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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Control Switches

Temperature control dial

This dial controls temperature. Turn it clockwise for hot and counterclockwise for cold.

Fan control dial

The fan has seven speeds.

AUTO position

The amount of airflow will be automatically controlled in accordance with the set temperature.

Except AUTO position

The airflow amount can be adjusted to the desired level by turning the dial.

0 position To turn off the system, set the dial to 0 position.

Mode selector dial

Turn the mode selector dial to select airflow mode (

AUTO position

The airflow mode automatically adjusts to the selected temperature.

Except AUTO position

The desired airflow position can be selected by turning the dial.


A/C switch

The air conditioning (cooling/ dehumidifying functions) can be turned on or off by pressing the switch while the fan control dial is at a position other than 0.

The indicator light turns on while the air conditioning is operating.

NOTE The air conditioner may not function when the outside temperature approaches 0 C (32 F).

Air intake selector

Outside or recirculated air positions can be selected. Press the switch to select outside/ recirculated air positions.

Recirculated air position (indicator light illuminated)

Outside air is shut off. Use this position when going through tunnels, driving in congested traffic (high engine exhaust areas) or when quick cooling is desired.

Outside air position (indicator light turned off)

Outside air is allowed to enter the cabin. Use this mode for ventilation or windshield defrosting.

WARNING Do not use the position
in cold or rainy weather:
Using the position in cold
or rainy weather is dangerous as it will cause the windows to fog up. Your vision will be hampered, which could lead to a serious accident.
Automatic Climate Control

Operation of Automatic Air Conditioning
Set the mode selector dial to the AUTO position. Set the air intake selector to the outside air position (indicator light turned off). NOTE If the recirculated air position is used for l ...

Other materials:

Keyless Control Module Inspection
1. Remove the following parts: a. Passenger-side front scuff plate. b. Passenger-side front side trim. c. Grove compartment. d. Passenger-side lower panel. 2. Measure the voltage according to the terminal voltage table. If the voltages cannot be verified as indicated in the termina ...

Magnetic Clutch Adjustment [Full Auto Air Conditioner]
1. Measure the clearance around the entire circumference between the pressure plate and A/C compressor pulley using a thickness gauge. 2. Verify the clearance. If not within the specification, remove the pressure plate and adjust the clearance by changing the shim (0.2 mm {0.008 i ...

Engine Oil Level Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
1. Position the vehicle on level ground. 2. Warm up the engine. 3. Stop the engine and allow at least 5 min before continuing. 4. Remove the dipstick, wipe it cleanly, and reinstall it fully. 5. Remove the dipstick and verify that the oil level is between the F and L marks on the dipstick. ...

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