Mazda RX-7 Repair Workshop Manual 1979-1985 | Haynes 61035

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Mazda RX-7

Repair 1979-1985

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The 1979-1985 Mazda DIY repair and service manual by covers all models of this engine-powered car.

As all Haynes offered by The Motor Bookstore, book gives the do-it-yourself the information necessary to perform service and complete repairs at saving time and money.

generation RX-7 restorers also benefit greatly all the valuable information contained in book. Easy-to-understand sequential instructions are accompanied by close-up that show you each

This is a must-have guide if you to take care of your properly.

Book Excerpt: Mazda RX-7 Repair

INTRODUCTION TO THE RX-7 The RX-7 a new breed in the line of cars Mazda. This sports car has designed exclusively for the now-proven engine, indicating the high of confidence that the Toyo Company has in this power

The progression of the novel rotary has not been without its drawbacks, notably fuel economy and durability.

New design and manufacturing including a re-shaped combustion new iron alloy apex and a formed aluminum rotor have overcome these while still providing performance and low emissions.

While of the components which make up a engine may sound foreign to a mechanic more familiar piston engines, the engine is straightforward. The remainder of the car is conventional and be no more difficult to work on standard piston-engined automobiles.

As previously mentioned, the RX-7 has designed for one, and only type of engine – the Transmission options, on the other include a 4-speed manual, manual and automatic, which are with separately in this

The Mazda engineers have independent front suspension MacPherson struts, coil and anti-roll bar up front and a coil live axle with trailing arms at the rear.

The is of the recirculating ball and nut type a variable ratio. Brakes are discs up front and finned at the rear (standard) or disc front and rear (optional on models).

The RX-7 has gone through in the way of changes through its production with principal updates in the of emission systems. Changes and are outlined in the appropriate sections, and for models, in Chapter 13.


Clear an area in workshop which can be kept clean and is large enough to lay out the transmission components as they are

Clean the outside housings on the and the inner surface of the clutch but do not get the clutch-withdrawal bearing wet as it is pre-lubricated and properly be dried or regreased.

Remove the withdrawal bearing the shaft by unclipping it from the (photo).

Remove the release by unclipping it from its pivot Slide it towards the inside of the through the rubber boot.

the six bolts securing the front and remove the front cover and the shim(s) behind it. Leave the oil intact in the front cover there are signs of leakage, the oil seal replacement (photos).

the snap ring located on the just ahead of the exposed (photo).

The gearshift lever is held in place with bolts. Remove these and lift off the retainer and accompanying (photo).

Remove the bolts which the rear extension housing to the housing (photo).

To remove the housing, the control rod end (which the lever fits into) be as far forward as possible and laid to the left side. Tap the attaching of the two housings with a rubber to break the seal, and remove the housing.

Never use a screwdriver or to pry the housings apart, as this may the machined surfaces.


Introduction: Vehicle identification Buying parts; Maintenance and more.

Tune-up and routine

Engine and overhaul procedures

heating and air-conditioning systems


Wikipedia link: Mazda .

Subject: 1979, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, Mazda RX-7 service, repair. ISBN-10: 1850100500 | 9781850100508 | Haynes 61035


Publisher: Haynes

Pages: 288 – Hundreds of bw and illustrations

Binding: Paperback 8.5 x 11 inches

ISBN: 978-1-85010-050-8

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