Mazda 323

since 1985 release

Repair and operation of the car

Mazda 323

+ Introduction
+ Petrol engines
+ Engine lubrication system
+ Engine cooling system
+ System of ignition
+ Power supply system, carburetor, system of injection of fuel
+ Diesel engine
+ System of production of the fulfilled gases
+ Coupling
+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
- Suspension bracket and system of steering
   Forward suspension bracket — the general information
   Removal and installation of a depreciation rack
   Dismantling of a depreciation rack / removal and installation of the shock-absorber / screw spring
   Check of the shock-absorber
   Removal and installation of the cross lever / replacement of a rubber support
   Check/replacement of a support of the cross lever / rotary fist
   Removal and installation of a power shaft
   Removal and installation of an intermediate shaft
   Check/dismantling of a driving shaft / replacement of cuffs
   Bearing of a forward nave
   Back suspension bracket
   Removal and installation of a back depreciation rack
   Dismantling of a back depreciation rack / removal and installation of the shock-absorber / screw spring
   Cross levers / longitudinal lever / stabilizer
   Check of the hug bearing
   Removal and installation of the hug bearing
   Adjustment of a side play of the hug bearing
   Removal and installation of a nave
   Removal and installation of a steering wheel
   Removal and installation of a tip of steering draft
   Removal and installation of a rubber cuff of the steering drive
   Servoupravleniye pump
   Angles of installation of wheels
   Values for check of MAZDA 323
+ Brake system
+ Wheels and tires, body, coloring of the car, care of the car
+ System of electric equipment
+ Heater, system of lighting, devices
+ Governing bodies and methods of operation
+ Electric circuits


Suspension bracket and system of steering

Forward suspension bracket — the general information

1 — the stabilizer
2 — the rubber plug
3 — the lower lever
4 — a spherical support
5 — a fastening plate
6 — the top cup of a spring
7 — rubber laying
8 — an otboyny damper and a casing
9 — a screw spring

10 — the shock-absorber
11 — a rotary fist
12 — a drive cover
13 — the drive
14 — fastening
15 — a support of a depreciation rack
16 — the bearing
17 — the lower cup of a spring
18 — rubber laying

In a forward suspension bracket two depreciation racks of McPherson consisting of a screw spring and the built-in hydraulic shock-absorber are applied. They are screwed from above on a body, from below on rotary fists. Side fastening is carried out by the lower cross levers of a L-shaped form which are connected to rotary fists through the replaced spherical support. Cross levers are screwed on a body through rubber support. Depending on the engine on the bottom the stabilizer of cross stability which is connected to depreciation racks through connecting bars is fixed.

The stabilizer reduces a body inclination on turns.

The driving force of the engine is transferred to wheels through two power shafts. On cars with the forward drive power shafts have various length. Each shaft is equipped with two hinges of equal angular speeds. The counterbalance on the right power shaft serves for clearing of fluctuations. Cars with the DOHC engine of 1,9 l and/or the four-wheel drive have an intermediate shaft between the transmission and the right power shaft at the expense of what both power shafts are identical on length.

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