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Mazda CX-5 Owners Manual: Mirrors

Mirrors

Before driving, adjust the inside and outside mirrors.

Outside Mirrors

WARNING

Be sure to look over your shoulder before changing lanes: Changing lanes without taking into account the actual distance of the vehicle in the convex mirror is dangerous. You could have a serious accident. What you see in the convex mirror is closer than it appears.

Mirror type

Flat type (driver's side)

Flat surface mirror.

Convex type (front passenger side)

The mirror has single curvature on its surface.

Power mirror adjustment

The ignition must be switched to ACC or ON position.

To adjust:

1. Rotate the mirror adjusting switch to the left or right to choose the left or right side mirror.

2. Depress the mirror switch in the appropriate direction.


After adjusting the mirror, lock the control by rotating the switch in the center position.

Folding mirror

WARNING

Always return the outside mirrors to the driving position before you start driving:

Driving with the outside mirrors folded in is dangerous. Your rear view will be restricted, and you could have an accident.

Fold the outside mirror rearward until it is flush with the vehicle.


Rearview Mirror

WARNING

Do not stack cargo or objects higher than the seatbacks:

Cargo stacked higher than the seatbacks is dangerous. It can block your view in the rearview mirror, which might cause you to hit another car when changing lanes.

Rearview mirror adjustment

Before driving, adjust the rearview mirror to center on the scene through the rear window.


NOTE

For the manual day/night mirror, perform the adjustment with the day/night lever in the day position.

Reducing glare from headlights

Manual day/night mirror

Push the day/night lever forward for day driving. Pull it back to reduce glare of headlights from cars at the rear.


Auto-dimming mirror

The auto-dimming mirror automatically reduces glare of headlights from cars at the rear when the ignition is switched ON.

Press the OFF button ( ) to cancel the automatic dimming function. The indicator light will turn off.

To reactivate the automatic dimming function, press the ON button ( ). The indicator light will illuminate.


NOTE

Do not use glass cleaner or suspend objects on or around the light sensor. Otherwise, light sensor sensitivity will be affected and may not operate normally.


For information regarding the 3 buttons ( ) on the auto-dimming mirror.


Refer to HomeLink Wireless Control System 3.

The auto-dimmer function is canceled when the ignition is switched ON and the shift lever/selector lever is in reverse (R).

Steering Wheel
Steering Wheel WARNING Never adjust the steering wheel while the vehicle is moving: Adjusting the steering wheel while the vehicle is moving is dangerous. Moving it can very easily cause the driv ...

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Other materials:

Mirror Base Removal
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the rearview mirror. (without auto-dimming mirror). 3. Remove the auto-dimming mirror. (with auto-dimming mirror). 4. Wind each end of a wire around a bar. WARNING: Using the piano wire with bare hands can cause injury. Always ...

Front Stabilizer Control Link Inspection
1. Remove the front stabilizer control link.. 2. Inspect for bending or damage. If there is any malfunction, replace the front stabilizer control link. 3. Rotate the front stabilizer control link ball joint stud 10 times and shake it side to side 10 times. 4. Measure the front stabilizer c ...

Filament Inspection
1. Switch the ignition ON (engine off). 2. Turn the rear window defroster switch on. CAUTION: Directly touching the rear window defroster filament with the lead of the tester could damage it. Wrap aluminum foil around the end of the lead and inspect the filament by touching it ...

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