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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Active Adaptive Shift (AAS)

Active Adaptive Shift (AAS) automatically controls the transaxle shift points to best suit the road conditions and driver input. This improves driving feel. The transaxle may switch to AAS mode when driving up and down slopes, cornering, driving at high elevations, or depressing the accelerator pedal quickly while the selector lever is in the D position. Depending on the road and driving conditions/vehicle operations, gear shifting could be delayed or not occur, however, this does not indicate a problem because the AAS mode will maintain the optimum gear position.

Shift Position Indication
The selector position is indicated when the ignition is switched ON. Gear position indication In manual shift mode, the “M” of the shift position indication illuminates and the numeral for the ...

Shift-Lock System
The shift-lock system prevents shifting out of P unless the brake pedal is depressed. To shift from P: Depress and hold the brake pedal. Start the engine. Press and hold the lock-release b ...

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Emission Control System
This vehicle is equipped with an emission control system (the catalytic converter is part of this system) that enables the vehicle to comply with existing exhaust emissions requirements. WARNING Never park over or near anything fl ammable: Parking over or near anything fl ammable ...

Electric Variable Valve Timing Actuator Inspection [Skyactiv G 2.0]
WARNING: A hot engine can cause severe burns. Turn off the engine and wait until it is cool before servicing. CAUTION: Do not disassemble the electric variable valve timing actuator because it is a precision unit. 1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the ne ...

Clock Spring Inspection [Standard Deployment Control System]
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the driver–side air bag module.. 3. Remove the steering wheel.. 4. Remove the column cover. 5. Remove the clock spring.. 6. Verify that the continuity is as indicated in the table. If not as indicated in the table, replace the cl ...

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