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
+ Heater, system of lighting, devices
- Governing bodies and methods of operation
   Before landing in the car
   Running in
   Locks of doors
   The uniform (central) locking device (if is available)
   Protection against pranks of children (if is available, only on back doors)
   The power window (if is available)
   Back rotary glasses (on 3-door models)
   Adjustment of height of a steering wheel (if is available)
   Seat belts (if is available)
   Door back/trunk lid
   Luggage belts
   Trunk lid (if is available)
   Spare wheel
   - Steering wheel and gear shifting
      Lock of ignition and steering column
      Start of the engine
      Management of RKPP and transfer case
      Operation of the car with the automatic transmission
      Recommendations for economic operation
      Tempostat (switch of the mode of maintenance of constant speed)
      Lighting and light alarm system
      Screen wiper and windscreen washer
      Control panel
      Other devices and equipment
      Heater and ventilation
      The conditioner (if is available)
      Lamps of salon, luggage carrier and lamp for reading (if is available)
      The movable hatch (if is available)
      Start by pushing or towage
      Motive compartment
+ Electric circuits


Recommendations for economic operation

Fuel consumption of your car significantly depends on your manner of driving. Achievement of the smallest fuel consumption depends on when as well as where you go.

Pay, please, attention to the following instructions as thus it is possible to save significantly on fuel and on repair.

  • Slowly begin the movement softly disperse.
  • You hold the engine always adjusted and periodically you carry out works on maintenance. Thereby you promote increase in service life of elements and decrease in expenses on operation.
  • Use the conditioner (if is available) only if necessary.
  • On bad streets move at a small speed.
  • You watch the ordered pressure in tires. The correct pressure in tires causes long service life of tires and small fuel consumption.
  • You keep at the appropriate distance from other cars that it was not necessary to brake sharply. Thus, wear of brake shoes decreases. Besides, such manner of the movement is more economic as repeated dispersal to the normal speed of the movement requires additional fuel.
  • You do not transport unnecessary freight in the car.
  • At the movement do not leave a pedal on a brake pedal. It can result in useless and premature wear of brake shoes, damages of brakes and high fuel consumption.
  • Inadequate balancing of wheels leads to what tires cost under the wrong corner to each other so they wear out quicker. Besides, compensation of inadequate balancing requires additional force that in turn causes additional fuel consumption.
  • Opening of windows at great speed also causes the increased fuel consumption; it belongs as to a side, and head wind. In such conditions it is recommended to avoid a part of losses at the expense of small speeds.

For profitability and safety it is extremely important to contain the car in an excellent state. Therefore it is necessary to perform in due time test works and maintenance.

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