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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:

Hood Disassembly/Assembly
Except Mazdaspeed3 1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 1 Weather strip parting seal 2 Weather strip shroud seal 3 Fasteners A 4 Fasteners B 5 ...

Liftgate Latch And Lock Actuator Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Liftgate upper trim. b. Liftgate side trim. c. Liftgate lower trim. 3. Disconnect the connector. 4. Remove the bolts. 5. Remove the liftgate latch and lock actuator. 6. Install in the reverse order o ...

Door Sash Film Removal
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 2. Partially peel back the glass run channel. 3. Partially peel back the door weatherstrip. 4. Remove the following parts: a. Inner garnish. b. Front door trim. c. Power outer mirror. d. Rear door trim. e. Rear door speaker. f. Rear door qu ...

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