2009 Mazda 3 Owner's Manual

2009 Mazda 3 owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Mazda
Model:
3
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
8.69 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
15
Seats
16
Front Seats (Manually Operated Seats)
16
Front Seats (Electrically Operated Seats)
18
Rear Seat
21
Head Restraints
24
Seat Warmer
25
Seat Belt Systems
27
Seat Belt Precautions
27
Seat Belt (Except Center-Rear Position)
31
Front Seat Belt Pretensioner and Load Limiting Systems
33
Center-Rear Position Seat Belt (3-Point Type)
35
Seat Belt Extender
38
Seat Belt Warning Light/Beep
39
Child Restraint
41
Child Restraint Precautions
41
Installing Child-Restraint Systems
45
LATCH Child-Restraint Systems
51
SRS Air Bags
56
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS) Precautions
56
Supplemental Restraint System Components
60
How the Air Bags Work
62
3. Knowing Your Mazda
75
Doors and Locks
76
Keys
76
Keyless Entry System
77
Door Locks
82
Liftgate (5 Door)
85
Trunk Lid (4 Door)
88
Inside Trunk Release Lever (4 Door)
91
Power Windows
92
Fuel-Filler Lid and Cap
94
Hood
96
Moonroof
98
Security System
100
Immobilizer System
100
Theft-Deterrent System
102
Steering Wheel and Mirrors
104
Steering Wheel
104
Mirrors
104
4. Before Driving Your Mazda
107
Fuel and Engine Exhaust Precautions
108
Fuel Requirements
108
Emission Control System
110
Engine Exhaust (Carbon Monoxide)
111
Before Starting the Engine
112
Before Getting In
112
After Getting In
112
Driving Tips
113
Break-In Period
113
Money-Saving Suggestions
113
Hazardous Driving
114
Floor Mat
115
Rocking the Vehicle
115
Winter Driving
116
Driving In Flooded Area
117
Overloading
118
Driving on Uneven Road
119
Turbocharger Information
120
Towing
121
Trailer Towing
121
5. Driving Your Mazda
123
Starting and Driving
124
Ignition Switch
124
Starting the Engine
126
Brake System
127
Manual Transaxle Operation
131
Automatic Transaxle Controls
134
Power Steering
141
Cruise Control
142
Traction Control System (TCS)
145
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
146
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
149
Instrument Cluster and Indicators
155
Meters and Gauges
155
Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds
160
Warning/Indicator Lights
160
Beep Sounds
172
Switches and Controls
173
Lighting Control
173
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
176
Fog Lights
177
Windshield Wipers and Washer
177
Rear Window Wiper and Washer (5 Door)
181
Rear Window Defroster
182
Horn
183
Hazard Warning Flasher
183
6. Interior Comfort
185
Climate Control System
186
Operating Tips
186
Vent Operation
187
Types of the Climate Control System
189
Manual Type
190
Fully Automatic Type
195
Audio System
200
Antenna
200
Operating Tips for Audio System
201
Audio Set
211
Audio Control Switch Operation (Steering Wheel)
240
AUX Mode (Auxiliary input)
242
Safety Certification
245
Interior Equipment
246
Sunvisors
246
Interior Lights
246
Information Display
249
Lighter
254
Ashtray
254
Cup Holder
255
Bottle Holder
256
Storage Compartments
256
Accessory Sockets
260
7. In Case of an Emergency
263
Parking in an Emergency
264
Parking in an Emergency
264
Flat Tire
265
Spare Tire and Tool Storage
265
Changing a Flat Tire
270
Overheating
276
Overheating
276
Emergency Starting
278
Starting a Flooded Engine
278
Jump-Starting
279
Push-Starting
282
Emergency Towing
283
Towing Description
283
Tiedown Hook
284
Recreational Towing
285
8. Maintenance and Care
287
Introduction
288
Introduction
288
Scheduled Maintenance
289
Scheduled Maintenance (USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico)
289
Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico)
294
Owner Maintenance
301
Owner Maintenance Schedule
301
Owner Maintenance Precautions
302
Engine Compartment Overview
303
Engine Oil
304
Engine Coolant
307
Brake/Clutch Fluid
309
Power Steering Fluid
310
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (ATF)
311
Washer Fluid
313
Body Lubrication
314
Wiper Blades
315
Battery
318
Tires
321
Light Bulbs
325
Fuses
336
Appearance Care
344
How to Minimize Environmental Paint Damage
344
Exterior Care
346
Interior Care
349
9. Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects
351
Customer Assistance
352
Customer Assistance (U.S.A.)
352
Customer Assistance (Canada)
355
Customer Assistance (Puerto Rico)
358
Customer Assistance (Mexico)
359
Mazda Importer/Distributors
361
Importer/Distributor
361
Distributor in Each Area
361
Warranty
363
Warranties for Your Mazda
363
Outside the United States
364
Outside Canada
365
Registering Your Vehicle in A Foreign Country (Except United States and Canada)
366
Add-On Non-Genuine Parts and Accessories
367
Cell Phones
368
Cell Phones Warning
368
Type Approval of Equipment
369
Type Approval of Equipment
369
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
371
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
371
Tire Information (U.S.A.)
373
Tire Labeling
373
Location of the Tire Label (Placard)
379
Tire Maintenance
382
Vehicle Loading
385
Steps for Determining the Correct Load Limit:
392
Reporting Safety Defects
393
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.A.)
393
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada)
394
Service Publications
395
Service Publications
395
Identification Numbers
398
Vehicle Information Labels
398
Specifications
400
Specifications
400
Index
406

FAQ about the 2009 Mazda 3 Manual

What contains the 2009 3 manual?

The Mazda 3 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Mazda to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Mazda 3. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Mazda 3 2009 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Mazda 3, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2009 Mazda 3 Owners Manual?

The Mazda 3 owner manual for the 2009 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mazda 3 year 2009 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2009 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Mazda 3 (2009) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2009 is available in English.

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