2011 Mazda 3 Owner's Manual

2011 Mazda 3 owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Mazda
Model:
3
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
10.9 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
21
Head Restraints
24
Seat Warmer
26
Seat Belt Systems
28
Seat Belt Precautions
28
Seat Belt
32
Front Seat Belt Pretensioner and Load Limiting Systems
34
Seat Belt Extender
37
Seat Belt Warning Light/Beep
38
Child Restraint
40
Child Restraint Precautions
40
Child-Restraint System Installation Position
44
Installing Child-Restraint Systems
45
LATCH Child-Restraint Systems
52
SRS Air Bags
57
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Precautions
57
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
93
Advanced Key Suspend Function
97
Warning Lights and Beep Sounds
98
When Warning Indicator/Beep is Activated
101
Doors and Locks
102
Keys
102
Keyless Entry System
103
Door Locks
109
Liftgate (5 Door)
114
Trunk Lid (4 Door)
117
Inside Trunk Release Lever
119
Power Windows
120
Fuel-Filler Lid and Cap
123
Hood
125
Moonroof
126
Security System
129
Immobilizer System (with Advanced Key)
129
Immobilizer System (without Advanced Key)
133
Theft-Deterrent System
137
Steering Wheel and Mirrors
140
Steering Wheel
140
Mirrors
140
4. Before Driving Your Mazda
145
Fuel and Engine Exhaust Precautions
146
Fuel Requirements
146
Emission Control System
148
Engine Exhaust (Carbon Monoxide)
149
Before Starting the Engine
150
Before Getting In
150
After Getting In
150
Driving Tips
151
Break-In Period
151
Money-Saving Suggestions
151
Hazardous Driving
152
Floor Mat
152
Rocking the Vehicle
153
Winter Driving
153
Driving In Flooded Area
155
Overloading
156
Driving on Uneven Road
157
Turbocharger Information
158
Towing
159
Trailer Towing
159
5. Driving Your Mazda
161
Starting and Driving
162
Ignition Switch
162
Starting the Engine
164
Turning Off the Engine
165
Brake System
165
Manual Transaxle Operation
171
Automatic Transaxle Controls
173
Power Steering
180
Cruise Control
181
Traction Control System (TCS)
186
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
187
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
190
Instrument Cluster and Indicators
196
Meters and Gauges
196
Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds
201
Warning/Indicator Lights
201
Beep Sounds
217
Switches and Controls
219
Lighting Control
219
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
224
Fog Lights
225
Windshield Wipers and Washer
225
Rear Window Wiper and Washer (5 Door)
229
Rear Window Defroster
230
Horn
231
Hazard Warning Flasher
231
6. Interior Comfort
233
Climate Control System
234
Operating Tips
234
Vent Operation
235
Types of the Climate Control System
237
Manual Type
238
Fully Automatic Type
242
Audio System
248
Antenna
248
Operating Tips for Audio System
249
Audio Set
259
Audio Control Switch Operation
288
AUX Mode (Auxiliary input)
291
Safety Certification
293
Bluetooth Audio
294
Bluetooth Audio
294
Bluetooth Hands-Free
303
Bluetooth Hands-Free
303
Basic Bluetooth Hands-Free Operation
307
Convenient Use of the Hands-Free System
312
Hands-Free Setting
318
When Bluetooth Hands-Free Cannot be Used
324
Safety Certification
325
Mazda Bluetooth Hands-Free Customer Service
325
Interior Equipment
326
Sunvisors
326
Interior Lights
326
Information Display
328
Multi Information Display
330
Cup Holder
340
Bottle Holder
341
Storage Compartments
342
Accessory Sockets
345
7. In Case of an Emergency
347
Parking in an Emergency
348
Parking in an Emergency
348
Flat Tire
349
Spare Tire and Tool Storage
349
Changing a Flat Tire
355
Overheating
361
Overheating
361
Emergency Starting
363
Starting a Flooded Engine
363
Jump-Starting
364
Push-Starting
368
Emergency Towing
369
Towing Description
369
Tiedown Hook
370
Recreational Towing
372
8. Maintenance and Care
373
Introduction
374
Introduction
374
Scheduled Maintenance
375
Scheduled Maintenance (USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico)
375
Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico)
380
Owner Maintenance
387
Owner Maintenance Schedule
387
Owner Maintenance Precautions
388
Engine Compartment Overview
389
Engine Oil
390
Engine Coolant
393
Brake/Clutch Fluid
395
Power Steering Fluid
396
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (ATF)
396
Washer Fluid
398
Body Lubrication
399
Wiper Blades
399
Battery
403
Tires
407
Light Bulbs
414
Fuses
426
Appearance Care
432
How to Minimize Environmental Paint Damage
432
Exterior Care
434
Interior Care
438
9. Customer Information
441
Customer Assistance
442
Customer Assistance (U.S.A.)
442
Customer Assistance (Canada)
447
Customer Assistance (Puerto Rico)
450
Customer Assistance (Mexico)
451
Mazda Importer/Distributors
453
Importer/Distributor
453
Distributor in Each Area
453
Warranty
455
Warranties for Your Mazda
455
Outside the United States
456
Outside Canada
457
Registering Your Vehicle in A Foreign Country (Except United States and Canada)
458
Add-On Non-Genuine Parts and Accessories
459
Cell Phones
460
Cell Phones Warning
460
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
461
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
461
Tire Information (U.S.A.)
463
Tire Labeling
463
Location of the Tire Label (Placard)
469
Tire Maintenance
472
Vehicle Loading
475
Steps for Determining the Correct Load Limit:
481
Reporting Safety Defects
482
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.A.)
482
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada)
483
Service Publications
484
Service Publications
484
Identification Numbers
488
Vehicle Information Labels
488
Specifications
490
Specifications
490
Personalization Features
498
Personalization Features
498
Index
502

FAQ about the 2011 Mazda 3 Manual

What contains the 2011 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 2011 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Best practice for driving your Mazda 3
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Mazda 3, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 2011 Mazda 3 Owners Manual?

The Mazda 3 owner manual for the 2011 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mazda 3 year 2011 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2011 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Mazda 3 (2011) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2011 is available in English.

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