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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:

Battery Inspection [Skyactiv G 2.0]
WARNING: Since battery acid is toxic, be careful when handling the battery. Since battery acid is highly corrosive, be careful not to allow it to contact clothing or the vehicle. In case battery acid contacts skin, eyes, or clothing, flush it immediately with running wa ...

Jacking Positions, Vehicle Lift (2 Supports) And Safety Stand (Rigid Rack) Positions
Jacking Positions WARNING: Improperly jacking a vehicle is dangerous. The vehicle can slip off the jack and cause serious injury. Use only the correct front and rear jacking points and block the wheels. Use safety stands to support the vehicle after it has been lifted. ...

Rear Outer Handle Removal/Installation
1. Fully close the rear door glass. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the rear door trim.. 4. Remove the service hole cover. 5. Remove the screw from the service hole. NOTE: The screw cannot be removed because of the stopper. 6. Press the tab on the ...

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