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Mazda CX-5 Owners Manual: Money-Saving Suggestions

Mazda CX-5 Owners Manual / Before Driving / Driving Tips / Money-Saving Suggestions

How you operate your Mazda determines how far it will travel on a tank of fuel. Use these suggestions to help save money on fuel and repairs.

Avoid long warm-ups. Once the engine runs smoothly, begin driving.

Avoid fast starts.

Keep the engine tuned. Follow the maintenance schedule and have an Authorized Mazda Dealer perform inspections and servicing.

Use the air conditioner only when necessary.

Slow down on rough roads.

Keep the tires properly inflated.

Do not carry unnecessary weight.

Do not rest your foot on the brake pedal while driving.

Keep the wheels in correct alignment.

Keep windows closed at high speeds.

Slow down when driving in crosswinds and headwinds.

WARNING

Never stop the engine when going down a hill: Stopping the engine when going down a hill is dangerous. This causes the loss of power steering and power brake control, and may cause damage to the drivetrain. Any loss of steering or braking control could cause an accident.

Break-In Period
No special break-in is necessary, but a few precautions in the first 1,000 km (600 miles) may add to the performance, economy, and life of your Mazda. • Do not race the engine. • Do not mainta ...

Hazardous Driving
WARNING Be extremely careful if it is necessary to downshift on slippery surfaces: Downshifting into lower gear while driving on slippery surfaces is dangerous. The sudden change in tire speed co ...

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Seat Weight Sensor Control Module Removal/Installation [Two Step Deployment Control System]
CAUTION: When the seat weight sensor control module is replaced with a new one, perform the seat weight sensor calibration using the M?MDS.. 1. Switch the ignition to off. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait for 1 min or more.. 3. Disconnect the connectors. ...

Starter Interlock Switch Inspection [Skyactiv G 2.0]
CAUTION: Do not reuse the starter interlock switch if it is removed from the vehicle even once. Replace with a new starter interlock switch when installing. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Disconnect the starter interlock switch connector. 3. Verify that the contin ...

Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor Inspection
Voltage Inspection NOTE: The fuel tank pressure sensor cannot be removed as a single unit. When replacing the fuel tank pressure sensor, replace it together with the charcoal canister as a single unit. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Disconnect the fuel tank pres ...

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