Mazda 3 manuals

Mazda 3 Service Manual: Dashboard Upper Panel Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Body / Body Interior / Dashboard Upper Panel Removal/Installation

Vehicles Without Bose®

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

2. Remove the following parts:

a. Upper column cover.

b. Instrument cluster.

c. Center panel.

d. Center cover.

3. Remove the screw.

4. Pull up the dashboard upper panel in the direction of arrow shown in the figure, then remove the clips.


5. Pull up the dashboard upper panel in the direction of arrow shown in the figure, then remove the clips.


6. Remove the dashboard upper panel.

7. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Vehicles With Bose®

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

2. Remove the following parts:

a. Upper column cover.

b. Instrument cluster.

c. Center panel.

d. Center cover.

3. Remove the screw.

4. Pull up the dashboard upper panel in the direction of arrow shown in the figure, then remove the clips.


5. Pull up the dashboard upper panel in the direction of arrow shown in the figure, then remove the clips.


6. Remove the dashboard upper panel.

7. Disconnect the center speaker connector.

8. Disconnect the microphone connector.

9. Remove the screws then remove the dashboard upper panel No.2 from the dashboard upper panel No.1.


10. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Dashboard Under Cover Removal/Installation
1. Detach the hooks in the direction of arrow (1) shown in the figure. 2. Pull the dashboard under cover in the direction of arrow (2). 3. Remove the dashboard under cover, then remove the gui ...

Decoration Panel Removal/Installation
1. Remove the following parts: a. Passenger-side front scuff plate. b. Passenger-side front side trim. c. Glove compartment. d. Passenger-side lower panel. 2. Remove the screw. 3. Pull the ...

Other materials:

Locking Lug Nuts
If your vehicle has Mazda optional antitheft wheel lug nuts, one on each wheel will lock the tires and you must use a special key to unlock them. This key will attach to the lug wrench. Register them with the lock manufacturer by filling out the card provided in the glove compartment and ma ...

Rear Wiper Motor Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Rear wiper arm and blade. b. Liftgate upper trim. c. Liftgate side trim. d. Liftgate lower trim. 3. Disconnect the rear wiper motor connector. 4. Apply battery positive voltage to rear wiper motor connector te ...

Drive Shaft (Double Offset Joint) Disassembly/Assembly
1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 2. Assemble in the reverse order of disassembly. 1 Boot band (transaxle side) (See DRIVE SHAFT (TRIPOD JOINT) DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY.) 2 Outer ring (See Outer Ring, Clip Assembly Note. ...

© 2016-2020 Copyright www.mazda3tech.com