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Mazda 3 Service Manual: General Procedures (Suspension)

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / General Procedures (Suspension)

Wheel and Tire Installation

1. When installing the wheels and tires, tighten the wheel nuts in a criss-cross pattern to the following tightening torque.


Suspension Links Removal/Installation

1. For the joint sections with rubber bushings, raise the vehicle using a lift, and then temporarily tighten the installation bolts and nuts. Lower the vehicle to the ground and tighten them completely with the specified torque.

Connector Disconnection

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable before performing any work that requires handling of connectors..

Power Steering Related Parts Installation

1. If any power steering fluid line has been disconnected, perform the following after installation of the power steering components..

Electro Hydraulic Power Assist Steering (EHPAS) Related Parts

CAUTION:

1. Make sure that there are no DTCs in the EHPAS memory after working on EHPAS related parts. If there are any codes in the memory, clear them.

2. When replacing or removing the electric power steering oil pump, perform the configuration procedures..

Headlight Auto Leveling System Initialization (Vehicle with Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS))

1. Initialize the auto leveling sensor, when performing the following services..

Suspension
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Precaution
Intermittent Concern Troubleshooting Vibration method If malfunction occurs or becomes worse while driving on a rough road or when the engine is vibrating, perform the steps below. NO ...

Other materials:

Steering Gear And Linkage Assembly
CAUTION: To prevent damage to the steering gear, secure it to the vise using a copper plate or clean cloth. 1. Assemble in the order indicated in the table. 1 Gear housing 2 Mounting rubber (See Mounting Rubber Assembly No ...

Starting a Flooded Engine
If the engine fails to start, it may be flooded (excessive fuel in the engine). Follow this procedure: If the engine does not start within five seconds on the first try, wait ten seconds and try again. Make sure the parking brake is on. Depress the accelerator all the way and hold ...

Electric Power Steering Oil Pump Component Removal/Installation
CAUTION: Be careful not to drop the electric power steering oil pump component as the internal parts of the EHPAS CM could be damaged. Replace the electric power steering oil pump component if it is subjected to an impact. 1. Remove the front mudguard (RH).. 2. Remove the aerod ...

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