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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:

Air Cleaner Element Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
1. Remove the air cleaner element.. 2. Inspect the following items: Has the replacement interval come? Is the air cleaner element soiled, damaged, or bent? Are the air cleaner case and the air cleaner element correctly sealed? Is the correct air cleaner element inst ...

Winter Driving
Carry emergency gear, including tire chains, window scraper, flares, a small shovel, jumper cables, and a small bag of sand or salt. Ask an Authorized Mazda Dealer to check the following: Have the proper ratio of antifreeze in the radiator. Refer to Engine Coolant on . Inspect the ba ...

Climate Control Unit Removal/Installation [Full Auto Air Conditioner]
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Upper panel. b. Shift lever knob (MTX). c. Selector lever knob (ATX). d. Shift panel. e. Side wall. f. Console. g. Center panel. h. Audio unit. 3. Remove in the order indicated in the table. ...

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