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  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    ...CD 19 19 Climate Controls Manual heating and air conditioning 50 50 Lights Headlamps Turn signal ...replacement 54 54 56 57 Driver Controls Windshield wiper/washer control Steering wheel adjustment Power windows Speed ...bags Child restraints 87 87 98 109 118 Driving Starting Brakes 130 130 134 1
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... or translation in whole or part is not permitted without written authorization from Mazda Motor Corporation. Mazda may change the contents without notice and without incurring obligation. Copyright © 2002 Mazda Motor Corporation 2
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...Motor Corporation and its products visit the following website: • In the United States: www.mazdausa.com • In Canada: www.mazda.ca Additional owner information is given in separate publications. This Owner's Guide describes every option and model variant ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ...damage to others, your vehicle and its equipment? In this guide, answers to such questions are contained in comments ... We must all play our part in protecting the environment. Correct vehicle usage... miles) of driving, vary speeds frequently. This is necessary to give the moving parts a chance to break...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... Special instructions For your added safety, your vehicle is fitted with sophisticated electronic controls.... should observe the instructions of the equipment manufacturers. WARNING: Please read the section Air bag ... NEVER be used in front of a passenger side air bag. Emission warranty The New Vehicle ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...Glossary Safety Alert Protecting the Environment Air Bag-Front See Owner's Guide Fasten Safety Belt Air Bag-Side Child Seat Installation Warning Brake System Brake Fluid Non-Petroleum Based Master Lighting Switch Fog Lamps-Front Child Seat Child Seat...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... Emission System Passenger Compartment Air Filter Check fuel cap Low tire warning INFORMATION ABOUT THIS GUIDE The information found in this guide was accurate at the time of printing. Mazda may change the contents without notice. 7
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... (pg. 10) Windshield wiper/washer control (pg. 62) Power mirror control* (pg. 68) Speed controls* (pg. 69) Driver air bag (pg. 108) Instrument panel dimmer control (pg. 55) * if equipped Manual tilt steering wheel lever (pg. 65) 8
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    Instrument Cluster Rear window defroster control (pg. 53) Hazard flasher control (pg. 167) Audio system (pg. 19) 4WD control* (pg. 148) Climate controls (pg. 50) Auxiliary power point (pg. 66) *if equipped 9
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... when a problem exists with one of your vehicle's functions. Many lights will illuminate when you start... the bulb works. If any light remains on after starting the vehicle, have the respective... the engine is started, one of the engine's emission control systems may be malfunctioning. The light may...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... driving.) No additional vehicle service is required. light remains on, have your vehicle serviced at the first If the available opportunity. light will illuminate if vehicle refueling is conducted ... damage the catalytic converter, the fuel system, interior floor coverings or other vehicle components...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...level in the fuel tank is at, or near, empty (refer to Fuel gauge in this chapter for more information). Air ... Illuminates to confirm that the air bags (front or side) are operational. If the light fails to illuminate...: Illumination after releasing the parking brake indicates low brake fluid level and...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... light remains on, continues to flash or fails to illuminate, have the system serviced immediately. With the ABS light on, the anti-lock brake system is disabled and normal braking is still effective unless the brake warning light also remains illuminated with the parking...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... drive is engaged. NOTE: If the light continues to flash have the system serviced. Door ajar Illuminates when any door, liftgate or liftgate window is ..., have your vehicle serviced as soon as possible, damage to the transmission could occur. Low coolant (if equipped) Illuminates ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    .... Key-in-ignition warning chime Sounds when the key is left in the ignition and the door, liftgate or liftgate window is opened. Headlamps ON warning chime Sounds when the headlamps or parking lamps are on, the key is removed from the ignition and the driver's door is opened. 15
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ...Cluster GAUGES CHECK FUEL CAP Engine coolant temperature gauge Indicates the temperature of the engine ...and let the engine cool. Refer to Engine coolant in the Maintenance and care chapter. WARNING:... burns. NOTE: This gauge indicates the temperature of the engine coolant, not the coolant level. If ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...vehicle speed. Fuel gauge Displays approximately how much fuel is in the fuel tank. The fuel gauge may vary slightly when the vehicle ...that can be added will be less than the advertised capacity due to the reserve fuel. NOTE: The fuel filler door is located on the driver's side of the vehicle. 17
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    Instrument Cluster Odometer Registers the total kilometers (miles) of the vehicle. Trip odometer Registers the kilometers (miles) of individual journeys. Press and hold the button for 1 or more seconds to reset. Press and release the button in less than 1 second to toggle between odometer and trip...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    Entertainment Systems AM/FM RADIO WITH COMPACT DISC PLAYER Volume/power control Ensure that the ignition is either in the ACC or ON position for the audio system to function. Press the control to turn the audio system on or off. 19
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    Entertainment Systems Turn the control to raise or lower the volume. NOTE: To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not leave the audio ... to. AM/FM select Ensure that the ignition is in the ACC or ON position for the radio to operate. Press the AM or FM1/2 control to enter radio mode. Band ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ...Turn the TUNE control to adjust the desired levels. Refer to Treble adjust for specific instructions on level adjustments. The TUNE control will also work in radio mode to manually increase or decrease the frequency. Turn the TUNE control...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... scan was selected. Seek function The seek function control works in radio mode. Seek function ... mode Press and momentarily hold the SEEK control. • Press to find the next listenable station ...you continue to press and hold the control, the frequency will continue changing without stopping. Release ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    Entertainment Systems Treble adjust The treble adjust control allows you to increase or decrease the audio ... until TREB is displayed. Turn the control to increase (right) or decrease (left) the amount of treble output. Bass adjust The bass adjust control allows you to increase or decrease the audio...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    Entertainment Systems Turn the control to increase (right) or decrease (left) the amount of bass output. Speaker fade adjust Speaker sound can be adjusted between the front and rear speakers. Press the audio control until FADE appears. Turn the control (right or left) to ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... adjusted between the right and left speakers. Press the audio control until BAL appears. Turn the control (right or left) to adjust between the right and left speakers. Mid-range adjust (... may be equipped with a mid-range adjust. The TUNE control allows you to adjust the mid-range levels. ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... Turn the control to the right to increase the mid-range. Turn the control to the left to decrease the mid-range. The level will display. ... number will illuminate in the display. This indicates the station is held in memory on the control you selected. Repeat this procedure to store other stations in...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... cities with different radio stations. Starting autoset memory preset 1. Press the AM or FM1/2 control to select a frequency. 2. ... stations are filled, the strongest station will start playing. 4. Press the AUTO-M (Auto memory) control to select from the stored stations. One stored station will be ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...and MTL will appear in the display. Press the VOL (Volume) control to stop cassette play. CD select To ...the track number will illuminate in the display. Rewind The rewind control works in CD mode. In CD mode, press and hold the rewind control to reverse through a track at a high speed. Repeat play ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... Repeat play in CD mode Press the RPT control during play. RPT will illuminate in the display. ... search works in CD mode. Press the on the TRACK control to skip forward to the beginning of the next track. ... works in CD mode. Press the DISC up control to skip forward to the beginning of the next CD. ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ...hour set control to adjust the hours. 3. Press on the minute set control to adjust the minutes. 4. Press the CLOCK control again to start the clock. NOTE: If the power supply to the unit is interrupted (if the fuse blows or the vehicle's battery is ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...will revert to the clock mode. AM/FM RADIO WITH CASSETTE TAPE AND COMPACT DISC PLAYER/CHANGER (IN-DASH CD CHANGER) Volume/power control Ensure that the ignition is either in the ACC or ON position for the audio system to function. 31
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... turn the audio system on or off. Turn the control to raise or lower the volume. NOTE: To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not leave the .... AM/FM select Ensure that the ignition is in the ACC or ON position for the radio to operate. Press the AM or FM1/2 control to enter radio mode. ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... treble, balance, fade and mid-range. Press the TUNE control to select the desired function. Turn the TUNE control to adjust the desired levels. Refer to Treble adjust for specific instructions on level adjustments. The TUNE control will also work in radio mode to manually increase or decrease ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... scan was selected. Seek function The seek function control works in radio mode. Seek function ... mode Press and momentarily hold the SEEK control. • Press to find the next listenable station ...you continue to press and hold the control, the frequency will continue changing without stopping. Release ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    Entertainment Systems Treble adjust The treble adjust control allows you to increase or decrease the audio ... until TREB is displayed. Turn the control to increase (right) or decrease (left) the amount of treble output. Bass adjust The bass adjust control allows you to increase or decrease the audio...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    Entertainment Systems Turn the control to increase (right) or decrease (left) the amount of bass output. Speaker fade adjust Speaker sound can be adjusted between the front and rear speakers. Press the audio control until FADE appears. Turn the control (right or left) to ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... adjusted between the right and left speakers. Press the audio control until BAL appears. Turn the control (right or left) to adjust between the right and left speakers. Mid-range adjust (... may be equipped with a mid-range adjust. The TUNE control allows you to adjust the mid-range levels. ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... Turn the control to the right to increase the mid-range. Turn the control to the left to decrease the mid-range. The level will display. ... number will illuminate in the display. This indicates the station is held in memory on the control you selected. Repeat this procedure to store other stations in...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... cities with different radio stations. Starting autoset memory preset 1. Press the AM or FM1/2 control to select a frequency. 2. ... stations are filled, the strongest station will start playing. 4. Press the AUTO-M (Auto memory) control to select from the stored stations. One stored station will be ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... player will automatically compensate and MTL will appear in the display. Press the VOL (Volume) control to stop cassette play. CD select To begin CD play: 1. ... illuminate in the display. Tape direction select Press the PROG RDM control to play the alternate side of a tape. NOTE:When the end of the ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...Repeat play in tape mode Press the RPT control during play. RPT will illuminate in the display... play in CD mode Press the RPT control during play. RPT will illuminate in the display... forward to the beginning of the next track. on the TRACK control Press the to skip back to the beginning of the current...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    Entertainment Systems Press the DISC up control to skip forward to the beginning of the next CD. ... tape playback. When using a tape with Dolby NR*, control to activate (and deactivate) Dolby noise ...played. APC in tape mode Press the APC control to advance to the beginning of the next selection. APC ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... up to six single CDs into the audio system. 1. Press the LOAD control. 2. IN will appear in the display when the system is ready to receive a CD. 3. Load the... the internal multi disc CD player. 1. Press and hold the LOAD control until a beep is heard. 2. When IN is displayed, insert the CD. 3. When ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ...tape Press the control to stop and eject a tape. NOTE: The cassette tape can be ejected when the ignition switch is in the OFF position. Ejecting a CD 1. Press the control to stop and ...2. Wait approximately 5 seconds or press the CD eject control again within 5 seconds after the beep is ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... • Cds can be ejected when the ignition switch is OFF. Press and hold the CD eject control for approximately 2 seconds and ... hours. 3. Press on the minute set control to adjust the minutes. 4. Press the CLOCK control again to start the clock. NOTE: If the power supply to the unit is interrupted (...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...mode is selected, the time is displayed. Press the CLOCK control to alternate the display. NOTE: If the audio ...seconds, then the display will revert to the clock mode. TROUBLESHOOTING THE CD CHANGER (IF EQUIPPED) If ...discs may not function correctly when used in Mazda CD players. Irregular shaped CDs...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... will clear naturally in about an hour. Wait for normal operation to return before attempting to use the unit. HANDLING THE IN-DASH CD PLAYER • Do not spill any... finger smudges, and dirt can decrease the amount of light reflected from the signal surface, thereby effecting sound ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... recordable and re-recordable compact discs may not function correctly when used in Mazda CD players. Irregular shaped CDs, CDs with a scratch protection ... contact your dealer for further information. CD AND CD CHANGER CARE • Handle discs by their edges only. Never touch the playing surface. • Do...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... between your vehicle's antenna and the radio station signal can cause FM reception problems. Static can be caused on AM stations by power lines, electric fences, traffic lights and thunderstorms. Moving away from an interfering structure (out of ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    Climate Controls MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM OFF A/C MAX A/C Fan speed control Controls the volume of air circulated in the vehicle. Temperature control ...is normal if clear water drips on the ground under the air conditioner drain while the system is working and ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...the temperature control knob is anywhere in between the full hot and full cold positions, the air .... Heating and air conditioning capabilities are provided in this mode. For added customer comfort, when the temperature control knob is anywhere in between the full hot and full cold positions, the air ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    Climate Controls • (Defrost)-Distributes outside air through the windshield defroster ducts. It can be... the air to reduce fogging. Operating tips • In humid weather conditions, place the climate control ... the vehicle has been "aired out", operate the climate control system as desired. • Do ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ...To aid in side window defogging/demisting in cold weather conditions: 1. Select the position that distributes air through the Panel and Floor. 2. Set the temperature control to full heat. 3. Set the fan speed to full fan. 4. Direct the outer ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    Lights HEADLAMP CONTROL Rotate the headlamp control to the first position to turn on the parking lamps. Rotate to the ...) Turns the headlamps on with a reduced output. To activate: • the ignition must be in the ON position and • the headlamp control is in the OFF or Parking lamps position. WARNING...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ...position. Press the foglamp control to activate the fog lamps. The fog lamp indicator light will illuminate....again to deactivate the fog lamps. INSTRUMENT PANEL DIMMER CONTROL Use to adjust the brightness of the instrument panel. • Push and hold top of control to brighten. • Push and hold bottom...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... accident the alignment of your headlamps should be checked by your authorized Mazda dealer. TURN SIGNAL ... lamp Rear cargo lamp equipped with an ON/OFF/DOOR control will light when: • the doors are closed and ... map lamps The front dome lamp is located overhead between the driver and passenger seats....
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... middle position, the lamp will only come on when a door is opened. If the control is moved to the driver's side ... after the door is shut. The map lamp controls (without moon roof) are located on the dome ..., the map lamps are located on the moon roof control panel. Press the controls on either side ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ...the following interior bulbs frequently: • interior overhead lamp • map lamp For bulb replacement, see an authorized Mazda dealer. Using the right bulbs Replacement bulbs are specified .../turn/sidemarker Fog lamp (if equipped) Cargo lamp Interior overhead lamp 58 Number of bulbs 2 2 2...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    Lights Function Number of bulbs Trade number Front door courtesy 1 168 lamp Map lamps 2 168 ...lamp 1 161 All replacement bulbs are clear in color except where noted. To replace all instrument panel lights - see your dealer. Replacing headlamp bulbs 1. Make sure that the headlamp control is in the OFF ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    Lights Replacing brake/tail/turn/backup lamps bulbs The brake/tail/turn/backup lamp bulbs are located in the tail lamp assembly, one ... bulbs 1. Make sure that the headlamp control is in the OFF position. 2. Open the hood. The position lamps are located on the bottom half of each...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... assembly on liftgate with two screws. Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs For bulb replacement, see an authorized Mazda dealer. Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs For bulb replacement, see an authorized Mazda dealer. 61
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    Driver Controls WINDSHIELD WIPER AND WASHER For intermittent operation, move control down one position. ... to the desired speed setting. For normal or low speed wiper operation, move control down two positions from OFF. For high speed wiper operation, move control down three positions from OFF. 62
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ...fluid spray. MIST FUNCTION Move control up and release for one wipe. Windshield wiper blades Check the wiper blades for wear at least twice a year or ... wiper blades do not wipe properly, clean both the windshield and wiper blades using undiluted windshield wiper solution or a...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    Driver Controls Changing the wiper blades To replace the wiper blades: 1. Pull the wiper arm away from the windshield and lock into the ... at an angle from the wiper arm. Push the lock pin manually to release the blade and pull the wiper blade down toward the windshield to remove it from the arm...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    Driver Controls Rear window wiper blade Refer to Windshield wiper blades in this section for more information on rear wiper blades. MANUAL TILT STEERING COLUMN Push the tilt steering wheel lever downward to move the steering wheel up or down. Pull the control up into the original position to ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    Driver Controls Storage compartment (if equipped) Press the OPEN control to open the storage .... • Install the transmitter on to storage compartment door aligning the actuator control with the rubber plunger. • Close ... POINT WARNING: Power outlets are designed for accessory plugs only. Do not hang ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    Driver Controls The auxiliary power point is located on the instrument panel below the radio. Do not plug optional electrical accessories into the cigarette lighter. Use the power point. CARGO AREA AUXILIARY POWER POINT An additional auxiliary power point is located in the cargo area. WARNING:...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    Driver Controls • Press the bottom portion of the rocker switch to open. One touch down • Press AUTO completely down to the ... lock The window lock feature disables all the power windows except the drivers. To lock out all the window controls except for the driver's press the right side of the ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    Driver Controls 1. Rotate the control clockwise to the right position to adjust the right mirror and rotate the control counterclockwise to the left position to adjust the left mirror. ... a narrow space, like an automatic car wash. SPEED CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED) To turn speed control on ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    Driver Controls WARNING: Do not use the speed control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, slippery, or unpaved. You may ...turn speed control off • Press OFF. NOTE: Once speed control is turned off or the ignition is switched off, the previously programmed set speed will be ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    Driver Controls If your vehicle slows down more than 16 km/h (10 mph) below your set speed on an uphill, your speed control will disengage. This is normal. Pressing RSM will re-engage it. WARNING: Do not use the speed control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, slippery, mountainous, ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    Driver Controls • Depress the brake pedal. When the desired vehicle speed is reached, press SET ACC. RSM SET ACC CST To disengage speed control • Depress the brake pedal or • Depress the clutch pedal (if equipped). NOTE: Disengaging the speed control will not erase the ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    Driver Controls NOTE: Pressing OFF will erase the previously programmed set speed. ON OFF To return to a previously... (30 mph). RSM SET ACC CST FUEL FILLER DOOR RELEASE HANDLE Your vehicle is equipped with a locking fuel filler door. To open the door, pull the handle up located on the floor. 73
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    Driver Controls MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED) To operate the moon roof: • The moon roof is ... To open, press and hold the front portion of the control. This will open the vent. • To close, press and hold the rear portion of the control. NOTE: If the battery is disconnected, discharged, or a new battery ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    Driver Controls To install the shade: 1. Fasten the cover into the mounting brackets (make sure the cover is right side up). 2. Pull... hook the sides into the notches (right side first) in the rear trim panels. WARNING: To reduce the risk of injuries, the fasteners for cargo area cover must be ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    Driver Controls • Do not leave the liftgate or liftgate glass open while driving. Doing so could cause serious damage to... from falling out. If you must drive with the liftgate door or window open, keep the vents open so outside air comes into the vehicle. LUGGAGE RACK The maximum load for the roof ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... you in a safe place in case you require it in an emergency. Refer to SecuriLock Passive Anti-Theft System for more information. POWER DOOR LOCKS Press control to unlock all doors. Press control to lock all doors. 77
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... will not automatically set the lock for both doors. Rotate lock control in the direction of arrow to engage the lock....or unlock all vehicle doors without a key. The remote entry features only operate with the ignition in the LOCK position. If there is any potential remote keyless entry problem with ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    Locks and Security Unlocking the doors Press this control to unlock the driver's door. The interior lamps will illuminate, if the switch on the overhead lamps are in the "DOOR" position. The flashers will flash twice to confirm the ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    Locks and Security Replacing the battery The transmitter is powered by one coin type three-... ring. DO NOT TAKE THE FRONT PART OF THE TRANSMITTER APART. Damage to the transmitter may... your vehicle's transmitters to your authorized Mazda dealer for programming, or • Perform the programming procedure...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ..., turn the ignition to 1 (LOCK) or wait 20 seconds. Again the doors will lock/unlock to confirm programming has been completed. Illuminated entry The interior lamps illuminate when the remote entry system is used to unlock the door(s). The system automatically turns off after ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... and Security • any door is open. NOTE: The battery saver will shut off the interior lamps 40...-theft system is not compatible with non-Mazda aftermarket remote start systems. Use of these ... vehicle starting problems and a loss of security protection. THEFT INDICATOR The theft indicator is located on...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...time or flashes rapidly, have the system serviced by your authorized Mazda dealership. Key information ... keys can be purchased from your authorized Mazda dealership. Your dealership can program .... or • Have your vehicle towed to an authorized Mazda dealership. . The key codes will need to be erased ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... Security WARNING: If an unprogrammed key is used in the ignition it will cause a "no start" condition. Programming ... must bring your vehicle to your authorized Mazda dealership to have the spare coded key(s) ...no more than ten seconds). 4. Turn the ignition to 1 (LOCK) and remove the second coded ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... 6. If failure repeats, bring your vehicle to your authorized Mazda dealership to have the new spare key(s) programmed. ... problem with your vehicle, ensure ALL remote entry transmitters are brought to authorized Mazda dealership, to aid in troubleshooting. Arming the system When armed, this system ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... Security The system will become prearmed, when all doors are closed. When the system becomes prearmed the flashers ... will arm in 20 seconds. If any door is opened during these 20 seconds,... entry transmitter. • Unlock the doors with a key. • Press the panic control on the remote entry transmitter...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...lower the head restraints. The head restraints can be moved up and down. Push side control and push down on head restraint to lower it. Adjusting the front manual seat WARNING: Never adjust the driver's seat or seatback when the vehicle is moving. ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... because you don't get the full protection from seat belts. During sudden braking or a collision, you can slide under the lap belt and suffer serious ... injuries. For maximum protection, sit well back and upright. Lift handle to move seat forward or backward. Pull lever up to adjust seatback. 88
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    Seating and Safety Restraints Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped) The lumbar support control is located on the inboard side of the... to increase firmness. Turn the lumbar support control counterclockwise to increase softness. Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    Seating and Safety Restraints Move the rear of the control up or down to raise or lower the rear portion of the seat cushion. Move the control in the directions shown to move the seat forward, backward,... restraints, lift the head restraint so that it is located directly behind your head or as close ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    Seating and Safety Restraints Push control to lower head restraint. Folding down rear seats 1. Raise the rear seat head restraint and remove. 2. Place the head restraints under the front passenger seat for storage. 3. Pull the seat release control. 91
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... 4. Flip seat forward. 5. Pull the seatback release strap toward the front seat. Make sure the seat belt buckle heads are fully extended towards the front of the vehicle and are away from the seatback. NOTE:When the seatback release strap is pulled use your other hand to guide the seatback. 92
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    Seating and Safety Restraints 6. Rotate seatback down into load floor position. WARNING: Make sure seat belt buckle heads are not trapped underneath the seatback and that the seat belt buckle heads are fully extended towards the front of the vehicle. Seat belt buckle heads may break if they are ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    Seating and Safety Restraints 2. Rotate seat cushion down into the seating position making sure that the seat cushion is locked into place and that the seat belt buckles are exposed. 3. Remove the head restraints stored under the front passenger seat and return them to the original position on the...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    Seating and Safety Restraints To install the rear cushion 1. Push the cushion to the inboard side of the vehicle. 2. Make sure that the hinges are locked into place. Folding down rear seats 1. Raise the rear seat head restraint and remove. 2. Place the head restraints under the front passenger ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    Seating and Safety Restraints 3. Pull the seat release control on each side of the seat to release the locks. 4. Flip seat forward. 5. Pull .... NOTE:When the seatback release strap is pulled use your other hand to guide the seatback. 6. Rotate seatback down into load floor position. WARNING: Make ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    Seating and Safety Restraints Returning the rear seats to upright position 1. Pull seatback up and into upright position making sure seatback locks into place. 2. Rotate seat cushion down into the seating position making sure that the seat cushion is locked into place and that the seat belt buckles...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... protect the child from injury in a collision. WARNING: All occupants of the vehicle, including the driver, should always properly wear their safety belts, even when an air bag (SRS) is provided. WARNING: It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...is more likely to lean against the door and be hit by the side air bag in a moderate collision. ...age and size. Never use a rear-facing child restraint system in the front seat with an air bag ... checked for proper function. Additionally, if the front air bags have deployed, the front pretensioners have...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... in response to vehicle movement. For example, if the driver brakes suddenly or turns a corner sharply, ... will lock to help reduce forward movement of the driver and passengers. Automatic locking mode In... in the shoulder belt. The automatic locking mode is not available on the driver safety belt. 100
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    Seating and Safety Restraints When to use the automatic locking mode • Any time a child safety seat is installed in a passenger front or outboard rear seating position (if equipped). Children 12 years old and under should be properly restrained in the rear seat whenever possible. Refer to Safety ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... belt system must be checked by an authorized Mazda dealership to verify that the "automatic locking retractor"... for proper function. Additionally, if the front air bags have deployed, the front pretensioners... has safety belt height adjustments for the driver and front passenger. Adjust the height...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... belt pretensioner Your vehicle is equipped with safety belt pretensioners at the driver and front passenger seating positions. The safety belt... such a way that they fit more snugly against the body. The driver and front outboard passenger safety belt system (including retractors, buckles and height ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... followed, injury could result. Ask an authorized Mazda Dealer how to safely dispose of the pretensioner system or... assemblies can be obtained from your authorized Mazda dealership. Use only extensions manufactured .... NOTE:Do not use extensions to change the fit of the shoulder belt across the torso. ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... across the hips. Shorten and fasten the belt when not in use to keep the belt away from door openings and available after unfolding the seats. Safety belt warning light and indicator chime The seat belt warning light illuminates in the instrument cluster and ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...buckled before the ignition switch is turned to the ON position...Then...The safety belt warning light illuminates ... sounds 4-8 seconds. The safety belt warning light and warning chime turn off... are exposed to rare events, even for good drivers. 1 in 4 of us will be seriously injured in a crash during...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...younger brothers/sisters imitate behavior they see. Air bags offer greater protection when used with... people I'm with don't wear belts I have an air bag I'd rather be thrown clear WARNING... safety belt to avoid the Safety Belt Warning Light. Sitting on the safety belt will increase the risk of...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... procedures, bring your vehicle to an authorized Mazda dealership for inspection. Inspect the safety belts to... hardware, should be inspected after a collision. Mazda recommends that all safety belt assemblies ..., if the collision was minor and an authorized Mazda technician finds that the belts do not ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ...belt to help protect the driver and right front passenger from certain upper body injuries. WARNING: Air bags DO NOT ...close to the trim covering the air bag module. WARNING: All occupants of the vehicle, including the driver, should always properly wear their safety belts, even when an air bag (SRS)...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... to service, repair, or modify the Air Bag Supplemental Restraint Systems or its fuses. See your authorized Mazda dealership. ... may effect the performance of the air bag sensors increasing the risk of injury. Consult your authorized Mazda dealership before installation of additional equipment. 110
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ...Failure to follow these instructions may increase the risk of injury in a collision. WARNING: Air bags ...inflation. The fact that the air bags did not inflate in a collision does not mean that something ...system. Rather, it means the forces were not of the type sufficient to cause activation. Air bags ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... module as possible while maintaining vehicle control. WARNING: Several air bag system components get... risk of injury in a collision. The SRS consists of: • driver and passenger air bag modules (which include... inflators and air bags), • one or more impact and safing sensors, • a readiness light ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...happen, even intermittently, have the SRS serviced at your authorized Mazda dealership immediately. WARNING:... vehicles, see your authorized Mazda dealership. Air bags MUST BE disposed of by qualified ...injury can result. Ask an Authorized Mazda Dealer how to safely dispose of an air bag or how to scrap...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ...not place objects or mount equipment on or near the air bag cover on the side of the seatbacks of the front... that may come into contact with a deploying air bag. This is dangerous. In an accident, the object could... on the front seats. To prevent damage to the side air bag wiring, don't place luggage...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... equipment on or near system components or wiring. An Authorized Mazda Dealer can provide the special care needed... injury can result. Ask an Authorized Mazda Dealer how to safely dispose of an air bag or how to scrap an...seat cover on a seat containing an air bag. See your authorized Mazda dealer. 115
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... An inflatable nylon bag (air bag) with a gas generator concealed behind the outboard bolster of the driver and front passenger seatbacks... the respective seat is not occupied. The air bag was designed to inflate between the door panel and occupant to further enhance the protection provided occupants ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... by a qualified technician in accordance with the vehicle service manual. If the air bag is not replaced, ..., even intermittently, have the SRS serviced at your authorized Mazda dealership immediately. Unless ... vehicles, see your authorized Mazda dealership. Air bags MUST BE disposed of by qualified ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... all safety procedures are followed, injury can result. Ask an Authorized Mazda Dealer how to safely dispose of an air bag or how to scrap an air... supplemental restraint system (SRS) in this chapter for special instructions about using air bags. Important child restraint precautions ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... is more likely to lean against the door and be hit by the side air bag in a moderate collision. Whenever...age and size. Never use a rear-facing child restraint system in the front seat with an air bag ... children who have outgrown child safety seats, Mazda recommends use of a belt-positioning booster. ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    Seating and Safety Restraints Booster seats should be used until you can answer YES to ALL of these questions: • Can the child sit all the way back against the vehicle seat back with knees bent comfortably at the edge of the seat without slouching? • Does the lap belt rest low across the hips?...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... seat- the safest place for children to ride. WARNING: Follow all instructions provided by the manufacturer of the booster seat. WARNING: Never put the ...a child's arm or behind the back because it eliminates the protection for the upper part of the body and may increase the risk of injury or death ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...Use a safety seat that is recommended for the size and weight of the child. Carefully follow all of the manufacturer's instructions with the safety seat you put ...a child safety seat: • Review and follow the information presented in the Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System section in this chapter...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ...to Automatic locking mode (passenger side front seat). Mazda recommends the use of a child safety seat having a ...head restraints must be removed when using a child seat. WARNING: Air bags can kill or injure a child in a... a rear-facing child seat in front of an active air bag. If you must use a forward...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    .... 3. While holding the shoulder and lap belt portions together, route the tongue through the child seat according to the child seat manufacturer's instructions. Be sure the belt webbing is not twisted. 4. Insert the belt tongue into the proper buckle (the buckle closest to the direction the ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Seating and Safety Restraints 5. To put the retractor in the automatic locking mode, grasp the shoulder portion of the belt and pull downward until all of the belt is extracted and a click is heard. 6. Allow the belt to retract. The belt will click as it retracts to indicate it is in the automatic...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... rear seating positions of your vehicle are equipped with built-in tether strap anchors located behind the seats as described below. The tether anchors in your vehicle are located on the roof panel in the cargo area. The tether strap anchors in your vehicle are in...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... the selected seating position. NOTE:There are three tether anchors located on the headliner at the rear of the vehicle. WARNING: If the tether strap ...lap and shoulder belt seating positions section of this chapter for further instructions to secure the child safety seat. 6. Tighten the child safety ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...seat LATCH anchors that have the proper spacing for that type of child seat. If your child seat has flexible LATCH attachments, be sure that the manufacturer's instructions say that it can reach to anchors spaced at least 500 mm (19 in) apart. WARNING: Never attach two LATCH child safety seats to ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    Seating and Safety Restraints The lower anchors for child seat installation are located at the rear section of the rear seat between the cushion and seat back. Follow the child seat manufacturer's instructions to properly install a child seat with LATCH attachments. WARNING: Attach ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    .... Preparing to start your vehicle Engine starting is controlled by the powertrain control system. Note: This system meets all Canadian .... Exhaust fumes can be toxic. Always open the garage door before you start the engine. See Guarding against exhaust fumes in this chapter for more instructions. 130
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ...inside your vehicle, have your authorized Mazda dealer inspect your vehicle immediately....precautions A computer system controls the engine's idle revolutions per minute (RPM). When the engine starts,... the vehicle checked by your authorized Mazda dealership. Before starting the vehicle: 1. Make sure ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    Driving If starting a vehicle with a manual transmission: • Make sure the parking brake is set. ... turning the key to 4 (START). BRAKE CHECK FUEL CAP O/D OFF Make sure the corresponding lights illuminate... key as soon as the engine starts. Excessive cranking could damage the starter. 132 light may ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...the engine speeds up. 5. After idling for a few seconds, apply the brake, shift into gear and... engine block heater warms the engine coolant, which improves starting, warms up the engine faster... harm the engine, so the heater can be plugged in the night before starting the vehicle. WARNING: To prevent ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... kind inside your vehicle, have your authorized Mazda dealer inspect and fix your vehicle immediately.... at least 2.5 cm (one inch). Adjust the heating or air conditioning (if equipped) to bring in fresh air. ... by keeping all air inlet vents clear of snow, leaves and other debris. BRAKES Your service ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... of the vehicle's anti-lock brake system. NOTE: The ABS performs a self-check after you start the engine and begin ... vehicle has continuous vibration or shudder in the steering wheel while braking, the vehicle should be inspected by an authorized Mazda dealership. The ABS operates by detecting the ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    .... (If your brake warning lamp illuminates, have your vehicle serviced immediately by an authorized Mazda dealership.) Using four wheel ABS (if... apply continuous force on the brake. The ABS will be activated immediately, thus allowing you to retain full steering control of your ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... economy. STEERING Your vehicle is equipped with power steering. Power steering uses energy from the engine to decrease the ... is running. • Do not operate the vehicle with the power steering pump fluid level below the MIN mark on the reservoir. If the power steering system breaks down (or if the ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... as utility and four-wheel drive vehicles handle differently than vehicles with a lower center of ...: Loaded vehicles, with a higher center of gravity, may handle differently than unloaded vehicles. Extra ...your vehicle. Know the capabilities and limitations of both you as a driver and your vehicle. 138
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... and the brake pedal depressed: 1. Apply the parking brake, turn ignition key to LOCK, then remove the key. 2. Locate the access cover plate to the brake-shift interlock override. It is located on the top of the steering column. 3. Insert a tool (or a screwdriver) ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    Driving 4. Insert a tool (or screw driver) into the access hole to override the brake-shift interlock. ... set the parking brake fully and make sure the gearshift is latched in P (Park). Turn the ignition ...remains illuminated, the brakes may not be working properly. See your authorized Mazda dealership....
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    .... Driving with the gearshift lever in D (Overdrive) gives the best fuel economy for normal driving conditions. For manual control, start in 1 (First) and then shift manually. To put your vehicle in gear, start the engine, depress the brake pedal, then move gearshift lever out of...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... the N (Neutral) position, the vehicle can be started and is free to roll. Hold the brake pedal down while in ... your vehicle requires additional power for climbing hills, press the O/D OFF switch. Each time the vehicle is started, the transaxle will automatically return to normal overdrive mode. 142
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    .... You should contact your authorized Mazda dealer as soon as possible or damage to the transaxle ...find a control labeled OVERDRIVE located on the gearshift lever. Push in the switch and the O/D OFF light .... You should contact your authorized Mazda dealer as soon as possible or damage to the transaxle ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... may move unexpectedly and injure someone. Manual transaxle operation (if equipped) Using the clutch Vehicles equipped with a manual transaxle have a starter interrupt interlock that prevents ... unless the clutch pedal is depressed. When starting a vehicle with a manual transaxle, you must: 1. Put the...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ...4. Without depressing the accelerator pedal, turn the ignition to position 4 (START), release the ignition as soon as the engine starts. 5. Let the engine idle for a few seconds. 6. Release the brake pedal, then slowly release the clutch pedal while ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... from left of 3 (Third) and 4 (Fourth) gears before you shift into R (Reverse). This is a special lockout feature which prevents you from shifting into R (Reverse) when you downshift from 5 (Fifth). Parking your vehicle 1. Apply the brake and shift into the neutral position. 1 2 3 4 5 R 146
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    Driving 2. Set the parking brake. 3. Shift into 1 (First). 1 2 4. Turn the ignition to position 1 (LOCK) to shut the engine off and remove the ignition key. 3 4 5 R WARNING: Do not park your vehicle... unexpectedly and injure someone. Use 1 (First) gear and set the parking brake fully. 147
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... system can use all four wheels to power the vehicle. This helps increase traction, enabling you... normally traveled by two-wheel drive vehicles. Power is always supplied to the front wheels and to... conditions. For the lubricant specification and refill capacity of the Power Take-Off Unit and rear axle...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... illuminates only under the following conditions. If the indicator light illuminates when driving in the 4x4 AUTO mode, contact your Mazda dealer as soon as possible. The indicator light illuminates when the 4x4 ON mode is engaged. Shifting between 4x4 ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    Driving Maintain steering wheel control at all times, especially in rough terrain. Since sudden changes in terrain can result in abrupt ... driving. Map out your route before driving in the area. To maintain steering and braking control of your vehicle, you must have all four wheels on ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... warning lamp remains illuminated, the brakes may not be working properly. See your authorized Mazda dealership. Do not rock the vehicle if the engine ... should be utilized if changes in vehicle speed are called for. Avoid abrupt steering, acceleration or braking. Use all available road...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... slowly while applying light pressure on the brake pedal. Be cautious of sudden changes in vehicle speed ... vehicle does slide, steer in the direction of the slide until you regain control of the vehicle. After ... are submerged in water, their fluids should be checked and changed, if necessary. Driving ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... regulations and responsibilities in our nations wilderness areas. Mazda Motor Corporation joins the U.S. Forest ... to back down to a safe location. Apply just enough power to the wheels to climb the hill.... power will cause the tires to slip, spin or lose traction, resulting in loss of vehicle control....
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... vehicle. Rapid pumping of the brake pedal will help you slow the vehicle and still maintain steering control. If your vehicle has anti-lock brakes, apply the brakes ... the slide until you regain control. • Avoid sudden applications of power and quick changes of direction on snow ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...not use a size and type of tire and wheel other than that originally provided by Mazda Motor ...have questions regarding tire replacement, see an authorized Mazda/Mazda dealer. If you nevertheless decide... affect the way your vehicle handles. Do not exceed the Mazda Motor Corporation recommended pressure...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    .... Check for holes or cuts that may permit air leakage from the tire and make necessary ... durable load carrying capability. For this reason, Mazda Motor Corporation strongly recommends that you... the vehicle will roll over as a result of a loss of control. Mazda Motor Corporation recommends that caution...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ...if the depth is unknown. Traction or brake capability may be limited and if the ignition system gets wet, ... stall. Water may also enter your engine's air intake and severely damage your engine. ... moving your vehicle slowly while applying light pressure on the brake pedal. Driving through deep water ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ..., any required option weight for trailer towing and the weight of the driver from the GCWR for the towing vehicle. • Maximum Trailer Weight: Maximum ... and GAWR limitations. The Safety Certification Label, found on the driver's door pillar, lists several important vehicle weight rating limitations...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... serious damage to the vehicle and/or personal injury. Special loading instructions for owners of pickup trucks and utility-type vehicles WARNING: For ... this chapter. WARNING: Loaded vehicles, with a higher center of gravity, may handle differently than unloaded vehicles. Extra precautions, such as ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... tow a trailer. Refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance" section of this manual. • Do not tow a trailer until ... 800 km (500 miles). • Refer to the instructions included with towing accessories for the proper installation ... area of trailer - m2 (ft)2 2.0L w/manual 1,878 (4,140) 453 (1,000) 2.2 (24)...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... frontal area of trailer - m2 (ft)2 2.0L w/manual 1,932 (4,260) 453 (1,000) 2.2 (24)... ft.) elevation. For definitions of terms and instructions on calculating your vehicle's load, refer ... in: • engine damage • transmission damage • structural damage • loss of control • personal injury 161
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...sure it is properly attached to your vehicle. See your authorized Mazda dealer. Hitches Do not use hitches that clamp onto ...Make sure your trailer lamps conform to local and Federal regulations. See your authorized Mazda dealer for proper instructions and equipment for hooking up trailer lamps. 162...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... a trailer: • Turn off the speed control. The speed control may shut off automatically ..., stopping and backing up before starting on a trip to get the feel of the vehicle trailer ... lever in P (Park) (automatic transmission) or N (Neutral) (manual transmissions). • Vehicles with trailers should not...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... submerged in water. Rear axle lubricant quantities are not to be checked or changed unless a leak is suspected or repair required. Disconnect the wiring to ... components from potential lack of lubrication damage. If your vehicle is manual transaxle equipped and 2WD or 4WD, shifting the transaxle into...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... We are here to serve you. All Authorized Mazda Dealers have the knowledge and the tools ...GENERAL MANAGER of the dealership or the OWNER. STEP 2: Call the Mazda National Customer Assistance Center If ... address it to the following, Attn: Customer Assistance. Mazda North American Operations 7755 Irvine ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... is our business. That is why all Authorized Mazda Dealers have the knowledge and the tools ...following steps: STEP 1 Discuss the matter with an Authorized Mazda Dealer. This is the quickest and best way... assistance, please contact your area's Mazda representative (Indicated on the next page). Please...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... traffic of vehicle breakdown, approaching danger, etc. The hazard flashers can be operated when the ignition is off. • The hazard lights control is located on the instrument panel by the radio. • Depress hazard lights control to activate ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ...a higher amperage rating can cause severe wire damage and could start a fire. Standard fuse amperage rating and color COLOR Fuse rating 2A 3A 4A 5A 7.5A 10A ... 30A 168 Mini fuses Grey Violet Pink Tan Brown Red Blue Yellow Natural Green Standard fuses Grey Violet Pink Tan ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... Green Red Red - Yellow - Brown - Black Passenger compartment fuse panel The fuse panel is located below and to the left of the steering wheel by the brake pedal. Remove the panel cover to access the fuses. To remove a fuse use the ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... Passenger Compartment Fuse Panel Description Canister vent control solenoid Blower relay (coil), Rear defrost relay (coil...Rear washer motor, Rear wiper relay (coil) Four-wheel drive control module, Cluster (restraints... wiper motor, Front washer motor, INT relay IGN relay (coil), ACC relay (...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... Pedal Position Switch), PCM, Shift solenoid Power window motors Power door lock motors, GEM (door lock relay coil), Power seat Audio, Cluster, Interior lamp, Map lamp Cargo lamp Accessory relay 19 20 10A 15A 21 22 23 24 10A 15A ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    Roadside Emergencies WARNING: Always disconnect the battery before servicing high current fuses. WARNING: To reduce risk ... electrical shock, always replace the cover to the Power Distribution Box before reconnecting the battery or refilling fluid reservoirs. If the battery has been disconnected and ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... Alternator/ Regulator Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) unit (feed), DRL relay DRL module, HLEV Auxiliary power point Foglamps, Foglamp indicator A/C clutch Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) SOL Auxiliary power point Starter Blower motor, Blower motor relay 173
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... Fuse/Relay Location BTN 1 Fuse Amp Rating 40A** Power Distribution Box ...Radio, Cigar lighter, Cluster, Power mirror, GEM, Electronic flasher control ABS motor ..., Map lamps, Cargo lamps, Cruise control, Power seat, Horn Main fan ...) Rear defroster relay Starter relay High-speed fan control relay 2 (3.0L...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ...these precautions, the tire could fail, causing you to lose control of the vehicle, possibly injuring yourself or others. When driving with ... a temporary spare tire at any one wheel location can lead to impairment of the following: • handling, stability and braking performance • comfort and noise...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ..., the tire could fail, causing you to lose control of the vehicle, possibly injuring yourself or others. When driving ... (Park) (automatic transaxle) or R (Reverse) (manual transaxle). WARNING: To prevent the vehicle from moving when you change a tire, be sure the parking brake is set, then block (in ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... activate hazard flashers and place gearshift lever in P (Park) (automatic transmission) or R (Reverse) (manual transmission). 2. Set the parking brake and turn engine OFF. 3. Block ...4. Lift the cargo cover and remove the tool bag with jack handle, lug nut wrench and long spare tire ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... jacking notches are located under the front suspension arm. • Rear jacking notches are located under the rear trailing arm. 6. Position the jack according to the following guides and turn the jack handle clockwise until the tire is a maximum of 25 mm (1 inch) ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ...: To lessen the risk of personal injury, do not put any part of your body under the vehicle while changing a tire. Do not start the engine when your vehicle is on the jack. The jack is only meant for changing the tire. 7. Remove the lug nuts with the lug ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    .... 14. Unblock the wheels. JUMP STARTING YOUR VEHICLE WARNING: The gases around the battery can explode if exposed to flames, sparks, or lit cigarettes. An explosion .... Do not push start your vehicle. You could damage the catalytic converter. WARNING: Batteries contain sulfuric ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... fully update transmission operation. • Use only a 12-volt supply to start your vehicle. • Do not disconnect the battery of the disabled vehicle as this could ... of the engine cooling fan and other moving parts. • Check all battery terminals and remove any excessive corrosion ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    Roadside Emergencies 2. Connect the other end of the positive (+) cable to the positive (+) terminal of the assisting battery. 3. Connect the negative (-) cable to the negative (-) terminal of the assisting battery. 182 - - - + + - + +
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... Do not connect the end of the second cable to the negative (-) terminal of the battery to be jumped. A spark may cause an explosion of the gases that surround the battery. 5. Ensure that the cables are clear of fan blades, belts, moving parts of both engines, or any fuel ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... connected. 1. Remove the jumper cable from the ground metal surface. Note: In the illustrations, lightning bolts are used to designate the assisting (boosting) battery. 2. Remove the jumper cable on the negative (-) connection of the booster vehicle's battery. 184 - - - - + + + +
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ...jumper cable from the positive (+) terminal of the disabled vehicle's battery. After the disabled vehicle has been started and the jumper cables removed, allow it to idle for several minutes so the engine computer can relearn its idle conditions. -...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... your vehicle towed, contact a professional towing service or, if you are a member, your roadside assistance ... flatbed equipment. Do not tow with a slingbelt. Mazda has not approved a slingbelt towing ... off the ground. If the vehicle is towed by other means or incorrectly, vehicle damage may occur. ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    Roadside Emergencies In case of a roadside emergency with a disabled vehicle (without access to wheel dollies, car hauling trailer or flatbed transport vehicle) your vehicle (regardless of powertrain configuration) can be flat towed (all wheels on the ground) under the following conditions: • ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... We are here to serve you. All Authorized Mazda Dealers have the knowledge and the tools ...GENERAL MANAGER of the dealership or the OWNER. STEP 2: Call the Mazda National Customer Assistance Center If ... address it to the following, Attn: Customer Assistance. Mazda North American Operations 7755 Irvine ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... take the following steps: STEP 1: Contact Your Mazda Dealer Discuss the matter with a member of dealership ... owner of the dealership or its General Manager STEP 2: Call the Mazda Regional Office If you feel ... you for such arrangements. STEP 2: Contact the Mazda Customer Relations Department If still ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...exhausting procedures in this manual, your concern is still not resolved, you have another option. Mazda Canada Inc. participates in an arbitration program administered ...concern arises, where a solution cannot be reached between an owner, Mazda, and/or one of it's dealers (that all parties...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ...(418) 649-1330 REGIONAL OFFICES Regional Offices Mazda Canada Inc. Western Region 8171 Ackroyd Road ... 2000 Richmond, B.C. V6X 3K1 (604) 303-5670 Mazda Canada Inc. Central/Atlantic Region 305 Milner ... Scarborough, Ontario. M1B 3V4 1 (800) 263-4680 Mazda Canada Inc. Quebec Region 6111 Route Trans ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... is our business. That is why all Authorized Mazda Dealers have the knowledge and the tools ...following steps: STEP 1 Discuss the matter with an Authorized Mazda Dealer. This is the quickest and best way... assistance, please contact your area's Mazda representative (Indicated on the next page). Please...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... MAZDA IMPORTERS/DISTRIBUTORS U.S.A (Importer/Distributor) Mazda North American Operations 7755 Irvine Center Drive ...1990 (outside U.S.A.) (Distributor in each area) CANADA Mazda Canada Inc. 305 Milner Avenue, ... Canada) PUERTO RICO Plaza Motors Corp. (Mazda de Puerto Rico) P.O. Box 362722, San Juan,...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... chances of injuries in an accident. Always consult an Authorized Mazda Dealer before you install non-genuine... stereo systems, and car alarm systems. Mazda assumes no responsibility for death, injury,...NOTE:Detailed warranty information is provided with your Mazda. OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... strongly recommend that you NOT take your Mazda outside these areas. You may ... not be available. The manufacturer's warranty applies only to Mazda vehicles registered and normally operated ...Hotline. (Note) If you live in the U.S.A., all correspondence to Mazda Motor Corporation should be forwarded ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... Mazda Distributor. ( See the Mazda Importers/Distributors section of this manual). SERVICE PUBLICATIONS Factory-authorized ... 9999 95 014C 02 PUBLICATION DESCRIPTION 2002 WORKSHOP MANUAL 2002 WIRING DIAGRAM 2002 OWNER'S MANUAL WORKSHOP MANUAL: Covers recommended maintenance and repair procedures ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... of the need for the repair of the nonconformity at the following address: Mazda Motor Corporation 16800 Executive Plaza... Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Mazda Corporation. If NHTSA receives similar... between you, your dealer or Mazda Corporation. To contact NHTSA, you may either...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... Do not use waxes that contain abrasives. • Do not allow paint sealant to come in contact with any non-body (low-gloss black) colored trim, such as grained door handles, roof racks, bumpers, side moldings, mirror housings or the windshield cowl ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... and Wax Concentrate, which is available from your local Mazda dealer. • Never apply any cleaning chemical ... Road Oil Removal, available from your local Mazda dealer. ENGINE Engines are more efficient when ... and Degreaser, available at your local Mazda dealer, on all parts that require cleaning and ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... Step Wash and Wax Concentrate, available at your local Mazda dealer. • If tar or grease spots are present,...Road Oil Removal, available at your local Mazda dealer. WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES The windshield, rear window and wiper blades should be cleaned regularly. If the wiper does not wipe properly,...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... Ultra Clear Spray Glass Cleaner, available from your local Mazda dealer. • Do not use abrasives, as ... not use fuel, kerosene, or paint thinner to clean any parts. • Wiper blades can be cleaned with ... stains and soil with Extra Strength Upholstery Cleaner, available at your local Mazda dealer. 201
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... Spot and Stain Remover, available at your local Mazda dealer. • Never saturate the seat covers with cleaning...color, use the Deluxe Leather Care Kit, available at your local Mazda dealer. • Do not use household...dirt. MAZDA CAR CARE PRODUCTS Your Mazda dealer has many quality products available to ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... have been designed and made especially for your Mazda, inadequate, incomplete, and insufficient ...maintenance and not from defective material or authorized Mazda workmanship. Any auto repair shop ...perform maintenance. But we recommend that it always be done by an Authorized Mazda Dealer using genuine ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... Drive belts PCV valve (for 2.0L engine) PCV valve (for 3.0L engine) Hoses and tubes for emission IGNITION SYSTEM Spark plugs (PLATINUM-TIPPED type) FUEL SYSTEM Air cleaner filter Fuel filter Fuel lines and hoses COOLING SYSTEM Cooling system I ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... I I CHASSIS and BODY Brake lines, hoses and I I connections Disc brakes I I Drum brakes I I Steering operation and linkages I I ... perform maintenance on these items will not void your emissions warranties. However, Mazda recommends that all maintenance services be performed ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... PCV valve (for 3.0L *1 Replace every 160,000 km (100,000 miles) engine) Hoses and tubes for *1 I emission IGNITION SYSTEM Spark plugs (PLATINUM TIPPED Replace every 160,000 km (100,000 miles) type) FUEL SYSTEM Air cleaner filter I R I R ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Function of all lights I I I I I I I I I I I CHASSIS and BODY Brake lines, hoses and connections I Brake fluid level I I I I ... I I I Steering operation and linkages I Power steering fluid level I I I I I I I I I I I Manual transaxle oil Replace every 48,000 km...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ...these items will not void your emissions warranties. However, Mazda recommends that all maintenance... conforming to specifications. Genuine Mazda parts are designed and built to provide the best performance... related parts. If you disconnect the battery, the engine must "relearn" its idle conditions...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ...the vehicle from moving unexpectedly. Note: Do not start your engine with the air cleaner removed and do not remove it while the engine is running. • Manual transmission: 1. ... vehicle from moving unexpectedly. Note: Do not start your engine with the air cleaner removed and do not ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... OPENING THE HOOD 1. Inside the vehicle, pull the hood release handle located under the bottom of the instrument panel. 2. At the front of the vehicle, lift up on the auxiliary latch handle located in the center between the hood and the grille. 3. ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... and Specifications IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT 2.0L DOHC I4 Zetec engine 1 2 3 4 9 8 7 6 5 1. Power steering fluid reservoir 2. Engine coolant reservoir 3. Brake/Clutch fluid reservoir 4. Air filter assembly 5. Power ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... 9 8 7 1. Power steering fluid reservoir 2. Engine coolant reservoir 3. Automatic transmission fluid dipstick 4. Brake fluid reservoir 5. Air filter assembly 6. Power distribution box 7. Battery 8. Engine oil dipstick 9. Engine oil filler ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ...do not fill the reservoir completely. Only use a washer fluid that meets Mazda specifications. Refer to Refill capacities in this chapter. ... they provide cold weather protection without damaging the vehicle's paint finish, wiper blades or washer system. Note: Do not put washer fluid in the engine ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    Maintenance and Specifications 4. Open the hood. Protect yourself from engine heat. 5. Locate and carefully remove the engine oil level indicator (dipstick). • 2.0L DOHC I4 Zetec engine ADD FULL • 3.0L DOHC V6 Duratec engine MIN MAX 6. Wipe the indicator clean. Insert the indicator fully, ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... FULL mark may cause engine damage. Some oil must be removed from the engine by a service technician. 7. Put the indicator back in and ensure it is fully seated. Adding engine oil 1. Check the engine oil. For instructions, refer to Checking the engine oil in this chapter. 2. If the engine oil...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... filter according to the appropriate schedule listed in the service maintenance section. Mazda production and replacement oil... oil filter is used that does not meet Mazda material and design specifications,.... It is recommended you use the appropriate Genuine Mazda oil filter (or another brand meeting ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    Maintenance and Specifications BATTERY Your vehicle is equipped with a Mazda maintenance-free battery which normally does not require additional water ... can cause personal injury. Therefore, do not allow flames, sparks or lighted substances to come near the battery. When working near the battery, ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... Because your vehicle's engine is electronically controlled by a computer, some control conditions are maintained by power from the battery. When the battery is disconnected or a new battery is installed, the engine must relearn its idle and fuel trim strategy...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... be checked at the mileage intervals listed in the service maintenance section. The coolant concentration should be maintained at... reservoir. If the level falls below, add coolant per the instructions in the Adding Engine ... parts could become damaged or not work properly. A 50-50 mixture of coolant ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... Be sure to read and understand Precautions when servicing your vehicle in this chapter. If the engine coolant has not been checked at the ...badly. Also, you can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. WARNING: Do not put engine coolant in the windshield washer fluid container. If sprayed ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ...and the cooling system and maintain the warranty on the cooling system: • Add Mazda Premium Engine ...specifications with the factory-filled coolant. Mixing Mazda Speciality Orange Engine Coolant or any orange-.... • Do not mix with recycled coolant unless from a Mazda-approved recycling process (see ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...cap in an overflow system, fill the radiator until the coolant is visible and radiator is almost full....). Check the concentration per the Checking Engine Coolant section. If the concentration is not 50/50 (protection to -34°F/-36°C), drain some coolant and adjust the concentration. It may take ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... coolant recycling processes produce coolant which meets Mazda recommend coolants. Use of a recycled engine coolant which does not meet the Mazda recommended coolant, may harm engine and cooling ... and standards for recycling and disposing of automotive fluids. Coolant refill capacity To find out how ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... climates should use a 50/50 mixture of engine coolant and distilled water for optimum cooling system ... WARNING: Do not overfill the fuel tank. The pressure in an overfilled tank may cause leakage and ... filler cap, excessive pressure or vacuum in the fuel tank may damage the fuel system or cause the ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... water. Consult a physician immediately if you experience an adverse reaction. WARNING: When refueling always shut the engine off and never allow sparks or open flames near the filler neck. Never smoke while refueling. Fuel vapor is extremely hazardous under certain conditions. Care should be taken ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... you are using fuel with the recommended octane rating, see your authorized Mazda dealer to prevent any engine damage. Fuel quality NOTE:If you are experiencing starting, rough idle or hesitation driveability problems during a cold start, try a different brand of 87 226
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...If the problems persist, see your authorized Mazda dealer. It should not be necessary to add any aftermarket ... that display the Auto Makers' Choice logo. Cleaner air Mazda endorses the use of reformulated "cleaner-burning" gasolines to improve air quality. Running out of fuel Avoid running out ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... any damage to the fuel tank or fuel system if the correct genuine Mazda fuel filler cap ... your authorized Mazda dealership. Refer to the service maintenance section for the appropriate intervals for changing the fuel ... any damage to the fuel system if an authorized Mazda fuel filter is not used. 228
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... source of information about actual fuel economy is you, the driver. You must gather information as accurately .... For consistent results when filling the fuel tank: • Turn the engine/ignition switch to the off position ... (low - medium - high) each time the tank is filled. • Allow no more than ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    Maintenance and Specifications 2. Each time you fill the tank, record the amount of fuel added (in liters or ... tank fill-ups, fill the fuel tank and record the current odometer reading. 4. Subtract your ...it off may reduce fuel economy. • Using the air conditioner or defroster may reduce fuel economy...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ...properly inflated and use only recommended size. • Operating a vehicle with the wheels out of alignment ...owner maintenance checks found in your vehicle service maintenance section. Conditions • Heavily loading ... vehicle (for example bug deflectors, rollbars/light bars, running boards, ski/luggage ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... and to its emissions system. If other than Mazda authorized parts are used for maintenance replacements or for service of components affecting emission control, such non-Mazda parts should be equivalent to genuine Mazda parts in performance and durability. WARNING: Do not park, idle, or drive your ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... about your vehicle's emission system is on the Vehicle Emission Control Information Decal located on or near the engine. This decal identifies engine ... in stop-and-go, city-type traffic with at least four idle periods. Allow the vehicle to sit for at least eight hours without starting the engine. ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...and Specifications CHECKING AND ADDING POWER STEERING FLUID Check the power steering fluid. Refer to... service maintenance section for the service interval schedules. If adding fluid is necessary, use only MERCON... area between H and C). 2. While the engine idles, turn the steering wheel left and right ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... inspect the fluid level. 3. If necessary, add brake fluid from a clean un-opened container until the level reaches ...Do not fill above this line. 4. Use only brake fluids certified to meet Mazda specifications. Refer to Lubricant specifications in this chapter. DOT 3 fluid is recommended. However, if...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ...Refer to your scheduled maintenance section for scheduled intervals for fluid checks and changes. Your transaxle does not consume fluid....With the parking brake engaged and your foot on the brake pedal, start the engine and move the gearshift lever through all of the gear ranges. Allow sufficient time...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... in transaxle failure. An overfill condition of transmission fluid may cause shift and/or engagement ... is correct. If an overfill occurs, excess fluid should be removed by a qualified technician. An overfill.... Do not use supplemental transmission fluid additives, treatments or cleaning agents. The use...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... plug securely. Use only fluid that meets Mazda specifications. Refer to the Refill capacities in this chapter. CLUTCH FLUID (MANUAL TRANSAXLE) The clutch master cylinder and ... for changing the air filter element. When changing the air filter element, only use a Genuine Mazda air filter element. 238
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... and Specifications WARNING: Do not start your engine with the air cleaner removed and do not remove it while the engine is running. Changing the air filter element 1. Loosen the clamp ... the tube from the cover. 2. Release the clamps that secure the air filter housing cover. 3. Carefully separate ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... of Transportation-Tire quality grades: The U.S. Department of Transportation requires Mazda to give you the following information about tire grades exactly as ... of heat and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory test wheel. Sustained ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... tires can affect vehicle handling and can fail suddenly, possibly resulting in loss of vehicle control. Tire rotation Because your vehicle's tires perform ... longer, rotate them as indicated in the tire manufacturer's owner's manual and/or Limited Warranty Booklet. If you notice ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    Maintenance and Specifications • Four tire rotation • Five tire rotation Replacing the tires Replace the tires when the wear band is visible through the tire treads. 242
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ...=carrying capacity and tread (e.g., "All Terrain", etc.), as originally offered by Mazda. Failure to do so can result in tire failure and... precautions may adversely affect the handling of the vehicle, damage parts of the tire and make it easier for the driver to lose control and roll over. Tires ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... Vehicle Brake Fluid SAE 5W-20 Application All Capacity Fill to line on reservoir Engine oil (including filter change) Fuel tank N/A Power steering fluid MERCON 2.0L I4 Zetec engine 3.0L V6 Duratec engine 2.0L I4 Zetec engine 3.0L V6...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... (13.4 quarts) 3 Transfer Case Engine coolant 4 SAE 75W-140 Synthetic Lubricant API service GL-5, SAE 80W-90 Mazda green-colored or yellow-colored Premium Engine Coolant 0.35L (12 ounces) 0.35L (12 ounces) 5.0L (5.3 quarts) 4X4 (Manual) Rear axle lubricant ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ...further information on your lubrication specifications, see your authorized Mazda dealer. WHEEL AND TIRE SIZES Vehicle Wheel Grade ... inches Required fuel Firing order Spark plug gap Ignition system Compression ratio 2....-1.42 mm (0.052-00.056 inch) Coil on plug 10.0:1 Tire 215/70R16 235/...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... and Specifications VEHICLE DIMENSIONS Dimensions (1) Vehicle height/ Maximum height* (2) Front track / rear (3)Overall width (body) (4) Wheelbase (5)Overall length 4 Door mm (in.) 1,681 (66.2)/1,744 (68.7)* 1,550 1,783 2,620 4,394 (61.0)/1,530 (60.2) ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... Traffic Safety Administration Regulations require that a Certification Label be affixed to a vehicle and prescribe where the Certification Label may be located. The Certification Label is located on the front door latch pillar on the driver's side. 248
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    Maintenance and Specifications Vehicle identification number The vehicle identification number is attached to a metal tag and is located on the driver side instrument panel. (Please note that in the graphic XXXX is representative of your vehicle ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ...Use of cell phones and other devices by driver: WARNING: Although not Mazda products, use of any electrical devices such as cell phones, computers, portable radios, vehicle navigation or other devices by the driver while the vehicle is moving is dangerous. Dialing a number on ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...seats ...111 description ...109, 114 disposal ...113, 117 driver air bag ...111, 116 indicator light ...12, 113, 117 operation ...111, 116 passenger air bag ...111, ...your vehicle engine compartment ...199 instrument panel ...201 interior ...201 plastic parts ...200 washing ...198 251...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    Index waxing ...198 wheels ...199 wiper blades ...200 woodtone trim ...201 Climate control (see Air conditioning or Heating) ...50 Clock ...... Dipstick automatic transmission fluid ...236 engine oil ...213 Doors door ajar warning ...14 252 Driving under special conditions ......
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... 227, 229 filter, specifications ...228 fuel filler door release ...73 fuel pump shut-off switch... automotive fuels ...224 Fuses ...168-169 G Garage door opener ...66 Gas cap (see Fuel ...54 warning chime ...15 Heating heating and air conditioning system ...50 Hood ...210 I Ignition ...130, 247 Infant ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    Index lighting up panel and interior ...55 location of components ...10 J Jump-starting your vehicle ...180 K Keys ...82-84 key in ... system ...13 cruise indicator ...13 door ajar ...14 fuel cap light ...15 high beam ...13 low coolant ...14 254 low fuel ...12 oil pressure ...14 overdrive off ...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... locks ...77 Power point ...66-67 Power Seats ...89 Power steering ...137 fluid, checking and adding ...234 fluid, ...Servicing your vehicle ...208 Spare tire (see Changing the Tire) ...175 Spark plugs, specifications ...247 Specification chart, lubricants ...246 Speed control ...69 Speedometer ...17...
  • 2002 Mazda Tribute | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...15 Warning lights (see Lights) ...10 Washer fluid ...213 Water, Driving through ...157 Windows power ...67 rear wiper/washer ...64 Windshield washer fluid and wipers ... ...63, 65 liftgate reservoir ...213 operation ...62 replacing wiper blades ...64 Wrecker towing ...186 256



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