Mazda 3 Service Manual: Front Seat Slide Adjuster Removal/Installation
Handling the front seats improperly can accidentally deploy the side air bag, which may seriously injure you. Read air bag system service warnings and cautions before handling the front seats..
After removing a front seat, do not operate the slider lever. If the slider lever is operated, the left and right slide positions will deviate, and the slide adjuster may be damaged after the front seat is installed.
Verify that there are no malfunctions in the sliding mechanism after installing a front seat.
When performing the procedure with a front seat removed from the vehicle, perform the procedure on a clean rag so as not to damage or soil the seat.
When the passenger's seat is removed, perform the seat weight sensor inspection using the M-MDS after installing the passenger's seat..
When the passenger's seat is replaced with a new one, perform the seat weight sensor calibration using the M-MDS..
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait1 min or more
2. Remove the following parts:
a. Front seat.
b. Front seat side cover.
c. Front seat rail guide cover.
d. Front seat cushion pad and trim.
e. Front seat back component.
3. Install in the reverse order of removal.