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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:

Theft Deterrent System Reading Freeze Frame Data
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 “Body”. Select "Burglar Service Functions". 3. Then, select the following item from the screen menu. ...

Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) Removal/Installation [FS5 A EL]
CAUTION: If foreign materials are stuck to the sensor, disturbance by magnetic flux can cause sensor output to be abnormal and thereby negatively affect control. Make sure that foreign materials such as iron filings are not stuck to the sensor during installation. 1. Perform t ...

Adjuster Anchor Removal/Installation
WARNING: The side air bag sensor is attached to the lower part of the B-pillar. When working around the B-pillar, disconnect the negative battery cable or work carefully, avoiding excessive impact to the lower part of the B-pillar. 1. Remove the following parts: a. Front sc ...

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