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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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Spare Tire
Your Mazda has a temporary spare tire. The temporary spare tire is lighter and smaller than a conventional tire, and is designed only for emergency use and should be used only for VERY short periods. Temporary spare tires should NEVER be used for long drives or extended periods. WAR ...

Headlight Bulb Removal/Installation
Halogen Type Low-beam 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Disconnect the connector. 3. Remove the cover. 4. Remove the adaptor. 5. Remove the headlight bulb (LO). CAUTION: A halogen bulb generates extremely high heat when it is illuminated. If the surface of ...

Control Switches
Temperature control dial This dial controls temperature. Turn it clockwise for hot and counterclockwise for cold. NOTE When the mode is set to or with the fan control dial in a position other than 0 and the temperature control dial in the maximum cold position, the air intake selector ...

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