Replace the release bearing if there is increased noise when pressing the clutch pedal

When replacing the clutch release bearing, it is necessary to check the condition of the petals of the drive disc pressure spring

In case of severe wear of the ends of the petals, we replace the drive disk assembly

Replacing the release bearing and clutch fork Mazda 6

The clutch release bearing (A) assembly with the clutch is mounted on the guide sleeve and connected to the clutch release fork (B)

The fork with its trunnions is inserted all the way into the blind grooves of the bearing coupling and rests on a ball bearing screwed into the clutch housing

The fork is fixed by its corrugated rubber boot inserted into the window of the clutch housing

Remove the gearbox

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Moving the release bearing forward along the guide sleeve, remove the fork from the grooves of its clutch and remove the bearing

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Squeeze the lugs of the spring retainer with pliers and remove the clutch fork from the ball joint

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If necessary, remove the dirt cover

Lubricate the outer surface of the guide bush with a thin layer of refractory grease

Lubricate the splines of the input shaft of the gearbox with a thin layer of refractory grease

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Lubricate the ball joint of the clutch release fork with a thin layer of refractory grease

Replacing the release bearing and clutch fork Mazda 6

Lubricate with a thin layer of refractory grease the surfaces of the fork in contact with the ball joint and with the clutch of the clutch release bearing

Install the clutch release fork and the new release bearing assembly with the clutch (making sure that it rotates smoothly and quietly and that there are no backlashes) in the reverse order