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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Active Adaptive Shift (AAS)

Active Adaptive Shift (AAS) automatically controls the transaxle shift points to best suit the road conditions and driver input. This improves driving feel. The transaxle may switch to AAS mode when driving up and down slopes, cornering, driving at high elevations, or depressing the accelerator pedal quickly while the selector lever is in the D position. Depending on the road and driving conditions/vehicle operations, gear shifting could be delayed or not occur, however, this does not indicate a problem because the AAS mode will maintain the optimum gear position.

Shift Position Indication
The selector position is indicated when the ignition is switched ON. Gear position indication In manual shift mode, the M of the shift position indication illuminates and the numeral for the ...

Shift-Lock System
The shift-lock system prevents shifting out of P unless the brake pedal is depressed. To shift from P: Depress and hold the brake pedal. Start the engine. Press and hold the lock-release b ...

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Hill Launch Assist (HLA)
Hill Launch Assist (HLA) is a function which assists the driver in accelerating from a stop while on a slope. When the driver releases the brake pedal and depresses the accelerator pedal while on a slope, the function prevents the vehicle from rolling. The braking force is maintained automati ...

Replacing Rear Window Wiper Blade (5-Door)
When the wiper no longer cleans well, the blade is probably worn or cracked. Replace it. CAUTION To prevent damage to the wiper arm and other components, do not move the wiper by hand. Remove the cover ( With stopper type) Remove the stopper and raise the wi ...

Compression Inspection [Skyactiv G 2.0]
WARNING: Hot engines and oil can cause severe burns. Be careful not to burn yourself during removal/installation of each component. Fuel vapor is hazardous. It can very easily ignite, causing serious injury and damage. Always keep sparks and flames away from fuel. Fuel ...

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