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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Steering Wheel And Column Inspection

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Steering / Wheel, Column / Steering Wheel And Column Inspection

Play Inspection

1. With the wheels in the straight-ahead position, start the engine.

2. Turn the steering wheel to the left and right gently, then verify that the steering wheel play is within the specification.

Looseness, Excessive Play Inspection

1. Inspect the steering wheel for looseness or excessive play in the axial direction of the shaft and four locations around the steering wheel.


Steering Force Inspection

1. Verify that the equipped tire size and tire air pressure is as specified.

2. With the vehicle on a hard, level surface, put the wheels in the straight-ahead position.

WARNING:

3. Remove the air bag module..

4. Start the engine and idle it.

5. Verify that the EHPAS warning light does not illuminate.

6. Inspect the steering force using a torque wrench.


NOTE:

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. If not within the specificati ...

Steering Wheel And Column Removal/Installation [With Advanced Keyless Entry And Push Button Start System]
WARNING: Handling the air bag module improperly can accidentally operate (deploy) the air bag module, which may seriously injure you. Read the service warnings before handling the air ba ...

Other materials:

Rear Center Speaker Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Rear seat cushion. b. Rear scuff plate. c. Tire house trim. d. C-pillar trim. e. Rear package trim. f. Rear center speaker. 3. Verify the resistance between the rear center speaker terminals. If ...

Drive Belt Auto Tensioner Inspection [Mzr 2.3 Disi Turbo]
1. Remove the aerodynamic under cover No.2 and splash shield as a single unit.. 2. Remove the drive belt.. 3. Verify that the drive belt auto tensioner moves smoothly in the operational direction. Replace the drive belt auto tensioner if necessary.. 4. Rotate the drive belt ...

Joint Shaft Disassembly [Skyactiv G 2.0]
1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 1 Snap ring 2 Joint shaft component . 3 Dust seal 4 Bearing 5 Dust cover 6 ...

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