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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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Lights-On Reminder
The lights-on reminder is operable when the time setting *1 of the auto headlight off function is off. If lights are on and the ignition is switched to ACC or the ignition is switched off, a continuous beep sound will be heard when the driver's door is opened. *1 If the light switch is le ...

Purge Solenoid Valve Removal/Installation [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 1 Purge solenoid valve connector 2 Evaporative hose (See Evaporative Hose Installation Note.) 3 ...

Base Removal
1. Remove the rearview mirror.. 2. Wind each end of a wire around a bar. WARNING: Using the piano wire with bare hands can cause injury. Always wear gloves when using the piano wire. NOTE: Use a long sawing action to spread the work over the whole length of the pi ...

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