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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Base Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Body / Mirrors / Base Installation

1. Cut away all of the original sealant using a razor.

WARNING:

2. Clean and degrease the ceramic coating on the glass and the base.

CAUTION:

3. Apply primer to the bonding area of the glass and the base.

4. Use only glass primer on the glass, and body primer on the base. Allow the primer to dry for approx. 30 min.

5. Apply 3.0 mm {0.12 in}

layer of sealant to the base.


6. Center the base in the ceramic coating and press it onto the glass.


7. Use isopropyl alcohol to remove any excess repair sealant. Hardening time of sealant


Temperature

Surface hardening time

Time required until car can be put into service

5 C {41 F}

Approx. 1.5 h

Approx. 12 h

20 C {68 F}

Approx. 1 h

Approx. 4 h

35 C {95 F}

Approx. 10 min

Approx. 2 h


8. Install the rearview mirror.

9. Connect the negative battery cable..

Auto Dimming Mirror Removal
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 2. Remove the screw. 3. Disconnect the auto-dimming mirror connector. 4. Pull out the rearview mirror toward the vehicle rear. CAUTION: ...

Base Removal
1. Remove the rearview mirror.. 2. Wind each end of a wire around a bar. WARNING: Using the piano wire with bare hands can cause injury. Always wear gloves when using the piano wire ...

Other materials:

Hole Cover Removal/Installation
With Car-navigation system 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Upper column cover. b. Instrument cluster. c. Center panel. d. Center cover. e. Dashboard upper panel. f. Multi information display. 3. Pull the hole cover in the direction of arr ...

Shift Panel Removal/Installation
ATX 1. Remove the upper panel.. 2. Remove the selector lever knob.. 3. Pull the shift panel in the direction of the arrow shown in the figure and remove it while detaching the clips A, hook B and guides C. 4. Pull the shift panel in the direction of the arrow (1), (2), (3) while remove ...

Cargo Compartment Light Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the cargo compartment light.. 3. Verify that the continuity between the cargo compartment light terminals is as indicated in the table. If not as indicated in the table, inspect the bulb. If there is no malfunction, replace th ...

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