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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Rear Shock Absorber Inspection

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Rear Suspension / 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 that there is no unusual noise.

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 tha ...

Rear Shock Absorber Removal/Installation
1. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 2. Install in the reverse order of removal. 1 Rear shock absorber upper nut 2 Rear shock abso ...

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Maintaining the Finish
Washing CAUTION When the wiper lever is in the position and the ignition is switched ON, the wipers may move automatically in the following cases: If the windshield above the rain sensor is touched or wiped with a cloth. If the windshield is struc ...

Floor Covering Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Front seat. b. Audio amplifier (Vehicles with Bose®). c. Front scuff plate. d. Joint cover. e. Front side trim. f. Fuel-filler lid opener lever bezel. g. Selector lever knob (ATX). h. Shift lever knob (MTX ...

Rear Heat Duct Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Upper panel. b. Shift lever knob (MTX). c. Selector lever knob (ATX). d. Shift panel. e. Side wall. f. Console. g. Front scuff plate. h. Front side trim. i. Fuel-filler lid opener lever cover. 3. Turn ...

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