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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Alignment Pre Inspection

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Wheels, Tires / 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.

3. Inspect the wheel bearing play.

4. Inspect the wheel runout.

5. Rock the vehicle, and verify that there is no looseness in the steering wheel joint and suspension ball joint.

6. Rock the vehicle, and verify that the shock absorber operates properly.

7. Measure height H from the center of the wheel to the fender brim.


8. Verify that the difference between the left and right dimension H is within the specification.

Tire House Trim Removal/Installation
4SD 1. Remove the rear seat cushion.. 2. Remove the rear scuff plate.. 3. Partially peel back the seaming welt. 4. Remove the fastener. 5. Pull the tire house trim in the direction of arrow s ...

Wheel Balance Adjustment
CAUTION: Adjust the outer wheel balance first, then the inner wheel balance. Be careful not to scratch the wheels. Adhesive-type Balance Weight (Outer) 1. Remove the old balance ...

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Security Setting (Type A)
If a passcode is set, the system cannot be activated unless the passcode is input. NOTE Do this function only when parked. It is too distracting to attempt while driving and you may make too many errors to be effective. Passcode setting Press the pick-up button or talk button with a sho ...

Antenna Feeder No.7 Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the liftgate upper trim.. 3. Disconnect the connector A. 4. Disconnect the connector B.. 5. Remove the bolt. 6. Remove the antenna feeder No.7. 7. Install in the reverse order of removal. Connector B Removal Note 1. Remove the c ...

Opening the Hood
With the vehicle parked, pull the release handle to unlock the hood. Insert your hand into the hood opening, slide the latch lever to the right, and lift up the hood. NOTE The lever is located a little to the left of center when facing the vehicle. Grasp the support r ...

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