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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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Drive Shaft (Double Offset Joint) Disassembly/Assembly
1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 2. Assemble in the reverse order of disassembly. 1 Boot band (transaxle side) (See DRIVE SHAFT (TRIPOD JOINT) DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY.) 2 Outer ring (See Outer Ring, Clip Assembly Note. ...

Locking Lug Nuts
If your vehicle has Mazda optional antitheft wheel lug nuts, one on each wheel will lock the tires and you must use a special key to unlock them. This key will attach to the lug wrench. Register them with the lock manufacturer by filling out the card provided in the glove compartment and ma ...

Keyless Control Module Inspection
1. Remove the following parts: a. Passenger-side front scuff plate. b. Passenger-side front side trim. c. Grove compartment. d. Passenger-side lower panel. 2. Measure the voltage according to the terminal voltage table. If the voltages cannot be verified as indicated in the termina ...

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