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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Glossary of Terms

Tire Placard: A label indicating the OE tire sizes, recommended inflation pressure, and the maximum weight the vehicle can carry.

Tire Identification Number (TIN): A number on the sidewall of each tire providing information about the tire brand and manufacturing plant, tire size, and date of manufacture.

Inflation Pressure: A measure of the amount of air in a tire.

kPa: Kilopascal, the metric unit for air pressure.

psi: Pounds per square inch, the English unit for air pressure.

B-pillar: The structural member at the side of the vehicle behind the front door.

Original Equipment (OE): Describes components originally equipped on the vehicle.

Vehicle Load Limit: The maximum value of the combination weight of occupants and cargo.

Bead Area of the Tire: Area of the tire next to the rim.

Sidewall Area of the Tire: Area between the bead area and the tread.

Tread Area of the Tire: Area on the perimeter of the tire that contacts the road when it's mounted on the vehicle.

Seating capacity means the total allowable number of vehicle occupants. Seating capacity is described on the tire label.

Production options weight is the combination weight of installed regular production options weighing over 2.3 kilograms in excess of the standard items which they replace, and not previously considered in the curb weight or accessory weight, including heavy duty brakes, ride levelers, roof rack, heavy duty battery, and special trim.

Rim is the metal support (wheel) for a tire or a tire and tube assembly upon which the tire beads are seated.

Checking Tire Pressure
When you check the air pressure, make sure the tires are cold —meaning they are not hot from driving even a mile. Remove the cap from the valve on one tire. Firmly press a tire gauge onto ...

Tire Maintenance
Improper or inadequate vehicle maintenance can cause tires to wear abnormally. Here are some important maintenance points: Tire Inflation Pressure Inspect all tire pressure monthly (including the ...

Other materials:

Front Scuff Plate Removal/Installation
1. Detach tab A while pulling the front scuff plate in the direction of the arrow (1) shown in the figure, then detach hook B, clips C, and pins D while pulling in the direction of the arrow (2). 2. Detach tab E while pulling the front scuff plate in the direction of the arrow (3) shown in t ...

On Board Diagnostic System PID/Data Monitor Inspection [FS5 A EL]
NOTE: The PID data screen function is used for monitoring the calculated value of input/output signals in the module. Therefore, if the monitored value of the output parts is not within the specification, it is necessary to inspect the monitored value of input parts corresponding to ...

Discharge Headlight Control Module Removal/Installation
CAUTION: Incorrect servicing of the discharge headlights could result in electrical shock. Before servicing the discharge headlights, always refer to the discharge headlight service warnings.. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the front bumper.. 3. Remove t ...

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