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Mazda 3 Service Manual: How To Use This Manual

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Range of Topics

Service Procedure

Inspection, adjustment

Repair procedure

1. Most repair operations begin with an overview illustration. It identifies the components, shows how the parts fit together, and describes visual part inspection. However, only removal/installation procedures that need to be performed methodically have written instructions.

2. Expendable parts, tightening torques, and symbols for oil, grease, and sealant are shown in the overview illustration. In addition, symbols indicating parts requiring the use of special service tools or equivalent are also shown.

3. Procedure steps are numbered and the part that is the main point of that procedure is shown in the illustration with the corresponding number. Occasionally, there are important points or additional information concerning a procedure. Refer to this information when servicing the related part.


Symbols


Symbol

Meaning

Kind


Apply oil

New appropriate engine oil or gear oil


Apply brake fluid

New appropriate brake fluid


Apply automatic transaxle/transmission fluid

New appropriate automatic transaxle/transmission fluid


Apply grease

Appropriate grease


Apply sealant

Appropriate sealant


Apply petroleum jelly

Appropriate petroleum jelly


Replace part

O–ring, gasket, etc.


Use SST or equivalent

Appropriate tools


Advisory Messages

Warning

Caution

Note

Specification

Upper and lower limits

Troubleshooting Procedure

Basic flow of troubleshooting


DTC troubleshooting flow (on–board diagnostic)

Diagnostic index

Quick diagnosis chart (If mentioned)

Symptom troubleshooting

Procedures for Use

Using the basic inspection (section 05)

Using the DTC troubleshooting flow

Using the diagnostic index

Using the quick diagnosis chart

Using the symptom troubleshooting

Body And Accessories SST
49 L067 001 Reflector 49 L067 002 Tripod 49 L067 003 Plum-bob 49 L067 006 Plum-bob ...

Identification Number Locations
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Engine Type/Number MZR 2.0, MZR 2.5 MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo SKYACTIV-G 2.0 ...

Other materials:

Crankshaft Position (CKP) Sensor Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
Visual Inspection CAUTION: When foreign material such as an iron chip is on the CKP sensor, it can cause abnormal output from the sensor because of flux turbulence and adversely affect the engine control. Be sure there is no foreign material on the CKP sensor when replacing. ...

Front Seat Belt Removal/Installation [Two Step Deployment Control System]
WARNING: Handling the front seat belt (pre-tensioner seat belt) improperly can accidentally deploy the pre-tensioner seat belt, which may seriously injure you. Read the air bag system service warnings and cautions before handling the front seat belt.. WARNING: The side ...

Replacing Interior Light Bulbs
Overhead lights (Front)/Map lights * , Overhead lights (Front) * , Overhead lights (Rear) * , Vanity mirror lights * Wrap a small flathead screwdriver with a soft cloth to prevent damage to the lens, and then remove the lens by carefully prying on the edge of the lens with the flathead ...

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