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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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Limitations to SRS Air Bag
In severe collisions such as those described previously in "SRS Air Bag Deployment Criteria", the applicable SRS air bag equipment will deploy. However, in some accidents, the equipment may not deploy depending on the type of collision and its severity. Limitations to front/near ...

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 ...

Steering Gear And Linkage 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 performing the following procedures, disconnect the ABS wheel-speed sensor connector (axle side) ...

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