The crossbar of the rear suspension is removed for replacement, as well as for repair

We install the car on a lift or an observation ditch

Disconnect the negative battery terminal

Lifting the rear of the car

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We remove the block of the main mufflers assembled with a connecting pipe, as described in the article "Replacing the elements of the Mazda 6 exhaust system"

Unscrew the nuts (one on the left and right sides) of the attachment of the wire holders of the rear wheel speed sensors to the longitudinal levers

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Unscrew the bolts (one on the left and right sides) of the attachment to the rear wheel hubs and remove the rear wheel speed sensors

Unscrew and remove both rear brake hoses

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Unscrew the mounting bolts and remove the parking brake drive cables from the longitudinal levers

Disconnect the rear cables of the parking brake drive from the brake mechanisms of the rear wheels

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We install hydraulic struts under the crossbar of the rear suspension

Unscrew the lower bolts of the shock absorbers and remove the shock absorbers from the fists of the rear suspension

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Unscrew two bolts of fastening the brackets of the longitudinal levers of the rear suspension to the body

Unscrew two nuts (one each on the left and right sides) of fastening the rear suspension crossbar to the rear body

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Unscrew two nuts in front (one on the left and right sides)

This is how the rear suspension crossbar mounts to the body are located

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Unscrew the four bolts (two on the left and right sides) of the mounting brackets of the rear suspension crossbar to the body and remove the brackets

Remove the crossbar of the rear suspension by lowering it on the racks

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We install the crossbar of the rear suspension in reverse order (shock absorbers are shown for clarity)

Finally tighten the nuts of the bolts securing the crossbar on the car standing on the ground

After installing the crossbar, we pump the brake system and, if necessary, adjust the parking brake drive