Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Inspect fluid level in the washer fluid reservoir; add fluid if necessary.

The top of the float should be between F and L.


Use plain water if washer fluid is unavailable.

But use only washer fluid in cold weather to prevent it from freezing.

NOTE

Front and rear washer fluid is supplied from the same reservoir.


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Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Handling


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CAUTION

- If DEF gets in your mouth, wash your mouth with a large amount of water immediately and seek medical attention. If DEF is mistakenly swallowed, drink 1 to 2 cups of water immediately and seek medical attention.

- If DEF gets in your eyes, rinse them with running water immediately and seek medical attention.

- Do not use DEF when 2 years have elapsed from the production date indicated on the container or the use period has expired. If DEF with an expired use period is used, the Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) System may not operate normally.

- Do not store DEF in the vehicle. DEF may deteriorate or the interior may be damaged due to fluid leakage from the container.

- If DEF gets on the painted surface or the interior, wash it off with water or wipe it off with a wet cloth immediately. Otherwise, it may damage the painted surface or the interior.

- If DEF crystals form on the painted surface or the interior, wipe them off with a wet cloth. Otherwise, it may damage the painted surface or the interior.

- Store DEF in a place out of the reach of children.

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- Do not put DEF into a different container. There may be foreign matter in the container. If DEF containing foreign matter is used, it could cause a problem with the SCR system. In addition, changing containers is dangerous because it increases the risk of accidental ingestion.


NOTE

- DEF is a colorless, transparent, odorless, and nonpoisonous solution (urea: 32.5 %, aqueous solution (AUS32)).

- Store DEF in a cool, dark place.

- DEF freezes at –11 °C (12 °F), however, when the temperature increases, the DEF returns to its original condition.

- When opening the container, there may be a smell of ammonia. Open the container in a well-ventilated area.

- If DEF gets on your hands, wash them with running water immediately.

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CAUTION

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Replenishment


- Use a Mazda genuine product or a product conforming to ISO22241-1 for DEF. If incompatible DEF is used, the Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system may not operate normally. For the recommended DEF, consult the nearest Authorized Mazda Dealer.

- Do not dilute DEF with water. If diluted DEF is used, it could cause a problem with the SCR system or damage it.

- Do not add any fluid other than DEF to the urea tank. If any fluid other than DEF is added, it could cause a problem with the SCR system or damage it. Do not switch the ignition ON, and contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

- When adding DEF, use a bottle with an anti-spill nozzle. If a bottle without an anti-spill nozzle or a commercial dispenser at a gasoline station is used, it could cause leakage or the DEF to spray out.

- Do not overfill the DEF. If the DEF is overfilled, it may freeze during cold temperatures (–11°C (12 °F) or less). When urea freezes, it expands and could cause tank breakage. Always use a bottle with an auto-stop function and stop adding fluid when the auto-stop function operates.


NOTE

- When adding DEF during low temperatures (–11 °C (12 °F) or less), move the vehicle to a warm location. If the DEF starts to freeze, it may not flow correctly and the correct amount may not have been added. In addition, if the fluid freezes in the urea tank, you may not be able to tell if the correct amount of fluid was added.

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- Replenishment of DEF by an Authorized Mazda Dealer is recommended. If you want to replenish the DEF yourself, follow the replenishment procedure below.


Replenishment Procedure

1. Check the remaining amount of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) on the

multi-information display. (Instrument cluster (Type A)) Refer to Remaining Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and Maximum Driving

Distance Display (SKYACTIV-D 2.2) on page 4-21.

(Instrument cluster (Type B)) Refer to Remaining Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and Maximum Driving

Distance Display (SKYACTIV-D 2.2) on page 4-37.

3.8 L (1.0 US gal, 0.84 Imp gal) of DEF or more needs to be added.

NOTE

The replenishment amount (reference) according to the DEF level (%) indication is as follows:

*1 Even if DEF is added at the indicated replenishment amount, 100 % may not be indicated on the display.


2. Stop the vehicle on level ground.

3. Switch the ignition OFF.

4. Open the fuel-filler lid.

Refer to Refueling on page 3-34.

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Open

Open

Open

Close

Close

Close

5. Open the cap of the DEF filler port.


6. Remove the cap of a bottle containing DEF, insert the bottle into the DEF filler port, and screw it in lightly until it stops.


Percentage (%) indica- tion for remaining amount

Reference replenish- ment amount*1

100 — 85

Replenishment unneces- sary

80 — 60

About 3.8 L (1.0 US gal,

0.84 Imp gal)

55 — 40

About 5.7 L (1.5 US gal,

1.3 Imp gal)

35 — 20

About 7.6 L (2.0 US gal,

1.7 Imp gal)

15 — 0

About 9.5 L (2.5 US gal,

2.1 Imp gal)

Percentage (%) indica- tion for remaining amount

Reference replenish- ment amount*1

100 — 85

Replenishment unneces- sary

80 — 60

About 3.8 L (1.0 US gal,

0.84 Imp gal)

55 — 40

About 5.7 L (1.5 US gal,

1.3 Imp gal)

35 — 20

About 7.6 L (2.0 US gal,

1.7 Imp gal)

15 — 0

About 9.5 L (2.5 US gal,

2.1 Imp gal)

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Percentage (%) indica- tion for remaining amount

Reference replenish- ment amount*1

100 — 85

Replenishment unneces- sary

80 — 60

About 3.8 L (1.0 US gal,

0.84 Imp gal)

55 — 40

About 5.7 L (1.5 US gal,

1.3 Imp gal)

35 — 20

About 7.6 L (2.0 US gal,

1.7 Imp gal)

15 — 0

About 9.5 L (2.5 US gal,

2.1 Imp gal)

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CAUTION

If too much DEF is added, the SCR system might display a WARNING. Contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer if a WARNING is displayed. If the WARNING remains displayed, the urea tank may have a problem or it may be damaged.


NOTE

- If excessive force is applied when pressing in the bottom of the bottle, the bottle or the DEF filler port may be damaged.

- When the urea tank is full, stop adding DEF because the flow from the bottle slows down by the bottle's auto-stop function. If you continue adding DEF, the urea tank will overfill.

7. Press in the bottom of the bottle straight and add DEF.


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Push to add

Push to add

Push to add

Release to stop

8. Remove the bottle in the reverse order of the insertion. At this time, be careful of DEF dripping from the bottle.

9. Tighten the cap of the DEF filler port until you hear two or more click sounds.

10. Switch the ignition ON once.

11. Check the following while the vehicle is stopped.

- No DEF level WARNING indication is displayed on the multi-information display.

- The DEF level (%) indication on the multi-information display shows an increase.

(Instrument cluster (Type A)) Refer to Remaining Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and Maximum Driving Distance Display (SKYACTIV-D 2.2) on page 4-21.

(Instrument cluster (Type B)) Refer to Remaining Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and Maximum Driving Distance Display (SKYACTIV-D 2.2) on page 4-37.

12. Switch the ignition OFF.

If the above indications remain unchanged even after one minute has passed with the vehicle stopped:

- If you have already added 3.8 L (1.0 US gal, 0.84 Imp gal) of DEF according to the DEF level (%) indication on the multi-information display, prepare an additional 3.8 L (1.0 US gal, 0.84 Imp gal) of DEF or more and add it following the replenishment procedure.

- If you added the correct amount of DEF, the DEF level (%) indication on the multi-information display will show an increase while the vehicle is being driven. If the DEF level (%) shows no increase or the speed restriction does not

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