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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 ...

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Commander switch operation
NOTE For safety reasons, some operations are disabled while the vehicle is being driven. Volume dial operation Press the volume dial to switch the audio MUTE on and off. Turn the volume dial to adjust the volume. The volume increases by turning the dial clockwise, and decreases by tur ...

Assist Handle Removal/Installation
Assist Handle Removal 1. Insert a flathead screwdriver into the service hole and remove the assist handle covers. 2. Remove the assist handle in the direction of the arrow (1) and (2), while detach the clip. NOTE: Remove the assist handle by shaking it up and down. Ass ...

Rear Spoiler Removal/Installation
4SD 1. Remove the trunk lid trim.. 2. Remove the nuts. 3. While cutting the double-sided adhesive tape using a flathead screwdriver or a razor, separate the rear spoiler from the trunk lid. WARNING: Using a razor with bare hands can cause injury. Always wear gloves when usin ...

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