Mazda MPV 1999-06

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Attach a support fixture to the engine lifting eyes.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels
     
    Wheel speed sensors
     
    Steering shaft pinch bolt
     
    Outer tie rod ends
     
    Subframe transverse section
     
    Subframe center section
     
    Power steering pressure and return lines
     
    Steering gear
     

  6.  

To install:



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Fig. Steering gear torque sequence

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Steering gear. Tighten the fasteners in sequence to 55-77 ft. lbs. (75-104 Nm).
     
    Power steering pressure and return lines
     
    Subframe center section. Tighten the bolts to 48-65 ft. lbs. (64-89 Nm) and the nuts to 50-68 ft. lbs. (67-93 Nm).
     
    Subframe transverse section. Tighten the bolts to 69-96 ft. lbs. (94-131 Nm).
     
    Outer tie rod ends. Tighten the nuts to 24-32 ft. lbs. (32-44 Nm).
     
    Steering shaft pinch bolt. Tighten the bolt to 14-19 ft. lbs. (19-26 Nm).
     
    Wheel speed sensors
     
    Front wheels
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the power steering reservoir.
  4.  
  5. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Attach a support fixture to the engine lifting eyes.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels
     
    Wheel speed sensors
     
    Steering shaft pinch bolt
     
    Outer tie rod ends
     
    Subframe transverse section
     
    Subframe center section
     
    Power steering pressure and return lines
     
    Steering gear
     

  6.  

To install:

Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Steering gear torque sequence-2000-02

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Steering gear. Tighten the fasteners in sequence to 55-77 ft. lbs. (75-104 Nm).
     
    Power steering pressure and return lines
     
    Subframe center section. Tighten the bolts to 48-65 ft. lbs. (64-89 Nm) and the nuts to 50-68 ft. lbs. (67-93 Nm).
     
    Subframe transverse section. Tighten the bolts to 69-96 ft. lbs. (94-131 Nm).
     
    Outer tie rod ends. Tighten the nuts to 24-32 ft. lbs. (32-44 Nm).
     
    Steering shaft pinch bolt. Tighten the bolt to 14-19 ft. lbs. (19-26 Nm).
     
    Wheel speed sensors
     
    Front wheels
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the power steering reservoir.
  4.  
  5. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Attach a support fixture to the engine lifting eyes.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheels
     
    Wheel speed sensors
     
    Steering shaft pinch bolt
     
    Outer tie rod ends
     
    Subframe transverse section
     
    Subframe center section
     
    Power steering pressure and return lines
     
    Steering gear
     

  6.  

To install:

Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Steering gear torque sequence

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Steering gear. Tighten the fasteners in sequence to 55-77 ft. lbs. (75-104 Nm).
     
    Power steering pressure and return lines
     
    Subframe center section. Tighten the bolts to 48-65 ft. lbs. (64-89 Nm) and the nuts to 50-68 ft. lbs. (67-93 Nm).
     
    Subframe transverse section. Tighten the bolts to 69-96 ft. lbs. (94-131 Nm).
     
    Outer tie rod ends. Tighten the nuts to 24-32 ft. lbs. (32-44 Nm).
     
    Steering shaft pinch bolt. Tighten the bolt to 14-19 ft. lbs. (19-26 Nm).
     
    Wheel speed sensors
     
    Front wheels
     

  2.  
  3. Fill the power steering reservoir.
  4.  
  5. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
  6.  

 
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