Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm Removal/Installation

CAUTION:

  • Performing the following procedures without first removing the ABS wheel-speed sensor may possibly cause an open circuit in the wiring harness if it is pulled by mistake. Before performing the following procedures, disconnect the ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness connector (axle side) and fix the wiring harness to an appropriate place where it will not be pulled by mistake while servicing the vehicle.

1. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

2. Install in the reverse order of removal.

3. Inspect the wheel alignment and adjust it if necessary..


1

Front ABS wheel-speed sensor wiring harness connector

2

Brake hose clip

3

Front lower arm ball joint

.

4

Tie-rod end ball joint

.

5

Front lower arm

.


Front Lower Arm Removal Note (MZR 2.0 (RH))

NOTE:

  • When working on the right side of vehicles with MZR 2.0, move the A/C compressor protector so that the A/C compressor protector does not interfere with the removal of the front lower arm front side bolt.

1. Remove the A/C compressor protector.


2. Remove the front lower arm.

Front Lower Arm Installation Note (MZR 2.0 (RH))

1. Install the front lower arm to the front crossmember and temporarily tighten the installation bolts.

2. Completely tighten the bolts on the rear side of the front lower arm in the following order.

a. Temporarily tighten bolts A and B shown in the figure.

b. Tighten bolt A.

c. Tighten bolt B.

d. Tighten bolt A.


3. Install the A/C compressor protector.


Front Lower Arm Ball Joint Installation Note

NOTE:

  • The bolt insertion direction can be either front or rear of the vehicle, however, keep the insertion direction the same on both the left and right sides of the vehicle.

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  • Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Lower Arm RemovalInstallation