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


1-4-1-4-demontazh-neispravnogo-kolesa.html Dismantle of a faulty wheel

1. If on wheels of the car decorative caps are established, remove a cap, having pressed its region the pointed end of the handle of a wheel key.

Fig. 1.164. Weakening of fastening of wheel nuts

2. Release wheel nuts on one turn (counter-clockwise). Do not turn on nuts completely until the wheel will not be hung out (fig. 1.164).

Fig. 1.165. Scheme of installation of a vozimy jack

3. Establish a jack under a basic place under the body threshold, the next to the damaged wheel (fig. 1.165).

It is dangerous to lift the car if the jack is established in the places which specially have not been provided for this purpose. The car can fall from a jack and is serious injure or even to kill the person who was in close proximity.
It is dangerous to use a jack which is not intended for your Mazda car.
It is dangerous to lift the car if the jack leans on any linings. The jack can lose stability, and the people who were nearby can be hard injured by a jack or the falling car. It is forbidden to enclose any extraneous subjects under a jack.

4. Insert into an eye of the screw of a jack the end of the cranked handle.

Fig. 1.166. Car lifting by a jack

5. Rotating the cranked handle clockwise, lift the car on height, sufficient for installation of a spare wheel. Before turning on wheel nuts, be convinced that the car is steady and cannot fall from a jack or is spontaneous move a little (fig. 1.166).
6. Unscrew wheel nuts, rotating them counter-clockwise, and remove the damaged wheel.

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