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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Steering Gear And Linkage Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Steering / Linkage, Power / Steering Gear And Linkage Removal/Installation

CAUTION:

1. Remove the joint cover..

2. Disconnect the steering shaft from the steering gear and linkage..

3. Remove the front crossmember component..

4. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

5. Install in the reverse order of removal.

6. After installation, inspect the front wheel alignment and adjust it if necessary..



1

Insulator

2

Steering gear and linkage

(See Steering Gear and Linkage Removal Note.)


Steering Gear and Linkage Removal Note

1. Remove the steering gear and linkage installation bolts, move the steering gear and linkage in the direction and order of the arrows shown in the figure, and then remove it.


Steering Gear And Linkage Inspection
Steering Rack Inspection 1. Inspect for cracking, damage, and tooth wear. If there is any malfunction, replace the steering rack. 2. Measure the steering rack warp. If it ex ...

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Other materials:

Keyless Antenna Removal/Installation
Interior, Front 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Upper panel. b. Shift knob (MTX). c. Selector lever knob (ATX). d. Shift panel. e. Side wall. f. Center panel. g. Audio unit. h. Rear heat duct (1). 3. Disconnect the connector. 4. ...

Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) Inspection [FS5 A EL]
On-Vehicle Inspection 1. Inspect the power supply circuit for the VSS. a. Remove the insulator from the transaxle. b. Disconnect the VSS connector. c. Switch the ignition to ON (engine off). d. Measure the voltage at VSS connector terminal A (harness-side). If there is a ...

Front Lower Arm Inspection
1. Remove the front lower arm from the vehicle.. 2. Inspect the arm for bending or damage, and the ball joint for excessive looseness. If there is any malfunction, replace the front lower arm. 3. Rotate the ball joint stud 5 times. Install the SST to the ball joint stud, measure t ...

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