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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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Sirius Satellite Radio Antenna Feeder Inspection
SIRIUS Satellite Radio Antenna Feeder No.1 NOTE: SIRIUS satellite radio antenna feeder No.1 is integrated with the dashboard wiring harness. 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Passenger-side front scuff plate. b. Passenger-side front ...

Clock Spring Inspection [Standard Deployment Control System]
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the driver–side air bag module.. 3. Remove the steering wheel.. 4. Remove the column cover. 5. Remove the clock spring.. 6. Verify that the continuity is as indicated in the table. If not as indicated in the table, replace the cl ...

Wheel Alignment Pre Inspection
1. Park the vehicle on a level ground, in an unloaded condition*, and with the wheels straight forward. *: Unloaded condition.....Fuel tank is full. Engine coolant and engine oil are at specified level. Spare tire, jack and tools are in designated position. 2. Inspect the tire pressure. ...

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