We remove the throttle assembly for flushing the flap, as well as for replacement

If the throttle valve does not fully close, then there may be an increased speed of the crankshaft at idle

If the throttle valve does not fully open, then the engine does not develop full power and there will be poor pick-up when the car is moving. There may also be jerks and failures in the engine operation when the car is moving

The throttle valve drive is electric, it is controlled by the electronic unit of the engine control system

In case of malfunctions, it is necessary to flush the throttle valve with a solvent or carburetor cleaner in an aerosol package

Removing the throttle

We prepare the car and disconnect the negative battery terminal

Drain the coolant from the engine cooling system

If you prepare suitable plugs for the size of the inlet and outlet hoses and plug them immediately after disconnecting, then you can not drain the coolant (in this case, the loss of coolant will be negligible)

Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of Mazda 6Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of Mazda 6

We shift the lock of the wire pads and disconnect the pad from the throttle assembly cover

Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of Mazda 6Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of Mazda 6

Loosen the tightening of the fastening clamp and disconnect the sleeve from the nozzle of the throttle assembly

Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of Mazda 6Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of Mazda 6

Loosen the clamp for attaching the coolant supply hose to the throttle assembly, squeezing its bent ears with pliers, and shift the clamp along the hose

We remove the hose from the choke assembly fitting

Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of Mazda 6Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of Mazda 6

In the same way, loosen the clamp and disconnect the coolant drain hose from the throttle assembly

Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of Mazda 6Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of Mazda 6

Unscrew the four bolts securing the throttle assembly to the intake manifold and remove the throttle assembly

Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of the Mazda 6

We remove the rubber seal from the throttle assembly

Each time you remove it, you need to install a new seal

Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of Mazda 6Replacing the throttle assembly and gas pedal of Mazda 6

If the throttle assembly is not removed for replacement, clean the contaminated throttle assembly with carburetor cleaning fluid

We remove oil and other contaminants from the intake manifold cavity

Installing the throttle assembly in reverse order

If necessary, top up the coolant

Removing and installing the accelerator pedal (gas)

We remove the gas pedal for replacement when it fails

We prepare the car and disconnect the negative battery terminal

Removing and installing the accelerator pedal (gas) Mazda 6

Squeeze the locking pads of the accelerator pedal wires and disconnect the pad from the pedal

Removing and installing the accelerator pedal (gas) Mazda 6Removing and installing the accelerator pedal (gas) Mazda 6

Unscrew the two nuts securing the accelerator pedal

Removing and installing the accelerator pedal (gas) Mazda 6Removing and installing the accelerator pedal (gas) Mazda 6

We remove the pedal from the pins of the front panel

Pay attention to the marking of the pedal, you need to buy exactly the same

Setting the pedal in reverse order