Mazda 3 since 2003
1. Operation and maintenance of the car
2. Engine
2.1. General description of new engines of the L8, LF and L3 models
2.2. Mechanical part of engines
2.3. Appendix 1
2.3.1. Lubrication system Check of pressure of oil Replacement of engine oil Replacement of an oil filter Removal and installation of the oil cooler Removal and installation of the oil pallet Removal and installation of the oil pump
2.3.2. Cooling system
2.3.3. Fuel system
2.3.4. System of release
2.4. Appendix 2
2.5. Appendix 3
2.6. The Z6 engine – a mechanical part
2.7. Lubrication system
2.8. Cooling system
2.9. System of an admission
2.10. Fuel system
2.11. System of production of the fulfilled gases and system of decrease in toxicity
2.12. System of ignition
2.13. Control system
2.14. Tables
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
5. Steering mechanism
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body


2-3-1-2-zamena-motornogo-masla.html Replacement of engine oil

Set the vehicle on a horizontal surface.
Warm up the engine up to the normal working temperature.
Stop the engine and wait 5 min.
Take out the probe for measurement of level of oil.
Make sure that oil level – between tags of F and L on the probe and estimate a condition of engine oil. If oil level – is lower than a tag of L, add oil.

If in the course of oil replacement some of its quantity incidentally gets on working parts of the engine, wipe it as it is possible more carefully. The remains not of threadbare oil can cause smoke in a motor compartment.

Uncover an oil-filling mouth and a drain stopper of the oil pallet and an oil filter.
Merge engine oil in a container.
Establish a drain stopper of an oil filter with a new sealing ring.
Inhaling moment (drain stopper of an oil filter): 9–10 N · m.
Clear a flange of a drain stopper of the oil pallet and establish a stopper into place.
Inhaling moment (drain stopper of the oil pallet): 25–30 N · m.
Again fill in in the engine engine oil of the specified type and in the specified quantity.

The recommended oil (see chapter 1 of the present edition "Operation Manual and to Maintenance")

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