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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm Inspection

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Front Suspension / Front Lower Arm Inspection

1. Remove the front lower arm from the vehicle..

2. Inspect the arm for bending or damage, and the ball joint for excessive looseness.

3. Rotate the ball joint stud 5 times

. Install the SST

to the ball joint stud, measure the rotational torque using a pull scale.


Front Suspension
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Front Lower Arm Removal/Installation
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