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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Service Cautions

Injury/damage Prevention Precautions

Protection of the Vehicle

Preparation of Tools and Measuring Equipment

Special Service Tools

Malfunction Diagnosis System

Negative Battery Cable Disconnection/Connection

Warning

Negative battery cable disconnection/required procedures after connecting


System name

Conditions after disconnecting the negative battery cable

Required procedure

Reference

Before disconnecting negative battery cable

After connecting negative battery cable

Power window system

Reset to initial setting and auto-function is disabled.

-

Perform the power window system initial setting.

(See POWER WINDOW SYSTEM INITIALIZATION PROCEDURE.)

Clock and audio

Clock display and audio system memory are reset.

Verify the setting content.

Set the verified content before disconnecting negative battery cable.

-

Steering angle sensor initialization

DSC HU/CM

Reset to initial setting and the system may not operate properly.

-

Perform steering angle sensor initialization.

(See STEERING ANGLE SENSOR INITIALIZATION PROCEDURE.)

AFS control module


Oil Leakage Inspection

Using UV light (black light)

1. Remove any oil on the engine or transmission/transaxle.

NOTE:

2. Pour the fluorescent dye into the engine oil or transmission/transaxle oil.

3. Allow the engine to run for 30 min.

4. Inspect for dye leakage by irradiating with UV light (black light), and identify the type of oil that is leaking.

5. If no dye leakage is found, allow the engine to run for another 30 min. or drive the vehicle then reinspect.

6. Find where the oil is leaking from, then make necessary repairs.

NOTE:

Not using UV light (black light)

1. Gather sample of the leaking oil using an absorbent white tissue.

2. Then, gather some samples of engine and transmission/transaxle oil onto a white cloth or piece of paper.

3. Compare the appearance and smell, and identify the type of oil that is leaking.


4. Remove any oil on the engine or transmission/transaxle.

5. Allow the engine to run for 30 min.

6. Check the area where the oil is leaking, then make necessary repairs.

Power Supply Switching And Engine Starting

Vehicles with keyless entry system

Vehicles with advanced keyless entry system

Vehicles with advanced keyless entry and push button start system

Removal of Parts

Disassembly

Inspection During Removal, Disassembly

Arrangement of Parts

Cleaning of Parts

WARNING:

Reassembly

Adjustment

Rubber Parts and Tubing

Hose Clamps

Torque Formulas


Torque Unit

Formula

Nm

Nm × [L/(L+A)]

kgfm

kgfm × [L/(L+A)]

kgfcm

kgfcm × [L/(L+A)]

ftlbf

ftlbf × [L/(L+A)]

inlbf

inlbf × [L/(L+A)]


A The length of the SST

past the torque wrench drive.

L The length of the torque wrench.

Vise

Dynamometer

NOTE:

Emergency Engine Stop Operation

1. Press the push button start continuously, or press and release the push button start repeatedly until the engine stops.

2. The engine stops (position is ACC).

3. Press the push button start to set the position to OFF.

SST

Example (SST List)


Example (In text)


Sae Standards
In accordance with new regulations, SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) standard names and abbreviations are now used in this manual. The table below lists the names and abbreviations th ...

Units
Electric current A (ampere) Electric power W (watt) Electric resistance ohm Electric voltage ...

Other materials:

Jacking Positions, Vehicle Lift (2 Supports) And Safety Stand (Rigid Rack) Positions
Jacking Positions WARNING: Improperly jacking a vehicle is dangerous. The vehicle can slip off the jack and cause serious injury. Use only the correct front and rear jacking points and block the wheels. Use safety stands to support the vehicle after it has been lifted. ...

Sunroof Unit Removal/Installation
CAUTION: If the sunshade is forced close while the sunroof is open, the sunshade could be damaged. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the rain sensor cover. (Vehicles with auto light/wiper system). 3. Disconnect the rain sensor connector. (Vehicles with auto l ...

Tire Rotation
To equalize tread wear, rotate the tires every 12,000 km (7,500 miles) at the latest or sooner if irregular wear develops. Mazda recommends to rotate every 8,000 km (5,000 miles) to help increase tire life and distribute wear more evenly. Inspect the tires for uneven wear and damage. Abno ...

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