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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:

Generator Disassembly/Assembly [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
CAUTION: Melt the solder quickly, otherwise the diodes (rectifier) and regulator will be damaged by excessive heat. 1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 2. Assemble in the reverse order of disassembly. MZR 2.0 1 Rotor component ...

Hood Latch And Release Lever Removal/Installation
Hood latch 1. Open the hood. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Disconnect the hood latch switch connector. (vehicles with theft-deterrent system) 4. Remove the bolts. 5. Remove the hood latch. 6. Install in the reverse order of removal. 7. Adjust the hood.. Hood ...

Rear Seat Belt Removal/Installation
CAUTION: The ELR (emergency locking retractor) has a spring that will unwind if the retractor cover is removed. The spring cannot be rewound by hand. If this occurs, the ELR will not work properly. Therefore, do not disassemble the retractor. 4SD 1. Remove the following part ...

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