2005 Mazda Rx8 Owner's Manual

2005 Mazda Rx8 owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Mazda
Model:
Rx8
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
11.18 MB

Table of Contents

A Word to Mazda Owners
3
How to Use This Manual
4
Table of Contents
5
1. Your Vehicle at a Glance
7
Dashboard and Interior Overview
8
Exterior Overview
10
2. Essential Safety Equipment
13
Seats
14
Front Seats (Manually Operated Seats)
14
Front Seats (Electrically Operated Seats)
17
Rear Seat
20
Seat Belt Systems
22
Seat Belt Precautions
22
Location of Seat Belt
25
3-Point Type Seat Belt
26
Front Seat Belt Pretensioner and Load Limiting Systems
27
Seat Belt Extender
29
Seat Belt Warning Light
30
Seat Belt Warning Beep
31
Child Restraint
32
Child Restraint Precautions
32
Installing Child-Restraint Systems
35
LATCH Child-Restraint Systems
39
SRS Air Bags
41
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS) Precautions
41
Air Bag System Description
46
3. Knowing Your Mazda
53
Doors and Locks
54
Keys
54
Keyless Entry System
55
Door Locks
60
Trunk Lid
64
Inside Trunk Release Slide Lever
67
Power Windows
68
Rear Quarter Windows
70
Fuel-Filler Lid and Cap
71
Hood
73
Moonroof
74
Security System
76
Immobilizer System
76
Theft-Deterrent System
79
Steering Wheel and Mirrors
81
Steering Wheel
81
Mirrors
81
4. Before Driving Your Mazda
85
Fuel and Engine Exhaust Precautions
86
Fuel Requirements
86
Emission Control System
87
Engine Exhaust (Carbon Monoxide)
89
Before Starting the Engine
90
Before Getting In
90
After Getting In
90
Driving Tips
91
Break-In Period
91
Money-Saving Suggestions
91
Hazardous Driving
92
Rocking the Vehicle
92
Winter Driving
93
Driving In Flooded Area
95
Overloading
95
Towing
96
Trailer Towing
96
5. Driving Your Mazda
97
Starting and Driving
98
Ignition Switch
98
Starting the Engine
99
Brake System
100
Manual Transmission Operation
104
Automatic Transmission Controls
106
Power Steering
112
Cruise Control
113
Traction Control System (TCS)
117
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
118
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
121
Instrument Cluster and Indicators
126
Meters and Gauges
126
Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds
132
Warning/Indicator Lights
132
Beep Sounds
144
Switches and Controls
145
Lighting Control
145
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
147
Fog Lights
147
Windshield Wipers and Washer
148
Headlight Washer
150
Rear Window Defroster
150
Horn
151
Hazard Warning Flasher
152
HomeLink Wireless Control System
152
6. Interior Comfort
157
Climate Control System
158
Operating Tips
158
Vent Operation
159
Control Panel
161
Audio System
166
Antenna
166
Operating Tips for Audio System
166
Audio Set
173
Audio Control Switch Operation
192
Safety Certification
194
Interior Equipment
195
Sunvisors
195
Interior Lights
195
Information Display
198
Lighter
200
Ashtray
201
Cup Holder
202
Storage Compartments
203
Accessory Socket
206
7. In Case of an Emergency
207
Parking in an Emergency
208
Parking in an Emergency
208
Flat Tire
209
Spare Tire and Tool Storage
209
Instant Mobility System (IMS) Emergency Flat Tire Repair Kit
211
Changing the Tire
218
Overheating
224
Overheating
224
Emergency Starting
226
Starting a Flooded Engine
226
Jump-Starting
227
Push-Starting
230
Emergency Towing
231
Towing Description
231
Tiedown Hooks
232
Recreational Towing
233
8. Maintenance and Care
235
Introduction
236
Introduction
236
Scheduled Maintenance
237
Scheduled Maintenance
237
Owner Maintenance
242
Owner Maintenance Schedule
242
Owner Maintenance Precautions
243
Engine Compartment Overview
245
Engine Oil
246
Engine Coolant
249
Brake/Clutch Fluid
252
Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF)
253
Washer Fluid
255
Body Lubrication
256
Air Filter
256
Wiper Blades
257
Battery
260
Tires
262
Light Bulbs
267
Fuses
274
Appearance Care
279
How to Minimize Environmental Paint Damage
279
Exterior Care
281
Interior Care
284
9. Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects
287
Customer Assistance
288
Customer Assistance (U.S.A.)
288
Customer Assistance (Canada)
290
Customer Assistance (Puerto Rico)
293
Mazda Importer/Distributors
294
Importer/Distributor
294
Distributor in Each Area
294
Warranty
295
Warranties for Your Mazda
295
Outside the United States
296
Outside Canada
297
Registering Your Vehicle in A Foreign Country (Except United States and Canada)
298
Add-On Non-Genuine Parts and Accessories
299
Cell Phones
300
Cell Phones Warning
300
Type Approval of Equipment
301
Type Approval of Equipment
301
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
302
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
302
Reporting Safety Defects
304
Reporting Safety Defects
304
Service Publications
305
Service Publications
305
Identification Numbers
308
Vehicle Information Labels
308
Specifications
310
Specifications
310
Index
316

FAQ about the 2005 Mazda Rx8 Manual

What contains the 2005 Rx8 manual?

The Mazda Rx8 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Mazda to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Mazda Rx8. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Mazda Rx8 2005 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Maintenance for your Mazda Rx8, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2005 Mazda Rx8 Owners Manual?

The Mazda Rx8 owner manual for the 2005 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mazda Rx8 year 2005 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2005 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Mazda Rx8 (2005) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2005 is available in English.

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