AUTOHOLD

AUTOHOLD

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WARNING

WARNING

WARNING

The AUTOHOLD function automatically holds the vehicle stopped, even if you take your foot off the brake pedal. This function can be best used while stopped in traffic or at a traffic light. The brakes are released when you start driving the vehicle.



Do not rely completely on the AUTOHOLD function:

The AUTOHOLD function is only designed to assist the brake operation while the vehicle is stopped. Neglecting to operate the brakes and relying only on the AUTOHOLD system is dangerous and could result in an unexpected accident if the vehicle were to suddenly move. Operate the brakes appropriately in accordance with the road and surrounding conditions.

NOTE

that the vehicle may move suddenly depending on the vehicle's load or if it is towing something.

Do not release your foot from the brake pedal while the vehicle is stopped on a steep grade: Because there is a possibility of the vehicle not being held in the stopped position by the AUTOHOLD function, the vehicle may move unexpectedly and result in an accident.

Do not use the AUTOHOLD function on slippery roads such as icy or snow-covered roads, or unpaved roads:

Even if the vehicle is held in the stopped position by the AUTOHOLD function, the vehicle may move unexpectedly and result in an accident. Operate the accelerator pedal, brakes, or steering wheel appropriately as necessary.

Immediately depress the brake pedal in the following cases:

Because the AUTOHOLD function is canceled forcibly, the vehicle may move unexpectedly and result in an accident.

- The brake pedal operation demand WARNING light (red) flashes and the WARNING sound is activated at the same time.

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(Red)

- [Brake Hold Unavailable Depress Brake to Hold Position] is displayed in the multi-information display and the WARNING sound is activated at the same time.


Always apply the parking brake when parking the vehicle:

Not applying the parking brake when parking the vehicle is dangerous as the vehicle may move unexpectedly and result in an accident. When parking the vehicle, shift the selector lever to the P position and apply the parking brake.


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CAUTION

CAUTION

CAUTION

If you stop operating the accelerator pedal before the vehicle starts moving, the force holding the vehicle in the stopped position may weaken. Firmly depress the brake pedal or depress the accelerator pedal to accelerate the vehicle.


NOTE

- Under the following conditions, a problem with the AUTOHOLD is occurring. Have your vehicle inspected at an Authorized Mazda Dealer as soon as possible.

- The brake pedal operation demand WARNING light (red) in the instrument cluster flashes and the WARNING sound is activated for about 5 seconds while the AUTOHOLD is operating or when you press the AUTOHOLD switch.

- A message is indicated on the multi-information display and a WARNING sound is activated for about 5 seconds while the AUTOHOLD is operating or when your press the AUTOHOLD switch.

- If you switch the ignition OFF while the AUTOHOLD is operating, the parking brake is applied automatically to assist you with parking the vehicle.

- The AUTOHOLD is canceled when the selector lever is shifted to R position while the vehicle is on level ground, or facing up a hill or grade (as shown below).

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Vehicle tilts forward

Vehicle tilts forward

Vehicle tilts forward

Level ground

Level ground

Level ground

Vehicle tilts rearward

Vehicle tilts rearward

Vehicle tilts rearward

AUTOHOLD :

Operates

AUTOHOLD :

Operates

AUTOHOLD :

Operates

AUTOHOLD :

Does not operate, canceled

AUTOHOLD :

Does not operate, canceled

AUTOHOLD :

Does not operate, canceled

AUTOHOLD :

Does not operate, canceled

AUTOHOLD :

Does not operate, canceled

AUTOHOLD :

Does not operate, canceled

: Driving in reverse (selector lever in R)



- The brake pedal response may change, sound may occur from the brakes, or the brake pedal could vibrate from the operation of the AUTOHOLD function. However, this does not indicate a malfunction.

To Turn On AUTOHOLD System

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AUTOHOLD standby indicator light

AUTOHOLD standby indicator light

AUTOHOLD standby indicator light

Press the AUTOHOLD switch and when the AUTOHOLD standby indicator light turns on, the AUTOHOLD function turns on.


NOTE

When all of the following conditions are met, the AUTOHOLD standby indicator light turns on when the AUTOHOLD switch is pressed and the AUTOHOLD function turns on.

- The ignition is switched ON (engine is running).

- The driver's seat belt is fastened.

- The driver's door is closed.

- There is no problem with the AUTOHOLD function.

To operate AUTOHOLD and hold the brakes

1. Depress the brake pedal and bring the vehicle to a complete stop.

2. The AUTOHOLD active indicator light in the instrument cluster turns on and the brakes are held.



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3. The vehicle is held in its stopped position even with the brake pedal released.

NOTE

When all of the following conditions are met, the AUTOHOLD operates and the brakes are held.

- The ignition is switched ON (engine is running).

- The vehicle is stopped.

- The brake pedal is being depressed.

- The AUTOHOLD active indicator light turns on.

- The accelerator pedal is not depressed.

- The driver's seat belt is fastened.

- The driver's door is closed.

- There is no problem with the AUTOHOLD function.

- The parking brake is released.

- There is no problem with the Electric Parking Brake (EPB) function.

- The selector lever is in a position other than R position or the vehicle tilts forward with the selector lever in the R position.


To release AUTOHOLD and start driving the vehicle

If you try to resume driving the vehicle, the brakes release automatically and the AUTOHOLD active indicator light turns off.

NOTE

- If the Electric Parking Brake (EPB) switch is pulled while the AUTOHOLD is operating, the parking brake is applied and the AUTOHOLD is released. In addition, if the parking brake is released under this condition, the AUTOHOLD operates to hold the brakes.

- Under the following conditions, the parking brake is automatically applied and the AUTOHOLD is released. The AUTOHOLD is re-enabled when the conditions before the AUTOHOLD is released are restored.

- The driver’s seat belt is unfastened.

- The driver’s door is opened.

- When about 10 minutes or longer have passed since the AUTOHOLD operation started, the parking brake is automatically applied. Because the AUTOHOLD is restored when releasing the parking brake, the hold on the brakes by AUTOHOLD function resumes.

To Turn Off AUTOHOLD System

Depress the brake pedal and press the AUTOHOLD switch. The AUTOHOLD is

turned off and the AUTOHOLD standby indicator light turns off.

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AUTOHOLD standby indicator light

AUTOHOLD standby indicator light

AUTOHOLD standby indicator light

NOTE

- When the brakes are not held such as while driving the vehicle, the AUTOHOLD can be turned off only by pressing the AUTOHOLD switch.

- (Type A/B instrument cluster)

If the AUTOHOLD switch is pressed without depressing the brake pedal while AUTOHOLD is operating (AUTOHOLD active indicator light in instrument cluster is turned on), the message Brake Pedal Must Be Depressed to Deactivate Auto Hold System is indicated on the

multi-information display to notify the driver to depress the brake pedal.

- (Type C instrument cluster)

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Brake System

(Page 103)

Brake System ‌‌▼ Foot BrakeThis vehicle has power-assisted brakes that adjust automatically through normal use.WARNINGWARNINGWARNING...

Hill Launch Assist (HLA)

(Page 105)

If the AUTOHOLD switch is pressed without depressing the brake pedal while the AUTOHOLD is operating (AUTOHOLD active indicator light is turned on), t

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