In Case of an Emergency
To remove the spare tire
Turn the tire hold-down bolt
counterclockwise with the lug wrench.
Driving with a Temporary Spare Tire
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.
To avoid damage to the temporary
spare or to the vehicle, observe the
• Don’t exceed 80 km/h (50 mph).
• Avoid driving over obstacles.
Also, don’t 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
• Don’t use a tire chain on this tire
because it won’t fit properly.
• Don’t use your temporary spare on
any other vehicle; it has been
designed only for your Mazda.
• Use only one temporary spare tire
on your vehicle at the same time.
Except MAZDASPEED Protege