MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual

MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 MAZDA MAZDA https://www.carmanualsonline.info/img/28/41047/w960_41047-0.png MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual

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MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual 3-13
Knowing Your Mazda
Doors and Locks
Form No. 8R09-EA-02G
Opening the Trunk Lid from the 
Inside
Pull the illuminated "T" shaped handle. 
The handle is made of material that will 
glow for hours i

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MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual 3-14
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Doors and Locks
Form No. 8R09-EA-02G
Operating the Driver’s Side 
Power Window
To open the window to the desired 
position, lightly hold down the switch.
To close the window

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MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual 3-15
Knowing Your Mazda
Doors and Locks
Form No. 8R09-EA-02G
Fuel-Filler Lid
The remote fuel-filler lid release is 
mounted in the center console.
To open the console, unlock it and pull the 
release

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MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual 3-16
Knowing Your Mazda
Doors and Locks
Form No. 8R09-EA-02G
Opening the Hood
1. With the vehicle parked, pull the 
release handle to unlock the hood.
2. Pull the safety catch up and lift the hood. 3

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MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual 3-17
Knowing Your Mazda
Doors and Locks
Form No. 8R09-EA-02G
Convertible Top Precautions
Convertible Top
Top latch assembley Top storage area
Windshield header
Top frame
Top covering Top latch
Unlock

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MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual 3-18
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Doors and Locks
Form No. 8R09-EA-02G
•Before lowering or raising the top, stop 
in a safe place off the right-of-way and 
park on a level surface.
• Make sure nothing is on

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MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual 3-19
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Doors and Locks
Form No. 8R09-EA-02G
5. Push the unlock buttons and fully release the top latches.
6. Lift up on the front section of the top to  release it from the windshield

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MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual 3-20
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Doors and Locks
Form No. 8R09-EA-02G
5. Insert the top covering’s rear edge into 
the groove in the body molding.
 Raising the Convertible Top
1. Park the vehicle on a level

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MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual 3-21
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Doors and Locks
Form No. 8R09-EA-02G
9. If the rear window defroster coupler is disconnected, connect the coupler.
Taking Care of the Top
Refer to convertible top maintenance

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MAZDA MODEL MX-5 MIATA 2003 Workshop Manual 3-22
Knowing Your Mazda
Doors and Locks
Form No. 8R09-EA-02G
Detachable Hardtop Precautions
Detachable Hardtop
Top latch assembly
Side latch assemblyRear deck latch
Rear deck stud
Rear window defrost