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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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Rear Window Glass Removal
4SD 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Rear seat cushion. b. Rear scuff plate. c. Rear side seat back. d. C–pillar trims. e. Rear package trim. f. Tire house trims. 3. Remove the fasteners. 4. Set the headliner out of the way. 5. Disc ...

Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.A.)
If you believe that your vehicle has a defect which could cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Mazda Motor Corporation (Your Mazda Importer/Distributor). If NHTSA re ...

Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
The Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) automatically controls braking and engine torque in conjunction with systems such as ABS and TCS to help control side slip when driving on slippery surfaces, or during sudden or evasive maneuvering, enhancing vehicle safety. Refer to ABS and TCS . DSC ...

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