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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: When Liftgate/Trunk Lid Cannot be Opened

Mazda 3 Owners Manual / If Trouble Arises / When Liftgate/Trunk Lid Cannot be Opened

If the vehicle battery is dead or there is a malfunction in the electrical system and the liftgate/trunk lid cannot be opened, perform the following procedure as an emergency measure to open it:

(5–door)

  1. Remove the cap on the interior surface of the liftgate with a flathead screwdriver.

Mazda 3. When Liftgate/Trunk Lid Cannot be Opened


  1. Turn the lever to the right to unlock the liftgate

Mazda 3. When Liftgate/Trunk Lid Cannot be Opened


(4–door)

  1. Open the cover.
  2. Open the cap.

Mazda 3. When Liftgate/Trunk Lid Cannot be Opened


  1. Turn the screw counterclockwise and remove it, and then remove the inner cover.

Mazda 3. When Liftgate/Trunk Lid Cannot be Opened


  1. Move the lever to the left to fold the seatback.

Mazda 3. When Liftgate/Trunk Lid Cannot be Opened


  1. Move the lever to the left to open the trunk lid.

(Type A)

Mazda 3. When Liftgate/Trunk Lid Cannot be Opened


(Type B)

Mazda 3. When Liftgate/Trunk Lid Cannot be Opened


After performing this emergency measure, have the vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.

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