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 of stoplights


  1. If stoplights do not burn, at first it is necessary to check a safety lock in a box of safety locks.
  2. If the safety lock is serviceable, to check lamps of stoplights, if necessary to replace.
  1. If lamps are serviceable, to check the switch of stoplights. The switch of stoplights is over a brake pedal on the block of pedals. When pressing a pedal of a brake from the switch the pin moves forward. The contact of the switch becomes isolated, and stoplights light up.
  1. To check the switch of stoplights. For this purpose to disconnect the plug from the switch.
  2. To connect an ohmmeter to contacts of the switch. Resistance has to be equal to infinity.
  3. To press a brake pedal. The ohmmeter has to show resistance of 0 Ohms now. Otherwise to replace the switch.