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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:

Steering Wheel And Column Inspection
Play Inspection 1. With the wheels in the straight-ahead position, start the engine. 2. Turn the steering wheel to the left and right gently, then verify that the steering wheel play is within the specification. Steering wheel play 0—30 mm {0—1.18 in} (When hydraulic operating) ...

Clock Spring Adjustment
NOTE: The adjustment procedure is also specified on the caution label of the clock spring. 1. Set the front wheels straight ahead. CAUTION: The clock spring will break if over–wound. Do not forcibly turn the clock spring. 2. Turn the clock spring clockwise until i ...

Base Removal
1. Remove the rearview mirror.. 2. Wind each end of a wire around a bar. WARNING: Using the piano wire with bare hands can cause injury. Always wear gloves when using the piano wire. NOTE: Use a long sawing action to spread the work over the whole length of the pi ...

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