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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Airflow Mode Actuator Removal/Installation [Full Auto Air Conditioner]

Mazda 3 Service Manual / HVAC / A/C / Airflow Mode Actuator Removal/Installation [Full Auto Air Conditioner]

1. Set the air intake mode to FRESH.

2. Set the air mix mode to MAX COLD.

3. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

4. Remove the following parts:

a. Front doors.

b. Front scuff plate.

c. Front side trim.

d. Dashboard under cover.

e. Glove compartment.

f. Upper panel.

g. Shift lever knob (MTX).

h. Selector lever knob (ATX).

i. Shift panel.

j. Side wall.

k. Console.

l. Shift lever component (MTX).

m. Selector lever component (ATX).

n. Hood release lever.

o. Lower panel.

p. Knee bolster.

q. Driver-side air bag module.

r. Steering wheel.

s. Column cover.

t. Combination switch.

u. Joint cover.

v. Steering shaft.

w. Center panel.

x. Audio unit.

y. Climate control unit.

z. Instrument cluster.

aa. Center cover.

ab. Dashboard upper panel.

ac. Hole cover.

ad. Information display.

ae. A-pillar trim.

af. Front fender molding.

ag. Windshield wiper arm and blade.

ah. Cowl grille.

ai. Windshield wiper motor.

aj. Rear heat duct (1).

ak. Shower ducts.

al. Heater case.

5. Remove the nuts and bolts for installing the dashboard to the body.

6. Remove the nuts and bolts for installing the A/C unit to the dashboard.

7. Remove the accelerator pedal..

8. Disconnect the following connectors:

9. Remove the dashboard..

10. Remove the airflow mode rod from the airflow mode actuator.

11. Remove the screw.


12. Remove the airflow mode actuator..

13. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Airflow Mode Actuator Disassemble Note

1. Remove the airflow mode actuator bracket as shown in the figure.


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