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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Rear Trailing Link Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Rear Trailing Link Removal/Installation

CAUTION:

1. Disconnect the auto leveling sensor link lower side. (Vehicles with AFS).

2. Remove the rear coil spring..

3. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

4. Install in the reverse order of removal.

5. Inspect the wheel alignment and adjust it if necessary..



1

Rear ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness

(See Rear ABS Wheel-speed Sensor Wiring Harness Installation Note.)

2

Rear parking brake cable

3

Under cover

4

Brake caliper component

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5

Disc plate

6

Rear trailing link component

(See Rear Trailing Link Component Removal Note.)

(See Rear Trailing Link Component Installation Note.)

7

Rear wheel hub component

8

Dust cover

9

Rear trailing link


Brake Caliper Component Removal Note

1. Remove the brake caliper component and suspend it out of the way using a cable.

Rear Trailing Link Component Removal Note

WARNING:

1. Support the rear trailing link component using a jack.


2. Remove the rear trailing link front side bolts.

3. Remove the rear shock absorber lower side bolt.

4. Remove the rear lateral link outer side bolt.

5. Remove the rear upper arm outer side bolt.

6. Remove the rear trailing link component.

Rear Trailing Link Component Installation Note

WARNING:

1. Support the trailing link component using a jack.


2. Install the rear upper arm outer side bolt.

3. Install the rear lateral link outer side bolt.

4. Install the rear shock absorber lower side bolt.

5. Tighten the trailing link front side bolts.

Rear ABS Wheel-speed Sensor Wiring Harness Installation Note

1. Pass the rear ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness outside the rear parking brake cable as shown in the figure.


2. Install the rear ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness.

Precaution
Intermittent Concern Troubleshooting Vibration method If malfunction occurs or becomes worse while driving on a rough road or when the engine is vibrating, perform the steps below. NO ...

Rear Wheel Hub Bolt Replacement
1. Remove the brake calliper component and disc plate.. 2. Remove the wheel hub bolt using the SST as shown in the figure. 3. Place a new wheel hub bolt in the wheel hub. 4. Install the whee ...

Other materials:

Afs (Adaptive Front Lighting System) Off Switch Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the switch panel in the direction of the arrow shown in the figure. 3. Disconnect the connector. 4. Remove the AFS OFF switch in the direction of the arrow (2) shown in the figure while pressing the tabs in the direction of the arrow ...

Replacing a Tire
WARNING Always use tires that are in good condition: Driving with worn tires is dangerous. Reduced braking, steering, and traction could result in an accident. If a tire wears evenly, a wear indicator will appear as a solid band across the tread. Replace the tire when ...

Electric Variable Valve Timing Motor/Driver Inspection [Skyactiv G 2.0]
WARNING: A hot engine can cause severe burns. Turn off the engine and wait until it is cool before servicing. CAUTION: Do not disassemble the electric variable valve timing motor/driver because it is a precision unit. 1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect th ...

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