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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Driving In Flooded Area

Mazda 3 Owners Manual / Before Driving / Driving Tips / Driving In Flooded Area

WARNING Dry off brakes that have become wet by driving slowly, releasing the accelerator pedal and lightly applying the brakes several times until the brake performance returns to normal: Driving with wet brakes is dangerous.

Increased stopping distance or the vehicle pulling to one side when braking could result in a serious accident. Light braking will indicate whether the brakes have been aff ected.

CAUTION Do not drive the vehicle on fl ooded roads as it could cause short circuiting of electrical/electronic parts, or engine damage or stalling from water absorption. If the vehicle has been immersed in water, consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer.
Winter Driving
Carry emergency gear, including tire chains, window scraper, flares, a small shovel, jumper cables, and a small bag of sand or salt. Ask an Authorized Mazda Dealer to check the following: H ...

Overloading
WARNING Be careful not to overload your vehicle: The gross axle weight rating (GAWR) and the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle are on the Motor Vehicle Safety Sta ...

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Buckle Switch Inspection
Driver Side 1. Switch the ignition to off. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the front seat.. 4. Remove the front buckle.. 5. Inspect for continuity between the buckle switch terminals using a tester. If not as indicated in the table, replace the driver sid ...

Air Bag Module And Pre Tensioner Seat Belt Deployment Procedures [Two Step Deployment Control System]
WARNING: A live (undeployed) air bag module or pre-tensioner seat belt may accidentally operate (deploy) when it is disposed of and cause serious injury. Do not dispose of a live (undeployed) air bag module and pre-tensioner seat belt. If the SSTs (Deployment tool and Adapter harnes ...

General Procedures (Steering)
Wheel and Tire Installation 1. When installing the wheels and tires, tighten the wheel nuts in a criss-cross pattern to the following tightening torque. Tightening torque 88118 Nm {9.012 kgfm, 6587 ftlbf} Connector Disconnection 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable ...

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