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

Removal and installation of the distributor of ignition

The distributor of ignition is put in action directly from a cam-shaft. It is on a head of cylinders from a flywheel.



  1. To disconnect a weight cable from the battery.

At the same time data from memory of malfunctions of the engine or a protective code of the radio receiver are erased. Before shutdown of the battery it is necessary to read instructions in the Section Removal also installation of the battery.

  1. If is available, to disconnect the vacuum pipeline-1-from the ignition distributor.
  1. To unscrew 2 bolts of fastening and to put aside a distributor-4-cover complete with cables of ignition-2-.
  2. To switch-off the plug-3-.
  3. To unscrew bolts of fastening of the distributor of ignition.
  4. To take out the distributor from a head of cylinders.



  1. To check an epiploon on the basis of the distributor for existence of damages.
  2. To oil an epiploon engine.

To 9/89 g of the issue.


  1. To install the piston of the 1st cylinder in the provision of ignition
  1. To insert the distributor, at the same time the marked party of a bracket on a shaft of the distributor has to coincide with a tag on the distributor case.
  1. To establish bolts of fastening and to screw the distributor.

From 10/89 g of the issue.


  1. To insert the distributor, at the same time to watch that capture on the distributor was included into a groove on a cam-shaft. For this purpose slightly to press the distributor in an opening and at the same time to turn a shaft with a distributor rotor until it is latched and the rotor does not cease to rotate.

Capture of the distributor can is in a cam-shaft groove only in one situation.

  1. To level the distributor so that carving openings stood in the middle of longitudinal openings. To establish bolts of fastening and to tighten 25 Nanometers with effort.
  2. To clear a distributor cover from within, to check for existence of cracks and traces of a deposit, if necessary to replace.
  3. To put on a cover of the distributor and to screw 2 bolts.
  4. To put on the plug.
  5. If it was removed, to connect the vacuum pipeline to the vacuum device of the distributor.
  6. To connect a cable of mass of the battery.
  7. If are available, to determine time on hours and to set a protective code of the radio receiver.
  8. To check the ignition moment, if necessary to adjust.