Rear Console Lid is Loose – 2014-2015 Mazda

2014-2015 MAZDA6, 2014-2015 MAZDA3 – REAR CONSOLE LID IS LOOSE

APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS

2014-2015 Mazda3 Japan built vehicles with VINs lower than JM1 BM ****** 255207 (produced before January 12, 2015)

2014-2015 Mazda6 vehicles with VINs lower than JM1 GJ ****** 186473 (produced before May 14, 2014)

 

Loose rear console lid (A).

rear console lid (A)

 

This may be caused by hinge pins coming partially off (B) or completely off.

hinge pins

 

REPAIR PROCEDURE

  1. Remove the rear console panel by pulling in the direction of the arrows shown below.

NOTE: Begin by pulling from the bottom to detach inner attachment clips (C), then continue pulling from the top to detach inner attachment clips (D).

Rear Console Panel

  1. Re-install the rear console lid pin(s) back to the original position.

 rear console lid pin

  1. Mazda3 and Mazda6 without ventilation, install a new rear console panel. (See PART(S) INFORMATION)

NOTE: The shape of the rear console panel has been changed, by adding a stopper rib to prevent the pin from coming off.

  1. Mazda6 with ventilation, install a new rear console panel (see PART(S) INFORMATION) and reuse the rear and front ducts (A).

Rear Console Panel

NOTE: The shape of the rear console panel has been changed, by adding a stopper rib to prevent the pin from coming off.

 

Rear Console Panel with Ventilation Repair Information

  • Remove the 4 screws from the front and rear ducts.
  • Remove the front duct (A) from the rear console panel (B).

Rear Console Panel

  • While opening both side ends of the rear console panel, disengage the tabs (C) of the rear duct (D) from the rear console panel, then remove the rear duct.

tabs (C)

  • Install the front duct to the new rear console panel using the following steps.
  1. Align the tab of the rear console panel and the hole of the rear duct.
  2. Align tabs of the rear duct and holes of the rear console panel.
  3. Align tabs of the rear console panel and holes of the rear duct.
  4. Push the rear duct (D) to engage the tabs into the rear console.

tabs

  • Install the front duct to the rear console panel in reverse order of removal.
  • Install the 4 duct screws.

 

PART(S) INFORMATION

Model Part Number Description Qty. Notes
Mazda6 GHR1-64-47Y-02 Rear Console Panel 1 With Ventilation

Rear Console Panel With Ventilation

Mazda6 GHP9-64-470-02 Rear Console Panel 1 Without Ventilation

Rear Console Panel Without Ventilation

Mazda3 BHN1-64-471-02 Rear Console Panel 1

 

3 thoughts on “Rear Console Lid is Loose – 2014-2015 Mazda

  1. Wonderful! This problem with my car has been annoying me for months. At it’s latest service I referred it to the Mazda dealer who fobbed me off with “sorry mate, but it’s out of warranty now”. Your instructions helped me fix it easily in minutes. Many thanks.

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