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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Push-Starting

Do not push-start your Mazda.

WARNING Never tow a vehicle to start it: Towing a vehicle to start it is dangerous. The vehicle being towed could surge forward when its engine starts, causing the two vehicles to collide. The occupants could be injured.

CAUTION Do not push-start a vehicle that has a manual transaxle. It can damage the emission control system.

NOTE You cannot start a vehicle with an automatic transaxle by pushing it.

Starting a Flooded Engine
If the engine fails to start, it may be flooded (excessive fuel in the engine). Follow this procedure: If the engine does not start within five seconds on the first try, wait ten seconds a ...

Overheating
If the high engine coolant temperature warning light illuminates, the vehicle loses power, or you hear a loud knocking or pinging noise, the engine is probably too hot. WARNING Switch ...

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Recommendations for Shifting (for Vehicles without Gear Shift Indication)
Upshifting For normal acceleration, Mazda recommends these shift points: (U.S.A. and Canada) For cruising, Mazda recommends these shift points: (U.S.A. and Canada) Downshifting When you must slow down in heavy traffic or on a steep upgrade , downshift before the engine starts to ov ...

Blower Motor Removal [Manual Air Conditioner]
NOTE: The blower motor is located on the A/C unit as shown in the figure. Perform the work from the front passenger side in the posture shown in the figure. 1. Set the air intake mode to FRESH. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 3. Remove the following ...

Clutch Pedal Removal/Installation [C66 M R]
CAUTION: Secure the steering wheel using tape or a cable to prevent the steering shaft from rotating after disconnecting the steering shaft. If the steering wheel rotates after the steering shaft and the steering gear and linkage are disconnected, the internal parts of the clock spr ...

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