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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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Exhaust System Removal/Installation [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
WARNING: A hot engine and exhaust system can cause severe burns. Turn off the engine and wait until they are cool before removing the exhaust system. 1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the plug hole plate.. 4. Remove in the order ...

Tweeter Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the inner garnish.. 3. Remove the tweeter.. 4. Verify the resistance between tweeter terminals. If not within the specification, replace the tweeter. Resistance Without Bose: 3.44.6 ohms With Bose: 3 ...

Transaxle Range (TR) Switch Removal/Installation [FS5 A EL]
CAUTION: Water or foreign objects entering the connector can cause a poor connection or corrosion. Be sure not to drop water or foreign objects on the connector when disconnecting it. 1. Engage the parking brake and use wheel chocks at the front and rear of the wheels. 2. Shi ...

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