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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Steering Shaft Inspection

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Steering / Linkage, Power / Steering Shaft Inspection

1. Inspect the column bearing for excessive play and damage.

2. Verify that the measurement of the steering shaft indicated in the figure is as specified.


3. Inspect the tilt/telescope mechanism operation for the following.


a. Verify that the adjusting lever moves smoothly from the lock to the unlock position.

b. Verify that the steering shaft is fixed firmly when the adjusting lever is locked.

Power Steering Fluid Line Component Removal/Installation
NOTE: The following procedure is for replacement of the parts shown in the figure. Regarding replacement of the suction hose and return hose, refer to the electric power steering oil pum ...

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

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Outer Mirror Garnish Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the outer mirror glass from the outer mirror.. 3. Pinch the end of the tab which is visible, and release the tab by pressing it toward the vehicle front (3 locations). 4. Grasp the upper side of the outer mirror garnish and remove it b ...

Accessory Socket Removal/Installation
Front 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the upper panel.. 3. Remove the shift lever knob. (MTX). 4. Remove the selector lever knob. (ATX). 5. Remove the shift panel. 6. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 1 Socket (See Socket Rem ...

Front Bumper Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the screw A and fasteners B. 3. Remove the screws C. 4. Remove the bolts D. 5. Remove the fasteners E, screw F and fastener G. 6. Pull the front bumper in the direction of the arrow in the order of (1), (2) and (3), the ...

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