1991 Mazda 323 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Mazda 323
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1991 Mazda 323 ProblemsMisfires Under Load
Misfires under load (acceleration) can be caused by leaky spark plug boots. When a spark plug boot leaks, it allows the spark to arc, or jump, to the cylinder head. New spark plug wires will be needed.
If the automatic transmission shifts in and out of overdrive while cruising, it may be due to the thermostat that is stuck open. The 323 transmission is especially effected by the engine running too cool. If possible, check to see the engine is running at full operating temperature while cruising. The temperature gauge in the 323 may also read normal when the engine is not reaching normal operating temperature.
1991 Mazda 323 Questionswhat is the best engine to replace my 1.6? What about the mercury tracer turbo? (1 answer)
I need a better little engine with a decent hp boost. A list with the direct swaps would be awesome
I have one brake light not working, bulb is brand new, electrical looks fine, what could be the problem?
1991 Mazda 323 RecallsIgnition Electrical Switch Overheats
The electrical portion of the ignition switch may lack proper grease at the contact points, leading to the points becoming conductive and overheating. Dealers will replace the ignition switch free of charge to resolve the concern.