Filed Under (Mazda) by admin on 30-11-2010
1. 2. 3. 4. Remove wheel and tire (1). Remove splash shield (2). Remove axle shaft locknut (3). Remove stabilizer link (4). 5. Loosen tie-rod end lock nut (5) and remove using SST 49 0118 850C or equivalent. 6. Remove lower ball joint (6).7. Remove the driveshaft (7, 8) from the transaxle with a pry bar. Caution: Do not damage the dust cover or oil seal. 8. If the driveshaft is stuck in the wheel hub, install a nut flush with the end of the axle shaft. Tap with a copper or brass hammer until the drive shaft pops clear.