Mazda 3 since 2003
1. Operation and car maintenance
1.1. Car description
1.2. System of passive safety
1.3. Car use to destination
1.3.1. Engine start-up
1.3.2. Management of a mechanical transmission
1.3.3. Management of an automatic transmission
1.3.4. System of course stability of the car (cruise control)
1.3.5. Protivobuksovochny system (TCS)
1.3.6. Protivozanosny system (DSC)
1.3.7. Stabilization of a back suspension bracket
1.3.8. Traction coupling device Recommendations about trailer towage
1.4. Elimination of the malfunctions which have arisen in a way or before a start of motion
1.5. Tables
2. Engine
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
5. Steering mechanism
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body



1.3.8. Traction coupling device

To towage of the trailer apply the traction coupling device of the corresponding design. It is recommended to establish the original Mazda traction coupling device on the car. For installation of the device use ready openings under the bolts provided by manufacturer. to receive more detailed information, address to the official dealer of Mazda.

Fig. 1.157. An arrangement of fixing openings for traction coupling device installation

Before towage of the trailer check pressure of air in all tires which should correspond to the recommended values. See the plate with recommended pressure of air in tires. The values specified in the plate correspond to tires in a cold condition. Dimension, an index of loading capacity of tires, and also pressure of air in tires on the trailer should correspond to the factory specification of the trailer.

For cars with a body "sedan":
– cars with a rear bumper "SPORTS" are not intended for trailer towage (fig. 1.158).

Fig. 1.158. Cars equipped with a rear bumper "SPORTS"

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