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
+ Brake system
- Wheels and tires, body, coloring of the car, care of the car
   The sizes of disks and tires/pressure in tires
   Designations of disks
   Designations of tires
   Replacement of wheels
   Rules of care of tires
   Balancing of wheels
   Antisliding chains
   Spare wheel
   Wear of tires
   Removal and installation of a front bumper
   Removal and installation of a rear bumper
   Removal and installation of a front grille
   Removal and installation of side moldings
   Removal and installation of a forward wing
   Removal and installation/adjustment of a cowl
   Removal and installation/adjustment of a door of a back
   Removal and installation/adjustment of a door
   Upholstery door door/window regulator/glass
   Removal and installation of an upholstery of a door
   Removal and installation of a glass/window regulator of a forward door
   Door lock lock/handle/cylinder
   Back door lock / internal drive
   External mirror
   Removal and installation of glass of a mirror
   Panel of devices / average console
   Front seats
   Removal and installation of a back seat
   Back seat
   Coloring of the car
   Elimination of damages from stones
   Rikhtovka body/repair of rusty openings
   Preparation for painting
   Wash of the car
   Care of a varnish covering
   Protection of the bottom and preservation of cavities
   Care of an upholstery
+ System of electric equipment
+ Heater, system of lighting, devices
+ Governing bodies and methods of operation
+ Electric circuits


Removal and installation/adjustment of a cowl

MAZDA 323 from 10/89 g of the issue.

1 — a water hose of windscreen washer
2 — the hinge
3 — a cowl
4 — facing
5 — an airwater plate

6 — sealing strips
7 — cowl support
8 — the cowl lock previously to remove a front grille
9 — the cowl lock drive

To remove details in the sequence. Previously to disconnect a weight cable from the battery.

At the same time data from memory of malfunctions of the engine or a protective code of the radio receiver are erased. Before shutdown of the battery it is necessary to read instructions in the Section Removal also installation of the battery. After installation of the battery to connect a cable of weight and if are available, to determine time on hours and to set a protective code of the radio receiver.



  1. To open a cowl.
  2. To remove the giving hose snuffled windscreen washer.
  3. To mark the adjusting provision of a cowl, for this purpose to lead round nuts or bolts on hinges a felt-tip pen.
  1. To turn out bolts/nut on the hinge and to remove a cowl. The help of the assistant is for this purpose necessary. Before weakening of bolts of the hinge to put between a cowl and a body fabric for protection of varnish surfaces.



  1. To establish a cowl, to screw nuts/bolts, to level a cowl and to tighten bolts.
  2. To put on a hose snuffled a screen wiper.

 Adjustment of a cowl


  1. To weaken bolts on the hinge of a cowl and to tighten so that the cowl could be shifted. To adjust a cowl according to the specified sizes. On cars with 9/85 on 9/89 g of the issue to level a cowl so that it was in parallel and at identical distance from all the elements located around.
  1. To weaken both bolts of fastening of the lock of a cowl so that the lock still moved. Sedan/compact
  1. To shift the lock so that the closed cowl was level with wings and the locking hook reliably entered a locking bracket of a cowl. To tighten bolts with effort of 10 Nanometers, nuts with effort of 25 Nanometers.