Mazda 3 manuals

Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Closing the Hood

  1. Check under the hood area to make certain all filler caps are in place and all loose items (e.g. tools, oil containers, etc.) have been removed.
  2. Lift the hood, grasp the padded area on the support rod, and secure the support rod in the clip. Verify that the support rod is secured in the clip before closing the hood.

Mazda 3. Closing the Hood


  1. Lower the hood slowly to a height of about 20 cm (7.9 in) above its closed position and then let it drop.
CAUTION When closing the hood, do not push it excessively such as by applying your weight. Otherwise, the hood could be deformed.

Engine Compartment Overview

Mazda 3. Engine Compartment Overview


Opening the Hood
With the vehicle parked, pull the release handle to unlock the hood. Insert your hand into the hood opening, slide the latch lever to the right, and lift up the hood. NOTE T ...

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. ...

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Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2 S) Removal/Installation [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
WARNING: A hot engine and exhaust system can cause severe burns. Turn off the engine and wait until they are cool before removing the exhaust system. 1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Disconnect the HO2S connector. 4. Remove the HO2S u ...

Rear Turn Light Bulb Removal/Installation
4SD 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Trunk mat. b. Trunk board. c. Trunk end trim. 3. Partially peel back the trunk side trim.. 4. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 1 Connector 2 ...

Rear Drain Hose Removal
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 light/wiper system) 4. Partially peel back the seaming welt. 5. Remove the following parts: a. Sunroof seaming w ...

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