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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:

Unfastening the Seat Belt
Depress the button on the seat belt buckle. If the belt does not fully retract, pull it out and check for kinks or twists. Then make sure it remains untwisted as it retracts. NOTE If a belt does not fully retract, inspect it for kinks and twists. If it is still not retracting properly, ...

Seat Weight Sensor Control Module Removal/Installation [Two Step Deployment Control System]
CAUTION: When the seat weight sensor control module is replaced with a new one, perform the seat weight sensor calibration using the M–MDS.. 1. Switch the ignition to off. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait for 1 min or more.. 3. Disconnect the connectors. ...

Aluminum Wheel Maintenance
A protective coating is provided over the aluminum wheels. Special care is needed to protect this coating. CAUTION Do not use any detergent other than mild detergent. Before using any detergent, verify the ingredients. Otherwise, the product could discolor or stain the alumi ...

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