Mazda 323

since 1985 of release

Repair and car operation

Mazda 323

+ Introduction
+ Petrol engines
+ System of greasing of the engine
+ System of cooling of the engine
+ ignition System
+ 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 steering system
   Forward suspension bracket — the general information
   Removal and installation of an amortization rack
   Dismantling amortization rack/removal and shock-absorber installation / screw spring
   Shock-absorber check
   Removal and installation cross-section lever/replacement of a rubber support
   Check/replacement of a support of the cross-section lever / rotary fist
   Removal and installation of a power shaft
   Removal and installation of an intermediate shaft
   Check/dismantling driving shaft/replacement of cuffs
   Bearing of a forward nave
   Back suspension bracket
   Removal and installation of a back amortization rack
   Dismantling back amortization rack/removal and shock-absorber installation / screw spring
   Cross-section levers / longitudinal lever/stabilizer
   Check of the bearing of a nave
   Removal and installation of the bearing of a nave
   Adjustment люфта nave bearing
   Removal and nave installation
   Removal and installation of a steering wheel
   Removal and installation of a tip of steering draft
   Removal and installation of a rubber cuff of a steering drive
   Servoupravleniye pump
   Corners of installation of wheels
   Values for MAZDA 323 check
+ Brake system
+ Wheels and tires, body, car coloring, care of the car
+ electric equipment System
+ Heater, lighting system, devices
+ Governing bodies and operation receptions
+ Electric circuits

Shock-absorber check

The following signs indicate the faulty shock-absorber:

  • Long vibration of a body at roughnesses of the road.
  • Body rocking in the presence of the following one for another roughnesses of the road.
  • Raising of a forward part of the car at dispersal.
  • Wheels jump up even on the normal road.
  • Refusal of brake system when braking (can have and other reasons).
  • Unstable movement on turn because of bad keeping to Coca».
  • Noise at movement. The shock-absorber can be checked by hands. However, exact check of the shock-absorber is possible only by means of a Shock-tester (the shock-absorber is established) or the special car for check of shock-absorbers.

Check by hands


  1. To remove the shock-absorber.
  2. Holding the shock-absorber in adjusting situation, to stretch and compress its at least three times. The shock-absorber on all length of a course should move evenly hard and without breakthroughs should not be besides audible any unusual noise.
  1. Completely to move a rod of the piston and then to release. The piston should be put forward back with uniform speed.
  1. At excellent job small traces of oil should not become a reason for shock-absorber replacement.
  2. At strong loss of oil it is necessary to replace the shock-absorber.
  3. To establish the shock-absorber.