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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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Washer Tank Removal/Installation
Vehicles with the washer fluid-level sensor 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the front bumper.. 3. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 1 Washer motor connector 2 Windshield washer hose 3 ...

Advanced Keyless Entry
WARNING Radio waves from the key may aff ect medical devices such as pacemakers: Before using the key near people who use medical devices, ask the medical device manufacturer or your physician if radio waves from the key will aff ect the device. The advanced keyless ...

Side Step Molding Removal
1. Remove the fasteners A. 2. Using the removal tool, disengage clips B in the direction of the arrow (1), (2) shown in the figure. NOTE: Leave the disengaged clip B in place in consideration of the servicing. 3. Slide the side step molding in the direction of the arrow ( ...

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