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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Cylinder Head Gasket Replacement [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Engine / Engine Assembly / Valvetrain, Cylinder Head / Cylinder Head Gasket Replacement [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]

WARNING:

1. Remove the timing chain..

2. Remove the generator, but do not remove it from the vehicle. Fix the generator using a rope to prevent it from falling. (MZR 2.5).

3. Remove the exhaust manifold..

4. Remove the intake manifold..

5. Drain the engine coolant..

6. Disconnect the upper radiator hose..

7. Disconnect the water hose..

8. Disconnect the heater hose..

9. Disconnect the wiring harness.

10. To firmly support the engine, first set the engine jack to the oil pan.


11. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

12. Install in the reverse order of removal.

13. Bleed the air from the cooling system..

14. Inspect the compression..



1

OCV

2

Camshaft

(See Camshaft Removal Note.)

(See Camshaft Installation Note.)

3

Cylinder head

(See Cylinder Head Removal Note.)

(See Cylinder Head Installation Note.)

4

Cylinder head gasket

(See Cylinder Head Gasket Installation Note.)


Camshaft Removal Note

NOTE:

1. Loosen the camshaft cap bolts in 23 steps in the order shown in the figure.


Cylinder Head Removal Note

1. Loosen the cylinder head bolts in 23 steps in the order shown in the figure.


Cylinder Head Gasket Installation Note

1. Apply silicone sealant to the areas shown in the figure.

CAUTION:


2. Install the cylinder block with a new cylinder head gasket.

3. Apply silicone sealant to the areas shown in the figure.


4. Install the cylinder head referring to the Cylinder Head Installation Note.

Cylinder Head Installation Note

1. Measure the length of each cylinder head bolt.


2. Tighten the cylinder head bolts in the order shown in the following 5 steps using the SST (49 D032 316)

.


Camshaft Installation Note

1. Apply the gear oil (SAE No.90 or equivalent) to each journal of the cylinder head as shown in the figure.


2. Set the cam position of No.1 cylinder at the top dead center (TDC) and install the camshaft.

3. Apply the gear oil (SAE No.90 or equivalent) to each journal of the camshaft as shown in the figure.


4. Temporarily tighten the camshaft cap bolts evenly in 23 steps.

5. Tighten the camshaft cap bolts in the order shown in the following two steps.


Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor Removal/Installation [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
CAUTION: When replacing the CMP sensor, make sure there is no foreign material on it such as metal shavings. If it is installed with foreign material, the sensor output signal will malfu ...

Valve Clearance Adjustment [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 3. Remove the plug hole plate.. 4. Disconnect the wiring harness. 5. Remove the ignition coils.. 6. Remove the spark p ...

Other materials:

Audio Unit Disassembly/Assembly
CAUTION: When disassembling the audio unit, it could get scratched if it is placed directly on the ground. When disassembling the audio unit, spread a soft cloth underneath to perform the work. 1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 2. Assemble in the reverse order ...

Front Power Window Regulator Removal/Installation
1. To access the glass installation bolt, position the front door glass so that the distance from the top of the front door glass to the upper part of the front beltline molding is approx. 80 mm {3.1 in}. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the following parts: a. Inne ...

Clock Spring Adjustment
NOTE: The adjustment procedure is also specified on the caution label of the clock spring. 1. Set the front wheels straight ahead. CAUTION: The clock spring will break if overwound. Do not forcibly turn the clock spring. 2. Turn the clock spring clockwise until i ...

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