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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:

Rear Shock Absorber Disposal
1. Clamp a rear shock absorber on a flat surface or with the piston pointing downwards. 2. Drill a 23 mm {0.080.11 in} hole at a point 4050 mm {1.61.9 in} from the bottom of the tube, so that the gas can escape. WARNING: Whenever drilling into a rear shock absorber, wear prot ...

Electric Power Steering Oil Pump Component Disassembly/Assembly
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Air Intake Actuator Removal/Installation [Manual Air Conditioner]
1. Set the air intake mode to FRESH. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the following parts: a. Front scuff plate (Passenger-side). b. Front side trim (Passenger-side). c. Dashboard under cover. d. Glove compartment. e. Lower panel (Passenger-side). f. Shower duct ( ...

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