Mazda Car 2002-04

Removal & Installation 3

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Air Mix Actuator



  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, keep in mind the following:
    1. Adjust the clock spring as follows:
      CAUTION
      If the clock spring is not adjusted, the spring wire in the clock spring could over-wind and break when the steering wheel is turned. Always adjust the clock spring after installing it.


      CAUTION
      The clock spring will break if over-wound. Do not forcibly turn the clock spring.



      Set the front tires straight-ahead
       



      Turn the clock spring clockwise until it stops

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      Fig. Turn the clock spring clockwise until it stops-Mazda6 and Mazdaspeed6



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      Fig. From the stopped position, turn the clock spring counterclockwise 2 3/4 turns-Mazda6 and Mazdaspeed6



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      Fig. Align the marks on the clock spring-Mazda6 and Mazdaspeed6

       
      From the stopped position, turn the clock spring counterclockwise 2 3 / 4 turns
       
      Align the marks
       
      Verify that the tilt / telescope lever is in the LOCK position
       

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    3. Tighten the steering shaft bolts A, nut B and nut C in that order.

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      Fig. Tighten the steering shaft bolts A, nut B and nut C in that order-Mazda6 and Mazdaspeed6

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    5. If equipped with a wire type climate control unit, connect the wires for the front A/C unit as illustrated.

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      Fig. If equipped with a wire type climate control unit, connect the wires for the front A/C unit as shown-Mazda6 and Mazdaspeed6 models

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