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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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Parking/Front Side Marker/Front Turn Light Bulb Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Slightly bend back the front mudguard.. 3. Rotate the parking/front side marker/front turn light socket in the direction of the arrow shown in the figure. 4. Remove the parking/front side marker/front turn light bulb. 5. Install in the ...

Front Door Speaker Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the inner garnish.. 3. Remove the front door trim.. 4. Disconnect the connector. Without Bose® With Bose® 5. Remove the screw. 6. Remove the front door speaker in the direction of the arrow shown in the figure. Without Bose® ...

Air Bag/Front Seat Belt Pretensioner System Warning Beep
If there is a problem with the air bag/seat belt pretensioner systems and the warning light illumination, a warning beep sound will be heard for about 5 seconds every minute. The air bag and seat belt pretensioner system warning beep sound will continue to be heard for approximately 35 min ...

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