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
   Removal and installation of the transmission
   Gear shifting mechanism
   Four-wheel drive
+ 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

Gear shifting mechanism

1 — the switching lever handle
2 — the average console
3 — a sidewall
4 — a switching lever cuff
5 — a bolt and a nut
6 — rubber fastening
7 — a spring
8 — the switching lever
9 — an upper berth of landing of a ball
10 — a casing
11 — the holder
12 — the lower place of landing of a ball

13 — the plug
14 — draft of switching
15 — the self-stopped nut (To tighten 10 Nanometers with effort, always to replace.)
16 — rubber consolidation
17 — a nut and a washer
18 — the plug
19 — a remote element
20 — a lengthening bar
21 — a bolt and a nut
22 — the plug

 Gear shifting mechanism unattended. The mechanism of switching of the car with the forward drive is represented.

On models with the four-wheel drive usual bars of switching replace two cables. It has that advantage that less place is required. At inclusion of transfers there is a distinction between the cross movement (the movement of the choice) in the provision of idling and actually switching. Both movements are transmitted through the corresponding drafts on the transmission.



  1. To lift the car.
  2. To remove details in the sequence of numbers.
  1. For removal of a spring-7-to take out a kryukoobrazny detail the screw-driver.



  1. To visually check all details. To replace the bent switching bars, worn-out hinges and the weakened springs.
  2. To grease all hinges and plugs before assembly with universal lubricant.
  3. To establish all details in the sequence, the return to removal.
  4. To fill a cavity of a support of the lever of switching with universal lubricant.
  1. To screw thirsts of switching for the transmission with the required inhaling moment, see the Section Removal and installation of the transmission.