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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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Sunroof Unit Removal/Installation
CAUTION: If the sunshade is forced close while the sunroof is open, the sunshade could be damaged. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the rain sensor cover. (Vehicles with auto light/wiper system). 3. Disconnect the rain sensor connector. (Vehicles with auto l ...

Operating Tips for Audio System
WARNING Always adjust the audio while the vehicle is stopped: Do not adjust the audio control switches while driving the vehicle. Adjusting the audio while driving the vehicle is dangerous as it could distract your attention from the vehicle operation which could lead ...

Windshield Wiper Arm And Blade Removal/Installation
1. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 1 Cap 2 Nut 3 Windshield wiper arm (See Windshield Wiper Arm Installation Note.) 4 Windshield wiper blade 5 ...

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