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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:

Refrigerant Charging
CAUTION: Do not exceed the specification when charging the system with refrigerant. Doing so will decrease the efficiency of the air conditioner or damage the refrigeration cycle parts. Charging Recycled HFC-134a Refrigerant 1. Connect an HFC-134a recovery/recycling/recharging d ...

Active Driving Display
WARNING Always adjust the display brightness and position with the vehicle stopped: Adjusting the display brightness and position while driving the vehicle is dangerous as doing so could distract your attention from the road ahead and lead to an accident. ...

Rear Upper Arm Removal/Installation
1. When working on the right side of the vehicle, disconnect the canister vent (CV) solenoid valve from the rear crossmember. (MZR 2.0 (Except Mexico), SKYACTIV-G 2.0, MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo, MZR 2.5 (Except Mexico)) 2. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 3. Install in the reverse or ...

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