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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Recommendations for Shifting (for Vehicles without Gear Shift Indication)

Mazda 3 Owners Manual / When Driving / Transaxle / Manual Transaxle Operation / Recommendations for Shifting (for Vehicles without Gear Shift Indication)

Upshifting

For normal acceleration, Mazda recommends these shift points: (U.S.A. and Canada)

Mazda 3. Upshifting


For cruising, Mazda recommends these shift points: (U.S.A. and Canada)

Mazda 3. Upshifting


Downshifting

When you must slow down in heavy traffic or on a steep upgrade , downshift before the engine starts to overwork. This reduces the chance of stalling and gives better acceleration when you need more speed.

On a steep downgrade , downshifting helps maintain safe speed and prolongs brake life

Gear Shift Indicator
The gear shift indicator supports you to obtain optimum fuel economy and smooth driving. It displays the selected gear position in the instrument cluster as well as notifies the driver to change t ...

Automatic Transaxle Controls
Various Lockouts: Indicates that you must depress the brake pedal and hold in the lock-release button to shift (The ignition must be switched ON). Indicates the shift lever can be shifted ...

Other materials:

Door Lock Switch Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the inner garnish.. 3. Remove the front door trim.. 4. Remove the front inner handle.. 5. Inspect for continuity between the door lock switch terminals using an ohmmeter. If not as indicated in the table, replace the door lock ...

B Pillar Upper Trim Removal/Installation
1. Remove the following parts: a. Adjuster anchor cover. b. Upper anchor installation bolts on the front seat belt. c. Front scuff plate. d. Rear scuff plate. 2. Partially peel back the seaming welt. 3. Remove the B-pillar lower trim.. 4. Grasp the lower end of the B-pillar upper trim, ...

Steering Wheel And Column Removal/Installation [With Advanced Keyless Entry And Push Button Start System]
WARNING: Handling the air bag module improperly can accidentally operate (deploy) the air bag module, which may seriously injure you. Read the service warnings before handling the air bag module.. 1. Remove the driver-side front scuff plate.. 2. Remove the driver-side front sid ...

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