing child-restraint system should only be put on the front seat when it is unavoidable. Always move the seat as far back as possible, because the force of a deploying air bag could cause serious injury or death to the child.

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    To avoid burning yourself or a child, check them before you or your child touches them. 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 2-34).

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    In your Mazda, tethered Place tether equipped child-restraint child-restraint systems can only be systems where there are tether accommodated in the three positions on anchors.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint 1. Secure the child-restraint system with NOTE the lap portion of the lap/shoulder belt. See the manufacturer's instructions on Inspect this function before each use of the child-restraint system for belt the child-restraint system. You should routing instructions.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint Anchor bracket location WARNING Child-Restraint Tether Usage: Using the tether or tether anchor to secure anything but a child-restraint system is dangerous. This could Cover weaken or damage the tether or tether anchor and result in injury. Use the tether and tether anchor only for a child-restraint system.

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    If you cannot put all children in the rear air bags: seat, at least put the smallest children in Every Mazda side air bag will have a the rear and be sure the largest child up SRS AIRBAG tag on the outboard front uses the shoulder belt over the shoulder of the front seats.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint WARNING WARNING Rear-Facing Child-Restraint System: Children and Seating Position with Rear-facing child-restraint systems on Side and Curtain Air Bags: the front seat are particularly Allowing anyone to lean over or dangerous. against the side window, the area of The child-restraint system can be hit the front passenger seat, front and by a deploying air bag and moved...

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    Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint qFront Passenger's Seat Child- NOTE Restraint System Installation Inspect this function before each use 1. Slide the seat as far back as possible. of the child-restraint system. You should not be able to pull the shoulder belt out of the retractor while the system is in the automatic locking mode.

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    Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. While it is always better to install any child-restraint system on the rear seat, it is essential...

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    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.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint qLATCH Child-Restraint System Anchor bracket location Installation Procedure (Rear Outboard Seats) 1. Expand the area between the seat bottom and the seatback slightly to verify the locations of the LATCH lower anchors. Tether strap position Tether strap NOTE...

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    Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint qLATCH Child-Restraint System WARNING Installation Procedure (Rear Center Seat) Child-Restraint Tether Usage: The LATCH lower anchors at the center Using the tether or tether anchor to of the rear seat are much further apart than secure anything but a child-restraint the sets of LATCH lower anchors for system is dangerous.

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    Essential Safety Equipment Child Restraint 2. Expand the area between the seat Anchor bracket location bottom and the seatback slightly to verify the locations of the LATCH lower anchors. Cover Anchor bracket Tether strap position Tether strap NOTE The markings above the LATCH lower anchors indicate the locations of Anchor Cover...

  • Page 50: Srs Air Bags

    Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS) Precautions The front and side supplemental restraint systems (SRS) include up to 6 air bags (verify SRS AIRBAG location indicator marks). They are located in: The steering wheel hub (driver air bag) The front passenger dashboard (front passenger air bag) The outboard sides of the front seatbacks (side air bags) The front and rear window pillars, and the roof edge along both sides (curtain air bags)

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    Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags WARNING Air Bags without Seat Belts: Depending only on the air bags for protection during an accident is dangerous. Alone, air bags may not prevent serious injuries. The appropriate air bags can be expected to inflate only in the first collision with frontal, near frontal or side forces that are at least moderate.

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    Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags WARNING Seating Position with Side and Curtain Air Bags: Sitting too close to the side air bag modules or placing hands on them is extremely dangerous. The side air bags inflate with great force and speed directly out of the outboard side of the front seat and expand along the front door on the side the car is hit.

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    It also includes installing extra electrical equipment on or near system components or wiring. An Authorized Mazda Dealer can provide the special care needed in the removal and installation of front seats.

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    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.

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    Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Supplemental Restraint System Components The supplemental restraint systems (SRS) have two basic subsystems: The air bag system with inflators and air bags. The electrical system with crash sensors and diagnostic module. The air bags are mounted in the following locations: The steering wheel hub The front passenger dashboard The outboard sides of the front seatbacks...

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    Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags qFront Air Bag System Components (10) (1) Driver seat slide position sensor (page 2-46) (2) Front seats (3) Front dual stage inflators and air bags (4) Front air bag sensor (5) Front passenger air bag deactivation indicator light (page 2-46) (6) Front seat belt pretensioner and load limiting systems (page 2-16) (7) Front passenger seat weight sensors (page 2-46) (8) Front passenger seat weight sensor control module...

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    Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags qSide and Curtain Air Bag System Components (1) Side and curtain inflators and air bags (2) Front seats (3) Crash sensors and diagnostic module (SAS unit) (4) Side crash sensor 2-45...

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

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    Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Front passenger seat weight sensors Your vehicle is also equipped with the front passenger air bag deactivation indicator light (page 2-32). These sensors are located under both of the front passenger seat rails. These sensors determine the total seated weight on the front passenger seat.

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

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    Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags WARNING Increasing the Total Seated Weight on the Front Passenger Seat: When an infant or small child sits on the front passenger seat, increasing the total seated weight on the front passenger seat from the total seated weight of approximately 30 kg (66 lb) is dangerous.

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    If the front passenger air bag deactivation indicator light does not illuminate after installing a child-restraint system on the front passenger seat, install the child-restraint system on the rear seat and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. Driver and front passenger buckle switches The buckle switches on the front seat belts detect whether or not the front seat belts are securely fastened and further control the deployment of the air bags.

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    The side and curtain air bags will function only once. After that, the side and curtain air bags will not work again and must be replaced. Only an Authorized Mazda Dealer can replace the systems.

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    Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Driving into a big hole or hitting the far Front air bag activation side of a hole. A greater than moderate impact will cause the front air bags to inflate in the following cases: Hitting a solid wall straight on at greater than about 22 km/h (14 mph).

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    Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags Rear-ending or running under a truck's Side and curtain air bag activation tail gate may not provide the stopping Greater than moderate impact to one side force necessary for air bag deployment. of the vehicle (driver or passenger side areas) will cause the side and curtain air bags on that side to inflate, but it will not normally deploy the front air bags.

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    Essential Safety Equipment SRS Air Bags qConstant Monitoring Vehicle roll-over may not provide enough side force to deploy the side The following components of the air bag and curtain air bags. systems are monitored by a diagnostic system: SAS unit Front air bag sensor Air bag modules Side crash sensors...

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    ON position or does not illuminate is turned to the ON position. If any of as indicated in the chart. For more these occur, consult an Authorized Mazda details about this indicator light and Dealer as soon as possible. The system this chart, refer to Front passenger may not work in an accident.

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    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 69: Knowing Your Mazda

    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 ......3-13 Warning and Beep Sounds ............

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    Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System í Advanced Keys The advanced keyless functions (advanced keyless entry and start system) enables the following operations while the advanced key is being carried (page 3-7). Locking/unlocking the doors and the trunk lid without operating the key.

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    (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.

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    (green) flashes in the instrument cluster. Refer to Advanced Key Dead Warning on page 3-17. Additional advanced keys can be obtained at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Up to 6 advanced keys can be used with the advanced keyless functions per vehicle.

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

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    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.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System Operation Using Advanced NOTE Keyless Functions The system may not operate if you are too close to the windows, door handles, qOperational Range or trunk lid. The system operates only when the driver...

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    Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System qLocking, Unlocking with Request NOTE Switch The trunk is out of the operational All doors and the trunk lid can be locked/ range, however, starting the engine unlocked by pressing the request switch may be possible.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System To unlock NOTE Driver's door request switch The setting can be changed so that To unlock the driver's door, press the the doors and the trunk lid are locked request switch. A beep sound will be...

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    Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System qStarting the Engine NOTE Ignition Switch Positions If turning the ignition switch is difficult, Without a traditional key, some of the jiggle the steering wheel from side to ignition switch functions are different.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System 5. Depress the clutch pedal all the way Starting the Engine and shift into neutral. Keep the clutch pedal depressed while NOTE cranking the engine. Engine-starting is controlled by the spark ignition system.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System NOTE CAUTION In the following cases, the KEY Don't try the starter for more than 10 warning light (red) illuminates and the seconds at a time. If the engine stalls or engine will not start.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System Operation Using Advanced CAUTION Key Functions When leaving the vehicle, make sure the ignition switch is turned to the qKeyless Entry System LOCK position. This system remotely locks and unlocks the doors and the trunk lid, and opens the NOTE power windows.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System The operation indicator light flashes when Transmitter the buttons are pressed. Lock button Lock button To lock the doors and the trunk lid, press the lock button. A beep sound will be...

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    Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System qAuxiliary Key Function Panic button If you witness from a distance someone Use the auxiliary key stored in the attempting to break into or damage your advanced key in the event of a dead vehicle, pressing the panic button will battery or malfunction.

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    ACC position and the door is open vehicle inspected at an Authorized due to the activation of the warning Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. beep indicating that the start knob is Refer to Ignition Switch (page 5-2). not in the LOCK position.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System qRequest Switch Inoperable qEngine Start Not Permitted Warning Warning Beep Under the following conditions, the KEY warning light (red) flashes to inform the Under the following conditions, if the driver that the start knob will not rotate to...

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    Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System Setting Change (Function Customization) The following function settings are possible. Settings can be changed for each registered advanced key. These settings can only be changed by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. At Initial After Setting...

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    The advanced key is malfunctioning. Park the vehicle in When the KEY warning light (red) remains illuminated a safe place, and use the auxiliary key to continue in the instrument cluster. driving the vehicle. Have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. 3-19...

  • Page 88: Doors And Locks

    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Your Mazda has two kinds of keys. Keys Master key WARNING (Retractable type key) Keys and Children: Leaving children in a vehicle with the Valet key key is dangerous. This could result in someone being badly injured or even killed.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Key extend/retract method (Retractable Keyless Entry System (with type key) Retractable Type Key) To extend the key, press the release button. This system remotely locks and unlocks the doors and the trunk lid, and opens the power windows.

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    (page 3-23). interference, and (2) this device must Additional transmitters can be accept any interference received, obtained at an Authorized Mazda including interference that may cause Dealer. Up to 3 transmitters can be undesired operation. used with the keyless entry system (CANADA) per vehicle.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks The operation indicator light flashes when Panic button the buttons are pressed. If you witness from a distance someone attempting to break into or damage your Lock button vehicle, pressing the panic button will To lock the doors and the trunk lid, press activate the vehicle's alarm.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 2. Insert a small screwdriver into the slot CAUTION and push the tab to remove the key from the transmitter. Install the battery with the positive pole ( ) facing down. Battery leakage could occur if it is not installed correctly.

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    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. 3-25...

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Door Locks WARNING WARNING Vehicles Left Unlocked: Leaving your vehicle unlocked is dangerous as children could lock Unattended Children and Pets: themselves in a hot vehicle, which Leaving a child or an animal could result in death. Also, a vehicle...

  • Page 95

    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qLocking, Unlocking with To lock any door with the door-lock knob from the outside, push the door-lock knob Transmitter (with Advanced Key) to the lock position and close the door. The doors can be locked/unlocked by...

  • Page 96

    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Locking, unlocking with key Locking, unlocking with door-lock switch All doors and the trunk lid lock automatically when the driver's door is All doors and the trunk lid lock locked with the key. All doors and the automatically when LOCK is pushed.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qRear Door Child Safety Locks Trunk Lid These locks are intended to help prevent children from accidentally opening the WARNING rear doors. Use them both whenever a child rides in the vehicle. Open Trunk and Exhaust Gas:...

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qLocking, Unlocking with Request qOpening and Closing the Trunk Switch (with Advanced Key) The trunk lid can be locked/unlocked by WARNING operating the request switch while carrying the advanced key outside the Trunk Access and Children:...

  • Page 99

    In some situations you may want to prevent the trunk from being unlocked when the doors are unlocked with the key. If you must leave your Mazda with another person, such as a parking attendant, protect valuables in the trunk...

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qTrunk Light To cancel the security feature, insert the master key into the lock, turn the key The trunk light is on when the lid is open clockwise to the center position and and off when it's closed.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Inside Trunk Release Lever WARNING Your vehicle is equipped with an inside Trunk Access and Children: trunk release lever that provides a means Leaving the trunk lid open or leaving of escape for children and adults in the...

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qOpening the Trunk Lid from the Power Windows Inside The ignition switch must be in the ON Slide the inside trunk release lever in the position for the power windows to direction of the arrow. The lever is made operate.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qOperating the Power Windows Manual opening/closing To open the window to the desired position, lightly hold down the switch. NOTE To close the window to the desired Each passenger window can be position, lightly pull up the switch.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Canceling the two-step down function NOTE To cancel the two-step down function for If the battery had been disconnected each passenger window, carry out the during vehicle maintenance or for other following procedure using the master reasons such as a switch is kept control switches.

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    In the event the jam-safe function despite doing the restore procedure, activates and the power window cannot consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. be closed automatically using the auto- opening method, pull and hold the switch fully and the window will close.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks NOTE WARNING For engine-off operation of the Unintentional Window Operation: power window, the switch must be Unintentional power window held up firmly throughout window operation is dangerous. A person's closure because the auto-closing hands, head, or neck could be caught function will be inoperable.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks Opening/Closing the Power NOTE Windows from Outside The power windows cannot be opened or closed from outside the All windows can be opened or closed vehicle under the following from outside the vehicle after the doors condition: and the trunk lid are closed.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qAuto-Opening Advanced key Because nobody likes getting into a very hot car, we have introduced a way to get a Lock button head start on cooling it, even before you put your seat belts on and insert your key in the ignition.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qClosing 2. Turn the key toward the front and hold it. After the doors and the trunk lid are The windows can be closed in case they unlocked, the windows fully open are left open after getting out of the automatically.

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

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    If the light remains on (even after you have tightened the cap securely, driven, and restarted the engine several times), it may indicate a different problem. Contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. Remote fuel-filler lid release qFuel-Filler Cap To remove the filler cap, turn it counterclockwise.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks 2. Slide the hood latch to the right and lift Hood the hood. WARNING Closed and Securely Locked Hood: A hood that is not closed and securely locked is dangerous as it could fly...

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks í Moonroof NOTE After washing your Mazda or after a The moonroof can be opened or closed rain, wipe the water off the moonroof electrically only when the ignition switch before operating it to avoid water is in the ON position.

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    Knowing Your Mazda Doors and Locks qSlide Operation CAUTION To open to any position, press the rear of The sunshade doesn't tilt. To avoid the switch. damaging the sunshade, don't push up on it. To close, press the front of the slide switch.

  • Page 115: Security System

    Knowing Your Mazda Security System Immobilizer System (with CAUTION 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.

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    Authorized Mazda Dealer. don't shut off the engine. Go to an Authorized Mazda Dealer and have it checked. If the engine is shut off while the indicator light is flashing, you won't be able to restart it.

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

  • Page 118

    Knowing Your Mazda Security System Immobilizer System CAUTION (without Advanced Key) When starting the engine do not allow the following, as the engine may not The immobilizer system allows the engine start due to the electronic signal from to start only with a key the system the ignition key not being transmitted recognizes.

  • Page 119

    If the security indicator light flashes continuously while you are driving, don't shut off the engine. Go to an Authorized Mazda Dealer and have it checked. If you shut off the engine while the light is flashing you won't be able to restart it.

  • Page 120

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

  • Page 121

    Knowing Your Mazda Security System Unlocking a door with the inside door- Theft-Deterrent System lock knob. The theft-deterrent system is designed to Opening the hood by operating the prevent your vehicle or its contents from hood release handle. being stolen when all doors, hood, and If the system is triggered again, the lights trunk lid are locked.

  • Page 122

    Turn the start knob to the ON in the glove box. position. Mazda recommends that you affix it to the The hazard warning lights will flash twice lower rear corner of a front door window. to indicate that the system is turned off.

  • Page 123: Steering Wheel And Mirrors

    Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors Steering Wheel Mirrors qOutside Mirrors WARNING Check the mirror angles before driving. Adjusting the Steering Wheel: Adjusting the steering wheel while the WARNING vehicle is moving is dangerous. Moving it can very easily cause the...

  • Page 124

    Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors qRearview Mirror After adjusting the mirror, lock the control by placing the selector switch in the Rearview mirror adjustment middle position. Before driving, adjust the rearview mirror Folding the mirror to center on the scene through the rear Fold the outside mirror rearward until it is window.

  • Page 125

    Knowing Your Mazda Steering Wheel and Mirrors WARNING Blocked View: Cargo stacked higher than the seatbacks is dangerous. It can block your view in the rearview mirror, which might cause you to hit another car when changing lanes. Don't stack things higher than the seatbacks.

  • Page 126

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  • Page 127: Before Driving Your Mazda

    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) ......... 4-5 Before Starting the Engine ............4-6 Before Getting In ..............4-6 After Getting In .................

  • Page 128

    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 129

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

  • Page 130

    Before Driving Your Mazda Fuel and Engine Exhaust Precautions NOTE While the engine is off, the sound of a valve opening and closing can be heard at the rear of the vehicle, however this does not indicate an abnormality. Your vehicle has a self-...

  • Page 131

    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. Exhaust Gas in Enclosed Area: Running the engine inside an enclosed area, such as a garage, is dangerous. Exhaust gas, which contains poisonous carbon monoxide, could easily enter the cabin.

  • Page 132: Before Starting The Engine

    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? Inspect inflation pressures and Are the inside and outside mirrors condition of tires.

  • Page 133: 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 134

    Before Driving Your Mazda Driving Tips Hazardous Driving Rocking the Vehicle WARNING WARNING Downshifting on Slippery Surfaces: Spinning the Wheels: Downshifting into lower gear while When the vehicle is stuck, spinning driving on slippery surfaces is the wheels at high speed is dangerous.

  • Page 135

    Using tires different in size or type is cables, and a small bag of sand or salt. dangerous. Your vehicle's handling Ask an Authorized Mazda Dealer to could be greatly affected and result in perform the following precautions: an accident. Use only the same size...

  • Page 136

    Before Driving Your Mazda Driving Tips Driving In Flooded Area Overloading WARNING WARNING Driving with Wet Brakes: Vehicle Load Weight: Driving with wet brakes is dangerous. The gross axle weight rating (GAWR) Increased stopping distance or the and the gross vehicle weight rating...

  • Page 137

    Before Driving Your Mazda Driving Tips Turbocharger Information The turbocharger greatly enhances engine power. Its advanced design provides better operation and requires minimum additional maintenance. To get maximum performance from your turbocharged engine, take note of the following tips: The turbocharged engine is designed for optimal operation with premium unleaded gasoline (page 4-2).

  • Page 138

    Before Driving Your Mazda Towing Trailer Towing The Mazdaspeed6 is not designed for towing. Never tow a trailer with your Mazdaspeed6. 4-12...

  • Page 139

    Driving Your Mazda Explanation of instruments and controls. Starting and Driving ..............5-2 Ignition Switch ................5-2 Starting the Engine ..............5-4 Brake System ................5-5 Manual Transaxle Operation ............. 5-9 Power Steering ................ 5-11 All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Operation ........5-11 Cruise Control .................

  • Page 140: Starting And Driving

    Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qIgnition Switch Positions Ignition Switch With advanced (With advanced key) NOTE When starting the engine using the advanced key, refer to Starting the Without advanced Engine (page 3-10). When starting the engine with the auxiliary key, perform the following procedure.

  • Page 141

    Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving NOTE WARNING When the ignition switch is turned to Removing the Key: the ON position, the sound of the fuel It's dangerous to remove the key from pump motor operating near the fuel the ignition switch while the vehicle is tank can be heard.

  • Page 142

    Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Starting the Engine NOTE In extremely cold weather, below NOTE _ 18 °C (0 °F), or after the vehicle has not been driven in several days, Engine-starting is controlled by the let the engine warm up without spark ignition system.

  • Page 143

    Starting and Driving Brake System WARNING qFoot Brake Driving with Wet Brakes: Your Mazda has power-assisted brakes Driving with wet brakes is dangerous. that adjust automatically through normal Increased stopping distance or the use. vehicle pulling to one side when...

  • Page 144

    If the warning light remains on, or if the brakes do not operate properly, do not drive the vehicle. Have it towed to an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Even if the light goes out have your brake system inspected as soon as possible by an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

  • Page 145

    Having to add brake fluid is sometimes ABS: an indicator of leakage. Consult an The ABS cannot compensate for Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as unsafe and reckless driving, excessive possible even if the brake light is no speed, tailgating (following another longer illuminated.

  • Page 146

    Warning Light on at the Same Time: Should this happen, consult an Authorized Driving when the brake system Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. warning light and ABS warning light are on at the same time is dangerous. When both lights are on, the rear...

  • Page 147

    Driving with worn disc pads is dangerous. The brakes could fail and cause a serious accident. As soon as you hear a screeching noise consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Neutral position The shift pattern of the transaxle is conventional, as shown.

  • Page 148

    Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qRecommendations for Shifting WARNING Upshifting For normal acceleration, we recommend Sudden Engine-Braking: these shift points. Shifting down while driving on wet, snowy, or frozen roads, or while Gear Vehicle speed driving at high speeds causes sudden...

  • Page 149

    If the steering feels rigid during normal qAWD Driving driving, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. This vehicle has not been designed for the purpose of off-road driving or rallies. Do not attempt to drive over uneven or rocky CAUTION surfaces, or across rivers.

  • Page 150

    If the AWD warning light illuminates: Do not mix tread-worn tires with If the AWD warning light illuminates, normal tires. contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Inspect tire inflation pressures at the If the AWD warning light flashes: specified periods and adjust to the Park the vehicle in a safe place.

  • Page 151

    Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qCruise Set Indicator Light Cruise Control With cruise control, you can set and automatically maintain any speed of more than about 30 km/h (19 mph). WARNING This light comes on when a cruising speed Cruise Control Use: is set.

  • Page 152

    Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving NOTE WARNING The SET function can't be activated Cruise Main Switch: until about 2 seconds after the ON/ Leaving the ON/OFF switch on when OFF switch has been engaged. not using the cruise control is...

  • Page 153

    Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qTo Decrease Cruising Speed Your vehicle has a tap-up feature that allows you to increase your current speed Press the SET/COAST button and hold it. in increments of 1.6 km/h (1 mph) by a The vehicle will gradually slow.

  • Page 154

    Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving qTo Resume Cruising Speed at Press the CANCEL button. More Than 30 km/h (19 mph) If some other method besides the ON/ OFF switch was used to cancel cruising speed and the system is still activated, the...

  • Page 155

    Driving Your Mazda Starting and Driving Traction Control System NOTE (TCS) To turn off the TCS, press the DSC OFF switch (page 5-19). The Traction Control System (TCS) enhances traction and safety by qTCS/DSC Indicator Light controlling engine torque and braking.

  • Page 156

    Use tires of the correct size torque in conjunction with systems such specified for your Mazda on all as ABS and TCS to help control side slip four wheels. when driving on slippery surfaces, or...

  • Page 157

    If the light stays on when the TCS/DSC is not switched off, take your vehicle to an Leaving the TCS/DSC on will Authorized Mazda Dealer. The dynamic provide the best stability. stability control may have a malfunction. qDSC OFF Switch Press the DSC OFF switch to turn off the TCS/DSC.

  • Page 158: Instrument Cluster And Indicators

    Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators Meters and Gauges When the ignition switch is in the ON position, the dashboard gauges illuminate. Speedometer ...................... page 5-21 Odometer, Trip Meter and Trip Meter Selector ..........page 5-21 Tachometer ......................page 5-22 Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge ..............

  • Page 159

    Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators qSpeedometer NOTE The speedometer indicates the speed of The odometer and trip meter can be the vehicle. displayed as follows even when the ignition switch is in the ACC or LOCK qOdometer, Trip Meter and Trip position.

  • Page 160

    Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators qEngine Coolant Temperature Gauge The trip meter records the total distance the vehicle is driven until the meter is The engine coolant temperature gauge again reset. Return it to 0.0 by holding shows the temperature of the engine the selector depressed for more than 1 coolant.

  • Page 161

    Driving Your Mazda Instrument Cluster and Indicators qFuel Gauge Bright The fuel gauge shows approximately how much fuel is in the tank. We recommend keeping the tank over 1/4 full. When the low fuel warning light illuminates or when the needle is near E, refuel as soon as possible.

  • Page 162: Warning/indicator Lights And Beep Sounds

    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 5-26 Charging System Warning Light 5-27 Engine Oil Pressure Warning Light 5-28...

  • Page 163

    Driving Your Mazda Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds Signal Warning/Indicator Lights Page Seat Belt Warning Light/Beep 5-29 Door-Ajar Warning Light 5-31 Low Washer Fluid Level Warning Light 5-31 AWD Warning Light 5-31 KEY Warning Light (Red)/KEY Indicator Light (Green) 5-31...

  • Page 164

    System Warning Light 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:...

  • Page 165

    Warning Light on at the Same Time: Should this happen, consult an Authorized Driving when the brake system Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. warning light and ABS warning light are on at the same time is dangerous. When both lights are on, the rear...

  • Page 166

    4. Check the warning light. flashes continuously, do not drive at high If the light remains illuminated even after speeds and consult an Authorized Mazda you add oil, have your vehicle towed to Dealer as soon as possible. an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

  • Page 167

    ON position. If any of these occur, consult an Authorized Mazda The seat belt warning light illuminates Dealer as soon as possible. The system and a beep sound will be heard if the may not work in an accident.

  • Page 168

    NOTE the front passenger to fasten the seat belt according to the chart below. The belt minder can be deactivated. Vehicle speed Consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer to Between 0 20 km/h deactivate and restore the seat belt Condition km/h (12 mph) or minder.

  • Page 169

    If the AWD warning light illuminates: If the AWD warning light illuminates, This warning light comes on when any contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer. door isn't securely closed. If the AWD warning light flashes: qLow Washer Fluid Level Park the vehicle in a safe place.

  • Page 170

    NOTE vehicle. Have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon The flashing KEY warning light (red) as possible. and the beep sound operate simultaneously (page 3-19).

  • Page 171

    Consult correctly. Take your vehicle to an an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Authorized Mazda Dealer. 5-33...

  • Page 172

    Indicator Lights 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. qCruise Main Indicator Light When operating the turn signal lights, the...

  • Page 173

    Driving Your Mazda Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds Beep Sounds qSeat Belt Warning Beep If the driver's seat belt is not fastened when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, a beep sound will be heard for about 6 seconds.

  • Page 174: Switches And Controls

    Do not replace the xenon qHeadlights fusion bulbs by yourself. Consult an To turn on the lights, turn the headlight Authorized Mazda Dealer when the switch on the end of the control lever. replacement is necessary. Switch Position NOTE...

  • Page 175

    Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls qHeadlight High-Low Beam qHeadlight Leveling Push the lever forward for high beam. The number of riders and weight of cargo Pull back to original position for low in the luggage compartment change the beam.

  • Page 176

    Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls Fog Lights Turn and Lane-Change Signals Use this switch to turn on the fog lights. They help you to see as well as to be seen. qTurn Signal To turn the front fog lights on, rotate the...

  • Page 177

    Use only windshield an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as washer fluid or plain water in the possible. Drive to the side of the road reservoir.

  • Page 178

    They continuously until the lever is released. may damage the defroster grid inside the window. If the washer doesn't work, inspect the fluid level (page 8-19). If it's OK, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 5-40...

  • Page 179

    Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls Horn NOTE This defroster is not designed for To sound the horn, press around the melting snow. If there is an mark on the steering wheel. accumulation of snow on the rear window, remove it before using the defroster.

  • Page 180

    Driving Your Mazda Switches and Controls Hazard Warning Flasher The hazard warning lights should always be used when you stop on or near a roadway. The hazard warning lights warn other drivers that your vehicle is a traffic hazard and that they must take extreme caution when near it.

  • Page 181: Interior Comfort

    Interior Comfort Use of various features for drive comfort, including air-conditioning and audio system. Climate Control System ............... 6-2 Operating Tips ................6-2 Vent Operation ................6-3 Control Panel ................6-5 Audio System ................6-10 Antenna ................... 6-10 Operating Tips for Audio System ........... 6-10 Audio Set ................

  • Page 182: Climate Control System

    Lack of refrigerant qClearing the Air Inlet may make the air conditioner less efficient. Consult an Authorized Mazda Clear all obstructions like leaves, snow Dealer for refrigerant inspection. and ice from the hood and the air inlet in...

  • Page 183

    Interior Comfort Climate Control System Vent Operation qAdjusting the Vents 2. Rotate the air vent left and right to adjust the direction of airflow. Directing airflow 1. Press the upper part of the air vent to open it. NOTE When using the air conditioner, mist may come out from the vents.

  • Page 184

    Interior Comfort Climate Control System qSelecting the Airflow Mode Dashboard Vents Defroster and Floor Vents Dashboard and Floor Vents Defroster Vents Floor Vents...

  • Page 185

    Interior Comfort Climate Control System Control Panel Climate control information is displayed on the information display. qControl Switches Selection of airflow mode Outside/Recirculated air selection AUTO switch Air conditioner operation NOTE AUTO switch indicator light When on, it indicates AUTO operation, and the system will function automatically.

  • Page 186

    Interior Comfort Climate Control System OFF switch Mode selector switch Pressing the OFF switch shuts off the The desired airflow mode can be selected climate control system. (page 6-4). Temperature control dial NOTE With the airflow mode set to position and the temperature control dial set at a medium temperature, heated air is directed to the feet and a Cold...

  • Page 187

    Interior Comfort Climate Control System Windshield defroster switch NOTE The air conditioner may not function when the outside temperature approaches 0 °C (32 °F). (Indicator remains on even when system is off.) Air intake selector Press the switch to defrost the windshield and front door windows.

  • Page 188

    Interior Comfort Climate Control System NOTE WARNING Setting the temperature to maximum Foggy Windshield: high or low will not provide the Using the position with the desired temperature at a faster rate. temperature control set to the cold When selecting heat, the system will position will cause the outside of the restrict airflow until it has warmed to windshield to fog up.

  • Page 189

    Interior Comfort Climate Control System Interior temperature sensor...

  • Page 190: Audio System

    Interior Comfort Audio System Antenna Operating Tips for Audio System qDetachable Type To remove the antenna, turn it WARNING counterclockwise. To install the antenna, turn it clockwise. Do Not Adjust Audio While Driving Make sure the antenna is securely the Vehicle: installed.

  • Page 191

    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 192

    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 193

    Should the unit not operate normally, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Only cassette tapes that play no longer Never attempt to repair it or insert a than 90 minutes should be used.

  • Page 194

    Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating Tips for In-Dash CD The CD revolves at high speed within the unit. Defective (cracked or badly 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 In-dash CD changer may become clouded with condensation.

  • Page 195

    Interior Comfort Audio System A new CD may have rough edges on Be sure never to touch the signal its inner and outer perimeters. If a disc surface when handling the CDs. Pick with rough edges is used, proper up a CD by grasping the outer edge or setting will not be possible and the In- the edge of the hole and the outer edge.

  • Page 196

    Interior Comfort Audio System The In-dash CD changer ejects the CD The period from when a CD-RW is if the CD is inserted upside down. Also inserted to when it begins playing is dirty and/or defective CDs may be longer than a normal CD or CD-R. ejected.

  • Page 197

    Interior Comfort Audio System This unit can play MP3s with sampling About folders and files frequencies of 16/22.05/24/32/44.1/48 The order of hierarchy for MP3 files kHz. and folders during playback or other This unit can play MP3 files that have functions is from shallow to deep.

  • Page 198

    Interior Comfort Audio System MP3 files not conforming to the MP3 CAUTION format containing both header frames and data frames will be skipped and This unit can only play MP3 files that not played. have an MP3 file extension (.mp3) This unit will play MP3 files that have attached.

  • Page 199

    Interior Comfort Audio System Multi-session A session is the complete amount of data Abbreviation for Variable Bit Rate. While recorded from the beginning to the end of CBR (Constant Bit Rate) is generally a single period of CD-ROM, CD-R/CD- used, VBR varies the bit rate for audio RW data recording.

  • Page 200

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  • Page 201

    Interior Comfort Audio System Audio Set In-Dash CD Changer (Music CD/MP3 CD Player) In-Dash CD Changer (Music CD Player) Cassette Tape Player Illustration is of a representative audio unit. Power/Volume/Sound Controls ................page 6-22 Operating the Radio ....................page 6-24 Operating the Cassette Tape Player ................

  • Page 202

    Interior Comfort Audio System qPower/Volume/Sound Controls Power/Volume dial Audio control dial Turn the power/volume dial to the right to Power ON/OFF increase volume, to the left to decrease it. Turn the ignition switch to the ACC or ON position. Audio sound adjustment 1.

  • Page 203

    Interior Comfort Audio System 2. Turn the audio control dial to adjust the The following four modes are available. selected functions as follows: Select the desired mode. Mode Volume change Indication Turn Left Turn Right No change Select mode Decrease Increase Minimum bass...

  • Page 204

    Interior Comfort Audio System qOperating the Radio Band selector buttons Satellite button* Scan button Seek tuning button Auto memory button/Electric serial number button* Channel preset buttons Manual tuning dial *For reception of optional SIRIUS digital satellite radio. Used on vehicles equipped with the separately sold SIRIUS digital satellite radio unit. For information on use, read the manual accompanying the SIRIUS unit.

  • Page 205

    Interior Comfort Audio System Seek tuning Auto memory tuning Pressing the seek tuning button ( This is especially useful when driving in will cause the tuner to seek a higher or an area where the local stations are not lower frequency automatically. known.

  • Page 206

    Interior Comfort Audio System í qOperating the Cassette Tape Player Cassette tape play button APC button: Fast-forward button (next program) (one being played) Rewind button Cassette tape eject button Repeat button Program button Dolby NR button Cassette tape insert Dolby noise reduction Insert the cassette tape into the slot, open When using a tape with Dolby NR , push...

  • Page 207

    Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE NOTE The cassette tape can be ejected when APC may not operate properly if: the ignition switch is in the OFF A tape was recorded at a low level. position. A tape has long, silent intervals. Fast-forward/Rewind A tape is a live recording.

  • Page 208

    Interior Comfort Audio System í qOperating the In-Dash CD Changer (Music CD player) Channel preset buttons (Music CD/MP3 CD player) CD play button CD eject button CD slot Load button Track up Scan button button Track down button Disc down Fast-forward button button...

  • Page 209

    Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE NOTE The CD will begin playback The first-inserted CD will be played automatically after insertion. automatically when: A CD cannot be inserted while the No other CD is inserted within 15 display reads WAIT . A beeping seconds after IN is displayed.

  • Page 210

    Interior Comfort Audio System NOTE NOTE (Music CD player) CDs will be ejected starting with the If the CD is not removed from the slot one with the lowest number. within approximately 10 seconds after All CDs in the tray will be ejected ejection, it will be re- inserted continuously.

  • Page 211

    Interior Comfort Audio System During MP3 CD playback During MP3 CD playback To change the disc, press the DISC button (Track repeat) ) for 1.5 seconds or 1. Press the repeat button ( ) during more during playback. playback to play the current track Folder search (during MP3 CD repeatedly.

  • Page 212

    Interior Comfort Audio System (CD random) MP3 CD 1. Press the random button ( ) during playback, and then press the button again within 3 seconds to play the tracks in the CD randomly. RDM is Disc number/File displayed. number/Elapsed time 2.

  • Page 213

    If CHECK CD is displayed, it means that there is some CD malfunction. Check for damage, dirt, or smudges on the CD, and then properly reinsert. If the message appears again, take the unit to an Authorized Mazda Dealer for service. 6-33...

  • Page 214

    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...

  • Page 215

    (FM1 radio> FM2 radio> AM radio> CD changer> Cassette tape player> SIRIUS1> SIRIUS2> SIRIUS3> cyclical). NOTE 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 216

    Interior Comfort Audio System When playing a CD NOTE Press the seek switch ( ) to skip to the Cassette tape, CD changer, and SIRIUS next track. digital satellite radio modes cannot be Press the seek switch ( ) to repeat the selected in the following cases: current track.

  • Page 217

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

  • Page 218: Interior Equipment

    Interior Comfort Interior Equipment Sunvisors Interior Lights When you need a sunvisor, lower it for qIlluminated Entry System use in front or swing it to the side. When the illuminated entry system Sunvisor operates, the overhead light (switch is in the DOOR position) and the courtesy lights turn on for: About 30 seconds after the driver's...

  • Page 219

    Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qOverhead Lights Rear Front With moonroof Switch Rear Overhead Lights Position Light off Without moonroof Light on when any door is open Light on or off when the illuminated entry system is on qMap Lights The map lights are switched on or off by pressing the switches.

  • Page 220

    Interior Comfort Interior Equipment Without moonroof Rear qCourtesy Lights Turns on when any door is open or the illuminated entry system is on. Courtesy light 6-40...

  • Page 221

    Interior Comfort Interior Equipment Information Display OPEN/CLOSE button (with navigation system) AMB button (with outside temperature display ) TILT button (with navigation system) CLOCK/CLK button SET button qInformation Display Functions The information display has the following functions: Clock Ambient Temperature Display (Outside Temperature Display) Climate Control Display Audio Display 6-41...

  • Page 222

    Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qClock 12:01 12:29→12:00 12:30 12:59→1:00 When the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON position, the time is displayed. NOTE When the SET button is released, the seconds are reset to 00 . qAmbient Temperature Display When the ignition switch is in the ON position, press the AMB button to display the ambient temperature.

  • Page 223

    Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qClimate Control Display Lighter The climate control system status is The ignition switch must be in the ACC displayed. To operate the climate control or ON position. system, refer to Climate Control System (page 6-2). 1. Open the cover. qAudio Display The audio system status is displayed.

  • Page 224

    They may damage it or To use, open the cover. cause electrical failure. Use only a genuine Mazda lighter or the equivalent. If the lighter doesn't pop out within 30 seconds, remove it to prevent overheating.

  • Page 225

    Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qRear Cup Holder To remove, open the ashtray lid, grasp both sides of the ashtray and pull it out. WARNING Using Cup Holder: Using a cup holder to hold hot liquids while the vehicle is moving is dangerous.

  • Page 226

    Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qFront Bottle Holder To use the cup holder, open the center Bottle holders are on the inside of the console by pressing the lower center part front doors. of its cover. Bottle holder qRear CAUTION The rear cup holder is on the rear center Don't use the bottle holders for armrest.

  • Page 227

    Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qStorage Pocket Storage Compartments To open, push the release catch down and pull the lid downward. WARNING Open Storage Boxes: Driving with the storage boxes open is dangerous. To reduce the possibility of injury in an accident or a sudden stop, keep the storage boxes closed when driving.

  • Page 228

    Interior Comfort Interior Equipment qGlove Box Small items can be placed in the tray of the center console lid. To open the glove box, pull the latch To open it, pull the upper release catch. toward you. Insert the master key and turn it clockwise to lock, counterclockwise to unlock.

  • Page 229

    ON position to prevent the battery from discharging. Only use genuine Mazda accessories or Cap slot, closed the equivalent requiring no greater than 120 W (DC 12 V, 10 A).

  • Page 230

    Interior Comfort Interior Equipment 5. Pass the plug cord through the hole of 7. Set the plug cord into the slit of the tray the tray and insert the plug in the mat and replace the tray mat. socket. Plug 6.

  • Page 231: In Case Of An Emergency

    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 ..............7-5 Overheating .................

  • Page 232: Parking In An Emergency

    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. The hazard warning lights warn other drivers that your vehicle is a traffic hazard and that they must take extreme caution when near it.

  • Page 233: Flat Tire

    In Case of an Emergency Flat Tire Spare Tire and Tool Storage Spare tire and tools are stored in the locations illustrated in the diagram. Spare tire Tool bag Jack Jack lever Tiedown eyelet Lug wrench...

  • Page 234

    Tire Don't use your temporary spare on any other vehicle, it has been Your Mazda has a temporary spare tire. designed only for your Mazda. The temporary spare is lighter and smaller Use only one temporary spare tire than a conventional tire, and is designed on your vehicle at the same time.

  • Page 235

    In Case of an Emergency Flat Tire To remove the spare tire Changing a Flat Tire 1. Remove the trunk mat. NOTE If the following occurs while driving, it could indicate a flat tire. Steering becomes difficult. The vehicle begins to vibrate excessively.

  • Page 236

    In Case of an Emergency Flat Tire qRemoving a Flat Tire 1. Park on a level surface off the right-of- way and firmly set the parking brake. 1. Loosen the lug nuts by turning them 2. Shift into Reverse (R) or 1 and turn off counterclockwise one turn each, but the engine.

  • Page 237

    Before removing the lug nuts, make sure your Incorrect Jacking Position: Mazda is firmly in position and that it Attempting to jack the vehicle in cannot slip or move. positions other than those recommended in this manual is dangerous.

  • Page 238

    If you lose qMounting the Spare Tire this key, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer or use the lock manufacturer's 1. Remove dirt and grime from the order form, which is with the registration mounting surfaces of the wheel and card.

  • Page 239

    If you're unsure of how tight the nuts WARNING should be, have them inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Don't Apply Oil or Grease to Lug Nut tightening torque Nuts, Bolts: N·m (kgf·m, ft·lbf)

  • Page 240

    Metric Studs and Lug Nuts: check the spare tire, too. Because the wheel studs and lug nuts on your Mazda have metric threads, NOTE using a non-metric nut is dangerous. On a metric stud, it would not secure...

  • Page 241

    Open the hood If the cooling fan does not operate ONLY after steam is no longer while the engine is running, the engine escaping from the engine. temperature will increase. Stop the engine and call an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 7-11...

  • Page 242

    Carefully add coolant as required (page 8-15). 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. 7-12...

  • Page 243: Emergency Starting

    In Case of an Emergency Emergency Starting Starting a Flooded Engine If the engine fails to start, it may be flooded (excessive fuel in the engine). Follow this procedure: 1. Depress the accelerator all the way and hold it there. 2.

  • Page 244

    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. WARNING Follow These Precautions Carefully: To ensure safe and correct handling of the battery, read the following precautions carefully before using the battery or inspecting it.

  • Page 245

    In Case of an Emergency Emergency Starting WARNING Keep Flames Away: 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. Keep all flames including cigarettes and sparks away from open battery cells.

  • Page 246

    In Case of an Emergency Emergency Starting Connect cables in numerical order and disconnect in reverse order. Jumper cables Booster battery Discharged battery 1. Make sure the booster battery is 12 V 4. Start the engine of the booster vehicle and that its negative terminal is and run it a few minutes.

  • Page 247

    In Case of an Emergency Emergency Starting Push-Starting WARNING Towing a Vehicle to Start It: Towing a vehicle to start it is dangerous. The vehicle being towed could surge forward when its engine starts, causing the two vehicles to collide. The occupants could be injured.

  • Page 248: Emergency Towing

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

  • Page 249

    In Case of an Emergency Emergency Towing Tiedown Hooks WARNING CAUTION Towing a AWD Vehicle: Towing a AWD vehicle with either the Don't use the tiedown hooks under the front or rear wheels on the ground is front and rear for towing. dangerous as the drive train could be They are designed ONLY for tying damaged, or the vehicle could trail...

  • Page 250

    In Case of an Emergency Emergency Towing Rear Rear Lug wrench 4. Hook the tying rope to the tiedown CAUTION eyelet. The cap cannot be completely removed. Front Do not use excessive force as it may damage the cap or scratch the painted bumper surface.

  • Page 251

    In Case of an Emergency Emergency Towing Recreational Towing CAUTION An example of recreational towing is If the tiedown eyelet is not securely towing your vehicle behind a motorhome. tightened, it may loosen or disengage The transaxle is not designed for towing from the bumper when tying down the this vehicle on all 4 wheels.

  • Page 252

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  • Page 253: Maintenance And Care

    Maintenance and Care How to keep your Mazda in top condition. Introduction .................. 8-2 Introduction ................8-2 Scheduled Maintenance ..............8-3 Scheduled Maintenance ............8-3 Owner Maintenance ..............8-8 Owner Maintenance Schedule ..........8-8 Owner Maintenance Precautions ..........8-9 Engine Compartment Overview ..........8-11 Engine Oil ................

  • Page 254

    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...

  • Page 255: Scheduled Maintenance

    Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance Scheduled Maintenance Follow Schedule 1 if the vehicle is operated mainly where none of the following conditions apply. If any do apply, follow Schedule 2 (Canada and Puerto Rico residents follow Schedule 2). Repeated short-distance driving Driving in dusty conditions Driving with extended use of brakes Driving in areas where salt or other corrosive materials are being used...

  • Page 256

    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 Engine valve clearance Audible inspect every 120,000km (75,000miles), if noisy, adjust Drive belts (tension) Engine oil Engine oil filter COOLING SYSTEM...

  • Page 257

    *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 258

    Maintenance and Care Scheduled Maintenance qSchedule 2 Number of months or kilometers (miles), whichever comes first Months Maintenance Interval ×1000 km ×1000 miles ENGINE Audible inspect every 120,000 km (75,000 miles), if noisy, Engine valve clearance adjust Drive belts (tension) Puerto Rico Replace every 5,000 km (3,000 miles) or 3 months Engine oil...

  • Page 259

    *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 260: Owner Maintenance

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

  • Page 261

    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 262

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance NOTE Once the engine coolant exceeds a preset temperature, an electrical cooling fan turns on. It will continue running for about 10 minutes after the ignition switch is turned to off. 8-10...

  • Page 263

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Engine Compartment Overview Engine oil-filler cap Brake/Clutch fluid reservoir Windshield washer fluid reservoir Battery Power steering fluid reservoir Fuse block Engine oil dipstick Engine coolant Air filter reservoir Cooling system cap 8-11...

  • Page 264

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Only use oils Certified For Gasoline Engine Oil Engines by the American Petroleum Institute (API). An oil with this trademark qRecommended Oil symbol conforms to the current engine and emission system protection standards Use SAE 5W-30 engine oil. and fuel economy requirements of the Oil container labels provide important International Lubricant Standardization...

  • Page 265

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance The quality designation SL, or ILSAC CAUTION must be on the label. Don't add engine oil over MAX. This may cause engine damage. –30 –20 –10 6. Make sure the O-ring on the dipstick is positioned properly before reinserting the dipstick.

  • Page 266

    Changing oil filter 5. Fill the engine with new oil to the Because you need a special tool to MAX mark on the dipstick. retighten the filter, an Authorized Mazda Dealer should do the work. 6. Securely reinstall the oil-filler cap. Loosen...

  • Page 267

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Engine Coolant NOTE Once the engine coolant exceeds a qInspecting Coolant Level preset temperature, an electrical cooling fan turns on. It will continue running WARNING for about 10 minutes after the ignition switch is turned to off. Hot Engine: A hot engine is dangerous.

  • Page 268

    If the coolant reservoir is empty or new coolant must be replaced earlier than coolant is required frequently, consult an the specified replacement interval Authorized Mazda Dealer. indicated in the scheduled maintenance (page 8-3). qChanging Coolant Change coolant according to Scheduled Maintenance (page 8-3).

  • Page 269

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance 4. Flush out the system with running To change coolant water. 5. Drain the system completely. Insert and WARNING tighten the plug. Add as much ethylene-glycol-based coolant mixture Removing the Cooling System Cap: and water (or undiluted FL22) as Removing the cooling system cap necessary to provide freezing and while the engine is running or hot is...

  • Page 270

    If it is excessively low, have the fire. Be careful not to spill brake fluid brake/clutch system inspected by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. on yourself or on the engine. Low Brake/Clutch Fluid Levels: Low brake/clutch fluid levels are dangerous.

  • Page 271

    The level must be kept between MIN and adequate freeze resistance for all MAX. regions and climates in which the vehicle will be operated. Visually examine the lines and hoses for leaks and damage. If new fluid is required frequently, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 8-19...

  • Page 272

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Inspect fluid level in the washer fluid Body Lubrication reservoir; add fluid if necessary. All moving points of the body, such as door and hood hinges and locks, should be lubricated each time the engine oil is changed.

  • Page 273

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance 2. Tilt or lift the air filter cover and Air Filter remove the filter. CAUTION Air filter cover Don't drive without an air filter. This could result in excessive engine wear. Air filter This air filter may be cleaned with compressed air and reused, or replaced, depending on its condition.

  • Page 274

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Wiper Blades NOTE To prevent damage to the wiper arm CAUTION blades when raising both the driver and passenger side wiper arms, raise the Hot waxes applied by automatic car driver side wiper arm first. Conversely, washers have been known to affect when setting down the wiper arms, set the wiper's ability to clean windows.

  • Page 275

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance 2. Hold the end of the rubber and pull CAUTION until the tabs are free of the metal support. Don't bend or discard the stiffeners. You need to use them again. If the metal stiffeners are switched, the blade's wiping efficiency could Metal support be reduced.

  • Page 276

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Battery WARNING Battery-Related Lead Materials: Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds, chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. Follow These Precautions Carefully: To ensure safe and correct handling of the battery, read the following precautions carefully before using the battery or inspecting it.

  • Page 277

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance WARNING Keep Flames Away: 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. Keep all flames including cigarettes and sparks away from open battery cells.

  • Page 278

    (radial, bias-belted, bias-type) on all four wheels. Using Wrong-Sized Tires: Using any other tire size than what is specified for your Mazda (page 10-5) is dangerous. It could seriously affect ride, handling, ground clearance, tire Refer to the specification charts (page clearance, and speedometer 10-5).

  • Page 279

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance qTire Rotation NOTE To equalize tread wear, rotate the tires Always check tire pressure when every 12,000 km (7,500 miles)/8,000 tires are cold. (5,000 miles) or sooner if irregular Warm tires normally exceed wear develops. During rotation, inspect recommended pressures.

  • Page 280

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance qReplacing a Tire NOTE Tires degrade over time, even when WARNING they are not being used on the road. It is recommended that tires generally be Worn Tires: replaced when they are 6 years or older. Driving with worn tires is dangerous.

  • Page 281

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance qReplacing a Wheel CAUTION Don't use your temporary spare tire WARNING rim with a snow tire or a conventional tire. Neither will Using a Wrong-Sized Wheel: properly fit and could damage both Using a wrong-sized wheel is tire and rim.

  • Page 282

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Light Bulbs Overhead light/Map lights Headlights (Low beam) Parking lights Headlights (High beam) Side-marker lights Fog lights Front turn signal lights Brake lights/Taillights Trunk light High-mount brake light Courtesy lights Rear turn signal lights Reverse lights License plate lights Taillights The equipment and installation position varies according to model and grade.

  • Page 283

    Always keep halogen bulbs out of the reach of children. qReplacing Exterior Light Bulbs Replacing the headlight, fog light and parking light bulbs Due to the complexity and difficulty of the procedure, the bulbs should be replaced by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. 8-31...

  • Page 284

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance 3. Turn the center section of the plastic Brake lights/Taillights, Rear turn signal retainers counterclockwise and remove lights them, and partially peel back the 1. Pull the center section of the plastic mudguard. retainer and remove the retainers and partially open the trunk side trim.

  • Page 285

    1. Wrap a flathead screwdriver with a soft To replace the bulb, contact an cloth to prevent damage to the lens and Authorized Mazda Dealer. remove the lens by carefully prying on the edge of the lens. Reverse lights, Taillights 2.

  • Page 286

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance qReplacing Interior Light Bulbs Overhead light/Map lights (Rear) 1. Wrap a flathead screwdriver with a soft Overhead light/Map lights (Front) cloth to prevent damage to the trim and 1. Remove the screws. gently insert it in the overhead light as shown in the figure, and then remove 2.

  • Page 287

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Courtesy lights, Vanity mirror lights Trunk light 1. Wrap a small flathead screwdriver with 1. Press both sides of the lens cap to a soft cloth to prevent damage to the remove it. lens and remove the lens by carefully 2.

  • Page 288

    If the same fuse blows again, avoid using that system and consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible. qFuse Replacement 4. Inspect it and replace if it's blown. Replacing the fuses on the driver's side...

  • Page 289

    2. Remove the fuse block cover. 3. If a fuse is blown, replace it with a new one of the same amperage rating. Normal Blown NOTE To replace the MAIN fuse, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer (page 8-38). 8-37...

  • Page 290

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance qFuse Panel Description Fuse block (Engine compartment) FUSE DESCRIPTION PROTECTED COMPONENT RATING SPARE SPARE SPARE í M DEF 7.5A Mirror defroster ENG BAR Sensor, EGR control valve ENG BB Waste gate solenoid, Cooling fan HEAD LR Headlight-low beam (Right) HEAD LL Headlight-low beam (Left)

  • Page 291

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance FUSE DESCRIPTION PROTECTED COMPONENT RATING IG KEY 1 Engine control, SAS, Instrument cluster, Lighter P.WIND Power windows FUEL PUMP Fuel pump INJ DRIVE Injector BLOWER Blower motor Overhead light, Power door lock IG KEY 2 Wiper and washer, Climate control unit DEFOG Rear window defroster...

  • Page 292

    Maintenance and Care Owner Maintenance Fuse block (Driver's side kick-panel) FUSE DESCRIPTION PROTECTED COMPONENT RATING P.WIND IG P.WIND D.LOCK Power door lock CIGAR Lighter MIRROR Power control mirror, Audio system METER ACC Auto light off unit R.CIGAR Accessory socket SPARE ENGINE IG Engine control system DSC unit, SAS unit...

  • Page 293: 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 to form acids. These acids can settle on a washed and waxed to preserve its finish vehicle's finish.

  • Page 294

    Prevention Chipped paint can lead to rust It is necessary to wash and wax your forming on your Mazda. Before this vehicle to preserve its finish according to happens, repair the damage by using the instructions in this section. These...

  • Page 295

    NOTE dirt, mud, and other foreign material from the underside of the fenders, and make Mazda is not responsible for sure the drain holes in the lower edges of scratches caused by automatic car the doors and rocker panels are clean.

  • Page 296

    Driving with wet brakes is dangerous. CAUTION Increased stopping distance or the vehicle pulling to one side when If your Mazda is damaged and needs braking could result in a serious metal parts repaired or replaced, make accident. Light braking will indicate sure the body shop applies anti- whether the brakes have been affected.

  • Page 297

    Maintenance and Care Appearance Care CAUTION WARNING Don't use steel wool, abrasive cleaners, Driving with Wet Brakes: or strong detergents containing highly Driving with wet brakes is dangerous. alkaline or caustic agents on chrome- Increased stopping distance or the plated or anodized aluminum parts. vehicle pulling to one side when This may result in damage to the braking could result in a serious...

  • Page 298

    In a collision, damaged with a leather cleaner or mild soap. belts cannot provide adequate protection. Have an Authorized Mazda Wipe it with a damp soft cloth; then dry Dealer replace damaged belts and buff it with a dry soft cloth.

  • Page 299

    Maintenance and Care Appearance Care qCleaning the Window Interiors If the windows become covered with an oily, greasy, or waxy film, clean them with glass cleaner. Follow the directions on the container. CAUTION Don't scrape or scratch the inside of the rear window.

  • Page 300

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  • Page 301: Customer Information And Reporting Safety Defects

    Service Publications ......9-40 Importer/Distributor ......9-8 Distributor in Each Area ..... 9-8 Warranty ..........9-9 Warranties for Your Mazda ....9-9 Outside the United States ....9-10 Outside Canada ......... 9-11 Registering Your Vehicle in A Foreign Country (Except United States and Canada) ..........

  • Page 302: Customer Assistance

    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 303

    3. Vehicle Identification Number (17 digits, noted on your registration or title or located on the upper driver's side corner of the dash) 4. Purchase date and current mileage 5. Your dealer's name and location 6. Your question(s) If you live outside the U.S.A., please contact your nearest Mazda Distributor.

  • Page 304

    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 305

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

  • Page 306

    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 307

    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 308

    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 Island (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 309

    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.

  • Page 310

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

  • Page 311

    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 312

    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 313

    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 314: Cell Phones

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Cell Phones Cell Phones Warning WARNING Use of Cell Phones and Other Devices by Driver: 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. Dialing a number on a cell phone while driving also ties-up the driver's hands.

  • Page 315: Type Approval Of Equipment

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Type Approval of Equipment Type Approval of Equipment Immobilizer system 9-15...

  • Page 316

    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 317

    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 318

    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 319

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) 11. Tread wear, traction and temperature grades 12. Max. permissible inflation pressure 13. SAFETY WARNING P215/65R15 95H is an example of a tire size and load index rating. Here is an explanation of the various components of that tire size and load index rating.

  • Page 320

    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 112 mph 118 mph 124 mph 130 mph...

  • Page 321

    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. For example, a tire graded 150 would wear one and one-half (1 1/2) times as well on the government course as a tire graded 100.

  • Page 322

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) qInformation on Temporary Tires Please refer to the diagram below. 1. Temporary tires 2. Nominal width of tire in millimeters 3. Ratio of height to width (aspect ratio) 4. Diagonal 5. Rim diameter code T115/70D 16 is an example of a tire size and load index rating.

  • Page 323

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) D is the tire construction symbol. D indicates diagonal ply construction . 16 is the wheel rim diameter in inches. 9-23...

  • Page 324

    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 325

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) WARNING Tire Under-Inflation: Driving your vehicle with under-inflated tires is dangerous. Under-inflation is the most common cause of failures in any kind of tire and may result in severe cracking, tread separation or blowout , with unexpected loss of vehicle control and increased risk of injury.

  • Page 326

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) NOTE Warm tires normally exceed recommended pressures. Don't release air from warm tires to adjust the pressure. Under-inflation can cause serious failures and accidents. Over-inflation can produce a harsh ride and the greater possibility of damage from road hazards.

  • Page 327

    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 328

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) CAUTION Rotate unidirectional tires and radial tires that have an asymmetrical tread pattern or studs only from front to rear, not from side to side. Tire performance will be weakened if rotated from side to side.

  • Page 329

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) NOTE Tires degrade over time, even when they are not being used on the road. It is recommended that tires generally be replaced when they are 6 years or older. Heat caused by hot climates or frequent high loading conditions can accelerate the aging process.

  • Page 330

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) Vehicle Loading NOTE This vehicle is not designed to tow a trailer. This section will guide you in the proper loading of your vehicle and/or trailer, to keep your loaded vehicle weight within its design rating capability, with or without a trailer. Properly loading your vehicle will provide maximum return of vehicle design performance.

  • Page 331

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) Vehicle Curb Weight is the weight of your new vehicle when you picked it up from your dealer plus any aftermarket equipment. PAYLOAD Payload is the combined weight of cargo and passengers that the vehicle is designed to carry.

  • Page 332

    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. When towing, trailer tongue load or king pin weight is also part of cargo weight.

  • Page 333

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) Examples: Based on a single occupant weight of 68 kg, and a value of 385 kg for the combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed : The cargo weight limit with one occupant is 385 kg _ 68 kg = 317 kg The cargo weight limit with two occupants is 385 kg _ (68 ×...

  • Page 334

    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 335

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) GCW (Gross Combined Weight) is the weight of the loaded vehicle (GVW) plus the weight of the fully loaded trailer. GCWR (Gross Combined Weight Rating) is the maximum allowable weight of the vehicle and the loaded trailer - including all cargo and passengers - that the vehicle can handle without risking damage.

  • Page 336

    Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects Tire Information (U.S.A.) WARNING Exceeding GVWR or GAWR Specifications: Exceeding the GVWR or the GAWR specified on the certification label is dangerous. Exceeding any vehicle rating limitation could result in a serious accident, injury, or damage to the vehicle.

  • Page 337

    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. (2) Determine the combined weight of the driver and passengers that will be riding in your vehicle.

  • Page 338: Reporting Safety Defects

    U.S. Department of Transportation. Washington, D.C. 20590. You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from the Hotline. NOTE If you live in the U.S.A., all correspondence to Mazda Motor Corporation should be forwarded to: Mazda North American Operations...

  • Page 339

    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 340: Service Publications

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

  • Page 341

    Specifications Technical information about your Mazda. Identification Numbers ............... 10-2 Vehicle Information Labels ............. 10-2 Specifications ................10-3 Specifications ................10-3 10-1...

  • Page 342: Identification Numbers

    Identification Numbers qVehicle Emission Control Vehicle Information Labels Information Label qVehicle Identification Number The vehicle identification number legally identifies your vehicle. The number is on a plate attached to the left top side of the dashboard. This plate can easily be seen through the windshield.

  • Page 343: Specifications

    Specifications Specifications qEngine Item Specification Type DOHC-16V in-line, 4-cylinder Bore×Stroke 87.5 × 94.0 mm (3.44 × 3.70 in) Displacement 2,261 ml (2,261 cc, 137.9 cu in) Compression ratio qElectrical System Item Classification 12V-48AH/5HR Battery 12V-55AH/5HR Alternator 12 V - 110 A Starter 12 V - 1.4 kW L3K9 18 110A...

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    Specifications qCapacities (Approximate Quantities) Item Capacity With oil filter replacement 5.7 L (6.0 US qt, 5.0 Imp qt) Engine oil Without oil filter 5.3 L (5.6 US qt, 4.7 Imp qt) replacement Coolant 8.0 L (8.5 US qt, 7.0 Imp qt) Manual transaxle oil 2.5 L (2.6 US qt, 2.2 Imp qt) Transfer case oil...

  • Page 345

    NOTE The tires have been optimally matched with the chassis of your vehicle. When replacing tires, Mazda recommends that you replace tires of the same type originally fitted to your vehicle. For details, contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Check the tire pressure label for tire size and inflation pressure. Refer to Tire Inflation Pressure on page 8-26.

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    Specifications Temporary spare tire Tire size Inflation pressure T145/70D17 106M 420 kPa (60 psi) qFuses Refer to the fuse rating on page 8-36. 10-6...

  • Page 347: Index

    Index 11-1...

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    Index Accessory Socket ......6-49 Beep sounds Add-On Non-Genuine Parts and Ignition key reminder ....5-35 Accessories ........9-13 Lights-on reminder ..... 5-35 Advanced Key Seat belt warning beep ....5-35 Advanced key maintenance ..3-5 Before Starting the Engine ....4-6 Auxiliary key ......

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    Index Courtesy Lights ......... 6-40 Engine Cruise Control ........5-13 Coolant ........8-15 Cup Holder ........6-45 Exhaust gas ........4-5 Customer Assistance ......9-2 Hood release ......3-44 Oil ..........8-12 Overheating ........ 7-11 Starting ......... 5-4 Dashboard Illumination ....5-23 Engine Compartment Overview ..

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    Index Fuses ..........8-36 Indicator Lights ......... 5-24 Panel description ......8-38 Cruise Main ........ 5-34 Replacement ....... 8-36 Cruise set ........5-34 DSC OFF ........5-34 Headlight high-beam ....5-33 Security ........5-33 Glove Box ......... 6-48 TCS/DSC ........5-33 Turn-signal/hazard warning ..

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    Index Maintenance Rear Window Defroster ....5-40 Introduction ........8-2 Rearview Mirror ........ 3-56 Owner maintenance precautions... 8-9 Recreational Towing ......7-21 Owner maintenance schedule ..8-8 Registering Your Vehicle in A Foreign Scheduled ........8-3 Country ..........9-12 Manual Transaxle Operation ....5-9 Rocking the Vehicle ......

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    Index SRS Air Bags Towing How the Air Bags Work ..... 2-46 Description ......... 7-18 Supplemental restraint systems Emergency towing ..... 7-18 precautions ......... 2-38 Recreational towing ....7-21 Starting the Engine ......5-4 Trailer towing ......4-12 Steering Wheel ........3-55 Traction Control System (TCS) ..

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    Index Warning Lights ......... 5-24 ABS ..........5-26 Air bag system ......5-29 AWD .......... 5-31 Brake system ......5-26 Charging system ......5-27 Check engine ......5-28 Door-ajar ........5-31 Engine oil pressure ..... 5-28 Front seat belt pretensioner system ........

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