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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Closing the Hood

  1. Check under the hood area to make certain all filler caps are in place and all loose items (e.g. tools, oil containers, etc.) have been removed.
  2. Lift the hood, grasp the padded area on the support rod, and secure the support rod in the clip. Verify that the support rod is secured in the clip before closing the hood.

Mazda 3. Closing the Hood


  1. Lower the hood slowly to a height of about 20 cm (7.9 in) above its closed position and then let it drop.
CAUTION When closing the hood, do not push it excessively such as by applying your weight. Otherwise, the hood could be deformed.

Engine Compartment Overview

Mazda 3. Engine Compartment Overview


Opening the Hood
With the vehicle parked, pull the release handle to unlock the hood. Insert your hand into the hood opening, slide the latch lever to the right, and lift up the hood. NOTE T ...

Engine Oil
NOTE Changing the engine oil should be performed by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Refer to Introduction for owner's responsibility in protecting your investment. ...

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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 ...

Climate Control Unit Removal/Installation [Manual 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. Front scuff plate. h. Front side trim. i. Dashboard under cover. j. Glove compartment. ...

Brake Fluid Pressure Sensor Inspection
1. Switch the ignition to off. 2. Install the SSTs to the master cylinder (secondary side) as shown in the figure. NOTE: When installing the SST (49 D043 0A0) to the master cylinder, use a commercially available flare nut wrench (flare nut across flat 12 mm {0.47 in}). ...

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