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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Liftgate Hinge Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Body / Doors/Lids & Hood/Trunk / Liftgate Hinge Removal/Installation

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

2. Remove the following parts:

a. Rear scuff plate.

b. Rear seat cushion.

c. Rear seat back.

d. Lower anchor installation bolts on the rear seat belt.

e. Tire house trim.

f. Trunk end trim.

g. Trunk side upper trim.

h. Trunk side trim.

i. C-pillar trim.

j. Rear assist handle.

k. Liftgate.

3. Remove the nut while partially peeling back the headliner.


4. Remove the liftgate hinge.

5. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Liftgate Adjustment
1. Measure the gap and height difference between the liftgate and the body. 2. Loosen the liftgate hinge installation bolts and adjust the gap by moving the liftgate. Standard clearance ...

Liftgate Latch And Lock Actuator Inspection
1. The following actuator and switch are integrated with the liftgate latch and lock actuator. Inspect the liftgate latch and lock actuator according to each inspection procedure for the following ...

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