Fuel-Filler Lid and Cap

WARNING:
When removing the fuel cap, loosen the cap slightly and wait for any hissing to stop. Then remove it:
Fuel spray is dangerous. Fuel can burn skin and eyes and cause illness if ingested. Fuel spray is released when there is pressure in the fuel tank and the fuel cap is removed too quickly.

Before refueling, stop the engine, and always keep sparks and flames away from the filler neck:
Fuel vapor is dangerous. It could be ignited by sparks or flames causing serious burns and injuries.

Additionally, use of the incorrect fuel filler cap or not using a fuel filler cap may result in fuel leak, which could result in serious burns or death in an accident.

CAUTION:
Always use only a genuine Mazda fuel cap or an approved equivalent, available at an Authorized Mazda Dealer. The wrong cap can result in a serious malfunction of the fuel and emission control systems. It may also cause the check engine light in the instrument cluster to illuminate.

Fuel-Filler Lid

To open, pull the remote fuel-filler lid


To open, pull the remote fuel-filler lid release.

Fuel-Filler Cap

To remove the fuel-filler cap, turn it counterclockwise.

To close the fuel-filler cap, turn it


To close the fuel-filler cap, turn it clockwise until two or more click sounds are heard.

CAUTION:
If the check fuel cap warning light illuminates, the fuel-filler cap may not be properly installed. If the warning light illuminates, park your vehicle safely off the right-of-way, remove the fuel-filler cap and reinstall it correctly. After the cap has been correctly installed, the fuel cap warning light may continue to illuminate until a number of driving cycles have been completed. A drive cycle consists of starting the engine (after four or more hours with the engine off) and driving the vehicle on city and highway roads.

Continuing to drive with the check fuel cap warning light illuminated could cause the check engine light to illuminate as well.

NOTE:


NOTE:
The removed cap can be attached to the inner side of the lid during refueling to prevent fuel on the cap from dripping onto the vehicle.

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