Mazda 3 Service Manual: Manual transmission Clutch
When Liftgate/Trunk Lid Cannot be Opened
If the vehicle battery is dead or there is a malfunction in the electrical system and the liftgate/trunk lid cannot be opened, perform the following procedure as an emergency measure to open it: (5–door) Remove the cap on the interior surface of the liftgate with a flathead screwdriver. ...
Shift Lock System Inspection
Shift-Lock System Inspection 1. Switch the ignition to ON. 2. Shift the selector lever to the P position. 3. Perform the following procedures to inspect the shift-lock system. If there is any malfunction, inspect the shift-lock solenoid and P position switch.. a.