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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 2—3 mm {0.08—0.11 in}

hole at a point 40—50 mm {1.6—1.9 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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PID/Data Monitor Inspection [Two Step Deployment Control System]
1. Connect the M-MDS (IDS) to the DLC-2. 2. After the vehicle is identified, select the following items from the initialization screen of the IDS. a. Select “DataLogger”. b. Select “Modules”. c. Select “RCM”. 3. Select the applicable PID from the PID table. 4. Verify the PID data a ...

Maintenance Monitor (Type A audio)
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Indirect Illumination Removal/Installation
Power Window Switch (With power window switch indirect illumination) 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the assist handle cover.. 3. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 1 Connector 2 Power window switch indirect ...

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