Mazda Car 2002-04

Ignition Coils

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Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the fresh air duct on 2.0L (FS) models.
  4.  
  5. Unplug the spark plug wire.
  6.  
  7. Unplug the connector, loosen the coil fastener and remove the coil.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, tighten the fastener to the specifications shown in the accompanying illustrations.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the ignition coil assembly-2.0L (FS) models



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    Fig. Exploded view of the ignition coil assembly-2.5L (KL) models

  2.  

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Unplug the connector, loosen the coil fastener and remove the coil.
  4.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, tighten the fastener to 70-95 in. lbs.
  2.  

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Unplug the spark plug wire.
  4.  
  5. Unplug the connector, loosen the coil fastener and remove the coil.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, tighten the fastener to the specifications shown in the accompanying illustrations.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the ignition coil assembly-Protégé with 1.6L (ZM) and 2.0L (FS) engines

  2.  

  1. Remove the battery cover.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the plug hole plate by lifting off and removing the plug hole plate from the areas shown in the accompanying illustration.

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    Fig. Plug hole plate locations-Mazda 3 models

  6.  
  7. Unplug the connector, loosen the coil fastener and remove the coil.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, tighten the fastener to 54 in. lbs.
  2.  

2.3L (Kj) Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the charge air cooler on the left side.
  4.  
  5. Remove the solenoid bracket on the right side.
  6.  
  7. Unplug the connector, loosen the coil fastener and remove the coil.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  

2.3L (L3) Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the plug hole plate by lifting off and removing the plug hole plate.
  4.  
  5. Unplug the connector, loosen the coil fastener and remove the coil.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, tighten the fastener to 54 in. lbs.
  2.  

2.5L (Kl) Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Unplug the spark plug wire.
  4.  
  5. Unplug the connector, loosen the coil fastener and remove the coil.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  

3.0L (Aj) Engine
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the plug hole plate by lifting off and removing the plug hole plate.
  4.  
  5. If equipped with a turbocharger, remove the charge air cooler.
  6.  
  7. Unplug the connector, loosen the coil fastener and remove the coil.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, tighten the fastener to 54 in. lbs.
  2.  

Mazdaspeed6
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the plug hole plate by lifting off and removing the plug hole plate.
  4.  
  5. If equipped with a turbocharger, remove the charge air cooler.
  6.  
  7. Unplug the connector, loosen the coil fastener and remove the coil.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, tighten the fastener to 54 in. lbs.
  2.  

 
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