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
1.4. Elimination of the malfunctions which have arisen in a way or before a start of motion
1.4.1. Spare wheel and set of tools Vozimy jack Spare wheel Replacement of a faulty wheel Dismantle of a faulty wheel Installation of a spare wheel
1.4.2. Engine overheat
1.4.3. Car evacuation
1.4.4. General information and security measures at control survey and car maintenance
1.4.5. Lamps of devices of lighting and light alarm system
1.4.6. Care of a body and car salon
1.5. Tables
2. Engine
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
5. Steering mechanism
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body


1-4-1-2-zapasnoe-koleso.html Spare wheel

Mazda cars can be completed both a low-dimensional spare wheel, and the spare wheel unified with other wheels of the car.

The spare wheel unified with other wheels of the car.
The car is equipped with a spare wheel with the tire of the same type, dimension and model that are established on other four wheels of the car. It allows to use a spare wheel both for replacement of the damaged wheel, and for periodic shift of wheels.

Low-dimensional spare wheel.
The low-dimensional wheel is intended only for SHORT-TERM USE in case of damage of a wheel of the car. It is forbidden to use a low-dimensional wheel for long movement on considerable distances.
When using a low-dimensional spare wheel stability of movement of the car worsens, therefore, operating the car, be especially careful. In order to avoid damage of a low-dimensional spare wheel or the car observe the following precautionary measures.
– Do not exceed speed of 80 km/h.
– Avoid moving through obstacles in the road. Besides, do not call in on the mechanized automobile sink. As diameter of a low-dimensional wheel is less, than regular wheels, the road gleam of the car will decrease approximately on 10–25 mm.
– It is forbidden to establish an antisliding chain on a spare wheel.
– It is forbidden to establish a low-dimensional spare wheel on cars of other brands and models.
– On the car it is authorized to establish no more than one low-dimensional spare wheel at the same time.

Fig. 1.162. Extraction of a spare wheel (cars with a body "sedan")

To get a spare wheel (cars with a body "sedan") execute the following actions (fig. 1.162).
1. Take out the panel of a floor of a luggage compartment.
2. Rotating the handle counter-clockwise, unscrew fixing screw.

Fig. 1.163. Extraction of a spare wheel (cars with a body "hatch-back")

For extraction of a spare wheel (cars with a body "hatchback") execute the following operations (fig. 1.163).
1. Remove a floor mat and take out the floor panel, then take out the pallet from a luggage compartment.
2. A wheel key unscrew a bolt of fastening of a spare wheel (rotating a bolt counter-clockwise).
Laying of a spare wheel in marching situation is carried out in return sequence.

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