Idles Rough, Misfires, and Possible Check Engine Light on Mazda 323

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A loose or corroded ground terminal on the driver's side of the cylinder head can cause a rough idle, misfires, and there may be trouble codes. Restore the ground to the cylinder head.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 132,000 (132,000–132,000)
Engine affected: 1.6L 4 Cylinder
5 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994
8 people reported this problem
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My problem with this 323 mazda iswhen the throttle is snapped open from ldle which simmulates the load or when changing up to a higher gear it has a tendancy to spit back through the carb, other than that itstarts at a flick of the key and runs well
1991 fuel injected 1500 hatch.
Was missing at random when driving hot..notice temp seems to drop ar time off miss...then today after 20 km trip home died in fuel filter..plugs leads air elements in last few weeks