Disassembling the amortstoy to replace the elements of the telescopic rack

To disassemble the amortstoyki, you need a spring compression device and a key for 19

We remove the shock strut, as described in the previous article

Disassembly and assembly of the shock strut of the Mazda 6Disassembly and assembly of the shock strut of the Mazda 6

We install a spring compression device and compress the spring

Disassembly and assembly of the shock strut of the Mazda 6Disassembly and assembly of the Mazda 6 shock strut

Unscrew the stem nut, keeping the stem from turning

We remove the upper support of the rack assembly with a compression buffer and a protective cover

Disassembly and assembly of the shock strut of the Mazda 6

Removing the front suspension spring

Springs are replaced in pairs (right and left at the same time)

Disassembly and assembly of the shock strut of the Mazda 6Disassembly and assembly of the Mazda 6 shock strut

Remove the shock absorber protective cap

We remove the protective cover from the upper support of the amortstoyki

We replace the damaged case with a new one

Disassembly and assembly of the shock strut of the Mazda 6Disassembly and assembly of the Mazda 6 shock strut

Removing the compression buffer

Replace the damaged compression buffer with a new one

The upper support and thrust bearing are a non-disassembled assembly, in case of malfunction, we replace the assembly assembly

Disassembly and assembly of the shock strut of the Mazda 6

Install the shock absorber vertically and lower it several times until it stops, and lift the shock absorber rod

Make sure that the stem moves without dips, jams and knocks. Otherwise, replace the shock absorber

Also, we replace the shock absorber when liquid leaks are detected (slight fogging is allowed in the upper part of the housing) and if the thread in the upper part of the stem is damaged

Installing the parts in reverse order

After repairing the amortstoyki, we check and, if necessary, adjust the angles of installation of the wheels