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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Steering Gear And Linkage Inspection

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Steering / Linkage, Power / Steering Gear And Linkage Inspection

Steering Rack Inspection

1. Inspect for cracking, damage, and tooth wear.

2. Measure the steering rack warp.


Tie-rod End Inspection

1. Inspect the tie-rod end for damage and the boot for cracks.

2. Inspect for excessive play.

3. Rotate the ball joint 5 times

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4. Install two nuts to the ball joint and measure the tie-rod end rotational torque using a torque wrench.


Tie rod Inspection

1. Inspect for bending and damage.

2. Inspect for excessive play.

3. Swing the ball joint 10 times

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4. Measure the ball joint swing torque using a pull scale.


Steering Gear And Linkage Disassembly
CAUTION: To prevent damage to the steering gear, secure it to the vise using a copper plate or clean cloth. 1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 1 ...

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 ...

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Tiedown Hooks
CAUTION Do not use the front and rear tiedown eyelets for towing the vehicle. They have been designed only for securing the vehicle to a transport vessel during shipping. Using the eyelets for any other purpose could result in the vehicle being damaged. Tiedown H ...

Canister Vent (Cv) Solenoid Valve Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
Except for Mexico Airflow inspection 1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the CV solenoid valve.. 4. Inspect airflow between the ports under the following conditions. Measured condition Continuity between A ...

Passenger Side Air Bag Module Removal/Installation [Two Step Deployment Control System]
WARNING: Handling the air bag module improperly can accidentally deploy the air bag module, which may seriously injure you. Read the air bag system service warnings and cautions before handling the air bag module.. Due to the adoption of 2-step deployment control in the passeng ...

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