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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Automatic Transaxle Controls

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Mazda 3. Automatic Transaxle Controls


Various Lockouts:

Indicates that you must depress
the brake pedal and hold in the lock-release button to shift (The ignition must be switched ON).

Indicates the shift lever can be
shifted freely into any position.

Indicates that you must hold in
the lock-release button to shift.

NOTE The Sport AT has an option that is not included in the traditional automatic transaxle that gives the driver the option of selecting each gear instead of leaving it to the transaxle to shift gears. Even if you intend to use the automatic transaxle functions as a traditional automatic, you should also be aware that you can inadvertently shift into manual shift mode and an inappropriate gear may be retained as the vehicle speed increases. If you notice the engine speed going higher or hear the engine racing, confirm you have not accidentally slipped into manual shift mode .

Recommendations for Shifting (for Vehicles without Gear Shift Indication)
Upshifting For normal acceleration, Mazda recommends these shift points: (U.S.A. and Canada) For cruising, Mazda recommends these shift points: (U.S.A. and Canada) Downshifting When yo ...

Shift Position Indication
The selector position is indicated when the ignition is switched ON. Gear position indication In manual shift mode, the “M” of the shift position indication illuminates and the numeral for the ...

Other materials:

Intake Air System Removal/Installation [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
WARNING: A hot engine and intake air system can cause severe burns. Turn off the engine and wait until they are cool before removing the intake air system. Fuel is very flammable liquid. If fuel spills or leaks from the pressurized fuel system, it will cause serious injury or d ...

Drive Plate Removal/Installation [FS5 A EL]
1. Remove the transaxle.. 2. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 1 Drive plate installation bolts (See Drive Plate Installation Bolts Removal Note.) (See Drive Plate Installation Bolts Installation Note.) 2 Backing plate ...

Theft Deterrent System Clearing Freeze Frame Data
1. Connect the M-MDS (IDS) to the DLC–2. 2. After the vehicle is identified, select the following items from the initialization screen of the IDS. Select “Body”. Select "Burglar Service Functions". 3. Then, select the following item from the screen menu. ...

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