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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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Installing Child-Restraint Systems
Accident statistics reveal that a child is safer in the rear seat. The front passenger's seat is clearly the worst choice for any child under 12, and with rear-facing childrestraint systems it is clearly unsafe due to air bags. NOTE Even if your vehicle is equipped with front passenger seat w ...

Electric Power Steering Oil Pump Component Disassembly/Assembly
CAUTION: The internal parts of the EHPAS control module and motor could be damaged if they receive an impact. Be careful when handling the EHPAS control module and motor to prevent the component from getting hit. Replace the electric power steering oil pump component if it has recei ...

Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
Airflow Inspection 1. Disconnect the section (A) of the ventilation hose shown in the figure. 2. Start the engine and verify that vacuum is applied to the end of the disconnected ventilation hose while the engine is idling. NOTE: Because it is difficult to directly inspect the PC ...

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