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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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Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS)
The LDWS notifies the driver that the vehicle may be deviating from its lane. The system detects the white or yellow lines on the traffic lane using the Forward Sensing Camera (FSC). If it determines that the vehicle may be deviating from its lane, it notifies the driver by flashing the L ...

Maintaining the Finish
Washing CAUTION When the wiper lever is in the position and the ignition is switched ON, the wipers may move automatically in the following cases: If the windshield above the rain sensor is touched or wiped with a cloth. If the windshield is struc ...

Down Switch Inspection [FS5 A EL]
1. Perform the following procedures. a. Remove the battery cover.. b. Disconnect the negative battery cable. c. Remove the console.. d. Disconnect the selector lever component connector. 2. Inspect the continuity between the selector lever component terminals C and H. If ...

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