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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: 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 increase tire life and distribute wear more evenly.

Mazda 3. Tire Rotation


Inspect the tires for uneven wear and damage. Abnormal wear is usually caused by one or a combination of the following:

After rotation, inflate all tire pressures to specification and inspect the lug nuts for tightness.

(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 .

CAUTION Rotate unidirectional tires and radial tires that have an asymmetrical tread pattern or studs only from front to rear, not from side to side. Tire performance will be weakened if rotated from side to side.
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 ...

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 wear ...

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1. Remove the aerodynamic under cover No.2.. 2. Peel off the front mudguard.. 3. Remove the bolts and fastener. 4. Remove the aerodynamic under cover No.1 in the direction of the arrow shown in the figure. CAUTION: Be careful not to damage the aerodynamic under cover No.1 durin ...

Rear Washer Nozzle Removal/Installation
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Rear Buckle Removal/Installation
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