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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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Temporary Spare Tire
Inspect the temporary spare tire at least monthly to make sure it is properly inflated and stored. NOTE The temporary spare tire condition gradually deteriorates even if it has not been used. The temporary spare tire is easier to handle because of its construction which is lighter and small ...

C Pillar Trim Removal/Installation
4SD 1. Remove the following parts: a. Rear seat cushion. b. Rear scuff plate. c. Tire house trim. 2. Partially peel back the seaming welt. 3. Pull the C-pillar trim in the direction of the arrow (1), (2) shown in the figure, then detaching clip A and B. 4. Cut the lead wire connec ...

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