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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Alignment Pre Inspection

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Wheels, Tires / Wheel Alignment Pre Inspection

1. Park the vehicle on a level ground, in an unloaded condition*, and with the wheels straight forward.

*: Unloaded condition.....Fuel tank is full. Engine coolant and engine oil are at specified level. Spare tire, jack and tools are in designated position.

2. Inspect the tire pressure.

3. Inspect the wheel bearing play.

4. Inspect the wheel runout.

5. Rock the vehicle, and verify that there is no looseness in the steering wheel joint and suspension ball joint.

6. Rock the vehicle, and verify that the shock absorber operates properly.

7. Measure height H from the center of the wheel to the fender brim.


8. Verify that the difference between the left and right dimension H is within the specification.

Tire House Trim Removal/Installation
4SD 1. Remove the rear seat cushion.. 2. Remove the rear scuff plate.. 3. Partially peel back the seaming welt. 4. Remove the fastener. 5. Pull the tire house trim in the direction of arrow s ...

Wheel Balance Adjustment
CAUTION: Adjust the outer wheel balance first, then the inner wheel balance. Be careful not to scratch the wheels. Adhesive-type Balance Weight (Outer) 1. Remove the old balance ...

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Headliner Removal/Installation
1. Shift to the D (ATX) or 4th gear (MTX) position. (4SD) 2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 3. Remove the rain sensor cover. (Vehicles with auto light/wiper system). 4. Disconnect the rain sensor connector. (Vehicles with auto light/wiper system) 5. Partially peel back the seaming ...

Front Seat Removal/Installation
WARNING: Handling a front seat (with built-in side air bag) improperly can accidentally operate (deploy) the air bag, which may seriously injure you. Read the service warnings before handling a front seat (with built-in side air bag).. CAUTION: After removing a front seat ...

Liftgate Opener Switch Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Liftgate upper trim. b. Liftgate side trim. c. Liftgate lower trim. d. Liftgate latch and lock actuator. e. Liftgate opener switch. 3. Verify the continuity of liftgate opener switch terminals A and B. 4 ...

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