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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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Condenser Inspection
1. Inspect the condenser for cracks, damage, and oil leakage. If there is any malfunction, replace the condenser. 2. Visually inspect the fins for clogging of foreign material. If any fins are clogged, remove the foreign material. 3. Visually inspect for bent fins. ...

License Plate Light Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the lens.. 3. Insert a tape-wrapped fastener remover to the position shown in the figure, release the tabs. 4. Pull the rear bumper in the direction of the arrow (1) in the figure, and pull out the license plate lights in the directi ...

Stop Vehicle in Safe Place Immediately
If any of the following warning lights turns on, the system may have a malfunction. Stop the vehicle in a safe place immediately and contact an Authorized Mazda Dealer. ...

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