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6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
321
3 Hold the hood open by inserting
Hood
the support rod into the slot.
Opening the hood
1 Pull the hood lock release lever.
The hood will pop up slightly.
2 Push the auxiliary
catch
lever to
the left and lift the hood.
WARNING
QPre-driving check
6
Check that the hood is fully closed
and locked.
If the hood is not locked properly, it
may open while the vehicle is in
motion and cause an accident, which
may result in death or serious injury.
Q To prevent a injuries
The support rod may be hot after driv-
ing the vehicle. Touching the hot sup-
port rod may lead to burns or other
serious injuries.
QAfter installing the support rod
into the slot
Make sure the rod supports the hood
securely preventing it from falling
down onto your head or body.
322
6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
NOTICE
Positioning a floor jack
Q When closing the hood
Be sure to return the support rod to its
When using a floor jack, follow
clip before closing the hood. Closing
the instructions in the manual
the hood with the support rod not
provided with the jack and per-
clipped could cause the hood to bend.
form the operation safely.
When raising your vehicle with
a floor jack, position the jack
correctly. Improper placement
may damage your vehicle or
cause injury.
Location of the jack point
Q Front
6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
323
Q Rear
NOTICE
Q When raising your vehicle
Do not jack the vehicle at the suspen-
6
sion. The suspension may be dam-
aged.
Front
Suspension
324
6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
Engine compartment
Components
Washer fluid tank (→P.328)
Fuse boxes (→P.354)
Power control unit coolant reservoir (→P.326)
Engine oil filler cap (→P.325)
Engine oil level dipstick (→P.325)
Engine coolant reservoir (→P.326)
Radiator (→P.328)
Condenser (→P.328)
Electric cooling fan
Checking and adding the
Q12-volt battery
→P.329
engine oil
With the engine at operating tem-
perature and turned off, check the
oil level on the dipstick.
6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
325
Q Checking the engine oil
The shape of the dipstick may differ
depending on the type of vehicle or
1
Park the vehicle on level
engine.
ground. After warming up the
6 Wipe the dipstick and reinsert it
engine and turning off the hybrid
fully.
system, wait more than 5 min-
Q Checking the oil type and pre-
utes for the oil to drain back into
paring the item needed
the bottom of the engine.
Make sure to check the oil type and
2
Holding a rag under the end,
prepare the items needed before
pull the dipstick out.
adding oil.
z Engine oil
selection
→P.423
z Oil quantity
(Low → Full)
1.5 L (1.6 qt., 1.3 Imp. qt.)
z Item
Clean funnel
Q Adding engine oil
3
Wipe the dipstick clean.
If the oil level is below or near the
low level mark, add engine oil of the
4
Reinsert the dipstick fully.
same type as that already in the
5
Holding a rag under the end,
6
engine.
pull the dipstick out and check
the oil level.
1 Remove the oil filler cap by turn-
ing it counterclockwise.
Low
2 Add engine oil slowly, checking
Normal
the dipstick.
Excessive
3 Install the oil filler cap by turning
it clockwise.
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6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
WARNING
QEngine oil consumption
A certain amount of engine oil will be
QUsed engine oil
consumed while driving. In the following
O Used engine oil contains poten-
situations, oil consumption may
tially harmful contaminants which
increase, and engine oil may need to be
may cause skin disorders such as
refilled in between oil maintenance inter-
inflammation and skin cancer, so
vals.
care should be taken to avoid pro-
OWhen the engine is new, for example
longed and repeated contact. To
directly after purchasing the vehicle or
remove used engine oil from your
after replacing the engine
skin, wash thoroughly with soap
and water.
OIf low quality oil or oil of an inappropri-
ate viscosity is used
O Dispose of used oil and filters only
OWhen driving at high engine speeds
in a safe and acceptable manner.
or with a heavy load, when towing
Do not dispose of used oil and fil-
(vehicles with towing packages), or
ters in household trash, in sewers
when driving while accelerating or
or onto the ground.
decelerating frequently
Call any authorized Mazda retailer
or Mazda authorized repairer, or
OWhen leaving the engine idling for a
any reliable repairer, service station
long time, or when driving frequently
or auto parts store for information
through heavy traffic
concerning recycling or disposal.
QAfter changing the engine oil
O Do not leave used engine oil within
The engine oil maintenance data should
the reach of children.
be reset. Perform the following proce-
dures:
NOTICE
1
Press
/
(vertical display) or
/
(horizontal display) of the
Q To prevent serious engine dam-
age
meter control switch to select
Check the oil level on a regular basis.
2
Press
/
(vertical display) or
/
(horizontal display) to
QWhen replacing the engine oil
select “Vehicle Settings” and then
OBe careful not to spill engine oil on
press and hold
the vehicle components.
3
Press
/
to select “Oil Mainte-
nance” and then press
O Avoid overfilling, or the engine
could be damaged.
4
Press
/
to select “Yes” and
then press
O Check the oil level on the dipstick
A message will be displayed on the
every time you refill the vehicle.
multi-information display when the reset
OBe sure the engine oil filler cap is
procedure has been completed.
properly tightened.
Checking the coolant
Q Engine coolant reservoir
The coolant level is satisfactory if it
is between the “F” and “L” lines on
6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
327
the reservoir when the engine is
QCoolant selection
cold.
Only use “Mazda Super Long Life Cool-
ant” or a similar high quality ethylene
glycol based non-silicate, non-amine,
non-nitrite, and non-borate coolant with
long-life hybrid organic acid technology.
Mazda Super Long Life Coolant” is a
mixture of 50% coolant and 50% deion-
ized water. (Minimum temperature: -
35°C [-31°F])
For more details about coolant, contact
any authorized Mazda retailer or Mazda
authorized repairer, or any reliable
Reservoir cap
repairer.
QIf the coolant level drops within a
F” line
short time of replenishing
L” line
Visually check the radiator, hoses,
If the level is on or below the “L” line,
engine/power control unit coolant reser-
voir caps, drain cock and water pump.
add coolant up to the “F” line. (→P.414)
If you cannot find a leak, have any
Q Power control unit coolant
authorized Mazda retailer or Mazda
authorized repairer, or any reliable
reservoir
repairer, test the cap and check for leaks
The coolant level is satisfactory if it
in the cooling system.
is between the “F” and “L” lines on
the reservoir when the hybrid sys-
WARNING
6
tem is cold.
QWhen the hybrid system is hot
Do not remove the engine/power con-
trol unit coolant reservoir caps.
The cooling system may be under
pressure and may spray hot coolant if
the cap is removed, causing serious
injuries, such as burns.
NOTICE
QWhen adding coolant
Coolant is neither plain water nor
Reservoir cap
straight antifreeze. The correct mix-
ture of water and antifreeze must be
F” line
used to provide proper lubrication,
corrosion protection and cooling. Be
L” line
sure to read the antifreeze or coolant
If the level is on or below the “L” line,
label.
add coolant up to the “F” line. (→P.414)
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6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
NOTICE
WARNING
Q If you spill coolant
QWhen adding washer fluid
Be sure to wash it off with water to
Do not add washer fluid when the
prevent it from damaging parts or
hybrid system is hot or operating as
paint.
washer fluid contains alcohol and
may catch fire if spilled on the engine,
etc.
Checking the radiator and
condenser
NOTICE
Check the radiator and condenser
QDo not use any fluid other than
washer fluid
and clear away any foreign objects.
Do not use soapy water or engine
If either of the above parts is
antifreeze instead of washer fluid.
extremely dirty or you are not sure
Doing so may cause streaking on the
of their condition, have your vehicle
vehicle’s painted surfaces, as well as
damaging the pump leading to prob-
inspected by any authorized Mazda
lems of the washer fluid not spraying.
retailer or Mazda authorized
Q Diluting washer fluid
repairer, or any reliable repairer.
Dilute washer fluid with water as nec-
essary.
WARNING
Refer to the freezing temperatures
Q When the hybrid system is hot
listed on the label of the washer fluid
bottle.
Do not touch the radiator or con-
denser as they may be hot and cause
serious injuries, such as burns.
Adding the washer fluid
If the washer fluid level is at “1/2”,
add washer fluid.
6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
329
notches.
12-volt battery
Q Before recharging
Location
When recharging, the 12-volt battery
produces hydrogen gas which is flam-
The 12-volt battery is located in the
mable and explosive. Therefore,
right-hand side of the rear seats.
observe the following precautions
before recharging:
OIf recharging with the 12-volt battery
installed on the vehicle, be sure to dis-
connect the ground cable.
O Make sure the power switch on the
charger is off when connecting and
disconnecting the charger cables to
the 12-volt battery.
QAfter recharging/reconnecting the
12-volt battery (vehicles with a
smart entry & start system)
O Unlocking the doors using the smart
Removing the 12-volt bat-
entry & start system may not be possi-
tery cover
ble immediately after reconnecting the
12-volt battery. If this happens, use
the wireless remote control or the
mechanical key to lock/unlock the
doors.
OStart the hybrid system with the power
6
switch in ACC. The hybrid system
may not start with the power switch
turned off. However, the hybrid sys-
tem will operate normally from the
second attempt.
OThe power switch mode is recorded
by the vehicle. If the 12-volt battery is
reconnected, the vehicle will return
the power switch mode to the status it
was in before the 12-volt battery was
disconnected. Make sure to turn off
the power before disconnecting the
12-volt battery. Take extra care when
connecting the 12-volt battery if the
power switch mode prior to discharge
is unknown.
If the system will not start even after
1
Remove the screws.
multiple attempts, contact any autho-
rized Mazda retailer or Mazda autho-
2
Remove the clips from the
rized repairer, or any reliable repairer.
claws.
3
Slide the tabs out of the
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6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
WARNING
OIf electrolyte gets on your clothes
It can soak through clothing on to
QChemicals in the 12-volt battery
your skin. Immediately take off the
The 12-volt battery contains poison-
clothing and follow the procedure
ous and corrosive sulfuric acid and
above if necessary.
may produce hydrogen gas which is
OIf you accidentally swallow electro-
flammable and explosive. To reduce
lyte
the risk of death or serious injury, take
Drink a large quantity of water or
the following precautions while work-
milk. Get emergency medical atten-
ing on or near the 12-volt battery:
tion immediately.
O Do not cause sparks by touching
QWhen replacing the 12-volt bat-
the 12-volt battery terminals with
tery
tools.
Use a 12-volt battery designed for this
O Do not smoke or light a match near
vehicle. Failure to do so may cause
the 12-volt battery.
gas (hydrogen) to enter the passen-
ger compartment, causing a fire or
O Avoid contact with eyes, skin and
explosion.
clothes.
For replacement of the 12-volt battery,
O Never inhale or swallow electrolyte.
contact any authorized Mazda retailer
or Mazda authorized repairer, or any
O Wear protective safety glasses
reliable repairer.
when working near the 12-volt bat-
tery.
OKeep children away from the 12-
NOTICE
volt battery.
QWhen recharging the 12-volt bat-
Q Where to safely charge the 12-
tery
volt battery
Never recharge the 12-volt battery
Always charge the 12-volt battery in
while the hybrid system is operating.
an open area. Do not charge the 12-
Also, be sure all accessories are
volt battery in a garage or closed
turned off.
room where there is insufficient venti-
lation.
Exterior
QEmergency measures regarding
electrolyte
Make sure that the 12-volt battery
O If electrolyte gets in your eyes
terminals are not corroded and that
Flush your eyes with clean water for
there are no loose connections,
at least 15 minutes and get immedi-
ate medical attention. If possible,
cracks, or loose clamps.
continue to apply water with a
sponge or cloth while traveling to
the nearest medical facility.
O If electrolyte gets on your skin
Wash the affected area thoroughly.
If you feel pain or burning, get med-
ical attention immediately.
6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
331
Tires
Replace or rotate tires in
accordance with maintenance
schedules and treadwear.
Checking tires
Check if the treadwear indicators
Terminals
are showing on the tires. Also
Hold-down clamp
check the tires for uneven wear,
such as excessive wear on one
side of the tread.
Check the spare tire condition and
pressure if not rotated.
6
New tread
Worn tread
Treadwear indicator
The location of treadwear indicators is
shown
by a “TWI” or
” mark, etc.,
molded
into
the sidewall of each tire.
332
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Replace the tires if the treadwear indi-
WARNING
cators are showing on a tire.
QWhen inspecting or replacing
tires
QWhen to replace your vehicle’s
Observe the following precautions to
tires
prevent accidents.
Tires should be replaced if:
Failure to do so may cause damage
OThe treadwear indicators are showing
to parts of the drive train as well as
on a tire.
dangerous handling characteristics,
which may lead to an accident result-
O You have tire damage such as cuts,
ing in death or serious injury.
splits, cracks deep enough to expose
the fabric, and bulges indicating inter-
O Do not mix tires of different makes,
nal damage
models or tread patterns.
O A tire goes flat repeatedly or cannot
Also, do not mix tires of remarkably
be properly repaired due to the size or
different treadwear.
location of a cut or other damage
O Do not use tire sizes other than
If you are not sure, consult with any
those recommended by Mazda.
authorized Mazda retailer or Mazda
authorized repairer, or any reliable
O Do not mix differently constructed
repairer.
tires (radial, bias-belted or bias-ply
tires).
Q Tire life
Any tire over 6 years old must be
O Do not mix summer, all season and
checked by a qualified technician even if
snow tires.
it has seldom or never been used, or
O Do not use tires that have been
damage is not obvious.
used on another vehicle.
QLow profile tires (16 and 17-inch
Do not use tires if you do not know
tires)
how they were used previously.
Generally, low profile tires will wear
more rapidly and tire grip performance
will be reduced on snowy and/or icy
NOTICE
roads when compared to standard tires.
QLow profile tires (16 and 17-inch
Be sure to use snow tires on snowy
tires)
and/or icy roads and drive carefully at a
Low profile tires may cause greater
speed appropriate for road and weather
damage than usual to the tire wheel
conditions.
when sustaining impact from the road
QIf the tread on snow tires wears
surface. Therefore, pay attention to
down below 4 mm (0.16 in.)
the following:
The effectiveness of the tires as snow
OBe sure to use proper tire inflation
tires is lost.
pressure. If tires are under-inflated,
QChecking the tire valves
they may be damaged more
When replacing the tires, check the tire
severely.
valves for deformation, cracks, and
O Avoid potholes, uneven pavement,
other damage.
curbs and other road hazards. Fail-
ure to do so may lead to severe tire
and wheel damage.
333
6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
Front
NOTICE
To equalize tire wear and help extend
Q If tire inflation pressure of each
tire becomes low while driving
tire life, Mazda recommends that tire
Do not continue driving, or your tires
rotation is carried out approximately
and/or wheels may be ruined.
every 10000 km (6000 miles).
QDriving on rough roads
When rotating front and rear tires which
Take particular care when driving on
have different tire inflation pressures,
roads with loose surfaces or potholes.
do not fail to initialize the tire pressure
These conditions may cause losses in
warning system after tire rotation.
tire inflation pressure, reducing the
cushioning ability of the tires. In addi-
tion, driving on rough roads may
Tire pressure warning sys-
cause damage to the tires them-
tem
selves, as well as the vehicle’s
wheels and body.
Your vehicle is equipped with a tire
pressure warning system that uses
Tire rotation
tire pressure warning valves and
transmitters to detect low tire infla-
Rotate the tires in the order shown.
tion pressure before serious prob-
X Vehicles without a full-size spare
lems arise.
tire
The tire pressure warning system
of this vehicle adopts a 2-type
warning system.
6
z When “Adjust Pressure” is dis-
played (Normal Warning)
A warning with the tire pressure warn-
ing light and warning buzzer when
there is an unknown level of low tire
pressure with the appearance of the tire
due to natural air leakage as well as the
Front
pressure lowering due to changes in
X Vehicles with a full-size spare tire
the pressure according to the outside
temperature. (Ways of coping: →P.381,
426)
z When “Immediately Check tire
when Safe” is displayed (Emer-
gency Warning)
A warning with the tire pressure warn-
ing light and warning buzzer when
there is a known level of low tire pres-
sure with the appearance of the tire due
334
6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
to pressure suddenly lowering. (Ways
6 Press
/
to select “Setting
of coping: →P.386, 397)
Unit”.
However, the system may not be able
to detect sudden tire ruptures (bursting,
7 Press
/
to select the
etc.).
desired unit and then press
The tire pressure detected by the
tire pressure warning system can
Q Routine tire inflation pressure
be displayed on the multi-informa-
checks
tion display.
The tire pressure warning system does
not replace routine tire inflation pressure
The unit can be changed.
checks. Make sure to check tire inflation
pressure as part of your routine of daily
vehicle checks.
Q Tire inflation pressure
OIt may take a few minutes to display
the tire inflation pressure after the
power switch is turned to ON. It may
also take a few minutes to display the
tire inflation pressure after inflation
pressure has been adjusted.
O Tire inflation pressure changes with
Q How to change the unit
temperature. The displayed values
may also be different from the values
1 Park the vehicle in a safe place
measured using a tire pressure
and turn the power switch off.
gauge.
Changing the unit cannot be performed
QSituations in which the tire pres-
while the vehicle is moving.
sure warning system may not oper-
ate properly
2 Turn the power switch to ON.
OIn the following cases, the tire pres-
sure warning system may not operate
3 Press
/
(vertical display)
properly.
or
/
(horizontal display)
• If non-genuine Mazda wheels are
used.
of the meter control switch to
• A tire has been replaced with a tire
that is not an OE (Original Equipment)
select
tire.
• A tire has been replaced with a tire
4 Press
/
(vertical display)
that is not of the specified size.
• Tire chains, etc. are equipped.
or
/
(horizontal display)
• An auxiliary-supported run-flat tire is
to select “Vehicle Settings” and
equipped.
then press and hold
5 Press
/
to select “TPWS
setting” and then press
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335
• If a window tint that affects the radio
When new tire pressure warning
wave signals is installed.
valves and transmitters are
• If there is a lot of snow or ice on the
vehicle, particularly around the wheels
installed, new ID codes must be
or wheel housings.
registered in the tire pressure warn-
• If the tire inflation pressure is
ing computer and the tire pressure
extremely higher than the specified
level.
warning system must be initialized.
• If tires not equipped with tire pressure
Have tire pressure warning valves
warning valves and transmitters are
and transmitter ID codes regis-
used.
• If the ID code on the tire pressure
tered any authorized Mazda retailer
warning valves and transmitters is not
or Mazda authorized repairer, or
registered in the tire pressure warning
any reliable repairer. (→P.338)
computer.
OPerformance may be affected in the
following situations.
QReplacing tires and wheels
• Near a TV tower, electric power plant,
If the ID code of the tire pressure warn-
gas station, radio station, large dis-
ing valve and transmitter is not regis-
play, airport or other facility that gen-
tered, the tire pressure warning system
erates strong radio waves or electrical
will not work properly. After driving for
noise.
about 10 minutes, the tire pressure
• When carrying a portable radio, cellu-
warning light blinks for 1 minute and
lar phone, cordless phone or other
stays on to indicate a system malfunc-
wireless communication device.
tion.
OWhen the vehicle is parked, the time
taken for the warning to start or go off
NOTICE
could be extended.
6
QRepairing or replacing tires,
OWhen tire inflation pressure declines
wheels, tire pressure warning
rapidly for example when a tire has
valves, transmitters and tire
burst, the warning may not function.
valve caps
Q Warning performance of the tire
OWhen removing or fitting the
pressure warning system
wheels, tires or the tire pressure
The warning of the tire pressure warning
warning valves and transmitters,
system will change in accordance with
contact any authorized Mazda
driving conditions. For this reason, the
retailer or Mazda authorized
system may give a warning even if the
repairer, or any reliable repairer as
tire pressure does not reach a low
the tire pressure warning valves
enough level, or if the pressure is higher
and transmitters may be damaged
than the pressure that was adjusted to
if not handled correctly.
when the system was initialized.
OMake sure to install the tire valve
caps. If the tire valve caps are not
Installing tire pressure warn-
installed, water could enter the tire
pressure warning valves and the
ing valves and transmitters
tire pressure warning valves could
be bound.
When replacing tires or wheels, tire
pressure warning valves and trans-
mitters must also be installed.
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6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
Q How to initialize the tire pres-
NOTICE
sure warning system
O When replacing tire valve caps, do
not use tire valve caps other than
1 Park the vehicle in a safe place
those specified. The cap may
and turn the power switch off,
become stuck.
wait for approximately 15 min-
Q To avoid damage to the tire pres-
utes or more, and then perform
sure warning valves and trans-
the procedure.
mitters
When a tire is repaired with liquid
2 Adjust the tire inflation pressure
sealants, the tire pressure warning
to the specified cold tire inflation
valve and transmitter may not operate
pressure level. (→P.426)
properly. If a liquid sealant is used,
contact any authorized Mazda retailer
Make sure to adjust the tire pressure to
or Mazda authorized repairer, or any
the specified cold tire inflation pressure
reliable repairer as soon as possible.
level. The tire pressure warning system
Make sure to replace the tire pressure
will operate based on this pressure
warning valve and transmitter when
level.
replacing the tire. (→P.335)
3 Turn the power switch to ON.
Initialization cannot be performed while
Initializing the tire pressure
the vehicle is moving.
warning system
4
Press
/
(vertical display)
Q The tire pressure warning sys-
or
/
(horizontal display)
tem must be initialized in the
of the meter control switch to
following circumstances:
select
z When rotating front and rear tires
which have different tire inflation
5
Press
/
(vertical display)
pressures.
or
/
(horizontal display)
z When changing the tire size.
to select “Vehicle Settings” and
z When the tire inflation pressure
then press and hold
is changed such as when chang-
ing traveling speed or load
6
Press
/
to select “TPWS
weight.
setting” and then press
z When changing between two
7
Press
/
to select “Setting
registered wheel sets.
Pressure”. Then press and hold
When the tire pressure warning
system is initialized, the current tire
until the tire pressure warn-
inflation pressure is set as the
ing light blinks 3 times.
benchmark pressure.
Then a message will be displayed on
the multi-information display. “--” will be
displayed on the multi-information dis-
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337
play for the inflation pressure of each
again.
tire while initialization is being per-
O While the position of each tire is being
formed.
determined and the inflation pres-
sures are not being displayed on the
multi-information display, if the infla-
tion pressure of a tire drops, the tire
pressure warning light will come on.
QIf the tire pressure warning system
is not initialized properly
OIn the following situations, initialization
may take longer than usual to be com-
pleted or may not be possible. (Usu-
ally, the vehicle will need to be driven
for approximately 10 to 30 minutes to
8 Drive straight (with occasional
complete initialization.) If initialization
left and right turns) at approxi-
is not complete after driving approxi-
mately 30 minutes, continue driving
mately 40 km/h (25 mph) or
for a while.
more for approximately 10 to 30
• If the vehicle is driven on an unpaved
minutes.
road, it may take longer to complete
initialization.
Even if the vehicle is not driven at
• If the vehicle is backed up while per-
approximately 40 km/h (25 mph) or
forming initialization, data collected
more, initialization can be completed by
during initialization will be cleared and
driving for a long time. However, if ini-
it will take longer than normal to com-
tialization does not complete after driv-
plete.
ing for 1 hour or more, park the vehicle
• If the vehicle is driven in heavy traffic
in a safe place for more than 15 min-
or another situation where other vehi-
6
utes and please drive a vehicle once
cles are driven close by, it may take
again with the power switch ON.
time for the system to recognize the
(→P.339)
tire pressure warning valve and trans-
mitters of your vehicle over those of
QInitialization procedure
other vehicles.
O Make sure to carry out initialization
If initialization is not complete after driv-
after adjusting the tire inflation pres-
ing for approximately 1 hour, park the
sure.
vehicle in a safe place for approximately
Also, make sure the tires are cold
20 minutes and then drive the vehicle
before carrying out initialization or tire
again.
inflation pressure adjustment.
OIf you have accidentally turned the
OIn the following situations, initialization
power switch off during initialization, it
will not be started or was not com-
is not necessary to press the reset
pleted properly and the system will not
switch again as initialization will
operate properly. Perform the initial-
restart automatically when the power
ization procedure again.
switch is turned to ON the next time.
• If, when attempting to start initializa-
tion, the tire pressure warning light
OIf you accidentally press the reset
does not blink 3 times.
switch when initialization is not neces-
• If, when the vehicle has been driven
sary, adjust the tire inflation pressure
for about 20 minutes after performing
to the specified level when the tires
initialization, the tire pressure warning
are cold, and conduct initialization
light blinks for approximately 1 minute
338
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and then illuminates.
to select “Vehicle Settings” and
OIf initialization cannot be completed
then press
after performing the above procedure,
contact any authorized Mazda retailer
or Mazda authorized repairer, or any
3 Press
/
to select “TPWS
reliable repairer.
setting” and then press
WARNING
4 Press
/
to select “Identi-
Q When initializing the tire pres-
fying Each Wheel & Position”.
sure warning system
Do not initialize the tire pressure
Then press and hold
until
warning system without first adjusting
the tire pressure warning light
the tire inflation pressure to the speci-
blinks slowly 3 times.
fied level. Otherwise, the tire pressure
warning light may not come on even if
Then a message will be displayed on
the tire inflation pressure is low, or it
the multi-information display.
may come on when the tire inflation
When registration is being performed,
pressure is actually normal.
the tire pressure warning light will blink
for approximately 1 minute then illumi-
nate and “--” will be displayed for the
Registering ID codes
inflation pressure of each tire on the
multi-information display.
The tire pressure warning valve
and transmitter is equipped with a
unique ID code. When replacing a
tire pressure warning valve and
transmitter, it is necessary to regis-
ter the ID code.
The ID codes can be registered on
of the multi-information display.
Park the vehicle in a safe place,
wait for approximately 15 minutes
5 Drive straight (with occasional
or more and perform the procedure.
left and right turns) at approxi-
mately 40 km/h (25 mph) or
1 Press
/
(vertical display)
more for approximately 10 to 30
or
/
(horizontal display)
minutes.
of the meter control switch to
Registration is complete when the tire
pressure warning light turns off and the
select
inflation pressure of each tire is dis-
played on the multi-information display.
2 Press
/
(vertical display)
Registration may take longer than
or
/
(horizontal display)
approximately 1 hour in certain situa-
tions, such as when the vehicle is
stopped for a long time at traffic lights,
etc. (→P.339)
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339
After registering the ID codes, make
If ID code registration is not complete
sure to initialize the tire pressure warn-
after driving for approximately 30 min-
ing system. (→P.337)
utes, continue driving for a while.
If the vehicle is driven on an unpaved
road, it may take longer than normal
QWhen registering ID codes
to complete registration.
OBefore performing ID code registra-
If the vehicle is backed up while per-
tion, make sure that no wheels with
forming registration, data collected
tire pressure warning valve and trans-
during registration will be cleared, and
mitters installed are near the vehicle.
it will take longer than normal to com-
O Make sure to initialize the tire pres-
plete.
sure warning system after registering
If the vehicle is driven in heavy traffic
the ID codes. If the system is initial-
or another situation where other vehi-
ized before registering the ID codes,
cles are driven close by, it may take
the initialized values will be invalid.
time for the system to recognize the
tire pressure warning valve and trans-
OAs the tires will be warm when regis-
mitters of your vehicle over those of
tration is completed, make sure to
other vehicles.
allow the tires to cool before perform-
If a wheel with a tire pressure warning
ing initialization.
valve and transmitter installed is
QCanceling ID code registration
inside or near the vehicle, registration
of the ID codes for the installed
O To cancel ID code registration after it
wheels may not be possible.
has been started, operate the multi-
information display to select “Identify-
If ID registration is not complete after
ing Each Wheel & Position”. (→P.338)
driving for approximately 1 hour, park
OIf ID code registration has been can-
the vehicle in a safe place for approxi-
celed, the tire pressure warning light
mately 20 minutes and then perform the
will blink for approximately 1 minute
ID code registration procedure again.
6
when the power switch is turned to
ON mode and then illuminate. The tire
OIn the following situations, ID code
pressure warning system will be oper-
registration will not be started or was
ational when the tire pressure warning
not completed properly and the sys-
light turns off.
tem will not operate properly. Perform
the ID code registration procedure
OIf the warning light does not turn off
again.
even after several minutes have
• If, when attempting to start ID code
elapsed, ID code registration may not
registration, the tire pressure warning
have been canceled correctly. To can-
light does not blink slowly 3 times.
cel registration, perform the ID code
• If, when the vehicle has been driven
registration start procedure again and
for about 10 minutes after performing
then turn the power switch off before
ID code registration, the tire pressure
driving.
warning light blinks for approximately
QIf ID codes are not registered prop-
1 minute and then illuminates.
erly
OIf ID code registration cannot be com-
OIn the following situations, ID code
pleted after performing the above pro-
registration may take longer than
cedure, contact any authorized Mazda
usual to be completed or may not be
retailer or Mazda authorized repairer,
possible. (Usually, the vehicle will
or any reliable repairer.
need to be driven for approximately
10 to 30 minutes to complete ID code
registration.)
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Selecting wheel set
3
Press
/
(vertical display)
or
/
(horizontal display)
Your vehicle is equipped with tire
to select “Vehicle Settings” and
pressure warning system with the
function to have ID codes regis-
then press
tered for a second wheel set, for
4
Press
/
to select “TPWS
example a winter set, by any autho-
rized Mazda retailer or Mazda
setting” and then press
authorized repairer, or any reliable
repairer.
5
Press
/
to select “Identi-
fying Each Wheel & Position”.
After registration of a second wheel
set, either of these two wheel sets
Then press and hold
until
can be selected for usage with the
the tire pressure warning light
tire pressure warning system.
blinks slowly 3 times. Afterward,
Q Operating conditions for the
turns on after flashing for 1 min-
function
ute.
z
This function will perform the
change of wheel set only if a sec-
ond wheel set has been regis-
tered. If no second wheel set has
been registered, no change will
be made when selecting this
function in the menu.
z
Only a change between both
registered wheel set is possible,
After 2 minutes, registration of a second
mixing between these wheel sets
wheel set is being performed. The tire
pressure warning light will turn off and
is not supported.
--” will be displayed for the inflation
Q How to change between wheel
pressure of each tire on the multi-infor-
mation display.
sets
6 Initialize the tire pressure warn-
1
Have the vehicle fitted with the
ing system. (→P.336)
preferred wheel set.
If the tire inflation pressure settings for
2
Press
/
(vertical display)
the installed tire changes, initialization
operations are required, but if the same
or
/
(horizontal display)
tire inflation pressure, initialization is
not required.
of the meter control switch to
select
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341
7 Drive straight (with occasional
Tire inflation pressure
left and right turns) at approxi-
mately 40 km/h (25 mph) or
Make sure to maintain proper
more for approximately 10 to 30
tire inflation pressure. Tire
minutes.
inflation pressure should be
Registration of a second wheel set is
checked at least once per
complete when the tire pressure warn-
month. However, Mazda rec-
ing light turns off and the inflation pres-
sure of each tire is displayed on the
ommends that tire inflation
multi-information display.
pressure be checked once
every two weeks. (P.426)
Tire-loading information
label
Tire inflation pressure is specified
on the label on the driver’s side
door frame as shown.
X Left-hand drive vehicles
6
X Right-hand drive vehicles
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O Uneven wear
QEffects of incorrect tire inflation
pressure
OPoor handling
Driving with incorrect tire inflation pres-
OPossibility of blowouts resulting
sure may result in the following:
from overheated tires
O Reduced safety
OAir leaking from between tire and
ODamage to the drive train
wheel
O Reduced tire life due to wear
OWheel deformation and/or tire dam-
O Reduced fuel economy
age
O Reduced driving comfort and poor
OGreater possibility of tire damage
handling
while driving (due to road hazards,
If a tire needs frequent inflating, have it
expansion joints, sharp edges on
checked by any authorized Mazda
the road, etc.)
retailer or Mazda authorized repairer, or
any reliable repairer.
QInstructions for checking tire infla-
NOTICE
tion pressure
QWhen inspecting and adjusting
When checking tire inflation pressure,
tire inflation pressure
observe the following:
Be sure to put the tire valve caps back
O Check only when the tires are cold.
on.
If your vehicle has been parked for at
If a valve cap is not installed, dirt or
least 3 hours or has not been driven
moisture may get into the valve and
for more than 1.5 km or 1 mile, you
cause an air leak, resulting in
will get an accurate cold tire inflation
decreased tire inflation pressure.
pressure reading.
OAlways use a tire pressure gauge.
It is difficult to judge if a tire is properly
inflated based only on its appearance.
OIt is normal for the tire inflation pres-
sure to be higher after driving as heat
is generated in the tire. Do not reduce
tire inflation pressure after driving.
OPassengers and luggage weight
should be placed so that the vehicle is
balanced.
WARNING
QProper inflation is critical to save
tire performance
Keep your tires properly inflated.
If the tires are not properly inflated,
the following conditions may occur
which could lead to an accident
resulting in death or serious injury:
OExcessive wear
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343
Q When removing the wheel orna-
Wheels
ment (vehicles with a wheel cap
clip)
If a wheel is bent, cracked or
Remove the wheel ornament using the
wheel cap clip*.
heavily corroded, it should be
*: The wheel cap clip is installed in the
replaced. Otherwise, the tire
glove box. (→P.294)
may separate from the wheel
or cause a loss of handling
control.
Wheel selection
When replacing wheels, care
should be taken to ensure that they
are equivalent to those removed in
WARNING
load capacity, diameter, rim width
QWhen replacing wheels
and inset*.
O Do not use wheels that are a differ-
ent size from those recommended
Replacement wheels are available
in the Owner’s Manual, as this may
at any authorized Mazda retailer or
result in a loss of handling control.
Mazda authorized repairer, or any
O Never use an inner tube in a leak-
reliable repairer.
ing wheel which is designed for a
tubeless tire.
*: Conventionally referred to as offset.
6
Doing so may result in an accident,
Mazda does not recommend using
causing death or serious injury.
the following:
QWhen installing the wheel nuts
z Wheels of different sizes or types
OBe sure to install the wheel nuts
with the tapered ends facing inward
z Used wheels
(→P.402). Installing the nuts with
z Bent wheels that have been
the tapered ends facing outward
can cause the wheel to break and
straightened
eventually cause the wheel to come
off while driving, which could lead to
QWhen replacing wheels
an accident resulting in death or
serious injury.
The wheels of your vehicle are equipped
with tire pressure warning valves and
transmitters that allow the tire pressure
warning system to provide advance
warning in the event of a loss in tire
inflation pressure. Whenever wheels are
replaced, the tire pressure warning
valves and transmitters must be
installed. (→P.335)
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6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
use with your aluminum wheels.
WARNING
z
When rotating, repairing or
O Never use oil or grease on the
wheel bolts or wheel nuts.
changing your tires, check that
Oil and grease may cause the
the wheel nuts are still tight after
wheel nuts to be excessively tight-
driving 1600 km (1000 miles).
ened, leading to bolt or disc wheel
damage. In addition, the oil or
z
Be careful not to damage the
grease can cause the wheel nuts to
aluminum wheels when using
loosen and the wheel may fall off,
causing an accident and resulting in
tire chains.
death or serious injury. Remove any
z
Use only Mazda genuine bal-
oil or grease from the wheel bolts or
wheel nuts.
ance weights or equivalent and a
plastic or rubber hammer when
QUse of defective wheels prohib-
ited
balancing your wheels.
Do not use cracked or deformed
wheels. Doing so could cause the tire
to leak air during driving, possibly
causing an accident.
NOTICE
QReplacing tire pressure warning
valves and transmitters
OBecause tire repair or replacement
may affect the tire pressure warning
valves and transmitters, make sure
to have tires serviced by any autho-
rized Mazda retailer or Mazda
authorized repairer, or any reliable
repairer. In addition, make sure to
purchase your tire pressure warn-
ing valves and transmitters at any
authorized Mazda retailer or Mazda
authorized repairer, or any reliable
repairer.
OEnsure that only genuine Mazda
wheels are used on your vehicle.
Tire pressure warning valves and
transmitters may not work properly
with non-genuine wheels.
Aluminum wheel precau-
tions (if equipped)
z Use only Mazda wheel nuts and
wheel nut wrenches designed for
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345
4 Pull out the glove box and dis-
Air conditioning filter
connect the lower claws.
The air conditioning filter must
be changed regularly to main-
tain air conditioning efficiency.
Removing the air condition-
ing filter
1 Turn the power switch off.
2 Open the glove box. Slide off
5 Unlock the filter cover (
), pull
the damper.
the filter cover out of the claws
(
), and remove the filter
cover.
6
3 Push in the glove box on the
vehicle’s outer side to discon-
nect the 2 claws. Then pull out
6 Remove the filter (type A) or fil-
the glove box and disconnect
ter case. (type B)
the lower claws.
7 Replace the air conditioning fil-
ter with a new one.
The “
UP” marks shown on the filter
and the filter case should be pointing
up.
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X Type A
NOTICE
Replace the air conditioning filter.
QWhen using the air conditioning
system
Make sure that a filter is always
installed.
Using the air conditioning system
without a filter may cause damage to
the system.
Q To prevent damage to the filter
cover
When moving the filter cover in the
direction of arrow to release the fit-
ting, pay attention not to apply exces-
X Type B
sive force to the claws. Otherwise, the
Remove the air conditioning filter from
claws may be damaged.
the filter case and replace it.
QChecking interval
Inspect and replace the air conditioning
filter according to the maintenance
schedule. In dusty areas or areas with
heavy traffic flow, early replacement
may be required. (For scheduled main-
tenance information, please refer to the
“Service Booklet” or “Warranty Informa-
tion Booklet”.)
QIf air flow from the vents decreases
dramatically
The filter may be clogged. Check the fil-
ter and replace if necessary.
6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
347
Cleaning the hybrid bat-
If dust and clogs cannot be
tery (traction battery)
completely removed
air intake vent and filter
If dust and clogs cannot be com-
pletely removed with the air intake
To prevent the fuel economy
vent cover installed,
remove the
from being affected, visually
cover and clean the
filter.
inspect the hybrid battery
1 Turn the power switch off.
(traction battery) air intake
vent periodically for dust and
2 Using a flathead
screwdriver,
clogs. If it is dusty or clogged
remove the air
intake vent cover.
or if “Maintenance Required
for Traction Battery Cooling
Parts See Owner’s Manual” is
displayed on the multi-infor-
mation display, clean the air
intake vent using the following
procedures:
Cleaning the air intake vent
1 Pull the cover as shown in the
illustration to disengage the 2
Remove the dust from the air intake
6
claws, starting from the claw in
vent with a vacuum cleaner, etc.
the upper right corner.
Make sure to only
use a vacuum
to
2 Pull the cover toward the side of
suck out dust and clogs. Attempting to
blow out dust and clogs using an
air-
the vehicle to remove it.
gun, etc. may push it into the air
intake
3 Remove the air intake vent filter.
vent. (→P.350)
1 Disengage the 2 claws as
shown in the illustration.
2 Disengage the 2 tabs and
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6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
remove the filter from cover as
6 Install the air intake vent cover.
shown in the illustration.
4 Remove the dust and clogs from
the filter using a vacuum
cleaner, etc.
Make sure to also remove the dust and
clogs from the inside of the air intake
vent cover.
1 Insert the tab of the cover as
shown in the illustration.
2 Push the cover to engage the 2
claws.
QScheduled maintenance of the air
intake vent
5
Reinstall the filter to the cover.
Refer to “Service Booklet” or “Warranty
Information Booklet”.
Q Cleaning the air intake vent
ODust in the air intake vent may inter-
fere with the cooling of the hybrid bat-
tery (traction battery). If
charging/discharging of the hybrid
battery (traction battery) becomes lim-
ited, the distance that the vehicle can
be driven using the electric motor
(traction motor) may be reduced and
the fuel economy may be reduced.
1
Engage the filter to the 2 tabs as
Inspect and clean the air intake vent
periodically.
shown in the illustration.
OImproper handling of the air intake
2
Engage the 2 claws to install the
vent cover and filter may result in
filter.
damage to them. If you have any con-
cerns about cleaning the filter, contact
Make sure that the filter is not crooked
any authorized Mazda retailer or
or deformed when installing it.
Mazda authorized repairer, or any reli-
able repairer.
QIf “Maintenance Required for Trac-
tion Battery Cooling Parts See
Owner’s Manual” is displayed on
the multi-information display
OIf this warning message is displayed
on the multi-information display,
remove the air intake vent cover and
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349
clean the filter. (→P.348)
NOTICE
OAfter cleaning the air intake vent, start
the hybrid system and check that the
QWhen cleaning the air intake vent
warning message is no longer dis-
When cleaning the air intake vent,
played.
make sure to only use a vacuum to
After the hybrid system is started, it
suck out dust and clogs. If a com-
may be necessary to drive the vehicle
pressed air blow gun, etc. is used to
up to approximately 20 minutes before
blow out dust and clogs, the dust or
the warning message disappears. If
clogs may be pushed into the air
the warning message does not disap-
intake vent, which may affect the per-
pear after driving for appropriately 20
formance of the hybrid battery
(trac-
minutes, have the vehicle inspected
tion battery) and cause a malfunction.
by any authorized Mazda retailer or
Mazda authorized repairer, or any reli-
able repairer.
WARNING
Q When cleaning the air intake vent
O Do not use water or other liquids to
clean the air intake vent. If water is
applied to the hybrid battery (trac-
Q To prevent damage to the vehicle
tion battery) or other components, a
malfunction or fire may occur.
ODo not allow water or foreign matter
to enter the air intake vent when the
OBefore cleaning the air intake vent,
cover is removed.
make sure to turn the power switch
off to stop the hybrid system.
O Carefully handle the removed filter
so that it will not be damaged.
6
Q When removing the air intake
If the filter is damaged, have it
vent cover
replaced with a new filter by any
Do not touch the service plug located
authorized Mazda retailer or Mazda
near the air intake vent. (→P.77)
authorized repairer, or any reliable
repairer.
OMake sure to reinstall the filter and
cover to their original positions after
cleaning.
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6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
NOTICE
Wireless remote con-
trol/electronic key bat-
O Do not install anything to the air
intake vent other than the exclusive
tery
filter for this vehicle or use the vehi-
cle without the filter installed.
Replace the battery with a new
Q If “Maintenance Required for
one if it is depleted.
Traction Battery Cooling Parts
See Owner’s Manual” is dis-
As the key may be damaged if
played on the multi-information
the following procedure is not
display
performed properly, it is rec-
If the vehicle is continuously driven
ommended that key battery
with the warning message (indicating
that charging/discharging of the
replacement be performed by
hybrid battery [traction battery] may
any authorized Mazda retailer
become limited) displayed, the hybrid
battery (traction battery) may mal-
or Mazda authorized repairer,
function. If the warning message is
or any reliable repairer.
displayed, clean the air intake vent
immediately.
QIf the electronic key battery is
depleted
The following symptoms may occur:
OThe smart entry & start system (if
equipped) and wireless remote control
will not function properly.
OThe operational range will be reduced.
Items to prepare
z Flathead screwdriver
z Small flathead screwdriver
z Lithium battery CR2032 (vehi-
cles without a smart entry & start
system), or CR2450 (vehicles
with a smart entry & start sys-
tem)
QUse a CR2032 (vehicles without a
smart entry & start system) or
CR2450 (vehicles with a smart
entry & start system) lithium bat-
tery
OBatteries can be purchased at any
authorized Mazda retailer or Mazda
authorized repairer, or any reliable
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6-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
repairer, local electrical appliance
3 Remove the depleted battery
shops or camera stores.
using a small flathead screw-
O Replace only with the same or equiva-
driver.
lent type recommended by the manu-
facturer.
When removing the battery, use a
screwdriver of an appropriate size.
O Dispose of used batteries according to
local laws.
Insert a new battery with the “+” termi-
nal facing up.
Replacing the battery
X Vehicles without a smart entry &
start system
1 Remove the key cover.
To prevent damage to the key, cover
the tip of the flathead screwdriver with a
rag.
4 Install the battery cover with the
tab facing up.
Push the entire edge of the battery
cover into the key.
6
2 Remove the battery cover.
Use a screwdriver of an appropriate
size. Forcedly prying may cause the
cover damaged.
If the battery cover is difficult to remove,
lift the edge to remove it.
5 Install the key cover.
Align the key cover with the key and
then press it straight into the key.
Make sure that the key cover is
securely installed without any gaps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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