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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Rear Trailing Link Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Rear Trailing Link Removal/Installation

CAUTION:

1. Disconnect the auto leveling sensor link lower side. (Vehicles with AFS).

2. Remove the rear coil spring..

3. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

4. Install in the reverse order of removal.

5. Inspect the wheel alignment and adjust it if necessary..



1

Rear ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness

(See Rear ABS Wheel-speed Sensor Wiring Harness Installation Note.)

2

Rear parking brake cable

3

Under cover

4

Brake caliper component

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5

Disc plate

6

Rear trailing link component

(See Rear Trailing Link Component Removal Note.)

(See Rear Trailing Link Component Installation Note.)

7

Rear wheel hub component

8

Dust cover

9

Rear trailing link


Brake Caliper Component Removal Note

1. Remove the brake caliper component and suspend it out of the way using a cable.

Rear Trailing Link Component Removal Note

WARNING:

1. Support the rear trailing link component using a jack.


2. Remove the rear trailing link front side bolts.

3. Remove the rear shock absorber lower side bolt.

4. Remove the rear lateral link outer side bolt.

5. Remove the rear upper arm outer side bolt.

6. Remove the rear trailing link component.

Rear Trailing Link Component Installation Note

WARNING:

1. Support the trailing link component using a jack.


2. Install the rear upper arm outer side bolt.

3. Install the rear lateral link outer side bolt.

4. Install the rear shock absorber lower side bolt.

5. Tighten the trailing link front side bolts.

Rear ABS Wheel-speed Sensor Wiring Harness Installation Note

1. Pass the rear ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness outside the rear parking brake cable as shown in the figure.


2. Install the rear ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness.

Precaution
Intermittent Concern Troubleshooting Vibration method If malfunction occurs or becomes worse while driving on a rough road or when the engine is vibrating, perform the steps below. NO ...

Rear Wheel Hub Bolt Replacement
1. Remove the brake calliper component and disc plate.. 2. Remove the wheel hub bolt using the SST as shown in the figure. 3. Place a new wheel hub bolt in the wheel hub. 4. Install the whee ...

Other materials:

Intermediate Sensor Inspection [FS5 A EL]
On-Vehicle Inspection 1. Inspect the power supply circuit for the intermediate sensor. a. Set the battery component (ex: battery, battery tray and PCM component) out of the way. b. Disconnect the intermediate sensor connector. c. Switch the ignition to ON (engine off). d. Measure the ...

Aerodynamic Under Cover No.2 Removal/Installation
Except SKYACTIV-G 2.0 1. Lift up the vehicle. 2. Remove the fasteners and bolts. 3. Move the aerodynamic under cover No.2 in the direction of the arrow shown in the figure and remove it. CAUTION: Be careful not to damage the aerodynamic under cover No.2 during removal. 4. ...

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. NOTE: Press the latch lever in using a flathead screwdriver to inspect the c ...

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