Mazda 3 since 2003
1. Operation and maintenance of the car
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 during the work with system of passive safety (SRS)
5.3.2. Removal, check and installation of a steering wheel and steering column
5.3.3. Dismantling of the steering mechanism and steering drafts
5.3.4. Check of the steering mechanism and steering drafts
5.3.4.1. Check of a steering rack
5.3.4.2. Check of a tip of steering draft
5.3.4.3. Check of steering draft
5.3.5. Removal and installation of the pump of the hydraulic booster
5.4. Tables
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body
 








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5.3.4.1. Check of a steering rack

Check a lath for cracking, damage and wear of teeths. Replace a lath if necessary.

Fig. 5.27. Measurement of a beating of a lath


Measure a beating of a lath (fig. 5.27).
Beating:
at most about A point: 0,15 mm;
at most about B point: 0,20 mm.
If the beating does not meet standard, replace a lath.

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5.3.4.2. Check of a tip of steering draft