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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Instrument Cluster Inspection

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Speedometer

Using a speedometer tester

CAUTION:

1. Adjust the tire pressure to the specification.

2. Using a speedometer tester, verify that the tester reading is as indicated in the table below.

3. Verify that the speedometer reading is within the range indicated in the table.


Speedometer tester indication (km/h)

Allowable range (km/h)

Speedometer tester indication (mph)

Allowable range (mph)

20

17—23

10

9—11

40

36—44

20

18—22

60

54—66

30

27—33

80

72—88

40

36—44

100

90—110

50

45—55

120

108—132

60

54—66

140

126—154

70

63—77


Using the M-MDS

1. Connect the M-MDS (IDS) to the DLC-2.


2. After the vehicle is identified, select the following items from the initialization screen of the IDS.

3. Verify that it is displayed according to the table using “SPDMTR”.


M-MDS display

Instrument cluster display

60 km/h

Speedometer gauge needle moves to approx. 60 km/h

120 km/h

Speedometer gauge needle moves to approx. 120 km/h

Off

Speedometer gauge needle moves to 0 km/h


Tachometer

CAUTION:

1. Connect the M-MDS (IDS) to the DLC-2.


2. After the vehicle is identified, select the following items from the initialization screen of the IDS.

3. Verify that it is displayed according to the table using “TACHOMTR”.


M-MDS display

Instrument cluster display

3000 RPM

Tachometer gauge needle moves to approx. 3,000 rpm

6000 RPM

Tachometer gauge needle moves to approx. 6,000 rpm

Off

Tachometer gauge needle moves to 0 rpm


Fuel gauge

1. Connect the M-MDS (IDS) to the DLC-2.


2. After the vehicle is identified, select the following items from the initialization screen of the IDS.

3. Verify that it is displayed according to the table using “LCD_SEG”.


Boost gauge

1. Connect the M-MDS (IDS) to the DLC-2.


2. After the vehicle is identified, select the following items from the initialization screen of the IDS.

3. Verify that it is displayed according to the table using “LCD_SEG”.


Instrument Cluster Disassembly/Assembly
CAUTION: Do not drop the instrument cluster or damage the printed board. This will lead to a system malfunction. 1. Perform the instrument cluster configuration when replacing it.. ...

Instrument Cluster Removal/Installation
CAUTION: When replacing the instrument cluster, the configuration procedure must be performed before removing the instrument cluster. Replacing the instrument cluster without performing ...

Other materials:

Rear Stabilizer Control Link Inspection
1. Remove the rear stabilizer control link from the vehicle.. 2. Inspect for bending or damage. If there is any malfunction, replace the rear stabilizer control link. 3. Rotate the ball joint stud 10 times and shake it side to side 10 times. 4. Measure the ball joint rotational torque usin ...

Transaxle Range (TR) Switch Removal/Installation [FS5 A EL]
CAUTION: Water or foreign objects entering the connector can cause a poor connection or corrosion. Be sure not to drop water or foreign objects on the connector when disconnecting it. 1. Engage the parking brake and use wheel chocks at the front and rear of the wheels. 2. Shi ...

Changing a Flat Tire
NOTE If the following occurs while driving, it could indicate a flat tire. Steering becomes difficult. The vehicle begins to vibrate excessively. The vehicle pulls in one direction. If you have a flat tire, drive slowly to a level spot that is well off the road and out of the way of ...

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