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2008 - MX-5 - Steering

STEERING TECHNICAL DATA



Item

Specification

Power steering fluid type

ATF M‐III or equivalent (e.g. Dexron®II)

Power steering fluid capacity (approximate quantity)

1.19 L {1.25 US qt, 1.04 lmp qt}

Oil pump fluid pressure

7.55—8.05 MPa {77.0—82.0 kgf/cm2, 1095—1167 psi}

Gear housing fluid pressure

7.55—8.05 MPa {77.0—82.0 kgf/cm2, 1095—1167 psi}

Steering wheel play

0—30 mm {0—1.18 in}

Steering wheel effort

7.8 N·m {80 kgf·cm, 58 in·lbf} max.

Steering shaft length

247.3 mm {9.736 in}

Steering rack runout

Near point A: 0.08 mm {0.003 in} max.

Near point B: 0.15 mm {0.006 in} max.

Tie-rod end rotational torque

0.4—3.0 N·m {3.5—30.5 kgf·cm, 3.1—26.5 in·lbf}

[Pull scale reading: 3.5—29.9 N {0.35—3.05 kgf, 0.8—6.7 lbf}]

Tie-rod swing torque

0.1—4.1 N·m {1.1—41.8 kgf·cm, 1.0—36.2 in·lbf}

[Pull scale reading: 0.6—24.4 N {0.06—2.49 kgf, 0.2—5.4 lbf}]

Pinion shaft rotation torque

Center of rack ±90°: 0.98—1.38 N·m {10.0—14.0 kgf·cm,

8.7—12.2 in·lbf}

[Pull scale reading: 9.8—13.8 N {1.00—1.40 kgf, 2.21—3.10 lbf}]

Except center of rack ±90°:

Less than 1.87 N·m {19.1 kgf·cm, 16.6 in·lbf}

[Pull scale reading: Less than 19.5 N {1.99 kgf, 4.38 lbf}]




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