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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Oil Seal (Differential) Replacement [A26 M R]

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Engine / Lubrication / Oil Seal (Differential) Replacement [A26 M R]

1. On level ground, jack up the vehicle and support it evenly on safety stands.

2. Drain the oil from the transaxle..

3. Remove the front tires..

4. Remove the splash shield..

5. Remove the aerodynamic under cover No.2..

6. Separate the drive shaft and joint shaft from the transaxle..

7. Remove the oil seals using a screwdriver.


8. Using the SSTs

and a hammer, tap each new oil seal in evenly until the SSTs

contact the transaxle case.



9. Coat the lip of each oil seal with transaxle oil.

10. Insert the drive shaft and joint shaft to the transaxle..

11. Install the aerodynamic under cover No.2..

12. Install the splash shield..

13. Install the front tires..

14. Add the specified amount and type of oil..

Oil Seal (Control Valve Body) Replacement [Fw6 A EL]
1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the air cleaner component.. 4. Disconnect the control valve body connector. 5. Remove the hose clamp. ...

Oil Seal (Differential) Replacement [C66 M R]
1. Remove the aerodynamic under cover No.2 and the splash shield as a single unit.. 2. Drain the manual transaxle oil.. 3. Disconnect the drive shaft (LH) from the MTX.. 4. Disconnect the driv ...

Other materials:

Filament Inspection
1. Turn the ignition switch to the ON position. 2. Turn the rear window defroster switch on. CAUTION: Directly touching the rear window defroster filament with the lead of the tester could damage it. Wrap aluminum foil around the end of the lead and inspect the filament by touc ...

Replacing a Wheel
WARNING Always use wheels of the correct size on your vehicle: Using a wrong-sized wheel is dangerous. Braking and handling could be aff ected, leading to loss of control and an accident. CAUTION A wrong-sized wheel may adversely aff ect: Tire fit ...

Opening and Closing the Liftgate/ Trunk Lid
Opening the liftgate (5–door) Using the electric liftgate opener Unlock the doors and liftgate, then press the electric liftgate opener on the liftgate and raise it when the latch releases. NOTE (With the advanced keyless function) A locked liftgate can also be opened while the key i ...

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