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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Hood Latch And Release Lever Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Body / Doors/Lids & Hood/Trunk / Hood Latch And Release Lever Removal/Installation

Hood latch

1. Open the hood.

2. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

3. Disconnect the hood latch switch connector. (vehicles with theft-deterrent system)


4. Remove the bolts.


5. Remove the hood latch.

6. Install in the reverse order of removal.

7. Adjust the hood..

Hood release lever

1. Pull the hood release lever.


2. While maintaining the condition in procedure 1, insert a tape-wrapped flathead screwdriver as shown in the figure, press the ends of the tabs with the screwdriver in the direction of the arrows (1), pull the hood release lever in the direction of arrow (2), and then disconnect the lower panel.


CAUTION:

3. Pull the latch release lever outward, remove it from the lower panel, and then disconnect the hood release cable.


4. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Hood Disassembly/Assembly
Except Mazdaspeed3 1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 1 Weather strip parting seal 2 Weather strip shroud seal ...

Hood Latch Switch Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the hood latch.. 3. Verify that the continuity is as indicated in the table. If not as indicated in the table, replace the hood latch. ...

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Tire Rotation
To equalize tread wear, rotate the tires every 12,000 km (7,500 miles) at the latest or sooner if irregular wear develops. Mazda recommends to rotate every 8,000 km (5,000 miles) to help increase tire life and distribute wear more evenly. Inspect the tires for uneven wear and damage. Abno ...

Before Driving
The following best practices can help ensure that you have the best ownership experience possible in harsh cold weather conditions. Before Driving Warm the cabin and Battery ahead of departure for maximum range and performance. There are several ways to precondition your vehicle: Mobile a ...

Seat Weight Sensor Inspection [Two Step Deployment Control System]
CAUTION: If any of the following work is performed, perform the seat weight sensor inspection using the M-MDS. Removal of the passenger-side seat Loosening and retightening of passengerís seat fixing bolts Or, the vehicle is involved in a collision ...

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