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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:

Brake Pedal Inspection
Pedal Height Inspection 1. Measure the distance from the center of the upper surface of the pedal pad to the floor covering and verify that it is as specified. If not within the specification, replace the brake pedal. Brake pedal height (reference value) MZR 2.0, SKYACTI ...

Recording of Vehicle Data
This vehicle is equipped with a computer which records the following main vehicle data related to vehicle controls, operation, and other driving conditions. Recorded data Vehicle conditions such as engine speed and vehicle speed Driving operation conditions such as accelerator and brake pe ...

Drive Belt Inspection [Mzr 2.0, Mzr 2.5]
MZR 2.0 A/C drive belt NOTE: Drive belt deflection/tension inspection is not necessary because of the use of the maintenance-free type A/C drive belt. Replace the drive belt if it is found to be damaged during visual inspection, or if there is a malfunction or noise in th ...

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