A decorative casing is installed on the engine to reduce the noise level and to improve the appearance of the engine compartment

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During engine maintenance, this casing must be removed

The casing is fixed on three ball racks arranged vertically

To remove the casing, open the hood and install it on the stop

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We take the edges of the casing and pull it up, overcoming the force of the clamps

Removing the decorative casing

At low outdoor temperature, the decorative casing should be removed with caution

Removing the decorative casing and mudguard of the Mazda 6

We inspect the retainers on the back side of the casing

If there are signs of aging of the rubber and tears in the rubber element of the retainer, remove it for replacement by prying it with a flat-bladed screwdriver

Removing the decorative casing and mudguard of the Mazda 6

If necessary, remove the ball racks by unscrewing them from the pins of the cylinder head cover

Installing the decorative casing in reverse order

Removing the protection and mudguard of the engine

The engine mudguard and crankcase protection are removed if they are damaged or to provide access to components and assemblies from below the car during maintenance and repair

Additional protection of the engine crankcase is fixed in each case individually (depending on its design)

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Unscrew the bolts securing the engine crankcase protection

Mounting location of the engine crankcase protection

Removing the decorative casing and mudguard of the Mazda 6

We remove the protection of the crankcase, removing it from engagement with the holders on the body

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Unscrew the two locking pistons of the engine mudguard attachment to the lower front bumper amplifier and remove them

Removing the decorative casing and mudguard of the Mazda 6

Mounting location of the engine mudguard

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Unscrew the screws securing the engine mudguard to the bumper and remove the mudguard

Install the mudguard and crankcase protection in reverse order