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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Battery

WARNING Wash hands after handling the battery and related accessories: Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds, chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm.

Read the following
precautions carefully before using the battery or inspecting to ensure safe and correct handling:

Always wear eye protection
when working near the battery:
Working without eye protection is dangerous. Battery fl uid contains SULFURIC ACID which could cause blindness if splashed into your eyes. Also, hydrogen gas produced during normal battery operation, could ignite and cause the battery to explode.

Wear eye protection and
protective gloves to prevent contact with battery fl uid:
Spilled battery fl uid is dangerous.

Battery fl uid contains SULFURIC ACID which could cause serious injuries if it gets in eyes, or on the skin or clothing. If this happens, immediately fl ush your eyes with water for 15 minutes or wash your skin thoroughly and get medical attention.

Always keep batteries
out of the reach of children:
Allowing children to play near batteries is dangerous. Battery fl uid could cause serious injuries if it gets in the eyes or on the skin.

Keep fl ames and sparks
away from open battery cells and do not allow metal tools to contact the positive or negative terminal of the battery when working near a battery. Do not allow the positive terminal to contact the vehicle body:
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 fl ames including cigarettes and sparks away from open battery cells.

Keep all fl ames,
including cigarettes, and sparks away from open battery cells:
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.

NOTE Before performing battery maintenance, remove the battery cover.

Mazda 3. Battery


Battery Maintenance

Mazda 3. Battery Maintenance


To get the best service from a battery:

Battery Replacement

Contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer for a battery replacement purchase.

Replacing Rear Window Wiper Blade (5-Door)
When the wiper no longer cleans well, the blade is probably worn or cracked. Replace it. CAUTION To prevent damage to the wiper arm and other components, do not move the wiper by ...

Battery Replacement
If the buttons on the transmitter are inoperable and the operation indicator light does not flash, the battery may be dead. Replace with a new battery before the transmitter becomes unusable. ...

Other materials:

Inspecting Engine Oil Level
Be sure the vehicle is on a level surface. Warm up the engine to normal operating temperature. Turn it off and wait at least 5 minutes for the oil to return to the oil pan. Pull out the dipstick, wipe it clean, and reinsert it fully. Pull it out again and examine the level ...

Clutch Pedal Inspection [C66 M R]
NOTE: For the clutch pedal inspection, note the followings and measure each inspection location. Measure the center of the upper surface of the pedal pad for each inspection. If the distance from the pedal pad to the floor covering is measured, measure the shor ...

BSM OFF Switch
When the BSM OFF switch is pressed, the Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) systems are turned off and the BSM OFF Indicator Light in the instrument cluster turns on. If the switch is pressed again, the Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert ...

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