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
   Security measures during the work with electronic system of ignition
   Check of the coil of ignition
   Check of a cable of ignition
   Check/adjustment of the moment of ignition
   Removal and installation of the distributor of ignition
   Spark plugs
   Candles for MAZDA 323
+ 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
+ Electric circuits


Check of the coil of ignition

The coil of ignition is in a motive compartment before a casing of the left depreciation rack.

Check of a spark


  1. An inspection of a spark can be carried out only on cars without catalyst as the catalyst can be destroyed by the getting into system of production of the fulfilled gases and flammable fuel.

At start not to hold an ignition cable with a hand. To use for this purpose well isolated nippers or to enshrine a cable in the necessary provision on the block of cylinders by means of an adhesive tape.

  1. To disconnect an ignition cable from the ignition coil on the distributor.
  1. To keep an ignition cable well isolated nippers at arm's length of 5-10 mm from weight. As weight to use only well carrying out metal parts, such as, the block of cylinders.
  2. To ask the assistant to start the engine. Have to slip powerful blue sparks. If the spark does not slip, it is necessary to check giving of current for the coil.

Check of giving of current


  1. To disconnect the plug from the coil of ignition and at the included ignition to check tension on the positive plug. Tension has to make 12 Century. If tension is absent, it is necessary to check the main safety lock and a plait of cables.

Check of primary winding


  1. To measure by means of an ohmmeter resistance between plugs and to compare to value in the table.

Check of a secondary winding


  1. To measure by means of an ohmmeter resistance between the plus plug and the plug of high voltage, to compare the received value to value in the table.

The required values

Engine Tension of primary winding Tension of a secondary winding
All engines to 9/89 g of the issue. infinity6 — 30 Ohm
The carburetor engine and the injector engine (VZ) from 10/89 g of the issue. 1 0, 77 — 0, 95 Ohms 10 — 16 Ohm
2 0, 9 — 1, 1 Ohms 10 — 16 Ohm
The injector engine (BP, B6) from 10/89 g of the issue. 0, 81 — 0, 99 Ohms
  1. If the result of one or both checks does not correspond to the required value, the coil of ignition should be replaced.

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