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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Disassembly/Assembly

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Front Suspension / Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Disassembly/Assembly

1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table.



1

Dust Cover

2

Wheel hub component

.

3

Retaining clip

4

Wheel bearing

(See Wheel Bearing Removal Note.)

(See Wheel Bearing Installation Note.)

5

Steering knuckle

6

Hub bolt

(See Wheel Hub Bolt Removal Note.)

(See Wheel Hub Bolt Installation Note.)


2. Assemble in the reverse order of disassembly.

Wheel Hub Component Removal Note

1. Remove the wheel hub component using the SSTs

.


2. If the bearing inner race remains on the front wheel hub component, perform the following procedure:

Without using SST

1. Grind a section of the bearing inner race until approx. 0.5 mm {0.02 in}

remains.


2. Remove the bearing inner race using a chisel.

With using SST

1. Remove the part as shown in the figure.


2. Position the SSTs

and a spare bolt (M10 length 90 mm {3.5 in} or less) as shown in the figure.


CAUTION:

3. Tighten SST

section A until the space between the bearing inner race and wheel hub component is 12 mm {0.040.07 in}

.


4. Temporarily loosen SST

section A and position the SST

again.

5. Tighten SST

section A and remove the bearing inner race.

Wheel Bearing Removal Note

1. Remove the wheel bearing using the SSTs

.


Wheel Hub Bolt Removal Note

NOTE:

1. Remove the hub bolt using a press.


Wheel Hub Bolt Installation Note

1. Install the new hub bolt using a press.


Wheel Bearing Installation Note

NOTE:

1. Install the new wheel bearing using the SSTs

.


Wheel Hub Component Installation Note

1. Install the wheel hub component using the SSTs

.


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