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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 23 mm {0.080.11 in} hole at a point 4050 mm {1.61.9 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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Rear Package Trim Removal/Installation
1. Remove the following parts: a. Rear seat cushion. b. Rear scuff plate. c. Tire house trim. d. C-pillar trim. 2. Fold the rear seat back. 3. Remove the fasteners. 4. Pull up the rear package trim in the direction of the arrow (1) shown in the figure while remove the clips and p ...

Manual Shift Mode
The manual shift mode gives you the feel of driving a manual transaxle vehicle by allowing you to operate the selector lever manually. This allows you to control engine rpm and torque to the drive wheels much like a manual transaxle when more control is desired. To change to manual shift mo ...

Picture Quality Adjustment
WARNING Always adjust the picture quality of the rear view monitor while the vehicle is stopped: Do not adjust the picture quality of the rear view monitor while driving the vehicle. Adjusting the picture quality of the rear view monitor such as brightness, contrast, colo ...

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