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1996 mazda 626 4cyl auto, any one no what the timing should be warm, i have 10 degree's ,in or out of gear, no ten wire to ground to check .

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  • bionks19570 Mar 20, 2011

    great advise, where do they hide the spout connector,can not find. also do you know the color codes of the wires.

  • bionks19570 Mar 20, 2011

    looking for spout connector colors, still cannot find spout connector. pulled batt to look around. car does use a electronic dist ,and as i said no ten wire, timing is at 10 degree's so don't know if spot is hooked up or not being the same in gear or out. thanks

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Hi, the spec is 12 BTDC, but you do have to remove the shorting plug on the sprout.


CHECKING & ADJUSTMENT

Except 2.2L and 2.3L Engines See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

  1. Apply the parking brake. If equipped with a manual transaxle, place the shifter in the neutral position. If equipped with an automatic transaxle, place the shift lever in P .
  2. Locate the timing marks on the crankshaft pulley and timing belt lower cover. The engine may have to be cranked slightly to see the mark on the crankshaft pulley.
  3. Start the engine and allow it to come to normal operating temperature. Make sure all accessories are OFF .
1996 mazda 626 4cyl auto, - jturcotte_351.jpg

Fig. Fig. 1: On all models except 1994-98 626/MX-6/Probe with ATX, jumper the connections shown on the data link (this is not your car)



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Fig. Fig. 2: On 1994-98 626/MX-6/Probe with ATX, remove the shorting bar from the spout connector (this is your car)

  1. Check the idle speed and adjust, if necessary.
  2. Turn the engine off.
  3. On all engines except 1994-98 2.0L (FS) engines with an automatic transaxle, connect a jumper wire between the TEN terminal and the GND terminal at the underhood diagnosis connector.
  4. On 1994-98 2.0L (FS) engines with an automatic transaxle, remove the shorting bar from the double wire SPOUT connector.
  5. Connect an inductive timing light according to the manufacturers instructions.

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Fig. Fig. 3: Connect an inductive timing light and aim it at the crankshaft pulley. Read the pulley mark against the scale

  1. Start the engine and allow the idle to stabilize. Aim the timing light at the timing marks.
  2. The mark on the crankshaft pulley should align with the specified BTDC degree mark on the timing cover scale, plus or minus 1 degree. If the marks are within alignment proceed with step 12. If the marks are not aligned, proceed to Step 11.

    Fig. Fig. 4: If adjustment is necessary, loosen the distributor lockbolts and rotate it until the mark is aligned

    1. Loosen the distributor lock bolts just enough to turn the distributor. While aiming the timing light at the timing marks, turn the distributor until the marks are aligned. Tighten the distributor lock bolts to 14-19 ft. lbs. (19-25 Nm) and recheck the timing.
    2. The ignition timing is now set. Disconnect the jumper wire from the underhood diagnosis connector or install the shorting bar from the double wire SPOUT connector.
    3. Remove all test equipment.

Posted on Mar 20, 2011

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    Jeff Turcotte Mar 20, 2011

    The sprout is usually near the relay box behind the battery. I will check on wiring diagrams. Which circuits do you need to see?

  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte Mar 20, 2011

    Maybe the sprout is behind the coil pack?


  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte Mar 20, 2011

    here is engine wiring. I know res is bad, but I can zoom to any particular part you want to see. Just let me know.

  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte Mar 20, 2011

    I think this is it. White/red stripe and orange/black stripe.


  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte Mar 20, 2011

    sorry, I'm having trouble finding it too. It might be behind the shock tower on the driver's side just in front of the firewall.

  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte Mar 20, 2011

    you might also check next to the OBD2 connector under the dash. Just throwing ideas out now, sorry.

  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte Mar 20, 2011

    checking the online forums, other folks have had trouble finding the sprout as well. Maybe it isn't there?

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