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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:

To Turn Off an Armed System
An armed system can be turned off using any one of the following methods: Pressing the unlock button on the transmitter. Switching the ignition ON. (With the advanced keyless function) Pressing a request switch on the doors. The hazard warning lights will flash twice. NOTE When th ...

Rear Door Latch Switch Inspection
1. Fully open the rear door glass. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the following parts: a. Rear door trim. b. Rear inner handle. c. Rear door speaker. d. Rear power window motor. e. Rear door glass. f. Rear door latch and lock actuator. 4. Verify that the conti ...

Head Restraints
Your vehicle is equipped with head restraints on all outboard seats and the rear center seat * . The head restraints are intended to help protect you and the passengers from neck injury. WARNING Always drive with the head restraints installed when seats are being used and make s ...

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