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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Automatic Transaxle Shift Mechanism Removal/Installation

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Selector Lever Removal/Installation

1. Remove the battery cover..

2. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

3. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

4. Install in the reverse order of removal.



1

Upper panel

(See UPPER PANEL REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

2

Knob

3

Shift panel

(See Shift panel and indicator panel removal note.)

(See Indicator panel and shift panel installation note.)

4

Indicator panel

(See Shift panel and indicator panel removal note.)

(See Indicator panel and shift panel installation note.)

5

Connector

6

Selector cable (selector lever side)

(See Selector cable (selector lever side) installation note.)

7

Selector lever

(See Selector lever installation note.)


Shift panel and indicator panel removal note

1. Remove the shift panel and indicator panel as a single unit.

a. Release the hooks securing the shift panel and console, and then release the hooks securing the shift panel and ashtray panel..

b. Lift up the shift panel and indicator panel and disconnect the bulb socket from the indicator panel.


c. Remove the shift panel and indicator panel from the selector lever as a single unit.


2. Detach the hooks as shown in the figure and remove the indicator panel from the shift panel.


Selector lever installation note

1. Align the locator pin with the hole in the floor as shown in the figure and install the selector lever.


2. Tighten the selector lever installation bolts.


Selector cable (selector lever side) installation note

1. Install the selector cable end (selector lever side) as shown in the figure.


2. Install the cable outer end (selector lever side) to the selector cable bracket as shown in the figure.


3. Adjust the selector cable..

Indicator panel and shift panel installation note

1. Install the shift panel to the indicator panel.


2. Install the shift panel and indicator panel to the selector lever as a single unit.


3. Connect the bulb socket to the indicator panel.


4. Install the shift panel and indicator panel to the console and ashtray panel as a single unit..

Selector Cable Removal/Installation

1. Remove the battery cover..

2. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

3. Remove the battery component (ex: battery, battery tray and PCM component)..

4. Remove the air cleaner component..

5. Remove the aerodynamic under cover NO.2..

6. Remove the tunnel member (rear). (MZR 2.0, MZR 2.5).

7. Remove the brace bar. (SKYACTIV-G 2.0).

8. Remove the insulator (front) installation nuts and set the insulator (front) aside..

9. Remove the upper panel..

10. Remove the knob..

11. Remove the shift panel and indicator panel as a single unit.

a. Release the hooks securing the shift panel and console, and then release the hooks securing the shift panel and ashtray panel..

b. Lift up the shift panel and indicator panel and disconnect the bulb socket from the indicator panel.


c. Remove the shift panel and indicator panel from the selector lever as a single unit.


12. Remove the console..

13. Disconnect the drain hose connected to A/C unit..


14. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

15. Install in reverse of removal.

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1

Selector cable end (transaxle side)

(See Selector cable end (transaxle side) removal note.)

2

Cable outer end (transaxle side)

3

Clip

4

Cable outer end (selector lever side)

5

Selector cable end (selector lever side)

6

Grommet

7

Selector cable

(SeeSelector cable installation note.)


Selector cable end (transaxle side) removal note

1. Remove the clip, and then disconnect the selector cable end from the manual shaft lever.

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Selector cable installation note

1. Install the grommet as shown in the figure.


2. Install the selector cable end (selector lever side) as shown in the figure.


3. Install the cable outer end (selector lever side) to the selector cable bracket as shown in the figure.


4. Install the clip as shown in the figure and tighten the nut.

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5. Install the selector cable end (transaxle side) and the cable outer end (transaxle side).

CAUTION:

a. Install the cable outer end (transaxle side) to the selector cable bracket as shown in the figure.


b. Install the clip to the selector cable end (transaxle side) as shown in the figure.


c. Install the selector cable end (transaxle side) to the manual shaft lever as shown in the figure.

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6. Verify that the selector cable is securely installed.

7. Adjust the selector cable..

Bulb Removal/Installation

1. Remove the battery cover..

2. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

3. Remove the upper panel..

4. Remove the knob..

5. Remove the shift panel and indicator panel as a single unit.

a. Release the hooks securing the shift panel and console, and then release the hooks securing the shift panel and ashtray panel..

b. Lift up the shift panel and indicator panel and disconnect the bulb socket from the indicator panel.


c. Remove the shift panel and indicator pane from the selector lever as a single unit.


6. Remove the bulb from the bulb socket.


7. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Selector Cable Adjustment

1. Remove the battery cover..

2. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

3. Remove the upper panel..

4. Remove the knob..

5. Remove the shift panel and indicator panel as a single unit.

a. Release the hooks securing the shift panel and console, and then release the hooks securing the shift panel and ashtray panel..

b. Lift up the shift panel and indicator panel and disconnect the bulb socket from the indicator panel.


c. Remove the shift panel and indicator panel from the selector lever as a single unit.


6. Shift the selector lever to the P position.

7. Unlock the lock piece of the selector cable end (selector lever side) in the order as shown in the figure.


8. Verify that the manual shaft is in the P position.

9. Lock the lock piece and safety lock of the selector cable end (selector lever side) in the order as shown in the figure.


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