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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Drive Shaft Inspection

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Drivetrain / Driveline / Driveshafts / Drive Shaft Inspection

1. Inspect the connections for any looseness.


2. Inspect the dust boot for damage and cracks.

3. Move the spline and joint up and down, left and right by hand and verify that there is no excessive play.

Drive Shaft (Tripod Joint) Disassembly/Assembly
1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 2. Assemble in the reverse order of disassembly. 1 Boot band (transaxle side) (See Boot Band (Transaxle Side) Dis ...

Drive Shaft Removal/Installation
CAUTION: Performing the following procedures without first removing the ABS wheel-speed sensor may possibly cause an open circuit in the wiring harness if it is pulled by mistake. Before ...

Other materials:

Fuel-Filler Lid and Cap
WARNING When removing the fuel-fi ller cap, loosen the cap slightly and wait for any hissing to stop, then remove it: Fuel spray is dangerous. Fuel can burn skin and eyes and cause illness if ingested. Fuel spray is released when there is pressure in the fuel tank and ...

Trunk End Trim Removal/Installation
4SD 1. Remove the trunk mat.. 2. Remove the trunk board.. 3. Remove the fasteners. 4. Pull the trunk end trim indicated in the arrow shown in the figure, then detach clips A, pins B, pin C, D and tabs E. 5. Remove the trunk end trim. 6. Install in the reverse order of removal. 5HB ...

Parking/Front Side Marker/Front Turn Light Bulb Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Slightly bend back the front mudguard.. 3. Rotate the parking/front side marker/front turn light socket in the direction of the arrow shown in the figure. 4. Remove the parking/front side marker/front turn light bulb. 5. Install in the ...

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