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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Replacing a Tire

WARNING Always use tires that are in good condition: Driving with worn tires is dangerous. Reduced braking, steering, and traction could result in an accident.

If a tire wears evenly, a wear indicator will appear as a solid band across the tread.

Replace the tire when this happens.

Mazda 3. Replacing a Tire


You should replace the tire before the band crosses the entire tread.

(With tire pressure monitoring system)

After adjusting the tire pressure, initialization of the tire pressure monitoring system is necessary to make the system operate normally.

Refer to Tire Pressure Monitoring System Initialization on .

NOTE Tires degrade over time, even when they are not being used on the road. It is recommended that tires generally be replaced when they are 6 years or older. Heat caused by hot climates or frequent high loading conditions can accelerate the aging process. You should replace the spare tire when you replace the other road tires due to the aging of the spare tire. The period in which the tire was manufactured (both week and year) is indicated by a 4-digit number.

Refer to Tire Labeling on .

Tire Rotation
To equalize tread wear, rotate the tires every 12,000 km (7,500 miles) at the latest or sooner if irregular wear develops. Mazda recommends to rotate every 8,000 km (5,000 miles) to help increas ...

Safety Practices
The way you drive has a great deal to do with your tire mileage and safety. So cultivate good driving habits for your own benefit. Observe posted speed limits and drive at speeds that are safe ...

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Scheduled Maintenance (U.S.A., Canada, and Puerto Rico)
Follow Schedule 1 if the vehicle is operated mainly where none of the following conditions (severe driving conditions)apply. Repeated short-distance driving Driving in dusty conditions Driving with extended use of brakes Driving in areas where salt or other corrosive materials are used ...

Operation of Automatic Air Conditioning
Press the AUTO switch. Selection of the airflow mode, air intake selector and amount of airflow will be automatically controlled. Use the temperature control dial to select a desired temperature. Press the DUAL switch or turn the front passenger temperature control dial to control ...

How To Use This Manual
Range of Topics This manual contains procedures for performing all required service operations. The procedures are divided into the following five basic operations: Removal/Installation Disassembly/Assembly Replacement Inspection Adj ...

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