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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mazda B2500 AUTOMOBILES

Mazda -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Radiator, Replace -> 1998 -> 1999-2000 -> 2.3L Engine -> 2.5L Engine -> 2000 -> 626 -> B-Series -> Miata -> Millenia -> MPV -> Protege
Vehicle: 1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS

Miata
  • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove air intake hose.
  • Disconnect upper radiator hose, cooling fan motor connect and lower radiator hose, Fig. .
  • Remove mounting bolts and cooling fans.
  • On models equipped with automatic transmission, disconnect oil cooler lines. Cap and plug lines and fittings.
  • On all models, remove mounting bolts and radiator.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque radiator mounting bolts to 14-18 ft. lbs.
    • Torque cooling fan mounting bolts to 70-94 inch lbs.
    ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mazda B2500 AUTOMOBILES

Anti-lock Brakes -> System Service -> 1997-98 -> 2000-01 -> 2WD -> 4WABS -> 4WD -> ABS Control Module -> ABS Relay -> B-Series -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Computer Module -> Front Wheel Speed Sensor -> Front Wheel Speed Sensor Rotor -> Hydraulic Unit -> Miata -> Millenia -> Millenia & Protege -> MPV -> MX-6 & 626 -> Rear -> Rear Anti-Lock Brake System (RABS) Sensor -> Rear Anti-Lock Brake System (RABS) Valve -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor -> Rear Wheel Speed Sensor Rotor -> Tribute
Vehicle: 1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Refer to "Hydraulic Brake System" for bleed procedure.

Component Replacement

ABS Relay
Millenia & Protege
  • Remove cruise control actuator assembly, then disconnect relay electrical connector.
  • Remove relay mounting nut, then the relay.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Torque relay mounting nut to 70-95 inch lbs. and cruise control actuator mounting nuts to 26-34 inch lbs.
Hydraulic Unit
B-Series
4WABS
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove left front wheel and fender apron.
  • Remove hydraulic unit nut, then lower vehicle and remove unit.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the foll...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mazda B2500 AUTOMOBILES

Mazda -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1988-00 -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS

Normal Service

Replace every 60,000 m...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mazda B2500 AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Place transmission in neutral, and raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark rear companion flange to driveline.
  • Mark slip yoke to transmission output shaft.
  • Remove bolts and disconnect driveline.
  • Lower driveline and slide driveline shaf...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mazda B2500 AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove terminal B+ nut and disconnect push on connector form magnetic switch.
  • When disconnecting hardshell connector at terminal S, grasp plastic shell and pull off. Do not pull on ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mazda B2500 AUTOMOBILES

Mazda -> Low Coolant Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS

This lamp should light when engine coolant level in the radiator drops below a predetermined le...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mazda B2500 AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.
  • Remove hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water inlet.
  • Remove hose from water inlet.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Mazda B2500 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS

  • Raise tensioner by turning counterclockwise, then remove belt.
  • Install new belt over pulley...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Mazda B2500 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1998 Mazda B2500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Component Locations Diagram for 1998 Mazda B2500  2.5 L4 GASEngine Compartment Component Locations Diagram for 1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Windshield Wiper Motor
  • Blower Motor Resistor Assembly
  • A/C Clutch Cycling Pressure Switch
  • Blower Motor
  • Brake Pressure Switch
  • I/P Component Locations Diagram for 1998 Mazda B2500  2.5 L4 GASI/P Component Locations Diagram for 1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Switch
  • Ignition Switch
  • Instrument Cluster
  • A/C Heater Control Assembly
  • Accessory Delay Relay
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Mazda B2500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1998 Mazda B2500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Mazda B2500  2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • RAP Module
  • Starter Interrupt Relay
  • Battery
  • Starter Relay
  • Starter Motor
  • 1998 Mazda B2500  2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Park Brake Switch
  • Main Light Switch
  • Brake Fluid Level Sensor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Mazda B2500 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1998 Mazda B2500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: PRECAUTIONS FOR MODULE PROGRAMMING
    Vehicle: 1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
  • Document: RECALL - VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
    Vehicle: 1998 Mazda B2500 2.5 L4 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Mazda B2500 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 Mazda B2500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1998 Mazda B2500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1998 Mazda B2500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1998 Mazda B2500 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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