We remove the rear suspension levers for replacement, as well as for replacing the silent blocks of the levers

Replacement of the upper arm of the rear suspension

We install the car on a lift or an observation ditch

Removing the wheel from the side of the work being done

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We install the supports under the lower lever of the rear suspension and lower the car, slightly loading the suspension

Replacement of rear suspension levers for Mazda 6

Unscrew the bolts securing the upper lever to the fist and the bracket of the rear suspension crossbar

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Remove the upper lever of the rear suspension

We inspect the lever, replace the deformed lever. Signs of wear of silent blocks are tears, swelling and peeling of rubber from the metal sleeve

To replace the silent blocks, you will need pullers of a suitable size

Replacement of rear suspension levers for Mazda 6

Pay attention to the marking of the lever. When replacing the lever, we get the same lever

After replacing the lever, we check and adjust the wheel mounting angles

Replacement of the front lower arm of the rear suspension

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If we do the work on the lift, we remove the wheel for ease of operation. We install a support under the lower lever of the rear suspension and lower the car, slightly loading the suspension

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Unscrew the bolts securing the front lower lever to the rear suspension fist and the rear suspension crossbar bracket

Then remove the front lower lever of the rear suspension

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Inspect the lever, replace the deformed lever

Signs of wear of silent blocks are tears, swelling and peeling of rubber from the metal sleeve

To replace the silent blocks, you will need pullers of a suitable size

Replacement of rear suspension levers for Mazda 6

The white dot mark on the front lower lever of the rear suspension should be directed forward in the direction of movement of the car

Installing the parts in reverse order

After replacing the lever, we check and adjust the wheel mounting angles

Replacement of the rear lower arm of the rear suspension

Tools will be required: a spring compression device, a wrench and a socket head for 17 and tools for spring removal

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Mark the position of the adjusting washer in the bracket of the rear suspension crossbar

Removing the rear suspension spring as described in the previous article

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Unscrew the nut of the adjusting bolt, remove the washer and remove the bolt

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Then remove the rear lower lever of the rear suspension

Inspect the lever, replace the deformed lever

Signs of wear of silent blocks are tears, swelling and peeling of rubber from the metal sleeve

To replace the silent blocks, you will need pullers of a suitable size

Installing the parts in reverse order

After replacing the lever, we check and adjust the wheel mounting angles

Replacement of the longitudinal arm of the rear suspension

Replacement of rear suspension levers for Mazda 6

If we do the work on the lift, we remove the wheel for ease of operation. We install a support under the lower lever of the rear suspension and lower the car, slightly loading the suspension

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Unscrew the mounting nut of the rear wheel speed sensor wire holder to the longitudinal lever

Pull the holder aside

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Unscrew the fastening bolt and remove the parking brake drive cable from the longitudinal lever

Unscrew two bolts and unscrew one nut for attaching the longitudinal lever to the fist

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Unscrew the two bolts securing the longitudinal arm brackets to the body and remove the longitudinal arm of the rear suspension

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Inspect the lever, replace the deformed lever

Signs of wear of silent blocks are tears, swelling and peeling of rubber from the metal sleeve

The left and right longitudinal arms of the rear suspension are marked with the letters "L" and "R". Do not confuse them, as the levers are not interchangeable

After replacing the lever, you need to check the wheel mounting angles