Mazda 6 since 2002
1. Operation and car maintenance
2. Engine
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
5. Steering mechanism
5.1. General information
5.2. General checks
5.3. Working operations with the steering mechanism
5.3.1. Precautionary measures at work with system of passive safety (SRS)
5.3.2. Removal, check and installation of a steering wheel and steering column
5.3.2.1. Removal
5.3.2.2. Installation
5.3.3. Dismantling of the steering mechanism and steering drafts
5.3.4. Check of the steering mechanism and steering drafts
5.4. Removal and installation of the pump of the hydraulic booster
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body
 






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5.3.2.1. Removal

ATTENTION
At removal of a steering wheel do not strike blows with a hammer to a shaft. The steering column can be deformed.

Fig. 5.10. Components of a steering column: 1–safety cushion module; 2–lock-nut; 3–steering wheel; 4–facing of a steering column; 5–spiral spring; 6–the combined switch; 7–bottom panel; 8–steering shaft; 9–hinge cover; 10-dustproof cover; 11-bolts of fastening of the mechanism of blocking of a steering; 12-detail of the mechanism of blocking of a steering



Establish car wheels in the provision of rectilinear movement.
Remove a steering wheel a suitable stripper.
By means of a chisel and a hammer make grooves in heads of bolts of fastening of the mechanism of blocking of a steering.
Unscrew bolts a screw-driver.

Fig. 5.11. Демотаж details of the mechanism of blocking of a steering


Dismantle a detail of the mechanism of blocking of a steering (fig. 5.11).
Check
Check the bearing of a steering column on existence of damages.

Fig. 5.12. Check of length of a steering shaft


Check length of a steering shaft (fig. 5.12).
Replace a steering shaft if necessary.
Length: 211,6 mm.

Fig. 5.13. Check of operation of mechanisms of an inclination and longitudinal adjustment of a steering column


Check operation of mechanisms of an inclination and longitudinal adjustment of a steering column (fig. 5.13).
Be convinced of smoothness of moving of the lever from situation "is unblocked" in situation "is blocked".
Be convinced of reliable fixing of a steering shaft at lever installation in situation "is blocked".
Replace a steering shaft if necessary.

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