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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Lower Panel Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Body / Body Interior / Lower Panel Removal/Installation

Driver-side

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

2. Remove the following parts:

a. Driver-side front scuff plate.

b. Driver-side front side trim.

c. Hood release lever.

d. Upper panel.

e. Shift knob (MTX).

f. Selector lever knob (ATX).

g. Shift panel.

h. Side wall.

i. Console.

3. Partially peel back the seaming welt.

4. Remove the screw.


5. Pull the lower panel in the direction of the arrow in the order of (1) (2), (3) and remove the lower panel while detaching the hooks, clips and guides.


6. Disconnect the switch connector.

7. Disconnect the push button start connector.

8. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Passenger-side

1. Remove the following parts:

a. Passenger-side front scuff plate.

b. Passenger-side front side trim.

c. Dashboard under cover.

d. Glove compartment.

2. Partially peel back the seaming welt.

3. Remove the screws.


4. Pull the lower panel in the direction of the arrow in the order of (1) (2), (3) and remove the lower panel while detaching the hook, clips, guide and pins.


5. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inner Garnish Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Pull the inner garnish in the direction of the arrow shown in the figure and remove it while detaching clips and tab. CAUTION: When pull ...

Rear Package Trim Removal/Installation
1. Remove the following parts: a. Rear seat cushion. b. Rear scuff plate. c. Tire house trim. d. C-pillar trim. 2. Fold the rear seat back. 3. Remove the fasteners. 4. Pull up the re ...

Other materials:

Identification Numbers
Vehicle Identification Number The vehicle identification number legally identifies your vehicle. The number is on a plate attached to the cowl panel located on the left corner of the dashboard. This plate can easily be seen through the windshield Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Label (U.S.A. ...

Front Oil Seal Replacement [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the plug hole plate.. 4. Disconnect the wiring harness. 5. Remove the ignition coils.. 6. Remove the spark plugs.. 7. Remove the ventilation hose. 8. Remove the oil level gauge. 9. Remove the cylinder ...

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 specification replace the steering shaft component. Steering shaft length 315320 mm {12.4112.59 ...

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