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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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Solenoid Valve Removal/Installation [FS5 A EL]
WARNING: A hot transaxle and ATF can cause severe burns. Turn off the engine and wait until they are cool. Primary Control Valve Body 1. Remove the primary control valve body. a. Remove the battery cover.. b. Disconnect the negative battery cable. c. Remove the aerodynamic un ...

Transaxle Range (TR) Switch Adjustment [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 ...

Replacing Windshield Wiper Blades
When the wipers no longer clean well, the blades are probably worn or cracked. Replace them. CAUTION To prevent damage to the wiper arms and other components, do not try to sweep the wiper arm by hand. NOTE When raising both windshield wiper arms, raise the driver's side ...

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