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2008 - MX-5 - Body and Accessories

DRAIN COVER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

Except Power Retractable Hardtop

1. Remove the following parts:
a. Console (See CONSOLE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
b. Quarter trim (See QUARTER TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
c. Scuff plate (SCUFF PLATE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
d. Tire house trim (See TIRE HOUSE TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
e. Aeroboard (See AEROBOARD REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
f. Front seat back bar garnish (See SEAT BACK BAR GARNISH REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
g. Back trim (See BACK TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
h. Seat belt set plate (See SEAT BELT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
i. Seat back crossmember assembly (See SEAT BACK CROSSMEMBER ASSEMBLY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
j. Rear side trim (See REAR SIDE TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
k. Rear package trim (See REAR PACKAGE TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
l. Side shelf (See SIDE SHELF REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
m. Seat belt upper anchor installation bolt (See SEAT BELT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
n. Convertible top (See CONVERTIBLE TOP REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
o. Beltline protector (See BELTLINE MOLDING REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
p. Retractor screen (See SEAT BELT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
2. Remove the fasteners.

3. Pull the drain cover upward and detach from the drain valve.
4. Remove the drain cover.
5. Detach the tabs of the drain valve from below the vehicle.
6. Remove the drain valve.
7. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Power Retractable hardtop

1. Fully open the deck panel.
2. Remove the following parts:
a. Console (See CONSOLE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
b. Quarter trim (See QUARTER TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
c. Scuff plate (SCUFF PLATE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
d. Tire house trim (See TIRE HOUSE TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
e. Aeroboard (See AEROBOARD REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
f. Front seat back bar garnish (See SEAT BACK BAR GARNISH REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
g. Back trim (See BACK TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
h. Seat belt upper anchor installation bolt (See SEAT BELT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
i. Seat belt set plate (See SEAT BELT REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
j. Rear side trim (See REAR SIDE TRIM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
k. Side shelf (See SIDE SHELF REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
l. Power retractable hardtop link bracket (See POWER RETRACTABLE HARDTOP LINK BRACKET REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
m. Cab-side weatherstrip (See CONVERTIBLE TOP DISASSEMBLY/ASSEMBLY.)
n. Power retractable hardtop (See POWER RETRACTABLE HARDTOP REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
3. Remove the fastener and clip A.

4. Pull the drain cover upward and detach from the drain valve.
5. Remove the upper drain cover and lower drain cover.
6. Detach the tabs of the drain valve from below the vehicle.
7. Remove the drain valve.
8. Install in the reverse order of removal.


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