Mazda B-Series 1998-06

Fenders

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Removal & Installation



  1. Clean out all dirt from the fender attaching hardware and lubricate them to ease removal.
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  3. Remove the front bumper.
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  5. Remove the parking lamp assembly.
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  7. Remove the radiator opening cover pushpins, then remove the radiator opening cover..
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  9. Remove the pushpin, then remove the stone deflector.
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  11. If equipped, remove the mud flap.
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  13. Remove the mounting screws, bolts and pushpin, then remove the inner fender splash shield. If removing the right side front inner splash shield, disconnect the vacuum lines from the vacuum storage reservoir.
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  15. With the door open, remove the bolt attaching the rear end of the fender to the cowl.
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  17. Remove the bolt attaching the lower rear of the fender to the rocker. If equipped, remove and retain the front fender spacers.
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  19. Remove the bolts along the top of the fender.
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  21. Remove the bolt attaching the brace to radiator support assembly.
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  23. Remove the fender and remove the brace from the fender.
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To install:

  1. Position the nuts, retainers and brace on the fender.
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  3. Position the fender onto the vehicle.
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  5. Loosely install the bolt from inside the cab attaching the rear end of the fender to the cowl.
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  7. Loosely install the bolt attaching the rear lower end of the fender to the lower corner of the cab.
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  9. Loosely install the bolt attaching the brace to the radiator support assembly.
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  11. Loosely install the 4 bolts along the fender inner body attaching the fender.
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  13. Adjust the position of the fender and tighten all mounting bolts. Tighten all of the fender mounting bolts to 8-10 ft. lbs. (11-14 Nm).
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  15. Install the inner fender splash shield. Install the pushpin and tighten the mounting screws and bolts. If installing the right side inner fender splash shield, connect the vacuum lines to the vacuum storage reservoir.
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  17. If equipped, install mud flaps.
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  19. Install the stone deflector and secure with pushpin.
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  21. Install the radiator opening cover and secure with the pushpins.
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  23. Install the parking lamp assembly.
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  25. Install the front bumper.
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