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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Shock Absorber Disposal

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Front Suspension / Front Shock Absorber Disposal

1. Place the front shock absorber on a level surface or with the piston pointing downwards.

2. Drill a 23 mm {0.080.11 in}

hole at the point A shown in the figure so that the gas can escape.


WARNING:

3. Drill a 23 mm {0.080.11 in}

hole at the point B shown in the figure to drain the oil.

4. Turn the hole made in Step 3 downwards and drain the oil by pumping the piston rod up and down several times.

5. Cut off the end of the front shock absorber.

6. Dispose of waste oil according to local waste disposal laws.

Front Shock Absorber And Coil Spring Removal/Installation
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Front Shock Absorber Inspection
1. Remove the front shock absorber.. 2. Inspect for damage and oil leakage. 3. Compress and extend the front shock absorber piston rod at least three times at a steady rate. From the fourth comp ...

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Glove Compartment Light Bulb Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Passenger-side front scuff plate. b. Passenger-side front side trim. c. Dashboard under cover. d. Glove compartment. e. Passenger-side lower panel. 3. Remove the glove comportment bulb from the socket. 4 ...

Rear Door Glass Removal/Installation
1. Fully lower the rear door glass. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the rear door trim.. 4. Remove the rear door speaker.. 5. Remove the rear power window motor.. 6. Remove the service hole cover. 7. Remove the rear door glass guide.. 8. Remove the rear door qu ...

Key Interlock System Inspection
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