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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Shift-Lock System

The shift-lock system prevents shifting out of P unless the brake pedal is depressed.

To shift from P:

  1. Depress and hold the brake pedal.
  2. Start the engine.
  3. Press and hold the lock-release button.
  4. Move the selector lever.

NOTE

Active Adaptive Shift (AAS)
Active Adaptive Shift (AAS) automatically controls the transaxle shift points to best suit the road conditions and driver input. This improves driving feel. The transaxle may switch to AAS mode w ...

Shift-Lock Override
If the selector lever will not move from P using the proper shift procedure, continue to hold down the brake pedal. Remove the shift-lock override cover using a cloth-wrapped flat head screw ...

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Keyless Entry System
This system uses the key buttons to remotely lock and unlock the doors and the liftgate/trunk lid, and opens the trunk lid. The system can start the engine without having to take the key out of your purse or pocket. It can also help you signal for attention. Operating the theft-deterre ...

Parking Brake
CAUTION Driving with the parking brake on will cause excessive wear of the brake parts. NOTE For parking in snow, refer to Winter Driving regarding parking brake use. Setting the parking brake Depress the brake pedal and then firmly pull the parking brake lever fully upwar ...

Clutch Pedal Position (CPP) Switch Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
Continuity Inspection 1. Verify that the CPP switch is installed properly.. 2. Remove the battery cover.. 3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 4. Disconnect the CPP switch connector.. 5. Verify that the continuity between CPP switch terminals A and B when the clutch pedal is depress ...

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