We remove the engine flywheel for engine repair, as well as for replacing the rear crankshaft oil seal and for grinding the flywheel surface, for replacing the gear ring

We install the car on a lift or an observation ditch

Removing the gearbox

Removing the clutch discs

Removing and installing the Mazda 6 engine flywheel

If replacement of the flywheel is not required, mark the position of the flywheel

Removing and installing the Mazda 6 engine flywheel

Unscrew the six bolts securing the flywheel, keeping it from turning with the mounting blade

Removing and installing the Mazda engine flywheel 6

Removing the flywheel

Removing and installing the Mazda engine flywheel 6

Check the condition of the teeth of the flywheel rim, if they are damaged, replace the flywheel

Removing and installing the Mazda 6 engine flywheelRemoving and installing the Mazda 6 engine flywheel

We replace or repair the flywheel if there are risks and bullies on the surfaces of the fit of the driven clutch disc

We also replace the flywheel if there are bullies and risks on the crankshaft flange

The flywheel runout measured by the gear ring should not exceed 0.5 mm

To remove deep ridges and scratches, the surface of the fit of the driven disk can be sanded, and the thickness of the layer of the metal to be removed should not be more than 0.3 mm

Installing the flywheel and all the nodes in reverse order

The thread of the flywheel mounting bolts is lubricated with an anaerobic thread retainer, having previously degreased the bolts and threaded holes for them.

Tighten the bolts evenly crosswise in two stages:

The first stage is tightened with a torque of 30 Nm (3 kgf.m)

The second stage is to finish twisting at an angle of 80 °

If possible, replace the flywheel mounting bolts