Question about 1986 Mazda 323
Our Mazda 323 Automatic (1986) does not (always) switch to the 3rd gear. Even not with 100 km.h (62 miles). When we put it into N with this speed and back to D, then it comes in> The reverse is even worse. When the engine is warm and you leave the car for a while it does not switch into the reverse. When we arrive, you are not sure that it will work and have to push back the car.
A.: is anyone known with this problem? It seems that appears often with this model. Total mileage 128.000 km / 80.000 miles.
B: is it possible to replace the automatic gearbox by an manual gearbox/clutch after the same engine? Will that fit?
The body is in excellent condition. So, why not?
Awaiting your suggesions,
Hi,i have just recently blown the auto gear box in my mazda 1986 323 and so i could only find a manual from a 1988 323 which was alot cheaper than overhauling the auto.the bell housings are the same size aslong as its off the same model 323 like bf etc.a 1986 is bf.
hope this helps
Posted on Oct 24, 2009
It sounds like you need to service the transmission,new filter and fluid should clear up this problem.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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