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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 ...

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Light Switch Inspection
Vehicles Without Auto Light System 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the column cover.. 3. Remove the light switch.. 4. Verify that the continuity between the light switch terminals is as indicated in the table. If not as indicated in the table, replace the light ...

Electric Variable Valve Timing Actuator Inspection [Skyactiv G 2.0]
WARNING: A hot engine can cause severe burns. Turn off the engine and wait until it is cool before servicing. CAUTION: Do not disassemble the electric variable valve timing actuator because it is a precision unit. 1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the ne ...

Valve Clearance Adjustment [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
1. Remove the battery cover.. 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. 3. Remove the plug hole plate.. 4. Disconnect the wiring harness. 5. Remove the ignition coils.. 6. Remove the spark plugs.. 7. Remove the ventilation hose. 8. Remove the oil level gauge. 9. Remove the cylinder h ...

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