2008 Mazda 5 Owner's Manual

2008 Mazda 5 owners manual
Year:
2008
Make:
Mazda
Model:
5
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
7.55 MB

Table of Contents

A Word to Mazda Owners
3
How to Use This Manual
4
Table of Contents
5
1. Your Vehicle at a Glance
7
Dashboard and Interior Overview
8
Exterior Overview
10
2. Essential Safety Equipment
13
Seats
14
Front Seats
14
Second-Row Seats
18
Third-Row Seat
23
Seat Belt Systems
26
Seat Belt Precautions
26
Seat Belt
30
Front Seat Belt Pretensioner and Load Limiting Systems
32
Seat Belt Extender
34
Seat Belt Warning Light/Beep
36
Child Restraint
38
Child Restraint Precautions
38
Installing Child-Restraint Systems
42
LATCH Child-Restraint Systems
48
SRS Air Bags
51
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS) Precautions
51
Supplemental Restraint System Components
55
How the Air Bags Work
58
3. Knowing Your Mazda
69
Doors and Locks
70
Keys
70
Keyless Entry System
71
Door Locks
74
Liftgate
79
Power Windows
81
Fuel-Filler Lid and Cap
83
Hood
85
Moonroof
86
Security System
88
Immobilizer System
88
Theft-Deterrent System
90
Steering Wheel and Mirrors
93
Steering Wheel
93
Mirrors
93
4. Before Driving Your Mazda
97
Fuel and Engine Exhaust Precautions
98
Fuel Requirements
98
Emission Control System
99
Engine Exhaust (Carbon Monoxide)
100
Before Starting the Engine
101
Before Getting In
101
After Getting In
101
Driving Tips
102
Break-In Period
102
Money-Saving Suggestions
102
Hazardous Driving
103
Rocking the Vehicle
103
Winter Driving
104
Driving In Flooded Area
105
Overloading
106
Towing
107
Trailer Towing
107
5. Driving Your Mazda
109
Starting and Driving
110
Ignition Switch
110
Starting the Engine
112
Brake System
113
Manual Transaxle Operation
117
Automatic Transaxle Controls
119
Power Steering
125
Cruise Control
126
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
130
Instrument Cluster and Indicators
136
Meters and Gauges
136
Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds
141
Warning/Indicator Lights
141
Beep Sounds
152
Switches and Controls
153
Lighting Control
153
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
156
Fog Lights
156
Windshield Wipers and Washer
157
Rear Window Wiper and Washer
160
Rear Window Defroster
161
Horn
162
Hazard Warning Flasher
162
6. Interior Comfort
163
Climate Control System
164
Operating Tips
164
Vent Operation
165
Types of the Climate Control System
167
Manual Type
168
Fully Automatic Type
172
Rear Ventilation System
178
Audio System
179
Antenna
179
Operating Tips for Audio System
179
Audio Set
185
Audio Control Switch Operation (Steering Wheel)
200
AUX Mode (Auxiliary input)
202
Safety Certification
205
Bluetooth Hands-Free
206
Bluetooth Hands-Free
206
Basic Bluetooth Hands-Free Operation
210
Convenient Use of the Hands-Free System
213
Hands-Free Telephone Setting
218
When Bluetooth Hands-Free cannot be used
222
Safety Certification
223
Interior Equipment
224
Sunvisors
224
Interior Lights
224
Information Display
226
Cup Holder
229
Bottle Holder
231
Storage Compartments
231
Accessory Sockets
236
7. In Case of an Emergency
239
Parking in an Emergency
240
Parking in an Emergency
240
Flat Tire
241
Spare Tire and Tool Storage
241
Changing a Flat Tire
245
Overheating
251
Overheating
251
Emergency Starting
253
Starting a Flooded Engine
253
Jump-Starting
254
Push-Starting
257
Emergency Towing
258
Towing Description
258
Tiedown Hooks
259
Recreational Towing
261
8. Maintenance and Care
263
Introduction
264
Introduction
264
Scheduled Maintenance
265
Scheduled Maintenance (USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico)
265
Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico)
270
Owner Maintenance
277
Owner Maintenance Schedule
277
Owner Maintenance Precautions
278
Engine Compartment Overview
279
Engine Oil
280
Engine Coolant
282
Brake/Clutch Fluid
284
Power Steering Fluid
285
Automatic transaxle Fluid (ATF)
285
Washer Fluid
287
Body Lubrication
288
Wiper Blades
288
Battery
292
Tires
294
Light Bulbs
298
Fuses
305
Appearance Care
311
How to Minimize Environmental Paint Damage
311
Exterior Care
313
Interior Care
316
9. Customer Information
319
Customer Assistance
320
Customer Assistance (U.S.A.)
320
Customer Assistance (Canada)
323
Customer Assistance (Puerto Rico)
326
Customer Assistance (Mexico)
327
Mazda Importer/Distributors
329
Importer/Distributor
329
Distributor in Each Area
329
Warranty
331
Warranties for Your Mazda
331
Outside the United States
332
Outside Canada
333
Registering Your Vehicle in A Foreign Country (Except United States and Canada)
334
Add-On Non-Genuine Parts and Accessories
335
Cell Phones
336
Cell Phones Warning
336
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
337
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
337
Tire Information (U.S.A.)
339
Tire Labeling
339
Location of the Tire Label (Placard)
345
Tire Maintenance
348
Vehicle Loading
351
Steps for Determining the Correct Load Limit:
358
Reporting Safety Defects
359
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.A.)
359
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada)
360
Service Publications
361
Service Publications
361
Identification Numbers
364
Vehicle Information Labels
364
Specifications
366
Specifications
366
Index
372

FAQ about the 2008 Mazda 5 Manual

What contains the 2008 5 manual?

The Mazda 5 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Mazda to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Mazda 5. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Mazda 5 2008 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Maintenance for your Mazda 5, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2008 Mazda 5 Owners Manual?

The Mazda 5 owner manual for the 2008 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mazda 5 year 2008 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2008 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Mazda 5 (2008) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2008 is available in English.

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