Mazda 3 since 2003
1. Operation and maintenance of the car
2. Engine
2.1. General description of new engines of the L8, LF and L3 models
2.2. Mechanical part of engines
2.3. Appendix 1
2.4. Appendix 2
2.5. Appendix 3
2.6. The Z6 engine – a mechanical part
2.7. Lubrication system
2.7.1. Check of pressure of oil
2.7.2. Replacement of engine oil
2.7.3. Installation of an oil filter
2.7.4. Removal and installation of the oil pallet Removal Installation
2.7.5. Removal and installation of the oil pump
2.7.6. Dismantling, check and assembly of the oil pump
2.8. Cooling system
2.9. System of an admission
2.10. Fuel system
2.11. System of production of the fulfilled gases and system of decrease in toxicity
2.12. System of ignition
2.13. Control system
2.14. Tables
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
5. Steering mechanism
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body


2-7-4-2-ustanovka.html Installation

You apply silicone sealant without gaps on all perimeter.
Install the oil pallet in 5 min. after putting kremniyevoorganichesky sealant.

Fig. 2.292. Installation of bolts of the oil pallet

Use of bolts from the remains of sealing material can lead to formation of cracks in the case (fig. 2.292).
Completely clear and remove oil, dirt, the remains of sealing material or other impurity which can remain on the case and the oil pallet.
At reuse of bolts of fastening of the oil pallet remove the remains of an old sealant from bolts.

Fig. 2.293. Places of putting sealant on an edge of the oil pallet

Apply kremniyorganichesky sealant in the places shown in the drawing (fig. 2.293).
Sealant roller thickness: 2,0–6,0 mm

Fig. 2.294. Order of tightening of bolts of fastening of the oil pallet

Tighten fastening bolts in that order (fig. 2.294).
Inhaling moment: 7,8–10,8 N · m.
Add engine oil.
Start the engine and be convinced of lack of leak of oil.
If oil leak takes place, find out the reason and repair or replace the corresponding element.
Check oil level.
Establish the lower cover.

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2.7.5. Removal and installation of the oil pump