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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Shock Absorber Inspection

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Front Suspension / 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

compression stroke, verify that the operational force does not change and that there is no unusual noise.

Front Shock Absorber Disposal
1. Place the front shock absorber on a level surface or with the piston pointing downwards. 2. Drill a 2—3 mm {0.08—0.11 in} hole at the point A shown in the figure so that the gas can escape. ...

Front Stabilizer Control Link Inspection
1. Remove the front stabilizer control link from the vehicle.. (See FRONT STABILIZER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo] 2. Inspect for bending or damage. If there is any malfunction, replac ...

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Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) Removal/Installation [FS5 A EL]
CAUTION: If foreign materials are stuck to the sensor, disturbance by magnetic flux can cause sensor output to be abnormal and thereby negatively affect control. Make sure that foreign materials such as iron filings are not stuck to the sensor during installation. 1. Perform t ...

Daytime Running Lights
Some countries require moving vehicles to have their lights on (daytime running lights) during the daytime. Daytime running lights turn on automatically when the ignition is switched ON. They turn off when the parking brake is operated or the shift lever is shifted to the P position (aut ...

Auto Leveling Sensor Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the auto leveling sensor.. 3. Connect the three dry cell batteries (1.5 V) in a series. 4. Connect auto leveling sensor terminal A to the battery’s minus terminal, and terminal C to the battery’s plus terminal, and apply 4.5 V of volta ...

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