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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Lower Panel Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Body / Body Interior / Lower Panel Removal/Installation

Driver-side

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

2. Remove the following parts:

a. Driver-side front scuff plate.

b. Driver-side front side trim.

c. Hood release lever.

d. Upper panel.

e. Shift knob (MTX).

f. Selector lever knob (ATX).

g. Shift panel.

h. Side wall.

i. Console.

3. Partially peel back the seaming welt.

4. Remove the screw.


5. Pull the lower panel in the direction of the arrow in the order of (1) (2), (3) and remove the lower panel while detaching the hooks, clips and guides.


6. Disconnect the switch connector.

7. Disconnect the push button start connector.

8. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Passenger-side

1. Remove the following parts:

a. Passenger-side front scuff plate.

b. Passenger-side front side trim.

c. Dashboard under cover.

d. Glove compartment.

2. Partially peel back the seaming welt.

3. Remove the screws.


4. Pull the lower panel in the direction of the arrow in the order of (1) (2), (3) and remove the lower panel while detaching the hook, clips, guide and pins.


5. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inner Garnish Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Pull the inner garnish in the direction of the arrow shown in the figure and remove it while detaching clips and tab. CAUTION: When pull ...

Rear Package Trim Removal/Installation
1. Remove the following parts: a. Rear seat cushion. b. Rear scuff plate. c. Tire house trim. d. C-pillar trim. 2. Fold the rear seat back. 3. Remove the fasteners. 4. Pull up the re ...

Other materials:

Power/Volume/Sound Controls
Power ON/OFF Switch the ignition to ACC or ON. Press the power/volume dial to turn the audio system on. Press the power/volume dial again to turn the audio system off. Volume adjustment To adjust the volume, turn the power/ volume dial. Turn the power/volume dial clockwise to increase vo ...

Operating Tips
Operate the climate control system with the engine running. To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not leave the fan control dial on for a long period of time with the ignition switched ON when the engine is not running. Clear all obstructions such as leaves, snow and ic ...

Starter Disassembly/Assembly [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 2. Assemble in the reverse order of disassembly. 1 Magnetic switch 2 Adjustment washer 3 Rear housing 4 Brush and brush holder ...

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