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
   Principle of operation of the catalytic converter (catalyst)
   Service regulations of cars with the catalyst
   Removal and installation of system of production of the fulfilled gases
   Check/removal and installation lambda probe
+ 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


Service regulations of cars with the catalyst

To avoid damages a lambda probe and the catalyst, it is necessary to follow the following instructions:

  • It is obligatory to fill unleaded gasoline.
  • If the car was incidentally filled with ethylated gasoline, have to be replaced an exhaust pipe in front of the catalyst and the catalyst. Before installation of new details it is necessary to make at least 2 fillings with unleaded gasoline.
  • Start of the engine is not allowed by pushing or towage of the car. Not burned down fuel at ignition can lead to an overheat and destruction of the catalyst. For start it is necessary to use an auxiliary cable.
  • It is necessary to avoid the frequent, following one by one cold starts. Otherwise in the catalyst not burned down fuel which when heating can blow up and damage the catalyst gathers.
  • At difficulties during start not to hold long included in a starter as at the same time fuel is injected. To define and remove the malfunction cause.
  • Not to check a spark with the removed candle tip.
  • It is impossible to carry out the test of comparison of cylinders, disconnecting ignition of one of cylinders. At shutdown of one of cylinders not burned down fuel gets to the catalyst.
  • If there are interruptions of ignition, not to give a large number of turns and as soon as possible to eliminate malfunction.
  • Not to park the car in those places where flammable materials, for example, the dry grass or foliage can come into contact with the exhaust system. Danger of ignition!

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