Q: trying to locate the reset button for the car

asked by on

I'm trying to locate my reset button for my 2005 Mazda 3 i looked In the trunk and kick panels and nothing to be found

My car has 163000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The only reset button I can think you are talking about is the fuel pump reset inertia switch. The vehicle you listed does not use one. You have a fuel pump powered by a fuel pump relay in the the left rear of the engine compartment. The fuel pump relay is powered by the fuel pump fuse and turned on by the engine control module. The fuel pump requires a good oil pressure to stay on after the ECM turns the pump on to start the vehicle.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. trying to locate the reset button for the car

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I started my car, but not all the way and pressed on the brakes a few times, and felt the brakes lock up a little bit. Turned on m

You should first check brake fluid to see if it is low on fluid? If not low then your master cylinder has failed and will need to be replaced.

Q: Navigation screen system says "program cannot be read" after new car battery was put in.

Hi there. You will need to do a hard reset on the vehicle if your navigation system is factory in design. Disconnect the battery and turn the headlights on. Hold your foot on the brake pedal for 1 minute and...

Q: AT light and Check engine light on stuck in third gear.

A logical place to start is with a Check Engine Light inspection to see what codes might be set. Usually with something of this nature, codes will be present, and there will be a flow chart that should be used...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...