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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Oil Seal (Differential) Replacement [G35 M R]

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Drivetrain / Driveline / Differentials / Oil Seal (Differential) Replacement [G35 M R]

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

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

3. Drain the oil from the transaxle..

4. Remove the front splash shield..

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

6. Remove the oil seals using a screwdriver.


7. Using the SST

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

contacts the transaxle case.


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

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

10. Install the front splash shield..

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

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

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Oil Seal (Differential) Replacement [G66 M R]
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Power Steering
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