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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.

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