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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 ...

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