Mazda 626

1991-1998 of release

Repair and operation of the car



Mazda 626

+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Heating and ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Exhaust system
+ 7. Transmissions
+ 8. Coupling and half shafts
+ 9. Brake system
+ 10. Running gear
- 11. Body
   11.1. Introduction
   11.2. Maintenance and repair of a body
   11.3. Vinyl finishing
   11.4. Repair of insignificant damages of a body
   11.5. Repair of considerable damages of a body
   11.6. Loops and locks
   11.7. Replacement of a windshield and the neostarted-up glasses
   11.8. Replacement of a front grille (Mazda 626 model)
   11.9. Cowl
   11:10. Bumpers - removal and installation
   11:11. Forward wing
   11:12. The plastic panel before a windshield
   11:13. Panel of finishing of a door
   11:14. Doors
   11:15. Door lock, drum of the lock and handle
   11:16. Door glass
   11:17. Window regulator mechanism
   11:18. Rear-view mirrors
   11:19. Trunk lid (Mazdas 626 and MX-6 models)
   11:20. Lock and drum of the lock of a trunk lid (Mazdas 626 and MX-6 model)
   11:21. Ropes of opening of a cover of the luggage carrier / gate of the fuel tank
   11:22. Back door (Ford Probe models)
   11:23. Lock of a back door and drum of the lock (Ford Probe model)
   11:24. Basic racks of a back door / trunk lid (Ford Probe model, MX-6)
   11:25. Central console
   11:26. Panels of finishing of the dashboard
   11:27. Casing of a steering column
   11:28. Dashboard
   11:29. Sitting
+ 12. Electric equipment
+ 13. Electrical circuitries
+ 14. Useful tips


11.2. Maintenance and repair of a body

GENERAL INFORMATION

The state in which there is a body of your car is very important because its cost to a large extent depends on it at resale. It is much more difficult to repair the started or damaged body, than mechanical parts. The hidden cavities of a body, such as niches of wheels, a frame and a motor compartment are also important not less in spite of the fact that they do not require frequent attention as other parts of a body.

Once a year, or each 20 000 km, the body bottom by means of steam is very useful to clear. All traces of dirt and oil will be removed, and after this area it will be possible to check for existence of a rust, the damaged brake highways, worn-out electric wires, the damaged ropes and so on. At the end of this work components of a forward suspension bracket should be greased.

At the same time clear the engine and a motor compartment by means of a paroochistitel or the device for lubricant removal.

Special attention needs to be paid on niches of wheels as the substrate can exfoliate, both the stones and dirt which are thrown out by wheels can damage paint and allow to appear to a rust. If you found a rust, smooth out the damaged surface to the metal and apply on it anticorrosive paint.

The body needs to be washed, at least, once a week. Carefully wet the car to soften dirt, and then wash away it by means of a soft sponge and a large amount of soap water. If carefully not to wash away dirt, it can erase paint.

Spots of tar or bitumen need to be cleared by means of the fabric moistened in solvent.

At least, each six months polish a body and the chromeplated details. If you use a cleaner for the chromeplated parts to remove a rust from details with an electrodeposit, remember that the cleaner also deletes honor of chrome so use it carefully.




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