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Seite 1 - Form No.8T69-EA-04G

Black plate (1,1)RX-8_8T69-EA-04G_Edition1 Page1Wednesday, June 9 2004 2:10 PMForm No.8T69-EA-04G

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Black plate (10,1)The equipment and installation position varies according to model and grade.1-4Your Vehicle at a GlanceExterior OverviewRX-8_8T69-EA

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Black plate (100,1)CAUTIONDon't try the starter for more than 10seconds at a time. If the engine stalls orfails to start, wait 10 seconds beforet

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Black plate (101,1)WARNINGDriving with Wet Brakes:Driving with wet brakes is dangerous .Increased stopping distance or thevehicle pulling to one side

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Black plate (102,1)qBrake System Warning LightThis warning has the following functions:Parking brake warnin gThe light comes on when the parkingbrake

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Black plate (103,1)qAnti-Lock Brake System (ABS)The ABS control unit continuouslymonitors the speed of each wheel. If oneis about to lock up, the ABS

Seite 7 - Your Vehicle at a Glance

Black plate (104,1)NOTEWhen the engine is jump-started tocharge the battery, uneven rpm occursand the ABS warning light comes on.This is due to a weak

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Black plate (105,1)WARNINGSudden Engine-Braking:Shifting down while driving on wet,snowy, or frozen roads, or whiledriving at high speeds causes sudde

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Black plate (106,1)Automatic Transmission ControlsIndicates that you must depress the brake pedal to shift (The ignition switch must be in the ACC or

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Black plate (107,1)N (Neutral)In N, the wheels and transmission are notlocked. The vehicle will roll freely evenon the slightest incline unless the pa

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Black plate (108,1)qManual Shift ModeThis mode gives you the feel of driving amanual transmission vehicle by operatingthe shift lever or steering shif

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Black plate (109,1)Manually shifting up(M1→M2→M3→M4)NOTElWhen driving slowly, the gears maynot shift up depending on vehiclespeed.lIn manual shift mod

Seite 13 - Essential Safety Equipment

Black plate (11,1)Doors and keys ... page 3-2Power wi

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Black plate (110,1)Manually shifting down(M4→M3→M2→M1)WARNINGSudden Engine-Braking:Shifting down while driving on wet,snowy, or frozen roads, or while

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Black plate (111,1)WARNINGHand Position When Using SteeringShift Switches:Putting your hands inside the rim ofthe steering wheel when using thesteerin

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Black plate (112,1)qDriving TipsPassingFor extra power when passing anothervehicle or climbing steep grades, depressthe accelerator fully. The transmi

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Black plate (113,1)NOTEThe power steering system is inoperablewhen the power steering malfunctionindicator light illuminates. Steering ispossible, but

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Black plate (114,1)qCruise Set Indicator LightThis light comes on when a cruising speedis set.qActivation/DeactivationTo activate the system, press th

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Black plate (115,1)NOTElThe SET function can't be activateduntil about 2 seconds after the ON/OFF switch has been engaged.lOn a steep grade, the

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Black plate (116,1)qTo Decrease Cruising SpeedPress the SET/COA ST button and hold it.The vehicle will gradually slow.Release the button at the speed

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Black plate (117,1)lPress the CANCEL button.The system is off when the ignition is off.NOTECruise control will cancel at about 15km/h (9 mph) below th

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Black plate (118,1)NOTETo turn off the TCS, press the DSCOFF switch (page 5-24).qTCS/DSC Indicator LightThis indicator light stays on for a fewseconds

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Black plate (119,1)CAUTIONlThe DSC may not operate correctlyunless the following are observed:lUse tires of the correct sizespecified for your Mazda o

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Black plate (120,1)NOTEIf the battery is disconnected, the DSCwill be inoperable. In this case, the DSCOFF indicator light flashes and theTCS/DSC indi

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Black plate (121,1)NOTElWhen DSC is on and you attempt tofree the vehicle when it is stuck, ordrive it out of freshly fallen snow,the TCS (part of the

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Black plate (122,1)CAUTIONlWhen the tire pressure monitoringsystem warning light is lit, one ormore of your tires is significantlyunder-inflated. You

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Black plate (123,1)WARNINGIgnoring the Warning Light:Ignoring the warning light isdangerous, even if you know why it isilluminated. Have the problem t

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Black plate (124,1)lWhen using the following devices inthe vehicle that may cause radiointerference with the receiver unit.lA digital device such as a

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Black plate (125,1)Replacing tires and wheelsCAUTIONlWhen replacing/repairing the tires orwheels or both, have the work doneby an Authorized Mazda Dea

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Black plate (126,1)Meters and GaugesWhen the ignition switch is in the ON position , the dashboard gauges illuminate.Speedometer ...

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Black plate (127,1)qSpeedometerThe speedometer indicates the speed ofthe vehicle.qSpeed Unit SelectorIn some countries, you may have tochange the spee

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Black plate (128,1)NOTEWhen the ignition switch is in the ACCor LOCK position, the odometer or tripmeters cannot be displayed, however,pressing the se

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Black plate (129,1)Manual transmissionRed zoneStriped zoneCAUTIONDon't run the engine with thetachometer needle in the RED ZONE.This may cause se

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Black plate (13,1)2Essential Safety EquipmentUse of safety equipment, including seats, seat belt system, SRS air bags andchild-restraint systems.Seats

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Black plate (130,1)qFuel GaugeThe fuel gauge shows approximately howmuch fuel is in the tank. We recommendkeeping the tank over 1/4 full. When thelow

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Black plate (131,1)qDashboard IlluminationRotate the thumb wheel to adjust thebrightness of the instrument cluster andother illuminations in the dashb

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Black plate (132,1)Warning/Indicator LightsWarning/Indicator lights will appear in any of the highlighted areasSignal Warning/Indicator Lights PageBra

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Black plate (133,1)Signal Warning/Indicator Lights PageDoor-Ajar Warning Light 5-42Low Washer Fluid Level Warning Light 5-42Automatic Transmission War

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Black plate (134,1)qBrake System Warning LightThis warning has the following functions:Parking brake warnin gThe light comes on when the parkingbrake

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Black plate (135,1)qCharging System Warning LightThis warning light illuminates when theignition switch is turned to the ONposition and turns off when

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Black plate (136,1)NOTEThe Mazda RX-8 requires regularchecking of the engine oil level. Thecompact, high performance RENESISrotary engine in your vehi

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Black plate (137,1)qABS Warning LightThe warning light stays on for a fewseconds when the ignition switch is turnedto the ON position.If the ABS warni

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Black plate (138,1)WARNINGSelf-Servicing the Air Bag/Pretensioner Systems:Self-servicing or tampering with thesystems is dangerous. An air bag/pretens

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Black plate (139,1)CAUTIONIf the automatic transmission warninglight illuminates, the transmission hasan electrical problem. Continuing todrive your M

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Black plate (14,1)Front Seats (ManuallyOperated Seats)WARNINGModification of the Front Seats:Modifying or replacing the front seatssuch as replacing t

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Black plate (140,1)Adjust the tire pressure to the correct tirepressure at an Authorized Mazda Dealeror the nearest service station. Refer to thespeci

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Black plate (141,1)lThe turn signal lever is in the flash-to-pass position.qShift Position Indicator Light(Automatic Transmission)This indicates the s

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Black plate (142,1)NOTEIf the battery is disconnected, the DSCwill be inoperable. In this case, the DSCOFF indicator light flashes and theTCS/DSC indi

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Black plate (143,1)NOTEThe power steering system is inoperablewhen the power steering malfunctionindicator light illuminates. Steering ispossible, but

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Black plate (144,1)Beep SoundsqSeat Belt Warning BeepIf the driver's seat belt is not fastenedwhen the ignition switch is turne d to theON positi

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Black plate (145,1)Lighting ControlqHeadlightsTo turn on the lights, turn the headlightswitch on the end of the control lever.Switch PositionHeadlight

Seite 53 - Knowing Your Mazda

Black plate (146,1)qFlashing the HeadlightsTo flash the headlights, pull the lever fullytoward you. The headlight switch neednot be on, and the lever

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Black plate (147,1)Turn and Lane-ChangeSignalsqTurn SignalMove the signal lever down (for a leftturn) or up (for a right turn) to the stopposition. Th

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Black plate (148,1)Windshield Wipers andWasherThe ignition switch must be in the ONposition.WARNINGFrozen Washer Fluid:Using windshield washer fluid w

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Black plate (149,1)One-touch wipersFor a single wiping cycle, push the leverup to MIST.qWindshield WasherPull the lever toward you and hold it tospray

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Black plate (15,1)Make sure the lever returns to its originalposition and the seat is locked in place byattempting to push it forward andbackward.qSea

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Black plate (150,1)Headlight WasheríThe ignition switch must be in the ONposition and the headlights must be turnedon.The head light washers operateau

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Black plate (151,1)NOTEThis defroster is not designed formelting snow. If there is anaccumulation of snow on the rearwindow, remove it before using th

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Black plate (152,1)Hazard Warning FlasherThe hazard warning lights should alwaysbe used when you stop on or near aroadway.The hazard warning lights wa

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Black plate (153,1)WARNINGSafety Stop and Reverse Feature:Using the HomeLink system with anygarage door opener that lacks thesafety stop and reverse f

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Black plate (154,1)qProgramming the HomeLinkSystemCAUTIONWhen programming a garage dooropener or a gate, disconnect the powerto these devices before p

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Black plate (155,1)7. Firmly press and release the “ learn” or“smart” button. (The name and color ofthe button may vary by manufacturer.)NOTEThere are

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Black plate (156,1)qReprogramming the HomeLinksystemTo program a device to HomeLink using aHomeLink button previously trained,follow these steps:1. Pr

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Black plate (157,1)6Interior ComfortUse of various features for drive comfort, including air-conditioning and audiosystem.Climate Control System ...

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Black plate (158,1)Operating TipsqOperating the Climate ControlSystemOperate the climate control system withthe engine running.NOTETo prevent the batt

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Black plate (159,1)Vent OperationCenter ventsSide ventsqAdjusting the VentsDirecting airflowSide VentsTo adjust the direction of airflow, open thevent

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Black plate (16,1)qHeight Adjustment (Driver'sSeat)By moving the seat lever up or down, theseat bottom height can be adjusted.UpDownqFolding the

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Black plate (160,1)qSelecting the Airflow ModeDashboard and Floor Vents Defroster VentsFloor VentsDashboard Vents Defroster and Floor Vents6-4Interior

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Black plate (161,1)Control PanelClimate control information is displayed on the information display.Temperature control dialFan control dialMode selec

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Black plate (162,1)Mode selector switchPress the mode selector switch to selectairflow mode (page 6-4).NOTETo set the air vent to , press thewindshiel

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Black plate (163,1)WARNINGThe Recirculated Air Position:Using theposition in cold orrainy weather will cause the windowsto fog up. Your vision will be

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Black plate (164,1)CAUTIONWhen using the air conditioner whiledriving up long hills or in heavy traffic,closely monitor the temperature gauge(page 5-3

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Black plate (165,1)qDehumidifying (With AirConditioner)Operate the air conditioner in cool or coldweather to help defog the windshi eld andside window

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Black plate (166,1)AntennaqRear Window AntennaThe rear window antenna receives bothAM and FM signals.CAUTIONWhen washing the inside rear window,use a

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Black plate (167,1)qRadio ReceptionAM characteristicsAM signals bend around such things asbuildings or mountains and bounce off theionosphere. Therefo

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Black plate (168,1)Flutter/Skip noiseSignals from an FM transmitter move instraight lines and become weak in valleysbetween tall buildings, mountains,

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Black plate (169,1)qOperating Tips for Cassette TapePlayerCleaning the cassette tape playerThe tape head, capstans, and pinch rollerswill gather oxide

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Black plate (17,1)Front Seats (ElectricallyOperated Seats)WARNINGModification of the Front Seats:Modifying or replacing the front seatssuch as replaci

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Black plate (170,1)qOperating Tips for Mini Disc(MD) PlayerThe foll owing precautions should beobserved.lDo not spill any liquid on the audiosystem.lD

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Black plate (171,1)qOperating Tips for CD Player/In-Dash CD ChangerCondensation phenomenonImmediately after turning on the heaterwhen the vehicle is c

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Black plate (172,1)lWhen driving over uneven surfaces,the sound may jump.lThe CD player/chang er has beendesigned to play CDs bearing theidentificatio

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Black plate (173,1)Audio SetType AType BRadioCD player/In-dash CD ChangerCassette Tape Player Mini Disc (MD) PlayerIllustration is of a representative

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Black plate (174,1)qPower/Volume/Sound ControlsAudio control dialPower/Volume dialIllustration is of a representative audio unit.Power ON/OFFTurn the

Seite 85 - Before Driving Your Mazda

Black plate (175,1)**BOSE Sound System-equipped model* Depending on the mode selected, theindication changes.2. Turn the audio control dial to adjust

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Black plate (176,1)The foll owing four modes are available.Select the desired mode.Mode Volume changeNo changeMinimumMediumMaximumTurn the audio contr

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Black plate (177,1)Interior ComfortAudio System6-21RX-8_8T69-EA-04G_Edition1 Page177Wednesday, June 9 2004 2:12 PMForm No.8T69-EA-04G

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Black plate (178,1)qOperating the RadioChannel preset buttonsScan buttonBand selector buttonSeek tuning buttonSatellite button**For reception of optio

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Black plate (179,1)Radio ON(Type A)Press a band selector button ()toturn the radio on.(Type B)Press a band selector button (, )to turn the radio on.Ba

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Black plate (18,1)qSeat Recline (Driver's Seat)WARNINGReclining:Sitting in a reclined position while thevehicle is moving is dangerousbecause you

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Black plate (180,1)3. Repeat this operation for the otherstations and bands you want to store.To tune one in the memory, select AM,FM1, or FM2 and the

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Black plate (181,1)Interior ComfortAudio System6-25RX-8_8T69-EA-04G_Edition1 Page181Wednesday, June 9 2004 2:12 PMForm No.8T69-EA-04G

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Black plate (182,1)qOperating the Cassette Tape PlayeríFast-forward buttonCassette tape eject buttonProgram buttonDolby NR buttonRepeat buttonCassette

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Black plate (183,1)NOTEThe cassette tape can be ejected whenthe ignition switch is in the OFFposition.Fast-forward/RewindPress the fast-forward button

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Black plate (184,1)qOperating the Mini Disc (MD) PlayeríMD play buttonMD slotDisplay buttonReverse buttonMD eject buttonRandom buttonRepeat buttonScan

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Black plate (185,1)Press the scan button ( , ) duringplay to start scan play operation (the tracknumber will flash).Press the scan button (, ) once ag

Seite 97 - Driving Your Mazda

Black plate (186,1)qOperating the Compact Disc (CD) PlayeríScan buttonDisplay buttonReverse buttonRandom buttonRepeat buttonCD slotCD play button CD e

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Black plate (187,1)Music scanThis feature helps to find a program byplaying about the first 10 seconds of eachtrack.Press the scan button (, ) duringp

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Black plate (188,1)qOperating the In-Dash CD ChangeríScan buttonDisplay buttonReverse buttonRandom buttonRepeat buttonCD slot CD play button CD eject

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Black plate (189,1)Multiple insertion1. Press and hold the load button ()for about 2 seconds until a beep isheard.2. Wait 3 seconds or press the load

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Black plate (19,1)qLumbar Support Adjustment(Driver's Seat)The amount of lumbar support can beadjusted by pressing the switch.To increase the sea

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Black plate (190,1)Fast-forward/ReversePress and hold the fast-forward button() to advance through a track at highspeed.Press and hold the reverse but

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Black plate (191,1)qError IndicationsIf you see an error indication on the display, find the cause in the cha rt. If you cannot clearthe error indicat

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Black plate (192,1)Audio Control SwitchOperationNOTEMazda installed this system to help youavoid being too distracted using audiocontrols on the dashb

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Black plate (193,1)qSeek SwitchWhen lis tening to the radioPress the seek switch (, ), the radioswitches to the next/previous storedstation in the ord

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Black plate (194,1)Safety CertificationThis CD player is made and tested to meet exacting safety standards. It meets FCCrequirements and complies with

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Black plate (195,1)SunvisorsWhen you need a sunvisor, lower it foruse in front or swing it to the side.SunvisorqVanity MirrorsTo use the vanity mirror

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Black plate (196,1)qOverhead LightsFrontWith moonroofWithout moonroofSwitchPositionFront Overhead LightsLight offlLight on when any door is openlLight

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Black plate (197,1)Without moonroofqCourtesy LightsTurns on when any door is open or theilluminated entry system is on.Courtesy LightInterior ComfortI

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Black plate (198,1)Information DisplayqInformation Display FunctionsThe infor mation display has the following functions:lClocklAmbient Temperature Di

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Black plate (199,1)qClockWhen the ignition switch is in the ACC orON position, the time is displayed.Time setting1. Press the CLK button until a beeps

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Black plate (20,1)NOTEThe thermostat regulates seattemperature by turning the current onand off.Rear SeatWARNINGStacking Cargo:Stacking luggage or oth

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Black plate (200,1)qClimate Control DisplayThe climate control system status isdisplayed. To operate the climate controlsystem, refer to “Climate Cont

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Black plate (201,1)CAUTIONlDon't touch the metal part of thelighter, you may burn yourself.lDon't hold the lighter in because itwill overhea

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Black plate (202,1)Cup HolderWARNINGUsing Cup Holder:Using a cup holder to hold hot liquidswhile the vehicle is moving isdangerous. If the contents sp

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Black plate (203,1)Storage CompartmentsWARNINGOpen Storage Boxes:Driving with the storage boxes open isdangerous. To reduce the possibility ofinjury i

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Black plate (204,1)qCenter ConsoleFront1. Slide the lid while pushing the buttonuntil you hear a click sound.2. Open the lid.RearTo open, pull the rel

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Black plate (205,1)To open, squeeze the latch and pull the liddown.When closing the storage box, put thestorage box back in its original positionuntil

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Black plate (206,1)Accessory SocketThe ignition switch must be in the ACCor ON position.Only use genuine Mazda accessories orthe equivalent requiring

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Black plate (207,1)7In Case of an EmergencyHelpful information on what to do in an emergency.Parking in an Emergency ...

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Black plate (208,1)Parking in an EmergencyThe hazard warning lights should alwaysbe used when you stop on or near aroadway.The hazard warning lights w

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Black plate (209,1)Spare Tire and Tool StorageTools are stored in the locations illustrated in the diagram.Lug wrenchTiedown eyeletJack handleJackInst

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Black plate (21,1)WARNINGDo Not Sit on the Rear CenterConsole:Allowing someone to sit on the rearcenter console between the rear seatsis dangerous. Th

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Black plate (210,1)qJackTo remove the jack1. Open the tool box.2. Turn the jack screw counterclockwise.To secure the jackPerform the removal procedure

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Black plate (211,1)CAUTIONTo avoid damage to the temporaryspare or to the vehicle, observe thefollowing precautions:lDon't exceed 80 km/h (50 mph

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Black plate (212,1)qAbout the IMS Emergency FlatTire Repair KitThe IMS emergency flat tir e repair kitincludes the following items.Tire sealantInjecti

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Black plate (213,1)NOTElThe tire sealant cannot be reused.Purchase new tire sealant at anAuthorized Mazda Dealer.lThe emergency flat tire repair kitca

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Black plate (214,1)NOTEThe tire sealant can be used at outsidetemperatures down to –30°C.In extremely cold temperatures (0°C(32°F) or below), the tire

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Black plate (215,1)10. Hold the bottom of the bottle upright,squeeze the bottle with your hands,and inject the entire amount of tiresealant into the t

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Black plate (216,1)14. Install the compressor hose to the tirevalve.ValveCompressor hose15. Insert the compressor plug into theinterior accessory sock

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Black plate (217,1)NOTElCheck the tire inflation pressure label(driver's door) for the correct tireinflation pressure.lDo not use the compressor

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Black plate (218,1)21. If the tire inflation pressure remainsstable, the tire repair is complete.Drive the vehicle with care to anAuthorized Mazda Dea

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Black plate (219,1)NOTElMake sure the jack is well lubricatedbefore using it.(With Tire Pressure MonitoringSystem)lBe sure to register the tire pressu

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Black plate (22,1)Seat Belt PrecautionsSeat belts help to d ecrease the possibility of severe injury during accidents and suddenstops. Mazda recommend

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Black plate (220,1)WARNINGIncorrect Jacking Position:Attempting to jack the vehicle inpositions other than thoserecommended in this manual isdangerous

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Black plate (221,1)qLocking Lug NutsIf your vehicle has optional antitheftwheel lug nuts, one on each wheel willlock the tires and y ou must use a spe

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Black plate (222,1)3. Install the lug nuts with the bevelededge inward; tighten them by hand.WARNINGDon't Apply Oil or Grease to LugNuts, Bolts:A

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Black plate (223,1)WARNINGMetric Studs and Lug Nuts:Because the wheel studs and lug nutson your Mazda have metric threads,using a non-metric nut is da

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Black plate (224,1)OverheatingIf the temperature gauge indicatesoverheating, the vehicle loses power, oryou hear a loud knocking or pingingnoise, the

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Black plate (225,1)5. Make sure the cooling fan is operating,then turn off the engine after thetemperature has decreased.6. When cool, check the coola

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Black plate (226,1)Starting a Flooded EngineIf the engine fails to start, it may beflooded (excessive fuel in the engine).Follow this procedure:1. Dep

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Black plate (227,1)Jump-StartingJump-starting is dangerous if done incorrectly. So follow the procedure carefully. If youfeel unsure about jump-starti

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Black plate (228,1)WARNINGKeep Flames Away:Flames and sparks near open battery cells are dangerous. Hydrogen gas, producedduring normal battery operat

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Black plate (229,1)1. Remove the engine cover.2. Remove the rubber hose from thebattery cover.3. Remove the battery cover from its rearside.4. Make su

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Black plate (23,1)WARNINGOne Belt, One Passenger:Using one seat belt for more than one person at a time is dangerous. A seat belt usedin this way can&

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Black plate (230,1)8. When finished, carefully disconnect thecables in the reverse order described inStep 6.NOTEVerify that the engine cover is secure

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Black plate (231,1)Towing DescriptionWe recommend that towing be done onlyby an Authorized Mazda Dealer or acommercial tow-truck service.Proper liftin

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Black plate (232,1)Tiedown HooksCAUTIONDon't use the tiedown hooks under thefront and rear for towing.They are designed ONLY for tyingdown the ve

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Black plate (233,1)4. Hook the tying rope to the tiedowneyelet.FrontRearCAUTIONIf the tiedown eyelet is not securelytightened, it may loosen or diseng

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Black plate (235,1)8Maintenance and CareHow to keep your Mazda in top condition.Introduction ...

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Black plate (236,1)IntroductionBe extremely careful and prevent injury to yourself and others or damage to your vehiclewhen using this manual for insp

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Black plate (237,1)Scheduled MaintenanceFollow Schedule 1 if the vehicle is operat ed mainly where none of the following conditionsapply.If any do app

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Black plate (238,1)qSchedule 1Maintenance IntervalNumber of months or kilometers (miles), whichever comes firstMonths 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48×1000 km 1

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Black plate (239,1)Maintenance IntervalNumber of months or kilometers (miles), whichever comes firstMonths 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48×1000 km 12 24 36 48

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Black plate (24,1)qPregnant Women and Persons with Serious Medical ConditionsPregnant women shoul d wear seat belts. Ask your doctor for specific reco

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Black plate (240,1)qSchedule 2Maintenance IntervalNumber of months or kilometers (miles), whichever comes firstMonths 4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32 36 40 44 4

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Black plate (241,1)Maintenance IntervalNumber of months or kilometers (miles), whichever comes firstMonths 4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32 36 40 44 48×1000 km 8

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Black plate (242,1)Owner Maintenance ScheduleThe owner or a qualified service technician should make these vehicle inspections at theindicated interva

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Black plate (243,1)Owner Maintenance PrecautionsImproper or incomplete service may result in problems. This section gives instructions onlyfor items t

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Black plate (244,1)NOTEOnce the engine coolant exceeds a preset temperature, an electrical cooling fan turns on.It will continue running for about 10

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Black plate (245,1)Engine Compartment OverviewBatteryEngine oil dipstickEngine oil-filler capAir filterEngine coolant reservoirCooling system capBrake

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Black plate (246,1)Engine OilNOTEThe Mazda RX-8 requires regularchecking of the engine oil level. Thecompact, high performance RENESISrotary engine in

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Black plate (247,1)Except U .S.A. and CANADA(ILSAC)The quali ty designation SL, or ILSACmust be on the label.5W-20120100806040200–2050403020100–10–20–

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Black plate (248,1)NOTEVerify that the engine cover is securelyinstalled.qChanging Engine Oil and FilterChange engine oil and filter according toSched

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Black plate (249,1)Check the oil level and fill to the F markif necessary.Oil capacity (General reference only,refer to Specifications section forcapa

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Black plate (25,1)Location of Seat BeltFor rear seatFor front seatEssential Safety EquipmentSeat Belt Systems2-13RX-8_8T69-EA-04G_Edition1 Page25Wedne

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Black plate (250,1)NOTEOnce the engine coolant exceeds apreset temperature, an electrical coolingfan turns on. It will continue runningfor about 10 mi

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Black plate (251,1)For mixture percentage:ProtectionVolumeAntifreezesolutionDemineralizedwaterAbove –16°C(3°F)35% 65%Above –26°C(–15°F)45% 55%Above –4

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Black plate (252,1)NOTEBecause this procedure requirestechnical expertise, we recommend thatit be done by an Authorized MazdaDealer.Brake/Clutch Fluid

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Black plate (253,1)qAdding Brake/Clutch FluidWARNINGSpilled Brake Fluid:Spilled brake fluid is dangerous. If itgets in your eyes, they could beserious

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Black plate (254,1)WARNINGSudden Vehicle Movement:Shifting the shift lever without firstdepressing the brake pedal isdangerous. The vehicle could move

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Black plate (255,1)Washer FluidqInspecting Washer Fluid LevelWARNINGSubstitute Washer Fluid:Using radiator antifreeze as washerfluid is dangerous. If

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Black plate (256,1)Body LubricationAll moving points of the body, such asdoor and hood hinges and locks, shouldbe lubricated each time the engine oil

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Black plate (257,1)3. Unfasten the clamps.4. Lift off the air filter cover and removethe filter.Air filter coverAir filter5. Wipe inside the air clean

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Black plate (258,1)NOTETo prevent damage to the wiper armblades when raising both the driver andpassenger side wiper arms, raise thedriver side wiper

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Black plate (259,1)CAUTIONlDon't bend or discard the stiffeners.You need to use them again.lIf the metal stiffeners are switched,the blade's

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Black plate (26,1)3-Point Type Seat BeltqFastening the Seat Belts1. Grasp the buckle and tongue.2. Slowly pull out the lap/shoulder belt.BeltTongue3.

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Black plate (260,1)BatteryWARNINGBattery-Related Lead Materials:Battery posts, terminals and related access ories contain lead and lead compounds,chem

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Black plate (261,1)WARNINGKeep Flames Away:Flames and sparks near open battery cells are dangerous. Hydrogen gas, producedduring normal battery operat

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Black plate (262,1)lRinse off spilled electrolyteimmediately with a solution of waterand baking soda.lIf the vehicle will not be used for anextended t

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Black plate (263,1)The Tire Pressure Monitoring Systemídoes not alleviate the need to check thetire condition every day, includingwhether the tires al

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Black plate (264,1)ForwardAlso, inspect them for uneven wear anddamage. Abnormal wear is usually causedby one or a combinati on of the following:lInco

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Black plate (265,1)NOTE(With Tire Pressure MonitoringSystem)lWhen tires with steel wirereinforcement in the sidewalls areused, the system may not func

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Black plate (266,1)qReplacing a WheelWARNINGUsing a Wrong-Sized Wheel:Using a wrong-sized wheel isdangerous. Braking and handlingcould be affected, le

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Black plate (267,1)Light BulbsHeadlights (High-beam)Front side-marker lightsFront turn signal lightsHeadlights (Low-beam)Fog lightsParking lightsOverh

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Black plate (268,1)Your Mazda's headlights and fog lightshave replaceable halogen bulbs.WARNINGXenon Fusion Bulb Replacement:Replacing the xenon

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Black plate (269,1)High-beam bulb1. Turn the socket and bulb assemblycounterclockwise and remove it.Carefully remove the headlight bulbfrom its socket

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Black plate (27,1)qUnfastening the Seat BeltsDepress the button on the buckle.NOTEIf a belt does not fully retract, inspect itfor kinks and twists. If

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Black plate (270,1)NOTEUse the protective cover and carton ofthe replacement bulb to dispose of theold bulb promptly out of the reach ofchildren.qRepl

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Black plate (271,1)qReplacing a Bulb (Interior)Overhead light/Map lights (Front)1. Remove the screws with a Phillipsscrewdriver.2. Wrap a flathead scr

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Black plate (272,1)Vanity mirror lightsEdge3. Install the new bulb in the reverse orderof removal.Trunk light1. Press both sides of the lens cap torem

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Black plate (273,1)High-mount brake light1. Turn the center section of the plasticretainer counterclockwise and removethe retainers and trunk rear tri

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Black plate (274,1)FusesYour vehicle's electrical system isprotected by fuses.If any lights, accessories, or controls don'twork, inspect the

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Black plate (275,1)Replacing the fuses under the hoodIf the headlights or other electricalcomponents don't work and the fuses inthe cabin are OK,

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Black plate (276,1)qFuse Panel DescriptionFuse block (Engine compartment)(Next to air filter)(Near battery)DESCRIPTIONFUSERATINGPROTECTED COMPONENT1 M

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Black plate (277,1)DESCRIPTIONFUSERATINGPROTECTED COMPONENT17 FOG 15A Fog lightsí18 A/C MAG 10A Air conditioner19 IG 30A For protection of various cir

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Black plate (278,1)Fuse panel (Driver's side)DESCRIPTIONFUSERATINGPROTECTED COMPONENT1 CIGAR 15A Lighter2 ACC 7.5A Audio system, Power control mi

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Black plate (279,1)How to MinimizeEnvironmental PaintDamageThe paint work on your Mazda representsthe latest technical developments incomposition and

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Black plate (28,1)WARNINGExpended Seat Belt Pretensioners:Use of front seat belts with thepretensioner system expended isdangerous.The seat belt prete

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Black plate (280,1)qWater MarksOccurrenceRain, fog, dew, and even tap water cancontain harmful minerals such as salt andlime. If moisture containing t

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Black plate (281,1)Exterior CareFollow all label and container directionswhen using a chemical cleaner or polish.Read all warnings and cautions.qMaint

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Black plate (282,1)After washing the vehicle, dry it with aclean chamois to prevent water spots fromforming.WARNINGDriving with Wet Brakes:Driving wit

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Black plate (283,1)qUnderbody MaintenanceRoad chemicals and salt used for ice andsnow remo val and solvents used for dustcontrol may collec t on the u

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Black plate (284,1)Interior CareqDashboard PrecautionsPrevent caustic solutions such as perfumeand cosm etic oils from contacting thedashboard. They&a

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Black plate (285,1)CAUTIONSharp or pointed metal objects candamage the suede beyond repair.Piano black panelThe center panel and door switch panelshav

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Black plate (287,1)9Customer Information and ReportingSafety DefectsImportant consumer information including warranties and add-on equipment.Customer

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Black plate (288,1)Customer Assistance (U.S.A.)Your complete and permanent satisfaction is our business. We are here to serve you. AllAuthorized Mazda

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Black plate (289,1)4. Purchase date and current mileage5. Your dealer's name and location6. Your quest ion(s)If you live outside the U.S.A., plea

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Black plate (29,1)qAir Bag/Front Seat BeltPretensioner System WarningLightIf the air bag/front seat belt pretensionersystem is normal, the warning lig

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Black plate (290,1)Customer Assistance (Canada)qSatisfaction Review ProcessYour complete and permanent satisfaction is of primary concern to Mazda. Al

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Black plate (291,1)Please recognize that the resolution of service problems in most cases requires the use ofyour Mazda dealer's service faciliti

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Black plate (292,1)CAMVAP is fully implemented in all provinces and territories.Consumers wishing to obtain further information about the Program shou

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Black plate (293,1)Customer Assistance (Puerto Rico)Your complete and permanent satisfaction is our business. That is why all AuthorizedMazda Dealers

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Black plate (294,1)Importer/DistributorqU.S.A.Mazda North American Operations7755 Irvine Center DriveIrvine, CA 92618-2922 U.S.A.P.O. Box 19734Irvine,

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Black plate (295,1)Warranties for Your MazdalNew Vehicle Limited WarrantylDistributor Major Component Limited Warranty (Canada only)lSafety Restraint

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Black plate (296,1)Outside the United StatesGovernment regulations in the United States require that automobiles meet specificemission regulations and

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Black plate (297,1)Outside CanadaGovernment regulations in Canada require that automobiles meet specific emissionregulations and safety regulations. T

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Black plate (298,1)Registering Your Vehicle in A Foreign Country (ExceptUnited States and Canada)Government regulations in your country could require

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Black plate (299,1)Add-On Non-Genuine Parts and AccessoriesNon-genuine parts and accessories for Mazda vehicles can be found in stores.These may fit y

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Black plate (3,1)Thank you for choosing a Mazda. We at Mazda design and build vehicles with completecustomer satisfaction in mind.To help ensure enjoy

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Black plate (30,1)WARNINGUsing an Extender That is Too Long:Using an extender that is too long isdangerous. The seat belt will not fitproperly. In an

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Black plate (300,1)Cell Phones WarningWARNINGUse of Cell Phones and Other Devices by Driver:Use of any electrical devices such as cell phones, compute

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Black plate (301,1)Type Approval of EquipmentImmobilizer systemCustomer Information and Reporting Safety DefectsType Approval of Equipment9-15RX-8_8T6

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Black plate (302,1)Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)This information relates to the tire grading system developed by the U.S. NationalHighwa

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Black plate (303,1)WARNINGThe temperature grade for this tire is established for a tire that is properly inflated andnot overloaded. Excessive speed,

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Black plate (304,1)Reporting Safety DefectsIf you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or couldcause injury or death, you

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Black plate (305,1)Service PublicationsFactory-authorized Mazda service publications are available for owners who wish to dosome of their own maintena

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Black plate (306,1)9-20RX-8_8T69-EA-04G_Edition1 Page306Wednesday, June 9 2004 2:13 PMForm No.8T69-EA-04G

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Black plate (307,1)10SpecificationsTechnical information about your Mazda.Identification Numbers ...

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Black plate (308,1)Vehicle Information LabelsqVehicle Identification NumberThe vehicle identification number legallyidentifies your vehicle. The numbe

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Black plate (309,1)qEngine NumberForwardIdentification Numbers10-3RX-8_8T69-EA-04G_Edition1 Page309Wednesday, June 9 2004 2:13 PMForm No.8T69-EA-04G

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Black plate (31,1)Seat Belt Warning BeepIf the driver's seat belt is not fastenedwhen the ignition switch is turne d to theON position, a beep so

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Black plate (310,1)SpecificationsqEngineItem ModelType Rotary engineDisplacement 654 ml × 2 (654 cc × 2, 40.0 cu in × 2)Compression ratio 10.0qElectri

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Black plate (311,1)qCapacities(Approximate Quantities)ItemUnitL US qt Imp qtEngine oilWith oil filter replacement 3.5 3.7 3.1Without oil filter replac

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Black plate (312,1)qLight BulbsExterior lightLight bulbCategoryWattage ECE R SAEHeadlightsHigh beam 65 H9 ―Low beamHalogen 55 H7 ―Xenon fusion 35 D2S

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Black plate (313,1)Check the tire pressure label for tire size and inflation pressure. Refer to Tire InflationPressure on page 8-28.Tire sizeInflation

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Black plate (315,1)11Index11-1RX-8_8T69-EA-04G_Edition1 Page315Wednesday, June 9 2004 2:13 PMForm No.8T69-EA-04G

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Black plate (316,1)AAccessory Socket ... 6-50Add-On Non-Genuine Parts andAccessories ...

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Black plate (317,1)DDashboard Illumination ... 5-35Daytime Running Lights ... 5-50DefrosterRear window ...

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Black plate (318,1)HHazard Warning Flasher ... 5-56Hazardous Driving ... 4-8Headlight Washer ...

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Black plate (319,1)MManual Transmission Operation ... 5-8Recommendations for shifting ... 5-9Map Lights ...

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Black plate (32,1)Child Restraint PrecautionsMazda strongly urges the use of child-restraint systems for children small enough to usethem.You are requ

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Black plate (320,1)SSteering Wheel ... 3-29Horn ... 5-55Storage Box ...

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Black plate (321,1)WWarranty ... ... 9-9Washer Fluid ... 8-21Weight s ...

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Contents, Accessories, and Laser Before UseAccessoriesPlease contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer if you are missing any of the following accessories

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Laser Prepa-rationImme-diateuseAdvanceduseIfnecessary●Activation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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4Safety Information Read this owner's manual for your Navigation System carefully before using the system.They contain instructions about how to

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m.e instructions ou to potentialgraphs areons in order tostemhe timedriving.and cang brakesed due toroute.oreigndiately andditionplay with ve the keys

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6Before UseCautionThe presence of this Caution symbol in the text is intended to alert you to the importance of heeding the operation instructions. Fa

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tended to nstructions. erial damage.dust.e to the unit.days.while driving.biles.all it in aed from t.the discot open.7PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREF

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Black plate (33,1)WARNINGHolding a Child While the Vehicle is Moving:Holding a child in your arms while the vehicle is moving is extremely dangerous.

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8IntroductionNavigation SystemThis navigation system utilizes GPS* satellite signals, Speed sensor andGyrosensor to track and display your vehicle&apo

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fromsatellitesendedgationigation stem does operationaused by TECH has roduct.Map Related IssuesCustomer ServiceIf you need help with the operation yo

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Names and FunctionsBefore Use10MENU keyDisplays menu.MENUVOICE keyInitiates vocal guidance for route maneuvers.VOICEAdjusts screen quality.( pa

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Before Use11ENTER keyExecutes a selected item.ENTERRET keyReturns to the previous screen.POS (Position) keyDisplays your current position.( pag

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12OPENOPENTILTTILT●Always close the sliding front cover. If it is left open, foreign objects could enter the unit and cause damage.

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TILTTILTft open, foreign age.

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14Before UsePop Up MenuPop Up menu appears when pressing . This function is mainly used during route searches.Route change ( pa

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e 28)19) page 21) page 24)uto reroutes inactivated.●Start the driving after closing the opening screen as much as possible. The system is ready

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16Screen qualityadjustmentOpen [DisplayMenu]SelectSelectScreen offDay / Nightmode selectorBefore UseSelect /1Press and holdScreen Qual

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entn display turns off.any button to to screen display. ts OFF - DAY MODEts ON - NIGHT MODEe headlights are on,mode can also be(if extra screenighttim

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Black plate (34,1)WARNINGChildren and Seating Position with Side and Curtain Air Bags:Allowing anyone to lean over or against the front or rear doors

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ChangDo nDo nothe mdistravehicWarningMaporientatMap sca

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Changing the Map Orientation/ScaleDo not keep your eyes fixed on the monitor screen or operate the system while drivingDo not change the settings and

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Select●Refer to page 28 for information aboutmarked points.Destination byintersection Destination by POIDestination byhistoryDestination bya marked po

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nformation about[Selecton.earchENTERER213Character entry or selection( page 22)Search method4Select thehousenumber.Enter the name ofthe city wh

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22Select your targetin the list, and press12●If a desired name is not in thelist, go back to the step 1,and try fewer characters.Names of which spelli

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snot in theep 1, startscters N, s positionENTERENTERENTERENTER23POI Icons on Maps / Zipcode Entry POI (Point of Interest) IconsThe following ar

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(while ocurrent positionmap)Wholeroutedisplay(while ocurrent positionmap)RoutesearchcancellatAfteDelete destinati24Direct destination inputPosition th

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(while on current position map)Wholeroutedisplay(while on current position map)RoutesearchcancellationAfter route searchDuring route searchSelectSelec

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Select a r●Maximum 3Select str●Streets to aSelect a point t●Refer to pag●The detour ●You can setopens. It wi●If you add amay not be Notes Select the s

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27Select a route●Maximum 3 routes (including the current one) appear.Select streets to avoid●Streets to avoid become grayWhen adding a new point betwe

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Black plate (35,1)Installing Child-RestraintSystemsAccident statistics reveal that a child issafer in the rear seat. The front passenger'sseat is

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3Select a mpoint from●Information the marked appears.ENTE28Marked PointMarkingyourcurrentpositionPress to displaythe current positionSelec

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2933Select a markedpoint from the listSelect an iconEnter a name●Information aboutthe marked pointappears.If the same point is stored in “Marking Your

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Setu1Open thscreen How to: D2MEENTENT30Setup2 RestoringdefaultsMap setting ( page 31)●On : Icons on a map.●Off : No icon on a map.●The setting

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Setup131Open the [Map]screenMap How to exit Color (daytime) Map Direction●North Up : Geographic north is always up on the map.●Head Up : The direct

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Open th[Systemscreen: D How toSetu12MEENTEEN32Open the [Route]screen Detour (mile/km) The detouring distance is specified.●1 : 1 mile/km●2 : 2 m

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33Open the[System Setup]screen Volume control (5 levels) Beep●On : Beep activated when pressing buttons in theremote control.●Off : Beep inactivated

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●If you are utakes aboutposition.●The GPS salower positi●There may turning on t GPS signIn tunnelsThis functiodisc, appliesand displays●Intelligent m

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35●If you are using the system for the first time, or if you have not used it for some time, ittakes about 5 minutes (or about 2 minutes in open areas

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Although yowrong with t?The roreachyour ddestindirectthe roTheshopasin wreasWarningThe nattendestinwhen36Route GuideAlthough you may encounter the fol

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37Route SearchAlthough you may encounter the following problems in a route search, there is nothingwrong with the system.????????It may also show road

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Black plate (36,1)3. Push the child-restraint system firmlyinto the vehicle seat. Be sure the beltretracts as snugly as possible. Clickingfrom the ret

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SymptoNo GPS syare displayThe vehicleposition isdisplayedNo voice guButtons in remote condo not beeNo map disp(blank scre38There may be some problems

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39● GPS signals may not be received because of obstructions.After moving the vehicle away from obstructions, the GPS signals can be received.● Check i

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MainUse a dry, CleaningNever use so CautionsIf you requireplease refer Map disc●Do not to●Do not m●Do not be●When not How to h●●Near car Direct su●

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41MaintenanceCare of the ProductUse a dry, soft cloth to wipe it. Cleaning this productNever use solvents such as benzene and thinners they may mar th

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Black plate (37,1)qIf You Must Use the Front Seatfor ChildrenIf you cannot put all children in the rearseat, at least put the smallest children inthe

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Black plate (38,1)WARNINGChildren and Seating Position withSide and Curtain Air Bags:Allowing anyone to lean over oragainst the front door, the area o

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Black plate (39,1)LATCH Child-Restraint SystemsYour Mazda is equipped with LATCH lower anchors for attachment of specially designedLATCH child-restrai

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Black plate (4,1)We want to help you get the most drivingpleasure from your vehicle. Your owner'smanual, when read from cover to cover,can do tha

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Black plate (40,1)qLATCH Child-Restraint SystemInstallation Procedure (RearSeats)1. Expand the open seams on the rear ofthe seat bottom slightly to ve

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Black plate (41,1)Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS) PrecautionsThe front and side supplemental restraint systems (SRS) include up to 6 air bags (ve

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Black plate (42,1)WARNINGAir Bags without Seat Belts:Depending only on the air bags for protection during an accident is dangerous. Alone,air bags may


Black plate (43,1)WARNINGSeating Position with Side and Curtain Air Bags:Sitting too close to the side air bag modules or placing hands on them is ext

Seite 304 - Reporting Safety Defects

Black plate (44,1)WARNINGHot Air Bag Inflators:Hot air bag inflators are dangerous . Immediately after inflation, the inflators in thesteering wheel,

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Black plate (45,1)NOTElWhen an air bag deploys, a loud inflation noise can be heard and some smoke will bereleased. Neither is likely to cause injury,

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Black plate (46,1)Air Bag System DescriptionThe supplemental restraint systems (SRS) have two basic subsystems:lThe air bag system with inflators and

Seite 307 - Specifications

Black plate (47,1)qHow the Air Bags WorkWhen air bag crash sensors detect a frontal or side impact of greater than moderate force,an electrical curren

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Black plate (48,1)qAir Bag Activation/DeactivationFront air bag activationA greater than moderate impact will causethe front air bags to inflate in th

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Black plate (49,1)lRear-ending or running under a truck'stail gate may not provide the stoppingforce necessary for air bag deployment.Non-activat

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Black plate (5,1)RX-8_8T69-EA-04G_Edition1 Page5Wednesday, June 9 2004 2:10 PMForm No.8T69-EA-04GTable of ContentsYour Vehicle at a GlanceInterior, ex

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Black plate (50,1)lVehicle roll-over may not provideenough side force to deploy the sideand curtain air bags.lSide impacts with two-wheeledvehicles ma

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Black plate (51,1)A system malfunction is indicated whenthe warning light constantly flashes,illuminates or doesn't illuminate at allwhen the ign

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Black plate (53,1)3Knowing Your MazdaExplanation of basic operations and controls; opening/closing and adjustmentof various parts.Doors an d Locks ...

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Black plate (54,1)KeysWARNINGKeys and Children:Leaving children in a vehicle with thekey is dangerous. This could result insomeone being badly injured

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Black plate (55,1)Key unfold/fold method (Retractablekey type)To unfold the key, press the releasebutton.To fold the key, press the release buttonand

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Black plate (56,1)NOTElThe keyless entry system is designedto operate up to about 2.5 m (8 ft)from the center of the vehicle, butthis may vary because

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Black plate (57,1)Lock buttonTo lock the doors, press the lock buttonand the hazard warning lights will flashonce.To confirm that all the doors have b

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Black plate (58,1)qTransmitter MaintenanceCAUTIONlMake sure the battery is installedwith the correct pole facing upward.Battery leakage could occur if

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Black plate (59,1)3. Press the portion of the batteryindicated by A and remove the battery.A4. Put in the new battery (CR1620 orequivalent) with the p

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Black plate (60,1)Door LocksWARNINGUnattended Children and Pets:Leaving a child or an animalunattended in a parked vehicle isdangerous. In hot weather


Black plate (61,1)To lock either front door with the door-lock knob from the outside, push thedoor-lock knob to the lock position andclose the door.Do

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Black plate (62,1)Driver's doorUnlockLockPassenger's doorUnlockLockqFreestyle DoorsThe pillarless freestyle doors are front andrear-hinged f

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Black plate (63,1)CAUTIONBefore closing a front door make sureother passengers are not operating arear door and a rear passenger's head orhands a

Seite 326 - Safety Information

Black plate (64,1)WARNINGDriving with Doors Not Secured:Driving with the doors not securelyclosed is dangerous. If the rear door isnot completely clos

Seite 327 - Before Use

Black plate (65,1)qOpening and Closing the TrunkWARNINGOpen Trunk Lid and Children:Leaving the trunk lid open or leavingchildren in the vehicle with t

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Black plate (66,1)Closing the trunk lidGrasp the inner handle and pull the trunklid down, then push the trunk lid downuntil it locks securely. Be care

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Black plate (67,1)Inside Trunk Release SlideLeverYour vehicle is equipped with an insidetrunk release slide lever that provides ameans of escape for c

Seite 330 - Introduction

Black plate (68,1)qOpening the Trunk Lid from theInsideSlide the illuminated inside trunk releaseslide lever in the direction of the arrow.The lever i

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Black plate (69,1)qOperating the Driver's SidePower WindowManual opening/closingTo open the window to the desiredposition, lightly hold down the

Seite 332 - Names and Functions

Black plate (7,1)1Your Vehicle at a GlanceInterior, exterior views and part identification of your Mazda.Dashboard and Interior Overview ...

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Black plate (70,1)qPower Window Lock SwitchWith the lock switch in the unlockedposition, all power windows on each doorcan be operated.With the lock s

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Black plate (71,1)qClosing a WindowPull the latch inward and then push itbackward until it snaps shut. Make surethe window is securely closed.Fuel-Fil

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Black plate (72,1)qFuel-Filler LidTo open, pull up the remote fuel-filler lidrelease.Remote fuel-filler lid releaseqFuel-Filler CapTo remove the fille

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Black plate (73,1)HoodWARNINGClosed and Securely Locked Hood:A hood that is not closed and securelylocked is dangerous as it could flyopen while the v

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Black plate (74,1)MoonroofíThe moonroof can be opened or closedelectrically only when the ignition switchis in the ON position .Tilt switchSlide switc

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Black plate (75,1)To close to the desired position, push thefront of the tilt or slide switch.CloseCloseOpenqSunshadeThe sunshade can be opened and cl

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Black plate (76,1)Immobilizer SystemThe immobilizer system allows the engineto start only with a key the systemrecognizes.If someone attempts to start

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Black plate (77,1)NOTEl(U.S.A.)This device complies with part 15 ofthe FCC Rules. Operation is subjectto the following two conditions: (1)This device

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Black plate (78,1)NOTElIf the security indicator light comeson and stays on when the ignitionswitch is turned to the ON position,the engine will not s

Seite 342 - ENTERENTER

Black plate (79,1)Theft-Deterrent SystemíThe optional theft-deterrent system isdesigned to prevent your vehicle or itscontents from being stolen when

Seite 343 - Search method

Black plate (8,1)The equipment and installation position varies according to model and grade.1-2Your Vehicle at a GlanceDashboard and Interior Overvie

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Black plate (80,1)qTo Stop an AlarmA triggered alarm can be turne d off byany one of the following methods:lUnlock a door or the trunk lid with thekey

Seite 345 - POI (Point of Interest) Icons

Black plate (81,1)Steering WheelWARNINGAdjusting the Steering Wheel:Adjusting the steering wheel while thevehicle is moving is dangerous.Moving it can

Seite 346 - Direct destination input

Black plate (82,1)After adjusting the mirror, lock the controlby placing the selector switch in themiddle position.Folding the mirrorFold the outside

Seite 347 - After routing

Black plate (83,1)Auto-dimming mirrorThe auto-dimming mirror automaticallyreduces glare of headlights from cars atthe rear when the ignition switch is

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Black plate (85,1)4Before Driving Your MazdaImportant information about driving your Mazda.Fuel and Engine Exhaust Precautions ...

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Black plate (86,1)Fuel RequirementsVehicles with catalytic converters or oxy gen sensors must use ONLY UNLEADED FUEL,which will reduce exhaust emissio

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Black plate (87,1)Emission Control SystemYour vehicle is equipped with an emission control system (the catalytic converter is part ofthis system) that

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Black plate (88,1)NOTEAfter driving some distance and turning off the engine, the sound of a valve opening andclosing can be heard from inside and out

Seite 353 - Open the [Map]

Black plate (89,1)Engine Exhaust (Carbon Monoxide)WARNINGCarbon Monoxide:Engine exhaust gas is dangerous. This gas contains carbon monoxide (CO), whic

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Black plate (9,1)Rear seat ... ... page 2-8Fro

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Black plate (90,1)Before Getting InlBe sure the windows, outside mirrors,and outside lights are clean.lInspect inflation pressures andcondition of tir

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Black plate (91,1)Break-In PeriodNo special break-in is necessary, but a fewprecautions in the first 1,000 km (600miles) may add to the performance,ec

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Black plate (92,1)Hazardous DrivingWARNINGDownshifting on Slippery Surfaces :Downshifting into lower gear whiledriving on slippery surfaces isdangerou

Seite 358 - Positioning Accuracy

Black plate (93,1)Winter DrivinglCarry emergency gear, including tirechains, window scraper, flares, a smallshovel, jumper cables, and a small bagof s

Seite 359 - Route Search

Black plate (94,1)qTire ChainsCheck local regulations before using tirechains.CAUTIONlChains may scrat ch or chipaluminum wheels. Install tire chainso

Seite 360 - Troubleshooting

Black plate (95,1)Driving In Flooded AreaWARNINGDriving with Wet Brakes:Driving with wet brakes is dangerous .Increased stopping distance or thevehicl

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Black plate (96,1)Trailer TowingNever tow a trailer with your Mazda.4-12Before Driving Your MazdaTowingRX-8_8T69-EA-04G_Edition1 Page96Wednesday, June

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Black plate (97,1)5Driving Your MazdaExplanation of instruments and controls.Starting and Driving ...

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Black plate (98,1)Ignition SwitchqIgnition Switch PositionsLOCKThe steering wheel locks to protectagainst theft. Only in this position can thekey be r

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Black plate (99,1)NOTEIf turning the key is difficult, jiggle thesteering wheel from side to side.ACC (Accessory)The steering wheel unlocks and someel

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