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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / Suspension / Front Suspension / Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Removal/Installation

CAUTION:

1. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

2. Install in the reverse order of removal.

3. After installation, inspect the front wheel alignment and adjust it if necessary..



1

ABS wheel-speed sensor connector

2

ABS wheel-speed sensor

3

Locknut

4

Brake caliper component

(See Brake Caliper Component Removal Note.)

(See FRONT BRAKE (DISC) REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [MZR 2.0, SKYACTIV-G 2.0, MZR 2.5].)

(See FRONT BRAKE (DISC) REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo].)

5

Disc plate

6

Tie-rod end ball joint

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7

Front lower arm ball joint

(See Front Lower Arm Ball Joint Installation Note.)

8

Stabilizer control link upper nut

9

Dynamic damper

10

Wheel hub, steering knuckle component

(See Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Component Removal Note.)

(See Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Component Installation Note.)


Brake Caliper Component Removal Note

1. Remove the retaining clip, mounting support installing bolt and suspend it out of the way using a cable.


Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Component Removal Note

1. Separate the shock absorber from the wheel hub, steering knuckle component by tapping the upper part of the steering knuckle with a hammer.


Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Component Installation Note

1. Apply grease (L2Y1 33247) to the wheel bearing inner race and drive shaft contact surface (Area A in figure).


2. Install the wheel hub, steering knuckle component.

Front Lower Arm Ball Joint Installation Note

NOTE:

Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle Inspection
Wheel Bearing Excessive Play Inspection 1. Install the magnetic base and dial gauge as shown in the figure and measure the wheel bearing axial excessive play. If it exceeds the maximum ...

Rear Suspension
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Other materials:

Windshield Wiper And Washer Switch Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the following parts: a. Front scuff plate (Driver‘s side). b. Front side trim (Driver‘s side). c. Hood release lever. d. Upper panel. e. Shift knob (MTX). f. Selector lever knob (ATX). g. Shift panel. h. Side wall. i. Console. ...

Hazardous Driving
WARNING Be extremely careful if it is necessary to downshift on slippery surfaces: Downshifting into lower gear while driving on slippery surfaces is dangerous. The sudden change in tire speed could cause the tires to skid. This could lead to loss of vehicle control an ...

Starter Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
On-vehicle Inspection 1. Verify that the battery is fully charged. 2. The starter is normal if it rotates smoothly and without any noise when the engine is cranked. If the starter does not operate, inspect the following: Remove the starter, and inspect the starter unit. ...

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