Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle 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 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. 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

.

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:

  • 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: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation

    Mazda 3 Service Manual: Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle RemovalInstallation