Mazda 6 since 2002
1. Operation and car maintenance
2. Engine
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
4.1. General information
4.2. Wheels and tires
4.3. Forward suspension bracket
4.3.1. Removal, check and installation of the forward shock-absorber and spring
4.3.1.1. Removal
4.3.1.2. Check
4.3.1.3. Installation
4.3.2. Removal, check and installation of the forward top lever
4.3.3. Removal, check and installation of the forward stabilizer
4.4. Back suspension bracket
5. Steering mechanism
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body
 






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4.3.1.2. Check

Check the shock-absorber on existence of damages and leakage of oil.
Check, whether there are no traces of damages or wear on the rubber plug.
Put forward and drown a shock-absorber rod not less than three times. Be convinced that force of resistance does not change and there is no unusual noise.
If it not so, replace the shock-absorber.
Drown a rod of the shock-absorber and release it.

Fig. 4.17. Check of a free wheeling of a rod of the shock-absorber


Be convinced of that the rod is put forward completely with normal speed (fig. 4.17).

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