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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Steering Wheel And Column Inspection

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Steering / Wheel, Column / Steering Wheel And Column Inspection

Play Inspection

1. With the wheels in the straight-ahead position, start the engine.

2. Turn the steering wheel to the left and right gently, then verify that the steering wheel play is within the specification.

Looseness, Excessive Play Inspection

1. Inspect the steering wheel for looseness or excessive play in the axial direction of the shaft and four locations around the steering wheel.


Steering Force Inspection

1. Verify that the equipped tire size and tire air pressure is as specified.

2. With the vehicle on a hard, level surface, put the wheels in the straight-ahead position.

WARNING:

3. Remove the air bag module..

4. Start the engine and idle it.

5. Verify that the EHPAS warning light does not illuminate.

6. Inspect the steering force using a torque wrench.


NOTE:

Steering Shaft Inspection
1. Inspect the column bearing for excessive play and damage. 2. Verify that the measurement of the steering shaft indicated in the figure is as specified. If not within the specificati ...

Steering Wheel And Column Removal/Installation [With Advanced Keyless Entry And Push Button Start System]
WARNING: Handling the air bag module improperly can accidentally operate (deploy) the air bag module, which may seriously injure you. Read the service warnings before handling the air ba ...

Other materials:

Filament Repair
1. Clean the filament using isopropyl alcohol. 2. Attach tape to both sides of the filament. 3. Using a small brush or marking pen, apply silver paint. 4. After 23 min, carefully remove the tape without damaging the applied area. CAUTION: Do not operate the rear window defrost ...

Blind Spot Monitoring (Bsm) Control Module Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 2. Remove the rear combination light.. 3. Remove the rear bumper.. 4. Connect the negative battery cable.. 5. Measure the voltage at each terminal is as indicated in the Terminal Voltage Tables. If the voltage or continuity is not as specif ...

Knock Sensor (Ks) Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
Resistance Inspection 1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Disconnect the KS connector. 4. Measure the resistance between KS terminals A and B. If not as specified, replace the KS.. Specification Approx. 4.87 megohms [normal tem ...

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