Mazda 3 manuals

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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Windshield Wipers
Turn the wipers on by pressing the lever up or down. With intermittent wiper Variable-speed intermittent wipers Set the lever to the intermittent position and choose the interval timing by rotating the ring. With auto-wiper control Auto-wiper control When the wiper lever is ...

Knee Bolster Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Driver-side front scuff plate. b. Driver-side front side trim. c. Hood release lever. d. Upper panel. e. Shift knob (MTX). f. Selector lever knob (ATX). g. Shift panel. h. Side wall. i. Console. j. Dri ...

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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