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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Front Suspension / Front Lower Arm Removal/Installation

CAUTION:

1. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

2. Install in the reverse order of removal.

3. Inspect the wheel alignment and adjust it if necessary..



1

Front ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness connector

2

Brake hose clip

3

Front lower arm ball joint

.

4

Tie-rod end ball joint

.

5

Front lower arm

.


Front Lower Arm Removal Note (MZR 2.0 (RH))

NOTE:

1. Remove the A/C compressor protector.


2. Remove the front lower arm.

Front Lower Arm Installation Note (MZR 2.0 (RH))

1. Install the front lower arm to the front crossmember and temporarily tighten the installation bolts.

2. Completely tighten the bolts on the rear side of the front lower arm in the following order.

a. Temporarily tighten bolts A and B shown in the figure.

b. Tighten bolt A.

c. Tighten bolt B.

d. Tighten bolt A.


3. Install the A/C compressor protector.


Front Lower Arm Ball Joint Installation Note

NOTE:

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. If there is any malfunction, replace the front lower a ...

Front Shock Absorber And Coil Spring Disassembly/Assembly
WARNING: Removing/installing the shock absorber and coil spring is dangerous. The shock absorber and coil spring could fly off and cause serious injury or death, and damage the vehicle. ...

Other materials:

Front Seat Belt Pretensioner and Load Limiting Systems
For optimum protection, the driver and front passenger seat belts are equipped with pretensioner and load limiting systems. For both these systems to work properly you must wear the seat belt properly. Pretensioners: When a collision is detected, the pretensioners deploy simultaneously wit ...

Replacing a Wheel
WARNING Always use wheels of the correct size on your vehicle: Using a wrong-sized wheel is dangerous. Braking and handling could be aff ected, leading to loss of control and an accident. CAUTION A wrong-sized wheel may adversely aff ect: Tire fit ...

Rear Crossmember 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 performing the following procedures, disconnect the ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness connec ...

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