Mazda 3 since 2003
1. Operation and maintenance of the car
2. Engine
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
5. Steering mechanism
5.1. General information
5.2. General checks
5.2.1. Check of working liquid of the hydraulic booster of steering
5.2.1.1. Check of level of working liquid
5.2.1.2. Check of leak of working liquid
5.2.1.3. Check of pressure of working liquid in a hydraulic system
5.2.2. Check of a steering wheel and steering column
5.3. Working operations with the steering mechanism
5.4. Tables
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
8. Body
 








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5.2.1.2. Check of leak of working liquid

Start the engine and leave it to idle.
Turn a steering wheel to the left and to the right against the stop for increase in pressure of working liquid.

ATTENTION
If to hold a steering wheel turned against the stop during more than 5 with, temperature of working liquid considerably will increase that will adversely affect operation of the pump of the hydraulic booster.

Check liquid leak.
At detection of leak replace the corresponding pipeline or a hose.

Fig. 5.3. Places of possible leak of working liquid of the hydraulic booster



NOTE
Possible places of leak of liquid are shown by shooters in the figure 5.3

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