Mazda 3 since 2003
1. Operation and maintenance of the car
2. Engine
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
5. Steering mechanism
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body
8.1. General information
8.2. Hinged components of a body
8.3. Body glazing
8.4. Seats
8.4.1. Main characteristics
8.4.2. Front seats
8.4.3. Back seats Folding of a seat
8.5. Conditioner and heater
8.6. Tables


8-4-3-1-skladyvanie-sidenya.html Folding of a seat

The remote lever or the button (only "hatch-back") allow to put automatically a seat for expansion of a cargo compartment.
When folding seatbacks it is necessary to consider the following:
– if the car costs on descent, then backs of a back seat can deviate forward more sharply in comparison with the parking on the horizontal platform;
– if the car costs on rise, then backs of a back seat can not develop. If the back does not develop independently after release of a clamp, pull for the upper edge of a back from interior of the car and lower it down.
Unfasten a zone strap of the seat belt established on the central place of a back seat.
Having checked whether the back seat is free, open a back lifting door and pull for handles of clamps (handles are located with left and on the right side of the luggage compartment).
The unblocked seatback develops under a body weight forward.

Fig. 8.58. Scheme of folding of usual seats ("sedan"): 1 – back of a back seat; 2 – pillow of a back seat; 3 – latch; 4 – remote lever

Further pressing a seatback leads to folding of hinges of a pillow of a seat, and the seatback is displaced forward in the lower dredging.

Fig. 8.59. Scheme of folding of seats ("hatch-back"): 1 – back of a back seat; 2 – pillow of a back seat; 3 – seatback latch; 4 – button; 5 – remote lever; 6 – seat pillow hinge

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8.5. Conditioner and heater