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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Rear Shock Absorber Disposal

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Rear Suspension / Rear Shock Absorber Disposal

1. Clamp a rear shock absorber on a flat surface or with the piston pointing downwards.

2. Drill a 23 mm {0.080.11 in}

hole at a point 4050 mm {1.61.9 in}

from the bottom of the tube, so that the gas can escape.


WARNING:

3. Turn the hole downwards.

4. The oil can be collected by moving the piston rod several times up and down and cutting the tube at the end.

5. Dispose of waste oil according to the waste disposal law.

Rear Lower Arm Removal/Installation
1. Disconnect the auto leveling sensor link lower side. (Vehicles with AFS). 2. Remove in the order indicated in the table. 3. Install in the reverse order of removal. 4. Inspect the wheel alig ...

Rear Shock Absorber Inspection
1. Remove the rear shock absorber.. 2. Inspect for damage and oil leakage. 3. Compress and extend the shock piston at least three times. Verify that the operational force does not change and tha ...

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Body Control Module (Bcm) Inspection
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Outer Mirror Glass Inspection
Vehicles With Heated Outer Mirror 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the outer mirror glass.. 3. Verify that the resistance is as indicated in the table. If not as indicated in the table, or if the resistance is not within the specification, replace the outer mi ...

Transaxle Oil Inspection [A26 M R]
1. Park the vehicle on level ground. 2. Remove the aerodynamic under cover No.2.. 3. Remove the oil level plug and gasket. 4. Verify that the oil is near the brim of the plug port. If the oil level is lower than the low level, add the specified amount and type of oil through the ...

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