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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:

Operational Range
The system operates only when the driver is in the vehicle or within operational range while the key is being carried. Starting the Engine NOTE Starting the engine may be possible even if the key is outside of the vehicle and extremely close to a door and window, however, always start ...

Electric Power Steering Oil Pump Component Removal/Installation
CAUTION: Be careful not to drop the electric power steering oil pump component as the internal parts of the EHPAS CM could be damaged. Replace the electric power steering oil pump component if it is subjected to an impact. 1. Remove the front mudguard (RH).. 2. Remove the aerod ...

Instrument Cluster Configuration
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 the “Module Programming”. 3. Then, select items from the screen menu in the following order. Select “Programmable Mo ...

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