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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 ...

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Outside the United States/ Canada
Government regulations in the United States/Canada require that automobiles meet specific emission regulations and safety standards. Therefore, vehicles built for use in the United States/Canada may differ from those sold in other countries. The differences may make it difficult or even imp ...

Oil Pressure Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
WARNING: Hot engines and engine oil can cause severe burns. Turn off the engine and wait until it and the engine oil have cooled. A vehicle that is lifted but not securely supported on safety stands is dangerous. It can slip or fall, causing death or serious injury. Never work ...

Inspecting Engine Oil Level
Be sure the vehicle is on a level surface. Warm up the engine to normal operating temperature. Turn it off and wait at least 5 minutes for the oil to return to the oil pan. Pull out the dipstick, wipe it clean, and reinsert it fully. Pull it out again and examine the level ...

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