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Proper disposal of Capacitor


Some Mazda model have a capacitor (i-ELOOP) as an energy regeneration system on the deceleration of the vehicle, and the electricity remains in the capacitor depending on the condition of the vehicle. When an end of life vehicle is scrapped in that condition, the electricity stored in the capacitor could cause an ignition or a fire in s hredding the vehicle.
Therefore, please always discharge the capacitor when a vehicle is dismantled.
Also, please read the capacitor disposal manual, and discharge the capacitor safely and properly.


Procedures of discharging  the Capacitor

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1. Mazda 3 (AXELA) Vehicle type BM
   (Vehicle type in VIN : JM* BM****** 100001~ )
   (Vehicle type in VIN : LVR*DFAC**N 300001~ )

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2. Mazda 6 (ATENZA) Vehicle type GJ
   (Vehicle type in VIN : JM* GJ****** 100001~ )
   (Vehicle type in VIN : LFPM*A**** 1E10001~ )

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3. CX-5 Vehicle type HDC
   (Vehicle type in VIN : LVR HDC****N 010001~ )


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