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


Other devices and equipment

Unlocking of a cowl


  1. The cowl opens if to pull for the locking button.
  1. Unlock and lift a cowl.
  2. Prop up a cowl an emphasis.
  1. Before closing of a cowl remove an emphasis in the holder. Lower a cowl and let's it be latched.

Management of dashboard illumination (if is available)

At rotation of a castor of the regulator dashboard illumination brightness is established.

System of adjustment of height of a road gleam (cars with the four-wheel drive if is available)

By means of this system the car can be installed "above" or "more deeply" according to road conditions. At changes of loading, for example, during the landing or disembarkation of passengers or when loading and unloading baggage, the exposed height of a road gleam is established automatically.


"Low" Under normal conditions the movements and trips around the high-speed highway at the included ignition establish TIEF in situation "Low". In this case the LOW indicator lights up.
HOCH is "high" On uneven or country roads at the included ignition establish in situation "Highly". In this case the HIGH indicator lights up.


  1. If height of a road gleam switches from situation "Low" in situation "Highly", in installation time the indicator blinks.
    When height is established, the red indicator burns.
  2. Installation "Low" or "Highly" corresponds approximately on 20 mm to deeper or on 10 cm to higher level, than the standard height of a road gleam of cars with the drive on two wheels.
  • If both indicators "HIGH" and "LOW" blink, the system can be faulty, or there can be following problems:
    • The car is loaded weighing more than 350 kg (passengers and baggage).
    • The car is inclined owing to uneven loading or road conditions.
    • If the problems specified in two previous point are absent, so the system is faulty. Contact the service center MAZDA.
  • Be careful at adjustment of height of a road gleam during the movement.
    • Do not establish height of a road gleam above if you move with a high speed or you are in turn.

The warmed back glass (if is available)

Heating of back glass at the included ignition (the ignition key in situation "ON (II)" can be included by pressing of the switch.

At the included heating of back glass the control lamp burns.

Do not use for purification of back glass scrapers for glasses, sharp objects or abrasive cleaners as can be damaged a heating wire.

Cleaner of back glass (if is available)

The cleaner of back glass can be included by means of the switch.

System of a washer of back glass (if is available)

Liquid of a washer will be sprayed on back glass until the switch is pressed. If liquid is not sprayed, it is necessary to check liquid level in a tank.

If at a full tank liquid is not sprayed, check system of a washer in the workshop MAZDA.

System of cleaning of headlights (if is available)

Washing liquid is sprayed on glasses of headlights when the switch is switched on at the included ignition.

The system of cleaning of headlights should not work longer than 10 seconds.

Shock-absorbers with electronic adjustment (if is available)

Adjustable shock-absorbers can be installed in three various SPORT, NORMAL and CRUISE positions.

Control of the switch


For improvement of dynamic characteristics all shock-absorbers should be installed in situation Hart (rigid).



in front behind
SPORT Hart Hart


For a soft dynamic characteristics all shock-absorbers should be installed in the Weich mode (soft).



in front behind
NORMAL Weich Weich


For improvement of stability at high speeds forward shock-absorbers are installed in situation hart, and back shock-absorbers in situation weich.



in front behind
NORMAL Hart Weich

Digital watch (if is available)

Installation of time

Install the ignition key in situation "ON (II)".

RESET — If to press the RESET key, the indicator of minutes will be established on zero. At an otpuskaniye of a key full hour will be precisely determined.

For example, if to press the RESET key during 9:01 – 9:29 indication to be established 9:00, during 9:30 – 9:59 10:00 will be established.

Thus, it is possible to determine, for example, the exact time on a signal of radio station.

HOUR — If to press the HOUR key, will change value of hours.

MIN — If to press the MIN key, will change value of minutes.


The lighter turns on when pressing it. When it heats up, it jumps out back and can be used. At the switched-off engine the ignition key has to be installed in situation "ACC (I)" to use the lighter.

Do not hold the lighter in the pressed situation as it can overheat.

Use only the original MAZDA lighter. It is not recommended to connect any electric devices in a lighter nest, for example, the razor, the coffee maker, etc. as the nest can be damaged.


To take out an ashtray, it is necessary to extend it and to press a spring. Close an ashtray if you do not use it.

Do not use an ashtray as capacity for waste.

Back ashtray (if is available)

To take out an ashtray, it is necessary to open a cover and to extend it.

Ware box

For opening pull a box cover down.

If the cover has the lock, insert a key and for opening of a cover turn it to the left.

For safety during the movement the cover of a ware box has to be closed.

The ware shelf (if is available)

Open the shelf.

Coin box (if is available)

For opening of a coin box pull.

Do not use a coin box as an ashtray.

Back foggy lamps (if is available)

In order to avoid arrival behind at poor visibility, for example, dense fog include back foggy lamps. For switching off once again press the switch.

Side deflectors of fresh air

The air stream can be regulated by means of levers.

The air arriving from side deflectors of fresh air depends on the speed of the movement of the car.

The arriving air depends on the speed of rotation of the fan.

At the switched-on conditioner install the lever in situation

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