Mazda 3 since 2003
1. Operation and maintenance of the car
2. Engine
3. Transmission
4. Running gear
5. Steering mechanism
6. Brake system
7. Onboard electric equipment
7.1. General information
7.2. System of power supply
7.2.1. Rechargeable battery
7.2.2. Generator Check on the car Check of current on generator conclusions Removal and installation of the generator Removal and installation of high-voltage wires
7.2.3. Starter
7.3. System of lighting
7.4. Screen wipers and windscreen washers
7.5. Immobilizer
7.6. Checks of electric equipment
7.7. Tables
8. Body

7-2-2-1-proverka-na-avtomobile.html Check on the car

Check tension on generator conclusions.
Make sure that the rechargeable battery is completely charged.
Make sure that the deflection and a tension of a belt of the generator correspond to nominal rates.
Switch off everything consumers of the electric power.
Transfer the ignition lock to situation <START> and be convinced that the generator rotates evenly and does not rustle in operating time of the engine.

Fig. 7.8. Generator socket

Measure tension between generator conclusions (see fig. 7.8) idling (at 20 °C) according to table 7.2.

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