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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Manual Transaxle Removal/Installation [A26 M R]

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Drivetrain / Transmission/Transaxle / Manual transmission / Manual Transaxle Removal/Installation [A26 M R]

CAUTION:

1. Remove the battery cover..

2. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

3. Remove the PCM cover No.1..

4. Disconnect the PCM connector..

5. Remove the following parts:

a. Battery tray and PCM component.

b. Air cleaner component.

c. Charge air cooler cover.

d. Charge air cooler.

e. Fuel pump resistor.

f. Front tires.

g. Splash shield.

h. Aerodynamic under cover No.2.

i. WU-TWC bracket.

j. Starter.

k. Front auto leveling sensor.

6. Drain the transaxle oil into a suitable container..

7. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

8. Install in the reverse order of removal.

9. Perform the auto leveling system initialization..

10. Add the specified amount of specified transaxle oil..

11. Warm up the engine and transaxle, inspect for oil leakage, and inspect the transaxle operation.

WARNING:

NOTE:



1

Neutral switch connector

2

Back-up light switch connector

3

Selector cable

(See Shift Cable and Select Cable Removal Note.)

4

Shift cable

(See Shift Cable and Select Cable Removal Note.)

5

Cable rubber bracket

6

GND wiring harness

7

Clutch release cylinder

8

GND wiring harness

9

Wiring harness bracket

10

Transaxle mounting bolt (upper side)

11

Tie-rod end ball joint

.

12

Stabilizer control link

13

Lower arm ball joint

14

No.1 engine mount

(See No.1 Engine Mount Rubber Removal Note.)

(See No.1 Engine Mount and No.4 Engine Mount Installation Note.)

15

Crossmember bracket

16

Crossmember component

.

17

Drive shaft (LH)

(See DRIVE SHAFT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION)

18

Drive shaft (RH)

(See DRIVE SHAFT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

19

Joint shaft

(See JOINT SHAFT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [MZR 2.0, MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo, MZR 2.5].)

20

Battery tray bracket

21

Cable bracket

22

No.4 engine mount rubber

(See No.4 Engine Mount Removal Note.)

(See No.1 Engine Mount and No.4 Engine Mount Installation Note.)

23

No.4 engine mount bracket

(See No.4 Engine Mount Removal Note.)

(See No.1 Engine Mount and No.4 Engine Mount Installation Note.)

24

Transaxle mounting bolt (lower side)

25

Manual transaxle

(See Manual Transaxle Removal Note.)

(See Manual Transaxle Installation Note.)


Shift Cable and Select Cable Removal Note

1. Remove the shift and selector cable outer ends as shown in the figure.


2. Remove the both shift cable end and select cable end using a fastener remover.


No.1 Engine Mount Rubber Removal Note

1. Loosen the No.1 engine mount rubber installation bolt (front crossmember side) shown in the figure.


2. Remove the No.1 engine mount rubber installation bolt (No.1 engine mount bracket side) shown in the figure.


3. Remove the No.1 engine mount rubber and the front crossmember component as a single unit.

No.4 Engine Mount Removal Note

1. Detach the hose clip shown in the figure.


2. Remove the bracket bolt shown in the figure and set the bracket aside to prevent interference with the SST

.


3. Install the SST

using the following procedure.

CAUTION:

a. As shown in the figure, set the rear shafts of the SST

to the left and right shock absorber installation nut.


b. Install front foot No.2 to the left/right front shaft of the SST

, then align the groove of the front shaft of the SST

with the folded up part of the vehicle as shown in the figure.


c. Adjust the positions of the SST

side bars so that they are the same height (left and right) and horizontal.

d. Make sure each joint is securely tightened.

4. Support the engine using the SST

.


5. Remove the battery tray bracket, No.4 engine mount rubber and bracket.

Manual Transaxle Removal Note

WARNING:

1. Adjust the SST

and lean the engine toward the transaxle.


2. To prevent interference when removing the transaxle, remove the brake pipe from the clip as shown in the figure and set it in a place out of the way.


3. Remove the clip and suspend the brake hose as shown in the figure using a cable or similar item.


4. Support the transaxle on a jack.


5. Remove the transaxle mounting bolts.

6. Remove the transaxle.

Manual Transaxle Installation Note

WARNING:

1. Set the transaxle on a jack and lift into place.


2. Install the transaxle mounting bolts.

3. Adjust the SST

(49 C017 5A0) so that the engine is located at the specified position.

4. Install the brake hose to the bracket as shown in the figure and install the clip.


No.1 Engine Mount and No.4 Engine Mount Installation Note

1. Install the front crossmember component..

2. Temporarily tighten the No.1 engine mount rubber installation bolts.


3. Tighten the bolt shown in the figure.


4. Tighten the No.4 engine mount rubber installation bolt.


5. Tighten the No.1 engine mount rubber installation bolts in the order shown.

CAUTION:


6. Tighten the No.4 engine mount rubber and battery tray bracket installation nuts as shown in the figure.


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