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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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Taking Action
Take the appropriate action and verify that the warning light turns off. KEY Warning Light Take the appropriate action and verify that the warning light turns off. ...

License Plate Light Bulb Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Insert a tape-wrapped fastener remover to the position shown in the figure, release the tabs, and remove the lens. 3. Remove the license plate light bulb. 4. Install in the reverse order of removal. ...

Oil Seal (Control Valve Body) Replacement [Fw6 A EL]
1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the air cleaner component.. 4. Disconnect the control valve body connector. 5. Remove the hose clamp. 6. Cut the oil seal using a utility knife as shown in the following illustration. CAUTION: ...

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