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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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Automatic Transaxle Fluid (ATF) Replacement [Fw6 A EL]
WARNING: Do not perform the servicing while the ATF is hot. Otherwise, it could cause severe burns or serious injury. 1. Remove aerodynamic undercover No.2.. 2. Remove the dipstick securing bolt. 3. Remove the dipstick. 4. Remove the drain plug and washer, and drain the AT ...

Brake/Clutch Fluid
Inspecting Brake/Clutch Fluid Level WARNING If the brake/clutch fl uid level is low, have the brakes inspected: A low brake/clutch fl uid level is dangerous. A low level could indicate brake lining wear or a brake system leak which could cause the brakes to fail and lead ...

Theft Deterrent System Reading Freeze Frame Data
1. Connect the M-MDS (IDS) to the DLC–2. 2. After the vehicle is identified, select the following items from the initialization screen of the IDS. Select “Body”. Select "Burglar Service Functions". 3. Then, select the following item from the screen menu. ...

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