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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 23 mm {0.080.11 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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Front Bumper Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the screw A and fasteners B. 3. Remove the screws C. 4. Remove the bolts D. 5. Remove the fasteners E, screw F and fastener G. 6. Pull the front bumper in the direction of the arrow in the order of (1), (2) and (3), the ...

Condenser Inspection
1. Inspect the condenser for cracks, damage, and oil leakage. If there is any malfunction, replace the condenser. 2. Visually inspect the fins for clogging of foreign material. If any fins are clogged, remove the foreign material. 3. Visually inspect for bent fins. ...

Hood Removal/Installation
WARNING: Removing the hood without supporting it could cause the hood to fall and cause serious injury. Always perform the procedure with at least another person to prevent the hood from falling. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Fro ...

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