Mazda MPV 1999-06

Adjustment

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2.5L Engine



This engine is equipped with a Distributorless Ignition System (DIS). No adjustment is necessary.

3.0L Engine




NOTE
Ignition timing is set with the engine at operating temperature, transmission in P and all electrical loads OFF .

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
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  3. Connect a timing light to the No. 1 cylinder spark plug wire.
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  5. Connect terminals TEN and GND of the underhood Data Link Connector (DLC) with a jumper wire.

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    Fig. Underhood Data Link Connector and timing jumper-3.0L engine

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  7. Check the idle speed. Idle speed should be 500-900 rpm.
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  9. Set the base timing to 10-12 degrees Before Top Dead Center (BTDC).
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  11. Tighten the distributor bolts to 14-18 ft. lbs. (19-25 Nm).
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  13. Remove the jumper wire.
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