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Learn how to fix your sedan with the help of this Mazda Motor Corporation full factory service guide (FSM) and technical workshop / repair manual (PDF).
Specs and manual details:
Production year(s): 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
The following models are encompassed by this manual: GS, GT / Mazda 3 ( Mazda Motor Corporation)
Mazda 3 GS Sedan
Mazda 3 GS Hatchback
Mazda 3 GT Sedan
Mazda 3 GT Hatchback
2004 Mazda 3: From JM1BK12F41100001 to JM1BK12F41279792
2005 Mazda 3: From JM1BK12F51100001 to JM1BK12F51409201
2006 Mazda 3: From JM1BK12F61100001 to JM1BK12F61633426
2007 Mazda 3: From JM1BK12F71100001 to JM1BK12F71921876
2008 Mazda 3: From JM1BK12F81100001 to JM1BK12F81135630
Manual Language: English
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If you own a 2004-2008 Mazda 3 GS or GT, you know how fun and reliable these cars can be. However, even the most dependable cars need maintenance and repairs from time to time. By downloading your Mazda 3 repair manual, you'll have access to detailed technical specifications, maintenance tips, common issues and solutions, popular modifications, and more.
Engine specs/technical specifications:
• Engine: 2.0-liter inline-4 or 2.3-liter inline-4
• Horsepower: 148-160 hp
• Torque: 135-150 lb-ft
• Compression ratio: 9.7:1-10.3:1
• Fuel delivery: Multi-point fuel injection
• Bore x Stroke: 87.5 mm x 83.1 mm (2.0L), 87.5 mm x 94.0 mm (2.3L)
• Engine block material: Aluminum alloy
• Cylinder head material: Aluminum alloy
• Valvetrain: DOHC
• Valve lifters: Hydraulic lash adjusters
• Transmission: 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic (2.0L), 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic (2.3L)
• Drivetrain: Front-wheel drive
• Suspension: Independent front and rear suspension
• Steering: Power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
• Brakes: 4-wheel disc brakes
• ABS: Anti-lock braking system
• Traction control: Available on GT models
• Wheel size: 15-inch, 16-inch, or 17-inch alloy wheels
• Tire size: P195/65R15, P205/55R16, or P205/50R17
• Fuel tank capacity: 14.5 gallons
• Wheelbase: 103.9 inches
• Length: 176.6 inches
• Width: 69.1 inches
• Height: 57.7 inches
• Curb weight: 2,865-3,086 lbs.
• 0-60 mph time: 8.4-9.4 seconds
• Top speed: 121-126 mph
• Fuel economy (manual): 24 mpg city / 32 mpg highway (2.0L), 23 mpg city / 31 mpg highway (2.3L)
• Fuel economy (automatic): 24 mpg city / 31 mpg highway (2.0L), 22 mpg city / 29 mpg highway (2.3L)
• Emissions rating: ULEV
Facts and details:
- The Mazda 3 was introduced in 2004 as a replacement for the Protegé.
- The Mazda 3 was praised for its sporty handling and stylish design.
- The Mazda 3 was available in sedan and hatchback body styles.
- The Mazda 3 GT came with a 2.3-liter engine, sport-tuned suspension, and other performance upgrades.
- The Mazda 3 was named a Car and Driver 10Best winner for 2004 and 2005.
- The Mazda 3's interior was praised for its high-quality materials and ergonomic design.
- The Mazda 3 received a minor refresh for 2007, with updated styling and features.
- The Mazda 3 was popular among enthusiasts for its potential as a performance platform, with many aftermarket tuning options available.
- The Mazda 3 was well-received for its safety features, with the NHTSA giving it a five-star safety rating.
- The Mazda 3 was considered a reliable car, with few major issues reported by owners.
Regular maintenance is key to keeping your Mazda 3 running smoothly. Some common maintenance items include oil changes, brake inspections, and tire rotations. It's also important to keep an eye on the timing belt, which should be replaced every 60,000 miles. Common issues with the 2004-2008 Mazda 3 include engine mount failure, transmission problems, and suspension issues. If you're experiencing any of these issues, it's important to have them addressed by a qualified mechanic.
For those looking to tune and modify their Mazda 3, popular options include upgrading the exhaust system, installing a cold air intake, and adding a performance chip. Upgraded suspension components and brake pads can also improve the car's handling and stopping power.
There are a variety of accessories and aftermarket options available for the Mazda 3, including floor mats, spoilers, and window deflectors. Many Mazda dealerships also offer a range of OEM parts and accessories for the Mazda 3.
Owners of the 2004-2008 Mazda 3 praise its sporty handling, stylish design, and reliable performance. Some owners have noted that the car can be noisy on the highway and that the interior space is limited.
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