2007 Mazda Rx8 Owner's Manual

2007 Mazda Rx8 owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Mazda
Model:
Rx8
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
4.71 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
21
Seat Belt Precautions
21
Location of Seat Belt
24
Seat Belt
25
Front Seat Belt Pretensioner and Load Limiting Systems
26
Seat Belt Extender
29
Seat Belt Warning Light/Beep
30
Child Restraint
31
Child Restraint Precautions
31
Installing Child-Restraint Systems
35
LATCH Child-Restraint Systems
41
SRS Air Bags
44
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS) Precautions
44
Supplemental Restraint System Components
49
How the Air Bags Work
52
3. Knowing Your Mazda
65
Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System
66
Advanced Keys
66
Operation Using Advanced Keyless Functions
71
Operation Using Advanced Key Functions
78
Advanced Key Suspend Function
81
Warning and Beep Sounds
82
Setting Change (Function Customization)
84
When Warning Indicator/Beep is Activated
85
Doors and Locks
86
Keys (without Advanced Key)
86
Keyless Entry System (with Retractable Type Key)
87
Door Locks
92
Trunk Lid
97
Inside Trunk Release Lever
100
Power Windows
101
Rear Quarter Windows
103
Fuel-Filler Lid and Cap
104
Hood
106
Moonroof
107
Security System
109
Immobilizer System (with Advanced Key)
109
Immobilizer System (without Advanced Key)
112
Theft-Deterrent System
115
Steering Wheel and Mirrors
117
Steering Wheel
117
Mirrors
117
4. Before Driving Your Mazda
121
Fuel and Engine Exhaust Precautions
122
Fuel Requirements
122
Emission Control System
124
Engine Exhaust (Carbon Monoxide)
125
Before Starting the Engine
126
Before Getting In
126
After Getting In
126
Driving Tips
127
Break-In Period
127
Money-Saving Suggestions
127
Hazardous Driving
128
Rocking the Vehicle
129
Winter Driving
129
Driving In Flooded Area
131
Overloading
132
Towing
133
Trailer Towing
133
5. Driving Your Mazda
135
Starting and Driving
136
Ignition Switch
136
Starting the Engine
138
Brake System
139
Manual Transmission Operation
143
Automatic Transmission Controls
145
Power Steering
152
Cruise Control
153
Traction Control System (TCS)
157
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
158
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
161
Instrument Cluster and Indicators
167
Meters and Gauges
167
Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds
173
Warning/Indicator Lights
173
Beep Sounds
187
Switches and Controls
189
Lighting Control
189
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
191
Fog Lights
191
Windshield Wipers and Washer
192
Headlight Washer
194
Rear Window Defroster
194
Horn
195
Hazard Warning Flasher
196
HomeLink Wireless Control System
196
6. Interior Comfort
201
Climate Control System
202
Operating Tips
202
Vent Operation
203
Control Panel
205
Audio System
210
Antenna
210
Operating Tips for Audio System
210
Audio Set
221
Audio Control Switch Operation
240
Safety Certification
243
Interior Equipment
244
Sunvisors
244
Interior Lights
244
Information Display
246
Lighter
248
Ashtray
249
Cup Holder
250
Storage Compartments
251
Accessory Socket
254
7. In Case of an Emergency
255
Parking in an Emergency
256
Parking in an Emergency
256
Flat Tire
257
Spare Tire and Tool Storage
257
Instant Mobility System (IMS) Emergency Flat Tire Repair Kit
259
Changing the Tire
266
Overheating
272
Overheating
272
Emergency Starting
274
Starting a Flooded Engine
274
Jump-Starting
275
Push-Starting
278
Emergency Towing
279
Towing Description
279
Tiedown Hooks
280
Recreational Towing
281
8. Maintenance and Care
283
Introduction
284
Introduction
284
Scheduled Maintenance
285
Scheduled Maintenance
285
Owner Maintenance
290
Owner Maintenance Schedule
290
Owner Maintenance Precautions
291
Engine Compartment Overview
293
Engine Oil
294
Engine Coolant
296
Brake/Clutch Fluid
298
Washer Fluid
299
Body Lubrication
300
Wiper Blades
301
Battery
303
Tires
306
Light Bulbs
311
Fuses
318
Appearance Care
323
How to Minimize Environmental Paint Damage
323
Exterior Care
325
Interior Care
328
9. Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects
331
Customer Assistance
332
Customer Assistance (U.S.A.)
332
Customer Assistance (Canada)
334
Customer Assistance (Puerto Rico)
337
Mazda Importer/Distributors
338
Importer/Distributor
338
Distributor in Each Area
338
Warranty
339
Warranties for Your Mazda
339
Outside the United States
340
Outside Canada
341
Registering Your Vehicle in A Foreign Country (Except United States and Canada)
342
Add-On Non-Genuine Parts and Accessories
343
Cell Phones
344
Cell Phones Warning
344
Type Approval of Equipment
345
Type Approval of Equipment
345
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
346
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
346
Tire Information (U.S.A.)
348
Tire Labeling
348
Location of the Tire Label (Placard)
354
Tire Maintenance
357
Vehicle Loading
360
Steps for Determining the Correct Load Limit:
367
Reporting Safety Defects
368
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.A.)
368
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada)
369
Service Publications
370
Service Publications
370
Identification Numbers
372
Vehicle Information Labels
372
Specifications
374
Specifications
374
Index
380

FAQ about the 2007 Mazda Rx8 Manual

What contains the 2007 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 2007 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Best practice for driving your Mazda Rx8
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Mazda Rx8 owners can do
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2007 Mazda Rx8 Owners Manual?

The Mazda Rx8 owner manual for the 2007 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Mazda Rx8 year 2007 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2007 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Mazda Rx8 (2007) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2007 is available in English.

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