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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:

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 ...

Front Seat Belt Removal/Installation [Two Step Deployment Control System]
WARNING: Handling the front seat belt (pre-tensioner seat belt) improperly can accidentally deploy the pre-tensioner seat belt, which may seriously injure you. Read the air bag system service warnings and cautions before handling the front seat belt.. WARNING: Th ...

How To Use This Manual
Range of Topics This manual contains procedures for performing all required service operations. The procedures are divided into the following five basic operations: Removal/Installation Disassembly/Assembly Replacement Inspection Adj ...

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