2013 Mazda 3 Owner's Manual

2013 Mazda 3 owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Mazda
Model:
3
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
13.57 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
38
Seat Belt Reminder
39
Child Restraint
40
Child Restraint Precautions
40
Child-Restraint System Installation Position
45
Installing Child-Restraint Systems
46
LATCH Child-Restraint Systems
53
SRS Air Bags
58
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Precautions
58
Supplemental Restraint System Components
63
How the SRS Air Bags Work
64
SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria
68
Limitations to SRS Air Bag
69
Front Passenger Occupant Classification System
71
Monitoring and Maintenance
76
3. Knowing Your Mazda
79
Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System
80
Advanced Keys
80
Operation Using Advanced Keyless Functions
85
Operation Using Advanced Key Functions
94
Advanced Key Suspend Function
98
Warning Lights and Beep Sounds
99
When Warning Indicator/Beep is Activated
102
Doors and Locks
103
Keys
103
Keyless Entry System
104
Door Locks
110
Liftgate (5 Door)
116
Trunk Lid (4 Door)
120
Inside Trunk Release Lever
122
Power Windows
124
Fuel-Filler Lid and Cap
127
Hood
128
Moonroof
130
Security System
132
Immobilizer System (with Advanced Key)
132
Immobilizer System (without Advanced Key)
136
Theft-Deterrent System
140
Steering Wheel and Mirrors
143
Steering Wheel
143
Mirrors
143
4. Before Driving Your Mazda
147
Fuel and Engine Exhaust Precautions
148
Fuel Requirements
148
Emission Control System
150
Engine Exhaust (Carbon Monoxide)
151
Before Starting the Engine
152
Before Getting In
152
After Getting In
152
Driving Tips
153
Break-In Period
153
Money-Saving Suggestions
153
Hazardous Driving
154
Floor Mat
154
Rocking the Vehicle
155
Winter Driving
155
Driving In Flooded Area
157
Overloading
158
Driving on Uneven Road
159
Turbocharger Information
160
Towing
161
Trailer Towing
161
5. Driving Your Mazda
163
Starting and Driving
164
Ignition Switch
164
Starting the Engine
165
Turning the Engine Off
166
Brake System
167
Manual Transaxle Operation
172
Automatic Transaxle Controls
175
Power Steering
183
Cruise Control
184
Traction Control System (TCS)
189
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
190
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
193
Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) System
199
Instrument Cluster and Indicators
204
Meters and Gauges
204
Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds
209
Warning/Indicator Lights
209
Beep Sounds
224
Switches and Controls
226
Lighting Control
226
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
231
Fog Lights
232
Windshield Wipers and Washer
233
Rear Window Wiper and Washer (5 Door)
237
Rear Window Defroster
237
Horn
238
Hazard Warning Flasher
239
6. Interior Comfort
241
Climate Control System
242
Operating Tips
242
Vent Operation
243
Types of the Climate Control System
245
Manual Type
246
Fully Automatic Type
250
Audio System
256
Antenna
256
Operating Tips for Audio System
257
Types of the Audio Set/System
269
Audio Set (Type A)
271
Audio Set (Type B)
301
Audio Control Switch Operation
322
AUX/USB/iPod Mode
326
Safety Certification
345
Bluetooth® Audio (Type A)
346
Bluetooth® Audio
346
Bluetooth® Hands-Free (Type A)
356
Bluetooth® Hands-Free
356
Basic Bluetooth® Hands-Free Operation
360
Convenient Use of the Hands-Free System
365
Hands-Free Setting
371
When Bluetooth® Hands-Free Cannot be Used
377
Safety Certification
378
Mazda Bluetooth® Hands-Free Customer Service
378
Bluetooth® (Type B)
379
Bluetooth®
379
Bluetooth® Hands-Free
385
Bluetooth® Audio
404
Troubleshooting
408
Safety Certification
412
Interior Equipment
414
Sunvisors
414
Interior Lights
414
Information Display
416
Multi Information Display
418
Cup Holder
427
Bottle Holder
428
Storage Compartments
429
Accessory Sockets
432
7. In Case of an Emergency
435
Parking in an Emergency
436
Parking in an Emergency
436
Flat Tire
437
Spare Tire and Tool Storage
437
Changing a Flat Tire
443
Overheating
450
Overheating
450
Emergency Starting
452
Starting a Flooded Engine
452
Jump-Starting
453
Push-Starting
458
Emergency Towing
459
Towing Description
459
Tiedown Hook
460
Recreational Towing
462
8. Maintenance and Care
463
Introduction
464
Introduction
464
Scheduled Maintenance
466
Scheduled Maintenance (USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico)
466
Scheduled Maintenance (Mexico)
471
Owner Maintenance
478
Owner Maintenance Schedule
478
Owner Maintenance Precautions
479
Engine Compartment Overview
481
Engine Oil
483
Engine Coolant
487
Brake/Clutch Fluid
489
Power Steering Fluid
490
Automatic Transaxle Fluid (ATF)
490
Washer Fluid
492
Body Lubrication
493
Wiper Blades
493
Battery
497
Tires
501
Light Bulbs
508
Fuses
520
Appearance Care
527
How to Minimize Environmental Paint Damage
527
Exterior Care
529
Interior Care
533
9. Customer Information
537
Customer Assistance
538
Customer Assistance (U.S.A.)
538
Customer Assistance (Canada)
543
Customer Assistance (Puerto Rico)
546
Customer Assistance (Mexico)
547
Mazda Importer/Distributors
549
Importer/Distributor
549
Distributor in Each Area
549
Warranty
551
Warranties for Your Mazda
551
Outside the United States
552
Outside Canada
553
Registering Your Vehicle in A Foreign Country (Except United States and Canada)
554
Add-On Non-Genuine Parts and Accessories
555
Cell Phones
556
Cell Phones Warning
556
Event Data Recorder
557
Event Data Recorder
557
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
558
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
558
Tire Information (U.S.A.)
560
Tire Labeling
560
Location of the Tire Label (Placard)
566
Tire Maintenance
569
Vehicle Loading
572
Steps for Determining the Correct Load Limit
578
Reporting Safety Defects
579
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.A.)
579
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada)
580
Service Publications
581
Service Publications
581
Identification Numbers
584
Vehicle Information Labels
584
Specifications
586
Specifications
586
Personalization Features
595
Personalization Features
595
Index
600

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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.

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