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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Joint Shaft Removal/Installation [Skyactiv G 2.0]

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Drivetrain / Driveline / Driveshafts / Joint Shaft Removal/Installation [Skyactiv G 2.0]

CAUTION:

1. Remove the aerodynamic under cover No.2 and splash shield as a unit..

2. Drain the transaxle oil or ATF..

3. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

4. Install in the reverse order of removal.



1

ABS wheel-speed sensor connector

2

Tie-rod end ball joint

.

3

Stabilizer control link upper nut

4

Dynamic damper

5

Front lower arm ball joint

.

6

Joint shaft bracket No.2

(See Joint Shaft Bracket, Joint shaft Installation Note.)

7

Joint shaft

.

8

Joint shaft clip

.

9

Joint shaft bracket No.1

(See Joint Shaft Bracket, Joint shaft Installation Note.)


Joint Shaft Removal Note

1. Disconnect the drive shaft (RH) from the joint shaft by tapping the transaxle side outer ring with a brass bar and hammer.


2. Remove the joint shaft bracket No.2 from the joint shaft bracket No.1.

3. Remove the joint shaft.

CAUTION:

Joint Shaft Clip Installation Note

1. Install a new joint shaft clip to the clip groove at the end of the joint shaft with the clip opening facing upward and the clip width within the specification.

2. After installation, measure the outer diameter.


Joint Shaft Bracket, Joint shaft Installation Note

CAUTION:

1. Tighten the joint shaft bracket No.1 stud bolts.


2. Temporarily tighten the bolts A and B.


3. Tighten the bolts A, then tighten the bolt B to the specified torque.

4. Install the joint shaft into the transaxle.

5. Temporarily tighten the nuts C, then tighten the nuts C to the specified torque.

Front Lower Arm Ball Joint Installation Note

NOTE:

Joint Shaft Removal/Installation [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.3 Disi Turbo, Mzr 2.5]
CAUTION: Performing the following procedures without first removing the ABS wheel-speed sensor may possibly cause an open circuit in the wiring harness if it is pulled by mistake. Before ...

Sensors, Switches, Relays
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Other materials:

Aerodynamic Under Cover No.2 Removal/Installation
Except SKYACTIV-G 2.0 1. Lift up the vehicle. 2. Remove the fasteners and bolts. 3. Move the aerodynamic under cover No.2 in the direction of the arrow shown in the figure and remove it. CAUTION: Be careful not to damage the aerodynamic under cover No.2 during removal. 4. ...

Caliper (Front) Disassembly/Assembly [Mzr 2.0, Skyactiv G 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 1 Bleeder cap 2 Bleeder screw 3 Piston (See Piston Disassembly Note.) (See Piston Assembly Note.) 4 Dust seal (See Dust Seal ...

Spare Tire
Your Mazda has a temporary spare tire. The temporary spare tire is lighter and smaller than a conventional tire, and is designed only for emergency use and should be used only for VERY short periods. Temporary spare tires should NEVER be used for long drives or extended periods. WAR ...

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