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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Rear Crossmember Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Body / Body Exterior, Frame / Rear Crossmember Removal/Installation

CAUTION:

1. Remove the charcoal canister. (MZR 2.0 (Mexico), MZR 2.5 (Mexico)).

2. Disconnect the evaporative hose. (MZR 2.0 (Except Mexico), SKYACTIV-G 2.0, MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo, MZR 2.5 (Except Mexico))


3. Disconnect the quick release connectors. (MZR 2.0 (Except Mexico), SKYACTIV-G 2.0, MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo, MZR 2.5 (Except Mexico)). REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo]


4. Remove the CV solenoid valve from the rear crossmember. (MZR 2.0 (Except Mexico), SKYACTIV-G 2.0, MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo, MZR 2.5 (Except Mexico))


5. Disconnect the wiring harness connecting to the rear crossmember.


6. Remove the auto leveling sensor. (Vehicles with AFS).

7. Remove the rear stabilizer..

8. Remove the rear coil spring..

9. Remove the rear lower arm..

10. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

11. Install in the reverse order of removal.

12. Inspect the wheel alignment and adjust it if necessary..



1

Rear ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness

(See Rear ABS Wheel-speed Sensor Wiring Harness Installation Note.)

2

Dynamic damper

3

Rear crossmember component

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4

Rear lateral link

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5

Rear upper arm

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6

Charcoal canister (MZR 2.0 (Except Mexico), SKYACTIV-G 2.0, MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo, MZR 2.5 (Except Mexico))

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7

Rear crossmember


Rear Crossmember Component Removal Note

WARNING:

  1. Verify that the crossmember is securely supported by a jack. If the rear crossmember falls off, it can cause serious injury or death, and damage to the vehicle.

1. Support the rear crossmember with the jack and remove the bolt.


2. Remove the rear crossmember component.

Rear Crossmember Component Installation Note

WARNING:

  1. Verify that the crossmember is securely supported by a jack. If the rear crossmember falls off, it can cause serious injury or death, and damage to the vehicle.

1. Support the rear crossmember component and install the rear crossmember.


Rear ABS Wheel-speed Sensor Wiring Harness Installation Note

1. Pass the rear ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness outside the rear parking brake cable as shown in the figure.


2. Install the rear ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness.

Front Crossmember Removal/Installation
CAUTION: Performing the following procedures without first removing the ABS wheel-speed sensor may possibly cause an open circuit in the wiring harness if it is pulled by mistake. Before ...

Rear Seat Back Frame Removal/Installation
1. Remove the rear seat cushion.. 2. Remove the rear buckle installation bolt.. 3. Remove the rear seat back.. 4. Remove the headrest. 5. Open the fasteners. 6. Detach the hooks. 7. ...

Other materials:

Sunroof Switch Inspection
NOTE: The sunroof switch is together with the front map light. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the map light from the headliner.. 3. Inspect for continuity between the sunroof switch terminals using an ohmmeter. If not as specified, replace the sun ...

Transaxle Oil Inspection [G66 M R]
1. Park the vehicle on level ground. 2. Remove the aerodynamic under cover No.2.. 3. Remove the oil level plug and washer. 4. Verify that the oil is near the brim of the plug port. If the oil level is lower than the low level, add the specified amount and type of oil through the ...

Rear Door Trim Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Move the hook in the direction of arrow shown in the figure using a tape-lapped flathead screwdriver and detach it from the rear door trim. CAUTION: Affix protective tape to the rear door trim and assist handle cover to prevent damag ...

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