Spare Tire and Tool Storage

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

(Except Mexico)
(Except Mexico)

(Mexico)
(Mexico)

Jack

To remove the jack

1. Remove the trunk board.


1. Remove the trunk board.

2. Turn the wing bolt and jack screw


2. Turn the wing bolt and jack screw counterclockwise.

NOTE:
The jack can be removed from the rear door if the rear seatback is folded forward.

Refer to Rear Seat.

To secure the jack

1. Turn the wing bolt clockwise and temporarily tighten it.

2. Turn the jack screw clockwise and extend the jack to secure it to the vehicle.

3. Turn the wing bolt and tighten it completely.

Spare Tire

Your Mazda has a temporary 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) when driving on ice or snow: Driving with a spare tire on the front (driving) wheels on ice or snow is dangerous. Handling will be affected.

You could lose control of the vehicle and have an accident. Put the spare tire on the rear axle and move a regular tire to the front.

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's, 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.

When using the temporary spare (With limited slip differential).


When using the temporary spare tire on the front axle, replace it with a standard tire as soon as possible. The size difference between the spare and the standard tire will cause the limited slip differential to malfunction.

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. Remove the trunk board, and if a spare


1. Remove the trunk board, and if a spare tire cover is equipped remove it.

2. Turn the tire hold-down bolt


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

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