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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:

Roof Carrier Bracket Removal/Installation
4SD 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Sunroof seaming welt (vehicles with sunroof) b. Front scuff plate. c. Rear scuff plate. d. A-pillar trim. e. B-pillar lower trim. f. Upper anchor of the front seat belt installation bolt. g. B-pillar up ...

Cargo Compartment Light Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the cargo compartment light.. 3. Verify that the continuity between the cargo compartment light terminals is as indicated in the table. If not as indicated in the table, inspect the bulb. If there is no malfunction, replace th ...

Disc Pad (Front) Replacement [Mzr 2.0, Skyactiv G 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
1. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 2. Install in the reverse order of removal. 3. After installation, pump the brake pedal a few times and verify that the brakes do not drag. 1 Clip 2 Retaining clip (See FRONT BRAKE (DISC ...

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