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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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Rear Door Quarter Glass Removal/Installation
1. Fully lower the rear door glass. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the rear door trim.. 4. Remove the service hole cover. 5. Remove the hole plug. 6. Remove the screw. 7. Remove the bolt A and B. 8. Remove the rear door glass guide. 9. Remove the pin ...

Operating the Radio
Radio ON Press a band selector button ( ) to turn the radio on. Band selection Successively pressing the band selector button ( ) switches the bands as follows: FM1→FM2→AM. The selected mode will be indicated. NOTE If the FM broadcast signal becomes weak, reception auto ...

Rearview Mirror Removal
1. Insert a tape-wrapped flathead screwdriver to the position shown in the figure and press the center part of the spring in the direction of arrows (1), and then pull out the rearview mirror in the direction of arrows (2) shown in the figure. CAUTION: When removing the rearview m ...

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