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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Shift-Lock Override

If the selector lever will not move from P using the proper shift procedure, continue to hold down the brake pedal.

  1. Remove the shift-lock override cover using a cloth-wrapped flat head screwdriver.
  2. Insert a screwdriver and push it down.

Mazda 3. Shift-Lock Override


  1. Press and hold the lock-release button.
  2. Move the selector lever.

Take the vehicle to an Authorized Mazda Dealer to have the system checked.

Shift-Lock System
The shift-lock system prevents shifting out of P unless the brake pedal is depressed. To shift from P: Depress and hold the brake pedal. Start the engine. Press and hold the lock-release b ...

Manual Shift Mode
The manual shift mode gives you the feel of driving a manual transaxle vehicle by allowing you to operate the selector lever manually. This allows you to control engine rpm and torque to the drive ...

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Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) Inspection [FS5 A EL]
On-Vehicle Inspection 1. Inspect the power supply circuit for the VSS. a. Remove the insulator from the transaxle. b. Disconnect the VSS connector. c. Switch the ignition to ON (engine off). d. Measure the voltage at VSS connector terminal A (harness-side). If there is a ...

PID/Data Monitor Inspection [Bcm]
1. Connect the M-MDS (IDS) to the DLC-2. 2. After the vehicle is identified, select the following items from the initialization screen of the IDS. a. Select “DataLogger”. b. Select “Modules”. c. Select “BCM/GEM”. 3. Select the applicable PID from the PID table. 4. Verify the PID da ...

Parameter Setting Procedure When Tire Size Is Changed
CAUTION: If the wheel and tire sizes are changed, a discrepancy with the speedometer needle whereby it exceeds the allowable range could result in a malfunction. If the wheel and tire sizes are changed, perform the following procedure to change the tire size parameter setting. ...

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