Mazda CX-3: Emergency Starting / Push-Starting

Mazda CX-3 (2015-2022) Owner's Manual / If Trouble Arises / Emergency Starting / Push-Starting

Do not push-start your Mazda.

WARNING

Never tow a vehicle to start it: Towing a vehicle to start it is dangerous. The vehicle being towed could surge forward when its engine starts, causing the 2 vehicles to collide. The occupants could be injured.

CAUTION

Do not push-start a vehicle that has a manual transaxle. It can damage the emission control system.

NOTE

You cannot start a vehicle with an automatic transaxle by pushing it.

    Starting a Flooded Engine

    If the engine fails to start, it may be flooded (excessive fuel in the engine). Follow this procedure: If the engine does not start within 5 seconds on the first try, wait 10 seconds and try again...

    Overheating

    If the high engine coolant temperature warning light turns on, the vehicle loses power, or you hear a loud knocking or pinging noise, the engine is probably too hot...

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    This vehicle has power-assisted brakes that adjust automatically through normal use. Should power-assist fail, you can stop by applying greater force than normal to the brake pedal. But the distance required to stop will be greater than usual. WARNING Do not coast with the engine stalled or turned off, find a safe place to stop: Coasting with the engine stalled or turned off is dangerous...

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    Categories

    Speedometer

    The speedometer indicates the speed of the vehicle.

    NOTE

    (Analog speedometer type)

    If a few seconds have elapsed after switching the ignition off, the needle may deviate. However, this does not indicate a problem.

    Speed Unit Selector (Digital Speedometer)(Some models)

    In some countries, you may have to change the speed units between km/h and mph.

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