Mazda Mazda6: Manual Type - Interior Comfort - Mazda6 Owners ManualMazda Mazda6: Manual Type

Control Switches Manual Type

Control Switches

control dial Temperature control dial

This dial controls temperature. Turn it clockwise for hot and counterclockwise for cold.

MAX-A/C position

For quick cabin cooling, rotate the temperature control dial counterclockwise to the MAX-A/C position. The A/C system automatically turns on and the air intake mode switches to the recirculation position automatically.

dial Fan control dial

This dial allows variable fan speeds.

0―Fan off.

1―Low speed.

2―Medium low speed.

3―Medium high speed.

4―High speed.

dial Mode selector dial

Turn the mode selector dial to select airflow mode.

NOTE:

- The mode selector dial can be set at the intermediate positions (between each mode. Set the dial to a intermediate position if you want to slightly) between each mode. Set the dial to a intermediate position if you want to slightly adjust the airflow amount.

- For example, when the mode selector dial is at the and position between the positions, airflow from the floor and vent is less than that of the  position. positions, airflow from the floor vent is less than that of the A/C switch position.

Press the A/C switch to turn the air conditioner on. The indicator light on the A/C switch

Press the A/C switch to turn the air conditioner on. The indicator light on the switch will illuminate when the fan control dial is set at position 1, 2, 3, or 4.

Press the switch once again to turn the air conditioner off.

NOTE:

- The air conditioner may not function when the outside temperature approaches 0 °C (32 °F).

- When the mode is set to with the fan control dial in a position or other than 0 and the temperature control dial in the maximum cold position, the with the fan control dial in a position other than 0 and the temperature control dial in the maximum cold position, the air intake selector switches to the recirculated air mode and the A/C turns on automatically.

If A/C is not desired, press the A/C switch to turn it off.

If recirculated air mode is not desired, press the air intake selector to switch to outside air mode.

This switch controls the source of air entering the vehicle. Air intake selector

This switch controls the source of air entering the vehicle.

Press the the outside air and recirculated air modes. switch to alternate between the outside air and recirculated air modes.

It is recommended that under normal conditions the switch be kept in the outside air mode.

Outside air mode (indicator light turned off)

Outside air is taken into the vehicle. Use this mode for normal ventilation and heating.

Recirculated air mode (indicator light illuminated)

Outside air is shut off. Air within the vehicle is recirculated.

This mode can be used when driving on a dusty road or in similar conditions. It also helps to provide quicker cooling of the interior.

WARNING:

Do not use the recirculated air mode in cold or rainy weather:

Using the recirculated air mode in cold or rainy weather is dangerous as it will cause the windows to fog up.

Your vision will be hampered, which could lead to a serious accident.

Heating

1. Set the mode selector dial to the 2. Set the temperature control dial to the hot position. position.

2. Set the temperature control dial to the hot position.

3. Set the fan control dial to the desired speed.

NOTE:

- If the windshield fogs up easily, set the mode selector dial to the - If cooler air is desired at face level, set the mode selector dial at the position.

- If cooler air is desired at face level, set the mode selector dial at the control dial to maintain maximum comfort. position and adjust the temperature control dial to maintain maximum comfort.

- The air to the floor is warmer than air to the face (except when the temperature control dial is set at the extreme hot or cold position).

- In the position, the air conditioner is automatically or turned on (however, the indicator light does not illuminate) and the outside air position, the air conditioner is automatically turned on (however, the indicator light does not illuminate) and the outside air mode is automatically selected to defrost the windshield.

In the position, the outside air mode cannot or be changed to the recirculated air mode. position, the outside air mode cannot be changed to the recirculated air mode.

Cooling (With Air Conditioner)

1. Set the mode selector dial to the 2. Set the temperature control dial to the cold position. position.

2. Set the temperature control dial to the cold position.

3. Set the fan control dial to the desired speed.

4. Turn on the air conditioner by pressing the A/C switch.

5. Adjust the fan control dial and temperature control dial to maintain maximum comfort.

CAUTION:

When using the air conditioner while driving up long hills or in heavy traffic, closely monitor the temperature gauge.

The air conditioner may cause engine overheating. If the gauge indicates overheating, turn the air conditioner off.

NOTE:

- When maximum cooling is desired, set the temperature control dial to the extreme cold position and set the air intake selector to the recirculated air mode, then set the fan control dial to position 4.

- If warmer air is desired at floor level, set the mode selector dial at the control dial to maintain maximum comfort. position and adjust the temperature control dial to maintain maximum comfort.

- The air to the floor is warmer than air to the face (except when the temperature control dial is set at the extreme hot or cold position).

Ventilation

1. Set the mode selector dial to the 2. Set the air intake selector to the outside air mode. position.

2. Set the air intake selector to the outside air mode.

3. Set the temperature control dial to the desired position.

4. Set the fan control dial to the desired speed.

Windshield Defrosting and Defogging

1. Set the mode selector dial to the 2. Set the temperature control dial to the desired position. position.

2. Set the temperature control dial to the desired position.

3. Set the fan control dial to the desired speed.

WARNING:

Do not defog the windshield using the set to the cold position: position with the temperature control set to the cold position:

Using the control set to the cold position is dangerous as it will cause the outside of the position with the temperature control set to the cold position is dangerous as it will cause the outside of the windshield to fog up. Your vision will be hampered, which could lead to a serious accident. Set the temperature control to the hot or warm position when using the NOTE: position.

NOTE:

- For quick cabin cooling, rotate the temperature control dial counterclockwise to the MAX-A/C position. The A/C system automatically turns on and the air intake mode switches to the recirculation position automatically.

- For maximum defrosting, set the temperature control dial to the extreme hot position and the fan control dial to position 4.

- If warm air is desired at the floor, set the mode selector dial to the - In the , or position.

- In the position, the air conditioner is automatically, or turned on (however, the indicator light does not illuminate) and the outside air position, the air conditioner is automatically turned on (however, the indicator light does not illuminate) and the outside air mode is automatically selected to defrost the windshield.

In the position, the outside air mode cannot or be changed to the recirculated air mode. position, the outside air mode cannot be changed to the recirculated air mode.

Dehumidifying (With Air Conditioner)

Operate the air conditioner in cool or cold weather to help defog the windshield and side windows.

1. Set the mode selector dial to the desired position.

2. Set the air intake selector to the outside air mode.

3. Set the temperature control dial to the desired position.

4. Set the fan control dial to the desired speed.

5. Turn on the air conditioner by pressing the A/C switch.

NOTE:

One of the functions of the air conditioner is dehumidifying the air and, to use this function, the temperature does not have to be set to cold.

Therefore, set the temperature control dial to the desired position (hot or cold) and turn on the air conditioner when you want to dehumidify the cabin air.

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