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
- System of electric equipment
   Search of malfunctions of electric system
   Check of the switch on a current transmission
   Check of the relay
   Check of the motor of a screen wiper
   Verification of indexes of turn
   Check of stoplights
   Check of a heater of back glass
   Separation and connection of cable plugs
   Arrangement of safety locks
   Replacement of safety locks
   Removal and installation of the battery
   Check of the battery
   The battery is discharged in itself
   Battery charging
   Storage of the battery
   Security measures for the generator of alternating current
   Check of tension of the generator
   Removal and installation of the generator
   Generator components
   Dismantling generator/replacement of coal brushes
   Removal and installation of a starter
   Check/replacement of the traction relay of a starter
+ Heater, system of lighting, devices
+ Governing bodies and methods of operation
+ Electric circuits


Check/replacement of the traction relay of a starter

Scheme of inclusion

At malfunction of the traction relay the gear wheel in a starter does not enter a gear wreath of a flywheel. Because of it the starter cannot turn the crankshaft. This defect meets more often than damage of the motor of a starter.



  1. To remove a starter.
  1. To disconnect an excitement winding cable from the plug C.
  1. To connect the traction relay auxiliary cables to the battery. The gear wheel of a starter has to move forward outside.

Cables can be connected at most for 10 seconds, otherwise the winding of the traction relay will fuse.

  1. To disconnect a weight cable from the plug C. The gear wheel of a starter has to remain wrung out, otherwise replace the relay.
  2. To disconnect a weight cable on the starter case, the gear wheel has to be involved, differently replace.



  1. To unscrew 2 bolts of fastening and the plug of a cable of the relay from the case of the drive and to disconnect the traction relay. To remove washers.



  1. To install the traction relay with washers, to attach to the lever of a starter and to screw with small effort (5 Nanometers).
  2. To check the traction relay as it is described above.
  3. To establish a starter.