2010 Mazda Rx8 Owner's Manual

2010 Mazda Rx8 owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Mazda
Model:
Rx8
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
5.64 MB

Table of Contents

A Word to Mazda Owners
2
How to Use This Manual
3
Table of Contents
4
1. Your Vehicle at a Glance
5
Dashboard and Interior Overview
6
Exterior Overview
8
2. Essential Safety Equipment
10
Seats
11
Front Seats (Manually Operated Seats)
11
Driver's Seat (Electrically Operated Seat)
15
Rear Seat
20
Seat Warmer
21
Seat Belt Systems
23
Seat Belt Precautions
23
Location of Seat Belt
26
Seat Belt
27
Front Seat Belt Pretensioner and Load Limiting Systems
28
Seat Belt Extender
30
Seat Belt Warning Light/Beep
32
Child Restraint
34
Child Restraint Precautions
34
Installing Child-Restraint Systems
38
LATCH Child-Restraint Systems
44
SRS Air Bags
47
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS) Precautions
47
Supplemental Restraint System Components
51
How the Air Bags Work
53
3. Knowing Your Mazda
66
Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System
67
Advanced Keys
67
Operation Using Advanced Keyless Functions
72
Operation Using Advanced Key Functions
79
Advanced Key Suspend Function
82
Warning and Beep Sounds
83
Setting Change (Function Customization)
85
When Warning Indicator/Beep is Activated
86
Doors and Locks
87
Keys (without Advanced Key)
87
Keyless Entry System (with Retractable Type Key)
88
Door Locks
93
Trunk Lid
98
Inside Trunk Release Lever
100
Power Windows
101
Rear Quarter Windows
108
Fuel-Filler Lid and Cap
108
Hood
110
Moonroof
111
Security System
113
Immobilizer System (with Advanced Key)
113
Immobilizer System (without Advanced Key)
116
Theft-Deterrent System
118
Steering Wheel and Mirrors
121
Steering Wheel
121
Mirrors
121
4. Before Driving Your Mazda
126
Fuel and Engine Exhaust Precautions
127
Fuel Requirements
127
Emission Control System
128
Engine Exhaust (Carbon Monoxide)
129
Before Starting the Engine
130
Before Getting In
130
After Getting In
130
Driving Tips
131
Break-In Period
131
Money-Saving Suggestions
131
Hazardous Driving
132
Floor Mat
133
Rocking the Vehicle
133
Winter Driving
134
Driving In Flooded Area
136
Overloading
136
Driving on Uneven Road
137
Towing
138
Trailer Towing
138
5. Driving Your Mazda
140
Starting and Driving
141
Ignition Switch
141
Starting the Engine
143
Brake System
144
Manual Transmission Operation
149
Automatic Transmission Controls
152
Power Steering
160
Cruise Control
161
Traction Control System (TCS)
164
Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
165
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
168
Instrument Cluster and Indicators
174
Meters and Gauges
174
Warning/Indicator Lights and Beep Sounds
179
Warning/Indicator Lights
179
Beep Sounds
195
Switches and Controls
196
Lighting Control
196
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
199
Fog Lights
200
Windshield Wipers and Washer
200
Headlight Washer
204
Rear Window Defroster
205
Horn
206
Hazard Warning Flasher
206
HomeLink Wireless Control System
207
6. Interior Comfort
212
Climate Control System
213
Operating Tips
213
Vent Operation
214
Types of the Climate Control System
216
Manual Type
217
Fully Automatic Type
222
Audio System
226
Antenna
226
Operating Tips for Audio System
226
Audio Set
236
Audio Control Switch Operation
263
AUX Mode (Auxiliary input)
265
Safety Certification
267
Bluetooth Hands-Free
268
Bluetooth Hands-Free
268
Basic Bluetooth Hands-Free Operation
272
Convenient Use of the Hands-Free System
276
Hands-Free Telephone Setting
281
When Bluetooth Hands-Free cannot be used
286
Safety Certification
287
Mazda Bluetooth Hands-Free Customer Service
287
Interior Equipment
288
Sunvisors
288
Interior Lights
288
Information Display
290
Lighter
292
Ashtray
293
Cup Holder
294
Storage Compartments
295
Accessory Socket
298
7. In Case of an Emergency
300
Parking in an Emergency
301
Parking in an Emergency
301
Flat Tire
302
Spare Tire and Tool Storage
302
Instant Mobility System (IMS) Emergency Flat Tire Repair Kit
304
Changing the Tire
310
Overheating
316
Overheating
316
Emergency Starting
318
Starting a Flooded Engine
318
Jump-Starting
319
Push-Starting
322
Emergency Towing
323
Towing Description
323
Tiedown Hooks
324
Recreational Towing
326
8. Maintenance and Care
328
Introduction
329
Introduction
329
Scheduled Maintenance
330
Scheduled Maintenance
330
Owner Maintenance
335
Owner Maintenance Schedule
335
Owner Maintenance Precautions
336
Engine Compartment Overview
338
Engine Oil
339
Engine Coolant
341
Brake/Clutch Fluid
343
Washer Fluid
344
Body Lubrication
345
Wiper Blades
346
Battery
348
Tires
350
Light Bulbs
355
Fuses
363
Appearance Care
369
How to Minimize Environmental Paint Damage
369
Exterior Care
371
Interior Care
374
9. Customer Information and Reporting Safety Defects
376
Customer Assistance
377
Customer Assistance (U.S.A.)
377
Customer Assistance (Canada)
381
Customer Assistance (Puerto Rico)
384
Mazda Importer/Distributors
385
Importer/Distributor
385
Distributor in Each Area
385
Warranty
386
Warranties for Your Mazda
386
Outside the United States
387
Outside Canada
388
Registering Your Vehicle in A Foreign Country (Except United States and Canada)
389
Add-On Non-Genuine Parts and Accessories
390
Cell Phones
391
Cell Phones Warning
391
Type Approval of Equipment
392
Type Approval of Equipment
392
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
394
Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS)
394
Tire Information (U.S.A.)
396
Tire Labeling
396
Location of the Tire Label (Placard)
402
Tire Maintenance
405
Vehicle Loading
408
Steps for Determining the Correct Load Limit:
414
Reporting Safety Defects
415
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.A.)
415
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada)
416
Service Publications
417
Service Publications
417
Identification Numbers
421
Vehicle Information Labels
421
Specifications
423
Specifications
423
Index
429

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