Mazda Car 2005-06

Removal & Installation

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CAUTION
Remove and install all parts when the engine is cold, otherwise they can cause severe burns or serious injury.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the under cover.
  4.  
  5. Drain and recycle the engine coolant.
  6.  
  7. Remove the battery, battery tray, and battery duct.
  8.  
  9. Remove the air cleaner.
  10.  
  11. Remove the PCM and air cleaner insulator.
  12.  
  13. Remove the coolant reserve tank.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the ATF oil cooler hose on models with an automatic transaxle.
  16.  
  17. Remove the cooling fan connector and the PCM duct.
  18.  
  19. Disconnect the radiator and reserve tank hose.
  20.  
  21. Remove the P/S cooling pipe with the hoses still connected.
  22.  
  23. Remove the condenser with the cooler pipes still connected
  24.  
  25. Remove the rubber mount brackets.
  26.  
  27. Remove the radiator and fan as an assembly.
  28.  
  29. Remove the cooling fan.
  30.  

To install:

  1. Install the components in the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Fill the cooling system and check for leaks.
  4.  
  5. Check the transaxle fluid level.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the cooling assembly-MX-5 Miata

  6.  

2.3L (L3) Engine





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Fig. Exploded view of the cooling assembly-2.3L engine

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the shroud panel.
  6.  
  7. Remove the cooler pipe stay.
  8.  
  9. Remove the oil hose stay on models with an automatic transaxle.
  10.  
  11. Remove the fan motor connector and wiring harness.
  12.  
  13. Remove the coolant reservoir hose.
  14.  
  15. Remove the cooling fan assembly.
  16.  
  17. Remove the fan motor and blades if needed. Refer to the illustration for components location and torque values.
  18.  

To install:

  1. Install the components in the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Fill the cooling system and check for leaks.
  4.  
  5. Check the transaxle fluid level.
  6.  

3.0L (Aj) Engine



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the shroud panel.
  6.  
  7. Remove the cooler pipe stay.
  8.  
  9. Remove the oil hose stay on models with an automatic transaxle.
  10.  
  11. Remove the coolant reservoir hose.
  12.  
  13. Unplug the fan control module connectors.
  14.  
  15. Remove the fan motor wiring harness.
  16.  
  17. Remove the fan control module.
  18.  
  19. Remove the upper radiator hose
  20.  
  21. Remove the cooling fan assembly.
  22.  
  23. Remove the fan motor and blades if needed. Refer to the illustration for components location and torque values.
  24.  

To install:

  1. Install the components in the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Fill the cooling system and check for leaks.
  4.  
  5. Check the transaxle fluid level.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the cooling assembly-3.0L engine

  6.  

Mazdaspeed6





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Fig. Exploded view of the cooling assembly-2.3L turbocharged engine

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the air cleaner.
  6.  
  7. Remove the shroud panel.
  8.  
  9. Remove the fan control module.
  10.  
  11. Remove the upper radiator hose
  12.  
  13. Remove the fan motor wiring harness.
  14.  
  15. Remove the coolant reservoir hose.
  16.  
  17. Remove the fan motor and blades if needed. Refer to the illustration for components location and torque values.
  18.  

To install:

  1. Install the components in the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Fill the cooling system and check for leaks.
  4.  
  5. Check the transaxle fluid level.
  6.  

 
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