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Mazda CX-5 Service & Repair Manual: Front Shock Absorber Disposal

WARNING:

1. Place the shock absorber on a level surface or with the piston pointing downwards.

2. Drill a 2—3 mm {0.08—0.11 in}

hole at point A shown in the figure so the gas can escape.


3. Drill a 2—3 mm {0.08—0.11 in}

hole at the point B shown in the figure to drain the oil.

4. Turn the hole made in Step 3 downwards and drain the oil by pumping the piston rod up and down several times.

5. Cut off the bottom end of the front shock absorber.

6. Dispose of waste oil according to local waste disposal laws.

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1. Remove the front shock absorber.. 2. Inspect for damage and oil leakage. 3. Compress and extend the shock absorber piston rod at least three times at a steady rate. From the fourth compressio ...

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