Mazda 3 manuals

Mazda 3 Service Manual: Drive Shaft Inspection

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Drivetrain / Driveline / Driveshafts / Drive Shaft Inspection

1. Inspect the connections for any looseness.


2. Inspect the dust boot for damage and cracks.

3. Move the spline and joint up and down, left and right by hand and verify that there is no excessive play.

Drive Shaft (Tripod 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 Boot Band (Transaxle Side) Dis ...

Drive Shaft Removal/Installation
CAUTION: Performing the following procedures without first removing the ABS wheel-speed sensor may possibly cause an open circuit in the wiring harness if it is pulled by mistake. Before ...

Other materials:

Oil Seal (Differential) Replacement [C66 M R]
1. Remove the aerodynamic under cover No.2 and the splash shield as a single unit.. 2. Drain the manual transaxle oil.. 3. Disconnect the drive shaft (LH) from the MTX.. 4. Disconnect the drive shaft (RH) from the joint shaft.. 5. Remove the joint shaft.. 6. Remove the oil seal (LH). ...

Cargo Compartment Light Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the cargo compartment light.. 3. Verify that the continuity between the cargo compartment light terminals is as indicated in the table. If not as indicated in the table, inspect the bulb. If there is no malfunction, replace th ...

Automatic Transaxle Removal/Installation [Fw6 A EL]
CAUTION: Secure the steering wheel using tape or a cable to prevent the steering shaft from rotating after disconnecting the steering shaft. If the steering wheel rotates after the steering shaft and the steering gear and linkage are disconnected, the internal parts of the clock spr ...

2016-2019 Copyright www.mazda3tech.com