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Mazda 3 Service Manual: C Pillar Trim Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Body / Body Interior / C Pillar Trim Removal/Installation

4SD

1. Remove the following parts:

a. Rear seat cushion.

b. Rear scuff plate.

c. Tire house trim.

2. Partially peel back the seaming welt.

3. Pull the C-pillar trim in the direction of the arrow (1), (2) shown in the figure, then detaching clip A and B.


4. Cut the lead wire connecting clip A and grommet using a nipper and pull out the C-pillar trim in the direction of the arrow shown in the figure, while remove the tab C.


CAUTION:

5. Move the hook in the direction of arrows (1) and (2) shown in the figure using a flathead screwdriver and detach it from the rear pillar inner panel.


6. Remove the grommet in the direction of the arrow (3) shown in the figure.

7. When installing the C-pillar, install the new clip A and grommet to the C-pillar trim in advance.

8. Install in the reverse order of removal.

5HB

1. Remove the following parts:

a. Rear scuff plate.

b. Tire house trim.

c. Trunk side upper trim.

d. Trunk side trim.

2. Partially peel back the seaming welt.

3. Remove the fastener.

4. Pull the C-pillar trim in the direction of the arrow (1), (2) shown in the figure, then remove the clips A, pin B and C.

5. Pull the C-pillar trim in the direction of the arrow (3) shown in the figure, then remove the clips D and tab E.


6. Remove the C-pillar trim.

7. Install in the reverse order of removal.

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