Mazda RX-8 2004-06

Adjustments

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Disengagement Play Inspection



  1. Start the engine.
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  3. Without depressing the clutch pedal, move the shift lever slowly to the reverse position until gear noise is heard and hold the lever in that position.
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  5. Slowly depress the clutch pedal and hold at the point where the gear noise stops (clutch disengagement point).
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  7. Measure distance A (as shown in illustration, from pedal not depressed to clutch disengagement point) and verify that it is within specifications.

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    Fig. Clutch disengagement stroke (reference value)-A: 4.402 in. (111.8mm)

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Pedal Free Play



  1. Lightly depress the clutch pedal by hand until clutch resistance is felt and then measure the pedal play. It should be as follows:
    1. Clutch pedal play: 0.20-0.59 in. (5-15mm).
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    3. Clutch pedal push rod play (at push rod setting line): 0.004-0.020 in. (0.2-0.5mm), (at pedal pad - reference value): 0.020-0.110 in. (0.5-2.9mm).
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  3. If the measurements are not within specifications, loosen locknut C and turn push rod D to adjust the pedal play.
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  5. Re-measure the pedal play and, if it is within the specification, tighten locknut C.

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    Fig. Clutch pedal play inspection and adjustment

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Pedal Stroke



  1. Measure the clutch pedal stroke. The stroke should be 5.12 in. (130mm).
    1. If there is any malfunction, loosen locknut A and adjust the pedal stroke with adjusting bolt B.
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    3. Tighten locknut A after adjustment.

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      Fig. Clutch pedal stroke inspection and adjustment

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