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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Service Cautions

Injury/damage Prevention Precautions

Protection of the Vehicle

Preparation of Tools and Measuring Equipment

Special Service Tools

Malfunction Diagnosis System

Negative Battery Cable Disconnection/Connection

Warning

Negative battery cable disconnection/required procedures after connecting


System name

Conditions after disconnecting the negative battery cable

Required procedure

Reference

Before disconnecting negative battery cable

After connecting negative battery cable

Power window system

Reset to initial setting and auto-function is disabled.

-

Perform the power window system initial setting.

(See POWER WINDOW SYSTEM INITIALIZATION PROCEDURE.)

Clock and audio

Clock display and audio system memory are reset.

Verify the setting content.

Set the verified content before disconnecting negative battery cable.

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Steering angle sensor initialization

DSC HU/CM

Reset to initial setting and the system may not operate properly.

-

Perform steering angle sensor initialization.

(See STEERING ANGLE SENSOR INITIALIZATION PROCEDURE.)

AFS control module


Oil Leakage Inspection

Using UV light (black light)

1. Remove any oil on the engine or transmission/transaxle.

NOTE:

2. Pour the fluorescent dye into the engine oil or transmission/transaxle oil.

3. Allow the engine to run for 30 min.

4. Inspect for dye leakage by irradiating with UV light (black light), and identify the type of oil that is leaking.

5. If no dye leakage is found, allow the engine to run for another 30 min. or drive the vehicle then reinspect.

6. Find where the oil is leaking from, then make necessary repairs.

NOTE:

Not using UV light (black light)

1. Gather sample of the leaking oil using an absorbent white tissue.

2. Then, gather some samples of engine and transmission/transaxle oil onto a white cloth or piece of paper.

3. Compare the appearance and smell, and identify the type of oil that is leaking.


4. Remove any oil on the engine or transmission/transaxle.

5. Allow the engine to run for 30 min.

6. Check the area where the oil is leaking, then make necessary repairs.

Power Supply Switching And Engine Starting

Vehicles with keyless entry system

Vehicles with advanced keyless entry system

Vehicles with advanced keyless entry and push button start system

Removal of Parts

Disassembly

Inspection During Removal, Disassembly

Arrangement of Parts

Cleaning of Parts

WARNING:

Reassembly

Adjustment

Rubber Parts and Tubing

Hose Clamps

Torque Formulas


Torque Unit

Formula

Nm

Nm × [L/(L+A)]

kgfm

kgfm × [L/(L+A)]

kgfcm

kgfcm × [L/(L+A)]

ftlbf

ftlbf × [L/(L+A)]

inlbf

inlbf × [L/(L+A)]


A The length of the SST

past the torque wrench drive.

L The length of the torque wrench.

Vise

Dynamometer

NOTE:

Emergency Engine Stop Operation

1. Press the push button start continuously, or press and release the push button start repeatedly until the engine stops.

2. The engine stops (position is ACC).

3. Press the push button start to set the position to OFF.

SST

Example (SST List)


Example (In text)


Sae Standards
In accordance with new regulations, SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) standard names and abbreviations are now used in this manual. The table below lists the names and abbreviations th ...

Units
Electric current A (ampere) Electric power W (watt) Electric resistance ohm Electric voltage ...

Other materials:

Removing the Maintenance Panel
To check fluid levels, remove the maintenance panel: Open the hood.  Pull the maintenance panel upward to release the clips that hold it in place. If checking the Battery coolant, remove the cabin intake trim panel by pulling it upwards to release the clips that hold it i ...

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 ...

Topping Up Windshield Washer Fluid
The only reservoir into which you can add fluid is the windshield washer fluid reservoir, which is located behind the front trunk. When the level is low, a message displays on the touchscreen. To top up the washer fluid: Open the hood. Clean around the filler cap before opening it to ...

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