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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 ...

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Variable Intake Air Solenoid Valve Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
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Electric Variable Valve Timing Motor/Driver Removal/Installation [Skyactiv G 2.0]
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