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Mazda 6 Service Manual: Joint shaft removal/installation

Mazda 6 Service Manual / Front and rear axles / Drive shaft / Joint shaft removal/installation

Caution

1. Drain the transaxle oil. (See AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE FLUID (ATF) REPLACEMENT.) (See TRANSAXLE OIL REPLACEMENT.)

2. Remove the ABS sensor. (See FRONT ABS WHEEL-SPEED SENSOR REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

3. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

4. Install in the reverse order of removal.



Brake Caliper Component Removal Note

Suspend the caliper aside with wire.


Wheel Hub, Steering Knuckle and Drive Shaft Removal Note

Caution

1. Pull the joint shaft straight out.

2. Install the SST

into the transaxle to hold the side gears after the joint shaft is removed.


Clip Installation Note

1. Install a new clip onto the joint shaft with the opening facing upward. Ensure that the diameter of the clip does not exceed the specification on installation.

2. After installation, measure the outer diameter. If it exceeds the specification, repeat Step 1 using a new clip.

Outer diameter specification 31.2 mm {1.23 in} max.


Joint shaft pre-inspection
1. Verify that the joint shaft is not twisted or cracked. Replace it as necessary. 2. Turn the joint shaft by hand and verify that the bearing rotates smoothly and freely. Replace it as n ...

Joint shaft disassembly/assembly
1. Disassemble in the order indicated in the table. 2. Assemble in the reverse order of disassembly. Joint Shaft Disassembly Note Disassemble the joint shaft. Bearing Disassembly Note Remov ...

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