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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Steering Gear And Linkage Inspection

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Steering / Linkage, Power / Steering Gear And Linkage Inspection

Steering Rack Inspection

1. Inspect for cracking, damage, and tooth wear.

2. Measure the steering rack warp.


Tie-rod End Inspection

1. Inspect the tie-rod end for damage and the boot for cracks.

2. Inspect for excessive play.

3. Rotate the ball joint 5 times

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4. Install two nuts to the ball joint and measure the tie-rod end rotational torque using a torque wrench.


Tie rod Inspection

1. Inspect for bending and damage.

2. Inspect for excessive play.

3. Swing the ball joint 10 times

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4. Measure the ball joint swing torque using a pull scale.


Steering Gear And Linkage Disassembly
CAUTION: To prevent damage to the steering gear, secure it to the vise using a copper plate or clean cloth. 1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 1 ...

Steering Gear And Linkage Removal/Installation
CAUTION: Performing the following procedures without first removing the ABS wheel-speed sensor may possibly cause an open circuit in the wiring harness if it is pulled by mistake. Before ...

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Installation Of Radio System
The control modules and control unit have been designed with sufficient attention to radio wave disturbances from the outside. However, observe the following precautions when installing the radio set to the vehicle to prevent adverse effects on the control modules and control unit. Inst ...

Lights-On Reminder
The lights-on reminder is operable when the time setting *1 of the auto headlight off function is off. If lights are on and the ignition is switched to ACC or the ignition is switched off, a continuous beep sound will be heard when the driver's door is opened. *1 If the light switch is le ...

Map Light Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the map light.. 3. Verify that the continuity between the map light terminals is as indicated in the table. If not as indicated in the table, inspect the bulb. If there is no malfunction, replace the map light. 4. ...

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