Mazda 3 manuals

Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Outside Mirrors

WARNING Be sure to look over your shoulder before changing lanes: Changing lanes without taking into account the actual distance of the vehicle in the convex mirror is dangerous. You could have a serious accident. What you see in the convex mirror is closer than it appears.

Mirror type

Flat type (driver's side)

Flat surface mirror.

Convex type (front passenger side)

The mirror has single curvature on its surface.

Power mirror adjustment

The ignition must be switched to ACC or ON position.

To adjust:

  1. Rotate the mirror switch to the left or right to choose the left or right side mirror.
  2. Press the mirror switch in the appropriate direction.

Mazda 3. Power mirror adjustment

After adjusting the mirror, lock the control by rotating the switch in the center position.

Folding mirror

WARNING Always return the outside mirrors to the driving position before you start driving: Driving with the outside mirrors folded in is dangerous. Your rear view will be restricted, and you could have an accident.

Fold the outside mirror rearward until it is flush with the vehicle.

Mazda 3. Folding mirror

Before driving, adjust the inside and outside mirrors. ...

Rearview Mirror
WARNING Do not stack cargo or objects higher than the seatbacks: Cargo stacked higher than the seatbacks is dangerous. It can block your view in the rearview mirror, which mig ...

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Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico)
Follow Schedule 1 if the vehicle is operated mainly where none of the following conditions (severe driving conditions) apply. Repeated short-distance driving Driving in dusty conditions Driving with extended use of brakes Driving in areas where salt or other corrosive materials are used ...

Turn and Lane-Change Signals
The ignition must be switched ON to use the turn and lane-change signals. Turn Signals Move the signal lever down (for a left turn) or up (for a right turn) to the stop position. The signal will self-cancel after the turn is completed. If the indicator light continues to flash after a turn ...

Maintenance of the Active Driving Display
The combiner and mirror surface have a special coating. When cleaning, do not use a hard or rough-surface cloth, or cleaning detergent. In addition, if a chemical solvent gets on the active driving display, wipe it off immediately. Otherwise, the combiner and mirror could be damaged and the s ...

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