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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:

Front Tilt Motor Inspection
1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait 1 min or more.. 3. Disconnect the front tilt motor connector. 4. Apply battery positive voltage to the front tilt motor terminals and inspect the front tilt motor operation If not as specified, replac ...

Power Window Main Switch Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 2. Remove the inner garnish. (driver's side). 3. Remove the front door trim. (driver's side). 4. Remove the main switch panel. (driver's side). 5. Connect the power window main switch connector. 6. Connect the negative battery cable.. ...

Front Door Hinge Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Front bumper. b. Front combination light. c. Front fender molding. d. Side step molding. e. Front fender panel. f. Front door. 3. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 1 B ...

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