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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Engine Exhaust (Carbon monoxide)

WARNING Do not drive your vehicle if you smell exhaust gas inside the vehicle: Engine exhaust gas is dangerous. This gas contains carbon monoxide (CO), which is colorless, odorless, and poisonous. When inhaled, it can cause loss of consciousness and death. If you smell exhaust gas inside the vehicle, keep all windows fully open and contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer immediately.

Do not run the engine when inside an enclosed area: Running the engine inside an enclosed area, such as a garage, is dangerous. Exhaust gas, which contains poisonous carbon monoxide, could easily enter the cabin. Loss of consciousness or even death could occur.

Open the windows or adjust the heating or cooling system to draw fresh air when idling the engine: Exhaust gas is dangerous. When the vehicle is stopped with the windows closed and the engine running for a long time even in an open area, exhaust gas, which contains poisonous carbon monoxide, could enter the cabin. Loss of consciousness or even death could occur.

Clear snow from underneath and around your vehicle, particularly the tail pipe, before starting the engine: Running the engine when a vehicle is stopped in deep snow is dangerous. The exhaust pipe could be blocked by the snow, allowing exhaust gas to enter the cabin. Because exhaust gas contains poisonous carbon monoxide, it could cause loss of consciousness or even death to occupants in the cabin.

Emission Control System
This vehicle is equipped with an emission control system (the catalytic converter is part of this system) that enables the vehicle to comply with existing exhaust emissions requirements. ...

Fuel-Filler Lid and Cap
WARNING When removing the fuel-fi ller cap, loosen the cap slightly and wait for any hissing to stop, then remove it: Fuel spray is dangerous. Fuel can burn skin and eyes and cau ...

Other materials:

Air Intake Actuator Removal/Installation [Full Auto Air Conditioner]
1. Set the air intake mode to FRESH. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the following parts: a. Front scuff plate (Passenger-side). b. Front side trim (Passenger-side). c. Dashboard under cover. d. Glove compartment. e. Lower panel (Passenger-side). f. Shower duct ( ...

Rear Washer Nozzle Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Liftgate upper trim. b. Rear spoiler. c. High-mount brake light. 3. Disconnect the rear washer hose. 4. Press the tabs and remove the rear washer nozzle. 5. Install in the reverse order of removal. 6. Ad ...

Vacuum Pump Inspection [Skyactiv G 2.0]
1. Pinch open the clamp using pliers and disconnect the vacuum hose from the vacuum pump. 2. Install the vacuum gauge as shown in the figure, then check the vacuum. 3. Warn up the engine. If the pressure is less than the specification, inspect for the following. M ...

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