How to Use This Manual

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Illustrations complement the words of the manual to best explain how to enjoy your Mazda. By reading your manual, you can find out about the features, important safety information, and driving under various road conditions.

The symbol below in this manual means УDo not do thisФ or УDo not let this happenФ.

Index: A good place to start is the Index,


Index: A good place to start is the Index, an alphabetical listing of all information in your manual.

You'll find several WARNINGs, CAUTIONs, and NOTEs in the manual.

WARNING:
A WARNING indicates a situation in which serious injury or death could result if the warning is ignored.

CAUTION:
A CAUTION indicates a situation in which bodily injury or damage to your vehicle, or both, could result if the caution is ignored.

NOTE:
A NOTE provides information and sometimes suggests how to make better use of your vehicle.

The symbol below, located on some parts of the vehicle, indicates that this manual contains information related to the part.

Please refer to the manual for a detailed explanation.

Your Vehicle at a Glance


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    Emission Control System
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    Mileage, Safety & Reliability
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