2010 Mazda 3 Owner's Manual

2010 Mazda 3 owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Mazda
Model:
3
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
9.7 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
Interior Overview
8
Interior Equipment (View A)
8
Interior Equipment (View B)
9
Interior Equipment (View C)
10
Exterior Overview
11
Front (4 Door)
11
Rear (4 Door)
12
Front (5 Door)
13
Rear (5 Door)
14
2. Essential Safety Equipment
15
Seats
16
Front Seats (Manually Operated Seats)
16
Front Seats (Electrically Operated Seats)
18
Rear Seat
23
Head Restraints
26
Seat Warmer
28
Seat Belt Systems
30
Seat Belt Precautions
30
Seat Belt
34
Front Seat Belt Pretensioner and Load Limiting Systems
36
Seat Belt Extender
38
Seat Belt Warning Light/Beep
40
Child Restraint
42
Child Restraint Precautions
42
Installing Child-Restraint Systems
46
LATCH Child-Restraint Systems
53
SRS Air Bags
58
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Precautions
58
Supplemental Restraint System Components
62
How the SRS Air Bags Work
63
SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria
67
Limitations to SRS Air Bag
68
Driver and Front Passenger Occupant Classification System
70
Monitoring and Maintenance
75
3. Knowing Your Mazda
77
Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System
78
Advanced Keys
78
Operation Using Advanced Keyless Functions
83
Operation Using Advanced Key Functions
92
Advanced Key Suspend Function
95
Warning Lights and Beep Sounds
96
When Warning Indicator/Beep is Activated
99
Doors and Locks
100
Keys
100
Keyless Entry System
101
Door Locks
106
Liftgate (5 Door)
110
Trunk Lid (4 Door)
113
Inside Trunk Release Lever
115
Power Windows
117
Fuel-Filler Lid and Cap
120
Hood
122
Moonroof
123
Security System
125
Immobilizer System (with Advanced Key)
125
Immobilizer System (without Advanced Key)
128
Theft-Deterrent System
130
Steering Wheel and Mirrors
134
Steering Wheel
134
Mirrors
134
4. Before Driving Your Mazda
139
Fuel and Engine Exhaust Precautions
140
Fuel Requirements
140
Emission Control System
141
Engine Exhaust (Carbon Monoxide)
142
Before Starting the Engine
143
Before Getting In
143
After Getting In
143
Driving Tips
144
Break-In Period
144
Money-Saving Suggestions
144
Hazardous Driving
145
Floor Mat
145
Rocking the Vehicle
146
Winter Driving
146
Driving In Flooded Area
148
Overloading
148
Driving on Uneven Road
149
Towing
150
Trailer Towing
150
5. Driving Your Mazda
151
Starting and Driving
152
Ignition Switch
152
Starting the Engine
154
Brake System
155
Manual Transaxle Operation
159
Automatic Transaxle Controls
162
Power Steering
168
Cruise Control
169
Traction Control System (TCS)
175
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
176
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
178
Instrument Cluster and Indicators
184
Meters and Gauges
184
Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds
189
Warning/Indicator Lights
189
Beep Sounds
204
Switches and Controls
206
Lighting Control
206
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
210
Fog Lights
211
Windshield Wipers and Washer
212
Rear Window Wiper and Washer (5 Door)
216
Rear Window Defroster
216
Horn
217
Hazard Warning Flasher
218
6. Interior Comfort
219
Climate Control System
220
Operating Tips
220
Vent Operation
221
Types of the Climate Control System
223
Manual Type
224
Fully Automatic Type
229
Audio System
235
Antenna
235
Operating Tips for Audio System
236
Audio Set
245
Audio Control Switch Operation
274
AUX Mode (Auxiliary input)
277
Safety Certification
280
Bluetooth Audio
281
Bluetooth Audio
281
Bluetooth Hands-Free
290
Bluetooth Hands-Free
290
Basic Bluetooth Hands-Free Operation
294
Convenient Use of the Hands-Free System
298
Hands-Free Setting
304
When Bluetooth Hands-Free Cannot be Used
310
Safety Certification
310
Mazda Bluetooth Hands-Free Customer Service
311
Interior Equipment
312
Sunvisors
312
Interior Lights
312
Information Display
314
Multi Information Display
316
Cup Holder
326
Bottle Holder
327
Storage Compartments
328
Accessory Sockets
331
7. In Case of an Emergency
333
Parking in an Emergency
334
Parking in an Emergency
334
Flat Tire
335
Spare Tire and Tool Storage
335
Changing a Flat Tire
341
Overheating
347
Overheating
347
Emergency Starting
349
Starting a Flooded Engine
349
Jump-Starting
350
Push-Starting
353
Emergency Towing
354
Towing Description
354
Tiedown Hook
355
Recreational Towing
357
8. Maintenance and Care
359
Introduction
360
Introduction
360
Scheduled Maintenance
361
Scheduled Maintenance (USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico)
361
Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico)
366
Owner Maintenance
373
Owner Maintenance Schedule
373
Owner Maintenance Precautions
374
Engine Compartment Overview
375
Engine Oil
376
Engine Coolant
378
Brake/Clutch Fluid
380
Power Steering Fluid
381
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (ATF)
381
Washer Fluid
383
Body Lubrication
384
Wiper Blades
384
Battery
388
Tires
391
Light Bulbs
395
Fuses
406
Appearance Care
412
How to Minimize Environmental Paint Damage
412
Exterior Care
414
Interior Care
417
9. Customer Information
419
Customer Assistance
420
Customer Assistance (U.S.A.)
420
Customer Assistance (Canada)
425
Customer Assistance (Puerto Rico)
428
Customer Assistance (Mexico)
429
Mazda Importer/Distributors
431
Importer/Distributor
431
Distributor in Each Area
431
Warranty
433
Warranties for Your Mazda
433
Outside the United States
434
Outside Canada
435
Registering Your Vehicle in A Foreign Country (Except United States and Canada)
436
Add-On Non-Genuine Parts and Accessories
437
Cell Phones
438
Cell Phones Warning
438
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
439
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
439
Tire Information (U.S.A.)
441
Tire Labeling
441
Location of the Tire Label (Placard)
447
Tire Maintenance
450
Vehicle Loading
453
Steps for Determining the Correct Load Limit:
459
Reporting Safety Defects
460
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.A.)
460
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada)
461
Service Publications
462
Service Publications
462
Identification Numbers
466
Vehicle Information Labels
466
Specifications
468
Specifications
468
Personalization Features
473
Personalization Features
473
Index
478

FAQ about the 2010 Mazda 3 Manual

What contains the 2010 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 2010 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Best practice for driving your Mazda 3
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2010 Mazda 3 Owners Manual?

The Mazda 3 owner manual for the 2010 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mazda 3 year 2010 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2010 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Mazda 3 (2010) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2010 is available in English.

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