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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Hood Latch And Release Lever Removal/Installation

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Hood latch

1. Open the hood.

2. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

3. Disconnect the hood latch switch connector. (vehicles with theft-deterrent system)


4. Remove the bolts.


5. Remove the hood latch.

6. Install in the reverse order of removal.

7. Adjust the hood..

Hood release lever

1. Pull the hood release lever.


2. While maintaining the condition in procedure 1, insert a tape-wrapped flathead screwdriver as shown in the figure, press the ends of the tabs with the screwdriver in the direction of the arrows (1), pull the hood release lever in the direction of arrow (2), and then disconnect the lower panel.


CAUTION:

3. Pull the latch release lever outward, remove it from the lower panel, and then disconnect the hood release cable.


4. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Hood Disassembly/Assembly
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Hood Latch Switch Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the hood latch.. 3. Verify that the continuity is as indicated in the table. If not as indicated in the table, replace the hood latch. ...

Other materials:

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