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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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Up Switch Inspection [Fw6 A EL]
Continuity Inspection NOTE: The up switch is built into the selector lever component. 1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the console.. 4. Disconnect the selector lever component connector. 5. Verify that the continuity betwee ...

Favorites and Recents
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Service Cautions
Injury/damage Prevention Precautions Depending on the vehicle, the cooling fan may operate suddenly even when the ignition is switched to off. Therefore, keep hands and tools away from the cooling fan even if the cooling fan is not operating to prevent injury to personnel or damage t ...

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