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


Replacement of wheels

When replacing wheels it is not recommended to change the direction of rotation of the tire as grinding in is reached by very considerable wear of the tire.

At obvious wear of forward tires it is recommended to trade places forward and back wheels. Thus, all tires have identical service life.

At an inhaling of nuts of a wheel the dynamometer key has to be applied always. The uniform inhaling of bolts is provided to these.

Not to replace the tire on one. At least, to replace both tires on one axis at once. At the same time always to install tires with better profile forward.

During the replacing or dismantle of tubeless tires it is recommended to replace the rubber gate.


  1. To remove rust traces on disk prileganiye surfaces with a wire brush. For protection of disks against a rzhavleniye at each removal of wheels it is necessary to cover naves in front and behind with lubricant for rolling bearings.
  2. To take off a wheel cap the flat end of a key for wheel nuts.
  1. Before removal to mark the provision of a wheel concerning a nave with chalk that the wheel could be established in former situation.
  1. Easily metal disks are protected from corrosion by a transparent varnish. When replacing wheels to watch that the protective varnish was not damaged, otherwise to tint a colourless varnish.

To apply to easily metal disks only the nuts provided for them.

If on the car easily metal disks while the spare wheel has a steel disk are established, it is recommended to have in the car the corresponding nuts for a steel disk.

  1. To clear the polluted nuts and a carving.
  2. To tighten wheel nuts cross-wise for several passes.

Because of a unilateral inhaling of nuts the wheel and/or a nave can warp.

  1. The moment of an inhaling of all nuts of a wheel makes 100 Nanometers, both for steel, and for easily metal disks.