Spare Tire and Tool Storage

Spare tire and tools are stored in the locations illustrated in the diagram.

Jack


Jack

To remove the jack

1. Remove the cover.


1. Remove the cover.

2. Turn the wing bolt and jack screw


2. Turn the wing bolt and jack screw counterclockwise.

To secure the jack

1. Insert the wing bolt into the jack with the jack screw pointing down and turn the wing bolt clockwise to temporarily tighten it.

2. Turn the jack screw in the direction shown in the figure.

3. Turn the wing bolt completely to


3. Turn the wing bolt completely to secure the jack.

NOTE.

If the jack is not completely secured, it could rattle while driving. Make sure the jack screw is sufficiently tightened.

Maintenance

- Always keep the jack clean.

- Make sure the moving parts are kept free from dirt or rust.

- Make sure the screw thread is adequately lubricated.

Spare Tire

The temporary spare tire is lighter and smaller than a conventional tire, and is designed only for emergency use and should be used only for VERY short periods. Temporary spare tires should NEVER be used for long drives or extended periods.

WARNING.

Do not install the temporary spare tire on the front wheels (driving wheels): Driving with the temporary spare tire on one of the front driving wheels is dangerous. Handling will be affected.

You could lose control of the vehicle, especially on ice or snow bound roads, and have an accident. Move a regular tire to the front wheel and install the temporary spare tire to the rear.

CAUTION.

tire, driving stability may decrease When using the temporary spare
tire, driving stability may decrease compared to when using only the conventional tire.

Drive carefully.

spare tire or to the vehicle, observe To avoid damage to the temporary
spare tire or to the vehicle, observe the following precautions:     mph). Do not exceed 80 km/h (50
mph).

    Also, do not drive through an Avoid driving over obstacles.


Also, do not drive through an automatic car wash. This tire's diameter is smaller than a conventional tire, so the ground clearance is reduced about 25 mm (1 in).

    tire because it won't fit Do not use a tire chain on this
tire because it won't fit properly.

    spare tire on any other vehicle; Do not use your temporary
spare tire on any other vehicle; it has been designed only for your Mazda.

    tire on your vehicle at the same Use only one temporary spare
tire on your vehicle at the same time.

NOTE.

(With Tire Pressure Monitoring System) A tire pressure sensor is not installed to the temporary spare tire. The warning light will flash continuously while the temporary spare tire is being used.

To remove the spare tire

1. Fold the third-row seat forward.

2. Open and fold back the trunk board


2. Open and fold back the trunk board over the third-row seatback.

3. Remove the cargo sub-compartment.


3. Remove the cargo sub-compartment.

4. Turn the tire hold-down bolt


4. Turn the tire hold-down bolt counterclockwise with the lug wrench.

To secure the spare tire

Perform the removal procedure in reverse.

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