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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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Starter Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
On-vehicle Inspection 1. Verify that the battery is fully charged. 2. The starter is normal if it rotates smoothly and without any noise when the engine is cranked. If the starter does not operate, inspect the following: Remove the starter, and inspect the starter unit. ...

How to use AUX mode (Type A)
Switch the ignition to ACC or ON. Press the power/volume dial to turn the audio system on. Press the media button ( ) of the audio unit to change to the AUX mode. NOTE When the device is not connected to the auxiliary jack, the mode does not switch to the AUX mode. Adj ...

Traction Control System (TCS)
The Traction Control System (TCS) enhances traction and safety by controlling engine torque and braking. When the TCS detects driving wheel slippage, it lowers engine torque and operates the brakes to prevent loss of traction. This means that on a slick surface, the engine adjusts automatic ...

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