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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Rear Shock Absorber Disposal

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Rear Suspension / Rear Shock Absorber Disposal

1. Clamp a rear shock absorber on a flat surface or with the piston pointing downwards.

2. Drill a 23 mm {0.080.11 in}

hole at a point 4050 mm {1.61.9 in}

from the bottom of the tube, so that the gas can escape.


WARNING:

3. Turn the hole downwards.

4. The oil can be collected by moving the piston rod several times up and down and cutting the tube at the end.

5. Dispose of waste oil according to the waste disposal law.

Rear Lower Arm Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the auto leveling sensor link lower side. (Vehicles with AFS). 2. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 3. Install in the reverse order of removal. 4. Inspect the wheel alig ...

Rear Shock Absorber Inspection
1. Remove the rear shock absorber.. 2. Inspect for damage and oil leakage. 3. Compress and extend the shock piston at least three times. Verify that the operational force does not change and tha ...

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Liftgate Upper Trim Removal/Installation
1. Detach tab while pulling the liftgate upper trim in the direction of the arrow (1) shown in the figure, then detach clips and pin while pulling in the direction of the arrow (2). 2. Detach tab while pulling the liftgate upper trim in the direction of the arrow (3) shown in the figure, ...

Fan Switch Inspection [Manual Air Conditioner]
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Upper panel. b. Shift lever knob (MTX). c. Selector lever knob (ATX). d. Shift panel. e. Side wall. f. Console. g. Front scuff plate. h. Front side trim. i. Dashboard under cover. j. Glove compartment. ...

Steering Switch Removal/Installation
WARNING: Handling the air bag module improperly can accidentally deploy the air bag module, which may seriously injure you. Read the air bag system service warnings and cautions before handling the air bag module.. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait for 1 min or mo ...

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