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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 ...

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Confirmation Step 3: Antenna System Simple Inspection [Radio]
Because the antenna system is equipped with a capacitor, the continuity cannot be checked. Therefore proceed the following simple inspection. Turn the AM radio on. Tune to the frequency that there is no broadcast and you will hear a buzzing sound. Turn ...

Sirius Satellite Radio Antenna Feeder Inspection
SIRIUS Satellite Radio Antenna Feeder No.1 NOTE: SIRIUS satellite radio antenna feeder No.1 is integrated with the dashboard wiring harness. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Passenger-side front scuff plate. b. Passenger-side front ...

Receiving an Incoming Call
When an incoming call is received, the incoming call notification screen is displayed. The “Incoming Call Notifications” setting must be on. Refer to Communication Settings on . To accept the call, press the pick-up button on the audio control switch or select on the screen. To rejec ...

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