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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:

ABS HU/CM Inspection
1. Disconnect the ABS HU/CM connector.. 2. Connect the negative battery cable.. 3. Attach the tester lead to the ABS HU/CM wiring harness-side connector and inspect the voltage, continuity, or resistance according to the standard (reference value) in the table below. Standard (reference) ...

Variable Tumble Solenoid Valve Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
Airflow Inspection 1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the variable tumble solenoid valve.. 4. Inspect airflow between the ports under the following conditions. If not as specified, replace the variable tumble solenoid valve.. ...

Radiator Drain Plug Replacement [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
WARNING: Never remove the cooling system cap or loosen the radiator drain plug while the engine is running, or when the engine and radiator are hot. Scalding engine coolant and steam may shoot out and cause serious injury. It may also damage the engine and cooling system. Tu ...

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