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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Recommended Oil

U.S.A., Canada, and Puerto Rico

Use SAE 0W-20 engine oil.

Mazda Genuine Oil is used in your Mazda vehicle. Mazda Genuine 0W-20 Oil is required to achieve optimum fuel economy.

For maintenance service, Mazda recommends Mazda Genuine Parts and Castrol ® (U.S.A. only).

Mazda 3. Recommended Oil


Only use SAE 0W-20 oil “Certified For Gasoline Engines” by the American Petroleum Institute (API).

Oil with this trademark symbol conforms to the current engine and emission system protection standards and fuel economy requirements of the International Lubricant Standardization and Approval Committee (ILSAC), comprised of U.S. and Japanese automobile manufacturers.

Mazda 3. Recommended Oil


Except U.S.A., Canada, and Puerto Rico

Use SAE 5W-30 engine oil.

Oil container labels provide important information.

A chief contribution this type of oil makes to fuel economy is reducing the amount of fuel necessary to overcome engine friction.

For maintenance service, Mazda recommends Mazda Genuine Parts and Castrol ® (Mexico only).

Mazda 3. Except U.S.A., Canada, and Puerto Rico


(Mexico)

Use SAE 5W-30 engine oil. If SAE 5W-30 engine oil is not available, use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.

The quality designation SM, or ILSAC must be on the label.

Mazda 3. Mexico


Engine Oil
NOTE Changing the engine oil should be performed by an Authorized Mazda Dealer. Refer to Introduction for owner's responsibility in protecting your investment. ...

Vehicle Engine Control Unit Reset Procedure
NOTE This procedure is intended for vehicles with the engine oil flexible maintenance setting selected. After replacing the engine oil, have a repair shop such as an Authorized Mazda Dealer pe ...

Other materials:

Information Display Removal/Installation
CAUTION: When replacing the information display, the configuration procedure must be performed before removing the information display. The information display will not operate normally if it is replaced without performing the configuration procedure. 1. Perform the informatio ...

Transaxle Range (TR) Switch Inspection [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. Operation Inspection 1. Perform the following procedures to inspect the TR switch. If t ...

M Position Switch Inspection [FS5 A EL]
1. Perform the following procedures. a. Remove the battery cover.. b. Disconnect the negative battery cable. c. Remove the console.. d. Disconnect the selector lever component connector. 2. Inspect the continuity between the selector lever component terminals A and H. If ...

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