WARNING

Servicing a vehicle can be dangerous. If you have not received servicerelated training, the risks of injury and property damage increase. The recommended servicing procedures for the vehicle in this troubleshooting manual were developed with Mazda-trained technicians in mind. This manual may be useful to non-Mazda trained technicians, but a technician with our service-related training and experience will be at less risk when performing servicing operations. However, all users of this manual are expected to know general safety procedures.

This manual contains "Warnings" and "Cautions" applicable to risks not normally encountered in a general technician's experience. They should be followed to reduce the risk of injury and the risk that improper service or repair may damage the vehicle or render it unsafe. It is also important to understand that the ''Warnings'' and "Cautions" are not exhaustive. It is impossible to warn of all the hazardous consequences that might result from failure to follow the procedures.

The procedures recommended and described in this manual are effective methods of performing troubleshooting and repair. Some require tools specifically designed for a specific purpose. Nonrecommended procedures and tools should include consideration for safety of the technician and continued safe operation of the vehicle.

Parts should be replaced with genuine Mazda replacements parts, not parts of lesser quality. Use of a nonrecommended replacement part should include consideration for safety of the technician and continued safe operation of the vehicle.

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS (VIN)

626

1YV GE22C*T5 500001 - 1YV GE22D*T5 500001 -

MX-6

1YV GE31C*T5 500001 - 1YV GE31 D*T5 500001 -

1996 Mazda 626/MX-6

Body Electrical Troubleshooting Manual

FORWARD

For proper repair and maintenance, a thorough familiarization with this manual is important, and it should always be kept in a handy place for quick and easy reference. All the contents of this manual, including drawings and specifications, are the latest available at the time of printing. As modifications affecting repair or maintenance occur, relevant information supplementary to this volume will be made available at Mazda dealers. This manual should be kept up-todate.

Mazda Motor Corporation reserves the right to alter the specifications and contents of this manual without obligation or advance notice.

All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or used in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical - including photocopying and recording, and the use of any kind of information storage and retrieval system - without permission in writing.

WARRANTY

The manufacturer's warranty on Mazda vehicles and engines can be voided if improper service or repairs are performed by persons other than those at an Authorized Mazda Dealer.

Mazda Motor Corporation Hiroshima, JAPAN

APPLICATION:

This manual is applicable to vehicles beginning with the Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN) shown on the following page.

CONTENTS

Title

General Information

Ground Points

Electrical Wiring Schematic

Fuse I Relay I CPU I Switches

Instrument Cluster I Warning System

Windshield Wiper and Washer

Exterior Lighting System

Signal Lighting System

Heater and Air Conditioner Systems

Rear Window Defroster I Interior Lamp System

Audio

Power Window System I

Power Door Lock System I Keyless Entry System

Outer Mirror

Sliding Sunroof

Power Seat

Cruise Control System

Air Bag System

Theft-deterrent System I Horn

Common Connectors

Joint Box

© 1995 MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION PRINTED IN THE U.S.A.

FORM NO. 1493-10-95F

PART NO. 9999-95-084F-96

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GENERAL INFORMATION

OUTLINE GI- 2

CONTENTS GI- 2

ADVISORY MESSAGES GI- 2

BASIC FLOW OF TROUBLESHOOTING GI- 2

HOW TO READ THE DIAGRAMS GI- 3

SYSTEM OPERATION GI- 3

CIRCUIT DIAGRAM GI- 4

CONNECTOR LOCATIONS GI- 5

TROUBLESHOOTING FLOWCHARTS GI- 6

REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES GI- 6

GROUND POINTS GI- 7

ELECTRICAL WIRING SCHEMATIC GI- 8

SYMBOLS GI- 9

ABBREVIATIONS GI-11

FUNDAMENTAL TROUBLESHOOTING GI-14

PRECAUTIONS GI-14

HANDLING CONNECTORS GI-16

USING ELECTRICAL TEST EQUIPMENT GI-17

MEASURING VOLTAGE GI-18

MEASURING CONTINUITY /

RESISTANCE GI-19

FINDING SHORT CIRCUITS GI-20

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OUTLINE

OUTLINE CONTENTS

The Body Electrical Troubleshooting Manual is intended as an aid for repairing the body electrical systems of the vehicle. The manual is divided into 6 sections:

x

Common Connectors

Shows common connectors throughout system

Y

Ground Points

Shows ground routing to and from the battery

Electrical Wiring Schematic

Explains how to use the manual, use test equipment, check harnesses and connectors, and find trouble spots

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General Information

W

Shows the circuit layout for the entire vehicle

C-T, Z

Individual system sections

Shows system operation, circuit and connector diagrams, component and connector locations, and troubleshooting and replacement procedures

JB

Joint Box

Shows joint box connections and terminals

ADVISORY MESSAGES

You'll find several Warnings, Cautions, and Notes in this manual.

Warning

• A Warning indicates a situation in which serious injury or death could result if the warning is ignored.

Caution

• A Caution indicates a situation in which damage to the vehicle could result if the caution is ignored.

Note

• A Note provides additional information that will help you to complete a particular procedure.

BASIC FLOW OF TROUBLESHOOTING

I START I

Determine faulty system(s) from customer.

Turn to appropriate system section.

Work through each flowchart step.

t
Follow checklist procedures. NO Refer to appropriate flowchart number
_..
Does system work properly? based on symptoms.
YES
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HOW TO READ THE DIAGRAMS SYSTEM OPERATION

The system operation description shows how current flows and how the system operates.

ACC

LEFT (DRIVER'S SIDE)

}----------- Shows current flow

L ..

I I I

+

1..--

RIGHT (PASSENGER'S SIDE)

POWER OUTSIDE MIRRORS

System Operation

1. Vertical adjustment

• When the selector switch is set to the left and the top of the power outside mirror switch is pressed with the ignition switch at ACC, current flows (solid line), the motor turns, and the left mirror glass moves upward. (Right mirror operation is similar.)

• When the selector switch is set to the right and the bottom of the power outside mirror switch is pressed with the ignition switch at ACC, current flows (broken line), the motor turns, and the right mirror glass moves downward. (Left mirror operation is similar.)

Explains how the system and its parts operate.

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CIRCUIT DIAGRAM

This diagram shows the circuit layout for the system, from the power supply to ground, together with details of the circuit connectors. The power supply side is in the upper part of the diagram; the ground side is in the lower part. The diagram assumes the ignition switch is at OFF.

Wire Color

• Two-color wires are indicated as color/color.

The first color is the base; the second is the stripe.

B/W is a black wire with a white stripe .

• The letter in ( ) is the connector reference.

Current Flow

Current flows in the direction of the arrow.

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t--;~;~~~H::::;:--I-'

l ~~~ rr ;~r

t:::::::r~

<i/R CiIY

IORI) I)

L (0)

Related Diagram

Indicates that the circuit continues on a related diagram.

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,

[DR1)

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Ground

Indicates either a unit or harness ground. A number gives the location reference shown on "Connector Locations."

Xl-OI POIIER :l001l lOCI( ~El'" r to'

J~-n COOl! lOC( SOJilCI-I J~~09 L~ W~I)

01.)011 LOCK lCTUlTOR' (ORll

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Y G/R a cA'i

® 8 !I- G/Y

Connector Symbol

Two dashed lines indicate the same connector.

Shows connectors from the harness side. Unused terminals are indicated by *.

Circuit diagram Connector
symbol diagram symbol
r"" @
Feuut_ @ Connector On harnes! lida

View from harnesl sk:fe

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CONNECTOR LOCATIONS

These illustrations show the harness and connector layout of the circuit.

Component Connector

®

Indicates the component that is attached to the main harness connector.

IRHOR)

@D

IA)'IOR)

L-02 POWER oorsios MIRROR LH

Ground

Corresponds to the ground number written on the circuit diagram.

4 DOOR

\

(I)·(A)

J8-03 JOINT BOX

L-01

POWER OUTSIDE MIRnOR SWITCH

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TROUBLESHOOTING FLOWCHARTS

The flowcharts outline the steps to be taken once symptoms of the problem have been defined.

How to determine the symptoms of the problem and where to refer for the troubleshooting procedure.

Possible causes of the problem

Part location and testing method illustration

<, PrOG~ur.1 Ptopotr op-raUon Symptom Flowcn.n No.
1 Operate rnr v.oiper swllch and v.n· AI. W'lpe'f does net CJ~ral. 1
ty tI'lat wiptor operatu. A.at W1prif conunutl op4Iraunq .. ".r ,u .. 'NTP*f ,'Nilch 2
l,tvmif<10F~
2 T urn OFF rlill W\ptr IW11eh Ijl,lring Auloitop Op.tltlorl do4, Mt werk 3
rur 'N1per o~r .. tjcn, and nr1ty that (w..,_r immfliial~y ItopS w~.n rur wip.r ,wildi it
wlpfr 'I¢p. 41 palit:. posillon. tumod oF'Fj'
3 ep.rat. rur w •• h.r ,Wllch .. nd AUf wuh.rdo .. not Op4fa" •
".nty that wlS~,r Q~r.lu. Flowchart No.1

} Flowchart corresponding to the symptom

Troubleshooting procedure

{

Possible CBU!Ut

• REAR WIPER fuse burnt

• Dama900 rear wiper' motor

• Damaged CPU No.1

• Damaged rear wiper and washer swrtch

• Open circuit In wlnng harness .. Poor connection of connector

REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

These illustrations show how to remove and install or disassemble and assemble the components of a system.

Tightening torque specification

Step1 .........

Check. the REAR WIPER lOA fuse In the fuse block.

v.~ Bat1ltryvott..g.t

I Fu ..

Action

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10K

I Go to SlOP 2

r Buml

St.p2

1. Ramove the rear nalch lower trim.

(Rer.r to the 1993 RX·? Workshop Manual, Section S.)

2. Turn the ignition switch ON.

3. Measure the voltage at terminal wire (UG) of the rear wiper motor harness connector,

Removal or disas- -{ 1. lnnsr handle cover

sembly order i: g:; ~:.n

~. Gla .. run channel

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5. Glas. guide A

6. Glass ~ukt. B

7. Door gla"

8. Power window regulator

Inspection ••••...•••••••••••. ,.,.,." •• ,.,. page Kt-13

Step number in the removal or disassembly order

Tightening torque unit

HOW TO READ THE DIAGRAMS

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GROUND POINTS

This section shows the ground points of the vehicle's main harness.

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• 'l to t1~ to 'I~ ~
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Symbol Ground
I lID I
'OM";'[~ ~:..:::Y
11111 1/
Qj •

-CIGARETTE LIGHTER

-INTERIOR LAMPS

H

11\1

110

"-01I.,'''(II( llc,..t[1I111

cr:§P

H-n~"II(K I~'" 1111

Ground Point Reference Number

The ground connection numbers in the ground points diagram correspond to those in the circuit diagram and connector locations illustration.

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ELECTRICAL WIRING SCHEMATIC

This section details the wiring from the power source to the main fuses and/or other fuses of each sys-

tem. If a fuse burns, use this diagram to assist in power source diagnosis.

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SYMBOLS

Symbol

Battery

Meaning

• Generates electricity through chemical reaction.

• Supplies direct current to circuits.

Ground (1)

Ground (2)

• Connecting point to vehicle body or other ground wire where current flows from positive to negative terminal of battery.

• Ground (1) indicates a ground point to body through wire harness.

• Ground (2) indicates point where component is grounded directly to body.

Remarks

• Current will not flow through a circuit if ground is faulty.

Fuse (1)

(blade)

Fuse (2)

(cartridge)

Main fuse! Fusible link

• Melts when current flow exceeds that specified for circuit; stopping current flow.

Precautions

• Do not replace with fuses exceeding specified capacity.

<Blade type>

<Cartridge type>

<Main fuse>

<Fusible link>

Transistor (1)

a.,. _:JC1or lei 15) l HPH Emltlor lEI

Transistor (2)

c.o._ICI e'H~,.J PHP 11I1~

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Light

• Electrical switching component.

• Turns on when voltage is applied to

the base (B). fr1cou•Q" ~ 8

Indutlcin

m .. lk C

n ~YIB E

EUe e c o

• Reading code U

2 S C 828 ~ Revtsion mark

T ~ A.HIQh·lrequency PNP

L Semiconductor B:Low-frequency PHP

C.Hi\jh·frequency NPN Number 01 terminals ('D:Low.rrequency NPN

• Emits light and generates heat when current flows through filament.

Symbol

Resistance

Meaning

• A resistor with a constant value.

• Mainly used to protect electrical components in circuits by maintaining rated voltage.

• Reading resistance values. <Colored>

,..---- No.1 color band r--- No.2 color band r- No.3 color band ;--1'10.4 color band

au [

Narrow--+ +- Wide

No.1 No.2 NO.3 No.4

Color

Resistance

values Multiplier Tolerance

Black 0

o

x100

Brown 1

x101

Red 2

2

x102

Orange 3

3

x103

Yellow 4

4

x104

Green 5

5

x105

Blue 6

6

x106

Purple

7

x107

7

Grey

8

x108

8

White

9

x109

9

Gold

X10-1

±5%

Silver

X10-2

± 10%

+20%

<Numerical>

Third : J( 10' Second

First }Resistante VAlue,

• Converts electrical energy into mechanical enerqy.

Motor

~

Cigarette lighter • Electrical coil that generates heat.

Pump

• Pulls in and expels gases and liquids.

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Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
Horn · Generates sound when current flows. Switch (i) • Allows or breaks current flow by
c:¢ ~ opening and closing circuits.
Normally open (NO)
Speaker Switch (2)
CO EJ
Normally closed (NC)
Heater · Generates heat when current flows. Harness · Unconnected intersecting harness.
~
+ X
Vehicle speedo- · Movement of magnet in speedometer
meter sensor turns contact within sensor on and off. (Not connected)
$ · Connected intersecting harness.
+
Ignition switch · Turning ignition key operates switch
contacts to complete various circuits.
l~~ (Connected)
Relay (1) · Current flowing through coil produces electromagnetic force causing contact to open or close.
[£] Open Closed
Normally open relay (NO) [£]f No flow []I Closed
Normally open (NO)
Relay (2)
[] Normally closed relay (NC) (Uj Flow G3H No flow
Normally closed (NC)
Sensor (variable) · Resistor whose resistance changes Diode · Known as a semiconductor rectifi-
--%- with operation of other components. er, the diode allows current flow
in one direction only.
t , .. CI.hod.(K)--K- Anod.CA)
- Fklw 01 efecttlc currerl1
K -co- A K -EJ- A K-ttJ-A
Sensor · Resistor whose resistance changes Light-emitting · A diode that lights when current
(thermistor) with temperature. diode flows.
(LED) · Unlike ordinary light bulbs, the
-@- diode does not generate heat
when lit.
~ ... ~I"
Capacitor · Component that temporarily stores Cathode(K) Anode(A)
(condenser) electrical charge. cIe.== Calhode(K)
---1""__ _ Anode(A)
Flow of electric current
Solenoid · Current flowing through coil generates Reference diode • Allows current to flow in one direc-
-E3- electromagnetic force to operate (Zener diode) tion up to a certain voltage; allows
plungers. ~ current to flow in the other direction
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ABBREVIATIONS Mazda Standards

A Ampere

AE Acoustic Equilibration

AS Autostop

AIR Auto Reverse

ACC Accessory

ACCEL Accelerator

AM Amplitude Modulation

AMP Amplifier

ANT Antenna

ATX Automatic Transaxle

B Battery

CPU Central Processing Unit

CCT Circuit

CIGAR Cigarette COMBI Combination CONT Control

DEF Defroster

DRL Daytime Running Light

ELR Emergency Locking Retractor

ELEC Electric

ETR Electronic Tuner Radio

F

FL

FR

FM HID HEAT HI

IG ILLUMI INT

JB

LH LCD LO

M

MAX MID MIN MIX MPX MTX NC

Front

Front Left Front Right

Frequency Modulation Heat/Defroster

Heater

High

Ignition

Illumination Intermittent

Joint Box

Left Hand

Liquid Crystal Display Low

Motor

Maximum

Middle

Minimum

Mixture

Multiplex

Manual Transaxle Normally Closed

NO

P

R

RH RL RPM RR REC SAS

SOL SST ST SW TEMP TNS TR VENT VOL

Normally Open Power

Rear

Right Hand Rear Left

Revolutions Per Minute Rear Right Recirculation Sophisticated Air bag Sensor

Solenoid

Special Service Tool Start

Switch

Temperature

Tail Number Side Lights Transistor

Ventilation

Volume

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SAE Standards

In accordance with new regulations, SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) standard names and abbreviations are now used in this manual. The table below lists the names and abbreviations that have been used in Mazda manuals up to now and their SAE equivalents.

Previous Standard SAE standard
Abbreviation Name Abbreviation Name Remark
- Accelerator Pedal AP Accelerator Pedal
- Air Cleaner ACL Air Cleaner
- Air Conditioning AIC Air Conditioning
- Airflow Meter VAF Volume Air Flow Sensor
- Airflow Sensor MAF Mass Air Flow Sensor
- Alternator GEN Generator
- ATF Thermosensor - Transmission (Transaxle) Fluid
Temperature Sensor
- Atmospheric Pressure BARO Barometric Pressure
VB Battery Voltage B+ Battery Positive Voltage
OC Oxidation Catalytic Converter
Catalytic Converter TWC Three-way Catalytic Converter
-
WU-TWC Warm Up Three-way Catalytic #1
Converter
- Circuit Opening Relay FPR Fuel Pump Relay #2
- Clutch Position CPP Clutch Pedal Position
- Crank Angle Sensor CMP Camshaft Position Sensor
- Crank Angle Sensor 2 CKP Crankshaft Position Sensor
- Diagnosis Connector DLC Data Link Connector
- Diagnosis/Self-Diagnosis OBD On-Board Diagnostic
- Direct Ignition DLI Distributorless Ignition
- EC-AT Control Unit TCM Transmission (Transaxle) Control
Module
EGI Electronic Gasoline Injection System CIS Continuous Fuel Injection System
- Electronic Spark Ignition EI Electronic Ignition #3
PCM Powertrain Control Module #4
ECU Engine Control Unit ECM Engine Control Module
- Engine Modification EM Engine Modification
- Engine RPM Signal - Engine Speed Input Signal
- Evaporative Emission EVAP Evaporative Emission
- Exhaust Gas Recirculation EGR Exhaust Gas Recirculation
- Fan Control FC Fan Control
- Feedback System CLS Closed Loop System
- Flexible Fuel FF Flexible Fuel
- Fuel Pump FP Fuel Pump
- Fully Closed CTP Closed Throttle Position
- Fully Open WOT Wide Open Throttle
- Ground/Earth GND Ground
- IC Regulator VR Voltage Regulator #1: Directly connected to exhaust manifold

#2: In some models, there is a fuel pump relay that controls pump speed.

That relay is now called the fuel pump relay (Speed). #3: Controlled by the ECM (PCM)

#4: Device that controls engine and powertrain

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Previous Standard SAE Standard
Abbreviation Name Abbreviation Name Remark
- Idle Speed Control lAC Idle Air Control
- Idle Switch - Closed Throttle Position Switch
- Igniter ICM Ignition Control Module
- Inhibitor Position TR Transmission (Transaxle) Range
- Intake Air Pressure MAP Manifold Absolute Pressure
- Intake Air Thermo IAT Intake Air Temperature
- Intercooler CAC Charge Air Cooler
- Knock Sensor KS Knock Sensor
- Line Pressure Solenoid Valve - Pressure Control Solenoid
- Lock-up Position TCC Torque Converter Clutch
- Malfunction Indicator Light MIL Malfunction Indicator Lamp
- Multiport Fuel Injection MFI Multiport Fuel Injection
- Open Loop OL Open Loop
- Overdrive 4GR Fourth Gear
Oxygen Sensor H02S Heated Oxygen Sensor With heater
-
02S Oxygen Sensor
- Park/Neutral Range PNP Park/Neutral Position
- Power Steering Pressure PSP Power Steering Pressure
- Pulse Generator - Input!Turbine Speed Sensor
- Reed Valve SAPV Secondary Air Pulse Valve
PAIR Pulsed Secondary Air Injection Pulsed
injection
- Secondary Air Injection System
AIR Secondary Air Injection Inject with
compressor
- Sequential Fuel Injection SFI Sequential Multipoint Fuel Injection
- Service Code(s) DTC Diagnostic Trouble Code(s)
- Spark Ignition 01 Distributor Ignition
- Stoplight Switch - Brake Switch
- Test Mode DTM Diagnostic Test Mode #5
- Throttle Body TS Throttle Body
- Throttle Sensor TP Throttle Position Sensor
- Turbocharger TC Turbocharger
- Vehicle Speed Sensor VSS Vehicle Speed Sensor
- Vehicle Speed Sensor 1 - Output Speed Sensor
- Water Thermo ECT Engine Coolant Temperature
1-2 Shift Solenoid Valve
- - Shift Solenoid A
Shift A Solenoid Valve
2-3 Shift Solenoid Valve
- - Shift Solenoid B
Shift B Solenoid Valve
- 3-4 Shift Solenoid Valve - Shift Solenoid C
- 3rd Gear 3GR Third Gear
- - - I ncorrect Gear Ratio #5: Diagnostic trouble codes depend on the diagnostic test mode

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10A

15A

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FUNDAMENTAL TROUBLESHOOTING PRECAUTIONS

Disconnecting the Battery

• Disconnect the negative (-) battery cable first and reconnect it last. Make sure all switches, including the ignition switch, are at OFF before disconnecting or connecting the battery cables. If a switch is on, semiconductor components may be damaged.

Replacing Fuses

• Replace blown fuses with ones having the same designated capacity. If a fuse is replaced with one of a larger capacity, components may be damaged or a fire may result.

Securing Harnesses

• Clamp all harnesses that are near vibrating components, such as the engine, to remove slack and prevent contact resulting from vibration. If the harness is in contact with a vibrating part, the harness insulation may wear or break.

• Tape areas of the harness that may rub or bump against sharp edges. Without the tape, the harness insulation may be cut.

• When mounting components, make sure the harness is not caught. If it is caught, the harness insulation may wear or break.

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Handling Components

• Do not handle electrical components roughly or drop them. Do not alter the wiring or electrical equipment. DOing so can overload or short a circuit, which may cause a fire or damage the vehicle or components.

• Remove heat-sensitive components, such as relays, when performing maintenance where temperatures can exceed 800e {176°F}, such as welding.

• Make sure connectors are fitted securely when installed.

• When disconnecting two connectors, grasp the connectors, not the wires.

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HANDLING CONNECTORS

Removing connectors

Checking connector contacts

Checking for loose terminals

<CPU connectors>

Removing terminals

When using a matching

~~~,~ _ male terminal, make

1.: sure there is no

looseness in the female 1-------=------''---------1 term i nal.

Improperly engaged

_ ::' - _ connectors will cause

_ poor terminal contact.

~\

Lightly pull each wire to make sure the terminal does not pull out of the connector.

A loose terminal will cause poor terminal contact.

1. Open the rear cover.

2. Lift the tab with a small screwdriver to remove the terminal.

<General connectors>

_._At? Lift the tab with a ~ 0~ small screwdrive.r to

~ remove the terminal.

<Round connectors>

1. Open the cover.

2. Lift the terminal to remove it

3. Make sure the terminal is securely mounted in the connector when reinstalling.

<Common ground connectors>

~ ~'~~

1. Open the cover.

2. Remove A.

3. Lift the tab with a small screwdriver to remove the terminal.

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USING ELECTRICAL TEST EQUIPMENT

Equipment

Purpose

Use

Handling

Test light

Used to find open or short circuits.

• Connect the test light between the circuit being measured and ground.

• The light will turn on if the circuit is energized to the point tested.

• Use test lights with 12V 1.4W or 3.4W bulbs or lightemitting diodes (LEOs). Using large-capacity bulbs may damage the CPU.

Jumper wire

Used to create a temporary circuit.

• Connect the jumper wire between the terminals of a circuit to bypass a switch.

• Do not connect the power side directly to ground.

This may burn the harness or damage electrical components.

Voltmeter

Used to find open or short circuits by measuring circuit voltage.

• Set the range to the specified voltage.

• Connect the positive (+) lead to where voltage is to be measured and the negative H lead to ground.

• Connect the voltmeter in parallel with the circuit.

• Use the service hole when measuring the voltage at the data link connector.

• Tie a thin wire to the positive (+) lead to access narrow terminals.

Ohmmeter

I a ,I

Used to find open or short circuits, to confirm continuity. and to check sensor resistance.

• Make sure the ignition switch is off or the negative (-) battery cable is disconnected.

• Switch the ohmmeter to the appropriate measuring range.

• Set the ohmmeter to zero before connecting the leads

to th~r. fEJJl

~

• If current is flowing through the circuit, the ohmmeter could be burned.

Ammeter

I 0.1

Used to check alternator output. current supplied to the starter, and dark current within a circuit.

(Dark current is the current flowing through the circuit when the ignition switch is at OFF.)

• Set the range to the desired amperage.

• Touch the positive (+) lead to the power-side terminal and the negative (-) lead to the ground-side terminal.

• Connect the ammeter in series with the circuit. The ammeter may be burned if it is connected in parallel.

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VOLTMETER LEAD

THIN WIRE

MEASURING VOLTAGE Connectors

When checking for improperly engaged connectors, poor terminal contacts, or loose terminals, wrap a thin wire around the voltmeter lead. A large voltmeter lead may momentarily contact another terminal when it is inserted into the connector and give an incorrect reading.

POOR CONTACT OK

Ground

Touch the voltmeter to the ground wire when checking the ground circuit. If there is poor contact between the ground wire and ground and the voltmeter does not touch the wire, the voltmeter will give an incorrect reading.

Checkpoints

BATIERY

(POSITIVE TERMINAL) IGNITION SWITCH

GROUND 2

GROUND 1

VOLTMETER

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TEST LIGHT

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Use a voltmeter or test light to check for voltage at the measuring points.

Circuit operation

Ignition switch:

ON

Thermoswitch: Thermoswitch:

OFF ON

12V 0

12V 0

12V 0

OV x

OV x

OV x

12V x

12V 0

OV x

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OV x

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FUNDAMENTAL TROUBLESHOOTING

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Touch the ohmmeter leads to the switch terminals to check for continuity.

Diodes

Connect the ohmmeter leads as shown in the figure to check for continuity. If the leads are reversed, continuity will not be indicated by the ohmmeter.

Note

• The negative (-) lead of the ohmmeter is connected to the positive terminal of the internal ohmmeter battery; the positive (+) lead to the negative terminal of the battery.

Sensors and Solenoid Valves

Touch the ohmmeter leads to the terminals of the sensor or solenoid valve to check the resistance.

Oapacltors

1. Short between the terminals with a jumper wire to discharge the capacitor.

2. Set the ohmmeter range to x1 a kQ and connect the ohmmeter leads to the capacitor terminals.

3. The capacitor is good if the needle of the ohmmeter swings once and returns to its original position.

GI-19

GI

FUNDAMENTAL TROUBLESHOOTING

FINDING SHORT CIRCUITS

Shorts occur between the power (positive) and ground (negative) sides of a circuit. Therefore, finding a short circuit requires determining how the circuit is routed.

Circuits Not Connected to Control Module

Example Finding short circuits
Battery Short location Indication
(positive ""lit::::
terminal) · Fuse melts. 1. Remove the fuse and
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I tors of electrical compo-
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nents in the circuit.
r I:: . r : -: :: :-1- Main fuse melts. 3. Attach a voltmeter or
·
RBlayl .- .. -.... I ~ Test light test light to the fuse box
Short (8) ~ and reconnect each con-
nector, beginning near-
Short ~ ;::::: ::::::.: Short(C) est the power source.
(D) 4. Check for voltage or see
r :+ • The motor operates regard- if the test light turns on
less of whether the ther- as the connectors are
M [~ Short (C) moswitch is on or off when connected.
Molor the ignition switch is on.
· The fuse is not melted.

- - • The main fuse melts when A short has occurred where the volt-
Thermo- Short (D) the ignition switch and ther- meter reads OV or the test light does not
switch moswitch are on and the turn on.
relay is operating. Circuits Connected to Control Module

Example Finding short circuits
Short location Indication
· Fuse melts. t. Remove the fuse and main
ri fuse of the circuit.
Short (A) ~ 2. Disconnect all connectors of
Ignition switch o electrical components in the
circuit.
Fuse · Solenoid A operates normally 3. Attach a voltmeter or test
when the ignition switch is on, Test light light to the fuse box and
r: Short (A) Short (8) but switch A is off. ~ reconnect each connector,
n beginning nearest the power
SOIe;Old ~ rn S~le~Old source.
4. Check for voltage or see if
· The CM transistor burns out the test light turns on as the
Short Short (C) when the ignition switch is connectors are connected.
(6) .r: n Short (C) turned on.
... I A short has occurred where the voltmeter I
reads OV or the test light does not turn on.
· The CM thinks the switch is 1. Attach the test light or volt-
eM
Short (D) on because the same condi- meter to the CM connector
Short _.-
--- Short (E) tions exist when the switch is ft and switch/sensor connector.
(D1r ~ on. 2. Check for voltage or see if
S,;;~h ~ U ~ Sensor · The CM thinks the sensor has the test light turns on.
on because the same condi-
Short (E) tions exist as when there is no
~ . resistance.
· If the CM is equipped with a
on-board diagnostic function, I A short has occurred where the voltmeter I
a diagnostic trouble code will reads OV or the test light does not turn on.
be output. GI-20

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FUSE AND JOINT BOX

STRUCTURAL VIEW Z1-2

FUSES ..•............................................................ Z1-3

JOINT BOX Z1-4

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Z1

FUSE AND JOINT BOX

FUSE AND JOINT BOX

STRUCTURAL VIEW

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1. MAIN fuse 3. Joint box

Removal/Installation page Z1-3 Removal/Installation page Z1-4

2. ROOM fuse

Installation page Z1-3

Z1-2

FUSE AND JOINT BOX

Z1

FUSES

Caution

• If one or more fuses are burnt, check for a shorted harness. Determine and correct the cause of burnt fuses before replacing the fuses with the specified type.

• If the fuse is replaced before doing this, it may burn again.

MAIN FUSE

II

MAIN Fuse Removal/Installation

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

2. Remove the main fuse block cover.

3. Remove the main fuse block mounting nuts.

4. Remove the main fuse mounting bolts.

5. Remove the MAIN fuse.

6. I nstall in the reverse order of removal.

ROOM Fuse Installation

Note

• When the ROOM fuse is burnt or removed, the malfunction indicator lamp illuminates. If the ROOM fuse is replaced or installed with the ignition switch at ON, the malfunction indicator lamp will continue to illuminate.

1. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK.

2. Install the ROOM fuse.

Z1-3

Z1

FUSE AND JOINT BOX

JOINT BOX Removal/Installation

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

2. Remove in the order shown in the figure.

3. Install in the reverse order of removal.

1 . Scuff plate

2. Front side trim

3. Joint box

4. CPU

Inspection section Z3

Z1-4

Before beginning any service procedure, refer to section S of this manual for air bag system service warnings.

RELAY

STRUCTURAL VIEW .......•......................... , Z2-2

HORN RELAY Z2-3

TNS RELAY , Z2-3

HEADLIGHT RELAY Z2-3

REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER RELAY Z2-3

DRL RELAY [CANADA] Z2-4

Z2

Z2

RELAY

RELAY STRUCTURAL VIEW

1 . Headlight relay

Inspection page Z2-3

2. Rear window defroster relay

Inspection page Z2-3

3. TNS relay

Inspection page Z2-3

4. Horn relay

Inspection page Z2-3

5. DRL relay [Canada]

Inspection page Z2-4

6. Flasher unit

Inspection section F

Z2-2

RELAY

Z2

HORN RELAY Inspection

1. Check for continuity between the terminals of the horn relay.

0-0 : Continuity B+: Battery positive voltage

---- Terminal
Step B D A C
1 0
<:
2 B+ GND 0 -0 •

2. If not as specified, replace the horn relay. TNS RELAY

Inspection

1. Check for continuity between the terminals of the TNS relay.

0-0 : Continuity B+: Battery positive voltage

-- __ Terminal
Step A B C D
1 0---
[--0
2 B+ GND 0 -0 2. If not as specified, replace the TNS relay.

HEADLIGHT RELAY Inspection

1 . Check for continuity between the terminals of the headlight relay.

0-0 : Continuity B+: Battery positive voltage

----- Terminal
Step A B C D
1 0 D

2 B+ GND 0 D 2.lf not as specified, replace the headlight relay.

REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER RELAY Inspection

1. Check for continuity between the terminals of the rear window defroster relay.

0-0 : Continuity B+: Battery positive voltage

------ Terminal
Step A B C D
1 0

2 B+ GND 0 -0 2. If not as specified, replace the rear window defroster relay.

Z2-3

Z2

RELAY

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Z2-4

DRL RELAY [CANADA] Inspection

1. Check for continuity between the terminals of the DRL relay.

0-0 : Continuity B+: Battery positive voltage

----- Terminal
Step A 8 E C F
1 0 -0 0 v

2 GND B+ 0 -u 2. If not as specified, replace the DRL relay.

Before beginning any service procedure, refer to section S of this manual for air bag system service warnings.

CPU

STRUCTURAL VIEW Z3-2

OUTLINE Z3-2

QUICK REFERENCE Z3-2

CPU Z3-3

Z3

II

Z3

CPU

CPU

STRUCTURAL VIEW

1. CPU

Removal/Installation page Z3-3

Inspection page Z3-3

OUTLINE

• The CPU is attached to the joint box near the driver's feet.

• A microcomputer is used by the CPU to control all electrical component functions, thus increasing reliability.

QUICK REFERENCE

Function Reference page
Seat belt warning system section C2
Rear window defroster section 11
Power door lock system section K2
Keyless entry system section K3
Theft-deterrent system section T3
Lights-on reminder
Warning alarm Key reminder section C2
Seat belt reminder Z3-2

CPU

Z3

CPU Removal/Installation

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

2. Remove the scuff plate and front side trim.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section S.)

3. Remove in the order shown in the figure.

4. Install in the reverse order of removal.

II

1. Screw

2. Bolt

3. Joint box

4. CPU

Inspection below

Inspection Connector A

1. Remove the CPU from the joint box.

2. Measure the voltage at the CPU terminals from the joint box side, referring to the terminal voltage list on page Z3-4.

3.lf not as specified, inspect the parts listed under "Inspection area" and the related wiring harnesses.

4. If the parts and wiring harnesses are OK but the system still does not work properly, replace the CPU.

Connector B

1. Follow the appropriate procedure, referring to the terminal voltage list on page Z3-5.

Terminals 2H, 2N, and 2T

(1) Disconnect the CPU connector.

(2) Check for continuity between the terminals of the CPU connector and ground.

Z3-3

Z3

CPU

Terminals except 2H, 2N, and 2T

(1) Install the CPU onto the joint box.

(2) Measure the voltage at the CPU terminals.

2.lf not as specified, inspect the parts listed under "Inspection area" and the related wiring harnesses.

3. If the parts and wiring harnesses are OK but the system still does not work properly, replace the CPU.

Terminal voltage list

B+: Battery positive voltage

CONNECTOR A
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Terminal Signal Connection Test condition Voltage I Inspection area
Continuity
1A IG1 METER 15A fuse Ignition switch at ON B+ METER 15A fuse
1B - - - - -
1C +B ROOM 15A fuse Constant B+ ROOM 15A fuse
10 CPU ground GND Constant: check for continuity to ground Yes -
1E Door open/closed Door switch Any door open: check for continuity to Yes Door switch
ground
All doors closed: check for continuity to No
ground
1F Courtesy light Courtesy light Constant B+ • ROOM 15A fuse
• Courtesy light
1G - - - - -
1H - - - - -
11 Key inserted Key reminder Key inserted into steering lock B+ • ROOM 15A fuse
switch Key removed from steering lock OV • Key reminder
switch
1J - - - - -
1K Seat belt warning • Seat belt warn- Ignition switch Seat belt fastened B+ • METER 15A fuse
ing light at ON • Seat belt warning
• Buckle switch Seat belt unfastened OV light
• Buckle switch
1L - - - - -
1M - - - - -
1N - - - - -
10 - - - - -
1P TNS TNS relay Headlight switch at first position B+ • TAIL 15A fuse
• TNS relay Z3-4

CPU

Z3

B+: Battery positive voltage

CONNECTOR B
n rs:<""'I n
112s 2Q 120 12M 12K I 21 1 2G 12E 12C 12A
112T I 2R 12P I 2N I 2L I 2J 1 2H 12F I 2D I 2B

Terminal Signal Connection Test condition Voltage! Inspection area
Continuity
2A Horn output Horn relay Horn switch on ov • STOP 20A fuse
Other B+ • Horn relay
2B Headlight output Headlight relay Headlight switch on OV • HEAD 30A fuse
Other B+ • Headlight relay
2C Starter cut Starter cut relay Ignition switch at ON B+ Starter cut relay
20 Security light Security light Security light illuminated OV • ROOM 15A fuse
Other B+ • Instrument cluster
2E Power door lock Door lock timer For 0.4 seconds after driver's lock-link OV • DOOR LOCK 30A
control unit switch is unlocked fuse
Other B+ • Door lock timer unit
2F - - - - -
2G Power door lock Door lock timer For 0.4 seconds after driver's lock-link OV • DOOR LOCK 30A
control unit switch is locked fuse
Other B+ • Door lock timer unit
2H 626 - - - - -
MX-6 Trunk lid Trunk key cylinder Unlocked: check for continuity to Yes Trunk key cylinder
locked! switch ground switch
unlocked Other: check for continuity to ground No
21 Power door lock Door lock timer For 0.4 seconds after transmitter OV • DOOR LOCK 30A
control unit UNLOCK button is pressed fuse
Other B+ • Door lock timer unit
2J Trunk lid open/ Trunk compartment Trunk lid open Ov • ROOM 15A fuse
closed light switch • Trunk compartment
Trunk lid closed B+ light
• Trunk compartment
light switch
2K Door locked/ Door lock-link Locked B+ • ROOM 15A fuse
unlocked switch (driver) Unlocked OV • Door lock assembly
2L - - - - -
2M Hazard warning Flasher unit Hazard warning switch on OV • HAZARD 15A fuse
output Other B+ • Flasher unit
2N Hood open/closed Hood switch Hood open: check for continuity to No Hood switch
ground
Hood closed: check for continuity to Yes
ground
20 Trunk keyless Trunk lid opener For 0.4 seconds after transmitter OV Trunk lid opener
relay TRUNK button pressed relay
Other B+
2P - - - - -
2Q Rear window Rear window Ignition switch Rear window OV • METER 15A fuse
defroster defroster indicator at ON defroster switch on • Instrument cluster
light Other B+ Z3-5

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Z3

CPU

B+: Battery positive voltage

Terminal Signal Connection Test condition Voltage! Inspection area
Continuity
2R Keyless Keyless unit For 0.3 seconds after transmitter 4V • ROOM 15A fuse
LOCK button is pressed • Keyless unit
For 0.3 seconds after transmitter 2V
UNLOCK button is pressed
For 0.3 seconds after transmitter OV
TRUNK button is pressed
Other 5V
2S Rear window Rear window Ignition switch Rear window OV • ENGINE 15A fuse
defroster defroster relay at ON defroster switch on • Rear window
Other B+ defroster relay
2T Rear window Rear window Rear window defroster switch on: Yes Rear window
defroster defroster switch check for continuity to ground defroster switch
Rear window defroster switch off: No
check for continuity to ground Z3-6

Z4

Before beginning any service procedure, refer to section S of this manual for air bag system service warnings.

SWITCHES

STRUCTURAL VIEW Z4-2

IGNITION SWITCH Z4-3

KEY REMINDER SWITCH Z4-3

COMBINATION SWITCH Z4-4

HAZARD WARNING SWITCH Z4-7

CRUISE CONTROL MAIN SWITCH Z4--8

CRUISE CONTROL SWITCH Z4--8

FRONT FOG LIGHT SWITCH Z4-9

REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER SWITCH Z4-9

PANEL LIGHT CONTROL SWITCH Z4-9

Z4

SWITCHES

SWITCHES

STRUCTURAL VIEW

626

MX-6

1. Ignition switch

Removal/Installation page Z4-3

Inspection page Z4-3

2. Key reminder switch

Inspection page Z4-3

3. Combination switch

Removal/Installation page Z4-4

Inspection page Z4-5

Adjustment.. page Z4-6

4. Hazard warning switch

Removal/Installation page Z4-7

Inspection page Z4-7

5. Cruise control main switch

Removal/Installation page Z4-S

Inspection page Z4-S

6. Cruise control switch

Removal/Installation page Z4-S

Inspection page Z4-8

7. Front fog light switch

Removal/Installation page Z4-9

Inspection page Z4-9

S. Rear window defroster switch

Removal/Installation page Z4-9

Inspection page Z4-9

9. Panel light control switch

Removal/Installation page Z4-9

Z4-2

SWITCHES

Z4

IGNITION SWITCH

IGNITION SWITCH Removal/Installation

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

2. Remove the column cover.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section S.)

3. Disconnect the ignition switch connector.

4. Remove the screw and the ignition switch.

5. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection

1. Remove the column cover.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section S.)

2. Disconnect the ignition switch connector.

3. Check for continuity between the terminals of the ignition switch.

0-0 : Continuity

~I
C D F B A E
S
LOCK
ACe

ON 0 -0- --0
0

START
0 0
4. If not as specified, replace the ignition switch.

KEY REMINDER SWITCH Inspection

1. Remove the column cover.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section S.)

2. Disconnect the key reminder switch connector.

3. Check for continuity between the terminals of the key reminder switch.

0-0 : Continuity

~al A B
S
Key inserted 0 -0
Key removed 4. If not as specified, replace the steering lock.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section N.)

Z4-3

Z4

SWITCHES

COMBINATION SWITCH Removal/Installation

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

2. Remove the driver-side side panel and lower panel.

3. Disconnect the clock spring connector.

Warning

• Handling the air bag module improperly can accidentally deploy the air bag, which may seriously injure you. Read SERVICE WARNINGS, section 5, before handling the air bag module.

4. Remove in the order shown in the figure. 5.lnstall in the reverse order of removal.

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1. Air bag module

Removal/I nstallation section S

2. Steering wheel

3. Column cover Removal/Installation

....................... 1996 Mazda 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section S

4. Combination switch

Inspection page Z4-5

Adjustment.. page Z4-6

5. Clock spring

Inspection section S

Z4-4

Z4

SWITCHES

Inspection

1. Remove the combination switch. (Refer to page Z4-4.)

2. Check for continuity between the terminals of each switch.

Headlight switch

0-0 : Continuity

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S
OFF
Flash-to-pass 0- r-o
TNS 0- -0
Flash-to-pass O- ro O- N
HI 0 0 " :9
~ v
Head- LO 0 O- k
light ~;r --u
Flash-to-pass 0- Hr- K O- ro Turn switch

0-0 : Continuity

~al 2F 1G 1H
s p
Left 0 -0

OFF
Right 0 D
Windshield wiper and washer switch

0-0 : Continuity

~nal 2K 2N 2L 2J 2M
SWltch_Qosltlon
OFF 0 --u

One-touch 0- f---O
lNT 0---- ---0
LO 0
u
HI 0--- r----o
Washer 0 () Z4-5

Z4

SWITCHES

Z4-6

Adjustment Clock spring

Before installing the steering wheel, adjust the clock spring connector as follows:

1 . Set the front wheels straight ahead.

2. Turn the clock spring connector clockwise until it stops. (Do not force it.)

3. Return the connector 2.75 turns.

4. Align the marks on the clock spring connector to the marks on the outer housing.

SWITCHES

Z4

HAZARD WARNING SWITCH Removal/Installation

1 . Remove the switch panel.

(Refer to the 1996 626 MX-6 Workshop Manual, section S.)

2. Remove the hazard warning switch.

3. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection

1. Remove the hazard warning switch.

2. Check for continuity between the terminals of the hazard warning switch.

0-0 : Continuity o---@l-o : Bulb

~I A B C 0
Sw
OFF -0
v
ON 0 .{) v HR. 0 3. If not as specified, replace the hazard warning switch.

Z4-7

Z4

SWITCHES

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Z4-8

CRUISE CONTROL MAIN SWITCH Removal J Installation

1 . Remove the switch panel.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section S.)

2. Disconnect the cruise control main switch connector.

3. Remove the cruise control main switch.

4. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection

1 . Remove the cruise control main switch.

2. Check for continuity between the terminals of the cruise main switch.

0--0 : Continuity o-@-o: Bulb

~I A B C D E
S
Push o-« f}-o 0 O-i( ~-o
Others 0 D o-« ~
3.lf not as specified, replace the cruise control main switch.

CRUISE CONTROL SWITCH Removal/Installation

Warning

• Handling the air bag module improperly can accidentally deploy the air bag, which may seriously injure you. Read SERVICE WARNINGS, section S, before handling the air bag module.

1. Remove the air bag module.

(Refer to section S.)

2. Disconnect the cruise control switch connector.

3. Remove the screws and the cruise control switch.

4. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection

1. Disconnect the cruise control switch connector.

2. Measure the resistance between the terminals of the cruise control switch.

R1:240n R2:910n

~al A 8
Sw
Normal
SET/COAST VR1 A -0
v ,
RESUME/ACCEL OR"2 V -0
rv 3. If not as specified, replace the cruise control switch.

SWITCHES

Z4

II F 111 * Tel] * II

FRONT FOG LIGHT SWITCH Removal/Installation

1. Remove the switch panel.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section S.)

2. Disconnect the front fog light switch connector.

3. Remove the front fog light switch.

4. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection

1. Remove the front fog light switch.

2. Check for continuity between the terminals of the front fog light switch.

(}--{) . Continuity o---@-o. Bulb

~ A C 8 0
Sw
OFF ()----(( ~--{)
ON ~ ~--{) 0 -0 3. If not as specified, replace the front fog light switch.

REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER SWITCH Removal/Installation

1. Remove the switch panel.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section S.)

2. Disconnect the rear window defroster switch connector.

3. Remove the rear window defroster switch.

4. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection

1. Remove the rear window defroster switch.

2. Check for continuity between the terminals of the rear window defroster switch.

(}--{) : Continuity o-@-o: Bulb

~I B C E F
SWitch osttto
OFF 0 ~v

ON 0- -D 0 '" 0 3. If not as specified, replace the rear window defroster switch.

PANEL LIGHT CONTROL SWITCH Removal/Installation

1 . Remove the switch panel.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section S.)

2. Disconnect the panel light control switch connector.

3. Remove the panel light control switch.

4. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Z4-9

Before beginning any service procedure, refer to section S of this manual for air bag system service warnings.

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

PREPARATION ..............................................• C1- 2

STRUCTURAL VIEW C1- 3

SYSTEM DIAGRAM C1- 4

TROUBLESHOOTING C1- 5

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER C1-14

SPEEDOMETER C1-17

TACHOMETER ..•....... : C1-17

FUEL GAUGE C1-17

WATER TEMPERATURE GAUGE C1-18

VEHICLE SPEEDOMETER SENSOR C1-18

WATER TEMPERATURE SENDER UNIT C1-19

FUEL GAUGE SENDER UNIT C1-19

C1

C1

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

PREPARATION SST

490839285

49 T088 002 #~ For 49 T088 010B $ For
inspection of inspection of
Vehicle Interface tachometer Program Card tachometer
Module ..IfI
(Part of
49 T088 OAO)
49 T088 001 For 49 T088 004 /Q For
inspection of inspection of
Control Unit tachometer NGSOBD II tachometer
Adapter
(Part of (Part of
49 T088 DAO) 49 T088 DAD)
49 T088 006 ~~ For 49 T088 a08A :.~ For
inspection of ~;~ inspection of
Battery Hookup tachometer Instruction tachometer
Adapter Manual
(Part of '\
49 T088 DAD) t::::=J Checker, fuel thermometer

For inspection of tachometer

For

inspection of fuel and water temperature gauges

49 T088 OAO

NGS set

C1-2

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

STRUCTURAL VIEW

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1. Instrument cluster

Removal/ Installation page C1-14

Disasse mbly / Assembly page C 1-16

2. Speedometer

Inspection page C1-17

3. Tachometer

Inspection page C1-17

4. Water temperature gauge

Inspection page C1-18

5. Fuel gauge

Inspection page C1-17

6. Warning and indicator lights

Inspection section C2

7. Odometer

8. Tripmeter

C1

C1-3

III

C1

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

SYSTEM DIAGRAM

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15A FUSE INSTRUMENT
CWSTER

r r r FUEL-LEVEL I
WARNING
WATER FUEL LOW FUEL 3)GHT
SPEEDOMETER TEMPERAlLJRE GAUGE INDICATOR TACHOMETER
GAUGE CIRCUIT
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VEHICLE
SPEEDOMETER
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W TEMPERATURE tJ SENDER UNIT
SENDER
~UNIT ~J:- = I.....-
FS ATX: IGNITION COIL
FS MTX, KL: DISTRIBUTOR
- Description

The instrument cluster consists of a tachometer, speedometer/odometer/tripmeter, water temperature gauge, and fuel gauge. These gauges receive signals from the distributor, vehicle speedometer sensor, water temperature sender unit, and fuel gauge sender unit.

System Operation

• Tachometer

When the ignition switch is at ON, battery power is applied to the tachometer. When the engine is running, frequency pulses corresponding to engine speed are sent from the distributor to the tachometer.

• Speedometer

When the ignition switch is at ON, battery power is applied to the speedometer. When the vehicle is in motion, an AC voltage signal is sent from the vehicle speedometer sensor to the speedometer. The frequency of this AC voltage signal varies with the vehicle speed.

• Fuel Gauge

When the ignition switch is at ON, battery power is applied to the fuel gauge. The fuel gauge receives a resistance signal from the fuel gauge sender unit. The resistance of the fuel gauge sender unit varies with the level of fuel in the tank.

• Water Temperature Gauge

When the ignition switch is at ON, battery power is applied to the water temperature gauge. The water temperature gauge receives a resistance signal from the water temperature sender unit. The resistance of the water temperature sender unit varies with the engine coolant temperature.

C1-4

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

C1

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STARTING SYSTEIo'· HEADLIGHT SWITCH

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Symptom

All meters and gauges (speedometer, tachometer, water temperature gauge, and fuel gauge) do not operate

Flowchart No.1

Possible cause

• Surnt METER 15A fuse

• Damaged instrument cluster

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

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USE THE DESIGNATED FUSES ONLY

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2G

III

Step 1

Check the METER 15A fuse in the fuse block.

Fuse Action
OK Go to Step 2
Burnt Replace fuse after checking and repairing
wiring harness Step 2

1. Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to page C1-14 or C1-15.)

2. Check for continuity between terminal 1 C (SIR) of the instrument cluster connector and ground.

Continuity Action
Yes Go to Step 3
No Repair wiring harness
(Instrument cluster-GND) Step 3

1. Turn the ignition switch to ON.

2. Measure the voltage at terminal 2G (SlY) of the instrument cluster connector.

B+: Battery positive voltage

Voltage Action
B+ Go to Step 4
Other Repair wiring harness
(METER 15A fuse-Instrument cluster) Step 4

Refer to the flowchart numbers shown.

Symptom Flowchart No. Refer to
Speedometer 2,3 page C1-10
Tachometer 4 page C1-11
Fuel gauge 5 page C1-12
Water temperature gauge 6 page C1-13 C1-9

C1 INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

I Flowchart No.2 I Symptom I Speedometer does not operate

Possible cause

• Damaged speedometer

• Damaged vehicle speedometer sensor

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

Step 1

1. Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to page C1-14 or C1-1S.)

2. Measure the voltage between terminals 1 B (RIB) and 1 F (GY/L) of the instrument cluster connector while turning the front wheels slowly.

Meter needle Action
Moves slightly under 5V Replace speedometer
(Refer to page C 1-16)
Does not move Go to Step 2 Step 2

1. Remove the vehicle speedometer sensor. (Refer to page C1-18.)

2. Measure the voltage between terminals A and B of the vehicle speedometer sensor while rotating the driven gear.

Meter needle Action
Moves slightly under 5V Repair wiring harness
(Instrument cluster-Vehicle speed-
ometer sensor)
Does not move Replace vehicle speedometer sensor
(Refer to page C1-18) Flowchart No.3

Symptom Speedometer needle fluctuates or indication incorrect

Possible cause

• Damaged vehicle speedometer sensor

• Damaged speedometer

C1-10

Remedy

1 . Remove the vehicle speedometer sensor. (Refer to page C1-18.)

2. Turn the tip of the vehicle speedometer sensor and verify that magnetic resistance is felt.

3. Verify that there is resistance between the terminals of the vehicle speedometer sensor and that the resistance is not infinite.

Resistance Action
Approx. 290 Q Replace speedometer
(Refer to pages C1-14, or 15 and 16)
Other Replace vehicle speedometer sensor
(Refer to page C1-18) INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

C1

Flowchart No.4

Symptom Tachometer does not operate normally

Possible cause

• Damaged tachometer

• Damaged distributor (FS MTX, KL)

• Damaged ignition coil (FS ATX)

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

DATA LINK CONNECTOR-2

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FS MTX, KL: DISTRIBUTOR CONNECTOR

FS, ATX: IGNITION COIL CONNECTOR

Step 1

1. Connect the SST (NGS) to the data link connector-2 and battery.

2. Referring to the NGS instruction manual, select the PID DATA MONITOR function.

3. Using the PIO DATA MONITOR function, measure the engine speed.

4. Compare the values of the vehicle tachometer and the SST (NGS).

SST indication Tachometer indication
(rpm) (rpm)
1000 880-1060 5.lf not as specified, go to Step 2.

6. If correct, check the diagnostic trouble code by using the SST (NGS).

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual section F1, F2 and F3).

Step 2

Verify that the tachometer operates.

Tachometer Action
Operates Replace the tachometer
(Refer to pages C1-14 or 15 and 16)
Does not operate Go to Step 3 Step 3

1 . Check the wiring harness.

(FS MTX, KL: distributor-instrument cluster). (FS ATX: ignition coil-instrument cluster).

2. If the wiring harness is correct, replace the tachometer. (Refer to pages C 1-14, or 15 and 16.)

3.lf the wiring harness is incorrect, repair the wiring harness.

C1-11

C1

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

Flowchart No.5

Symptom Fuel gauge does not operate or is incorrect

Possible cause

• Damaged fuel gauge sender unit

• Damaged fuel gauge

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

C1-12

Step 1

1. Disconnect the fuel gauge sender unit connector.

2. Connect the red lead of the SST to terminal C (Y) of the connector and the black lead to ground.

3. Turn the ignition switch to ON.

4. Set the SST to the resistance values shown in the figure. To get an accurate reading, wait 2 minutes after setting each value.

5. Verify that the fuel gauge indicates the correct values.

The allowable indication error is twice the width of the needle.

Gauge display Action
Correct Replace fuel gauge sender unit
(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop
Manual, section F1, F2, and F3)
Incorrect Go to Step 2 Step 2

1. Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to page C1-14 or C1-15.)

2. Connect battery positive voltage to terminal 2G and ground to terminal 1 C of the instrument cluster.

3. Connect the red lead of the SST to terminal 1 E of the instrument cluster and the black lead to ground.

4. Set the SST to the resistance values shown in the figure. To get an accurate reading, wait 2 minutes after setting each value.

5. Verify that the fuel gauge indicates the correct values.

The allowable indication error is twice the width of the needle.

Gauge display Action
Correct Repair wiring harness
(Instrument cluster-Fuel gauge sender unit)
Incorrect Replace fuel gauge
(Refer to page C1-16) INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

C1

Flowchart No.6

Symptom Water temperature gauge does not operate or is incorrect

Possible cause

• Damaged water temperature sender unit

• Damaged instrument cluster

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

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Step 1

1. Disconnect the water temperature sender unit connector.

2. Connect the red lead of the SST to the water temperature sender unit connector and the black lead to ground.

3. Turn the ignition switch to ON.

4. Set the SST to the resistance values shown in the figure. To get an accurate reading, wait 2 minutes after setting each value.

5. Verify that the water temperature gauge indicates the correct values. The allowable indication error is twice the width of the needle.

Gauge display Action
Correct Replace water temperature sender unit
(Refer to page Cl-19)
Incorrect Go to Step 2 Step 2

1. Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to page C1-14 or C1-15.)

2. Connect battery positive voltage to terminal 2G and ground to terminal 1 C of the instrument cluster.

3. Connect the red lead of the SST to terminal 11 of the instrument cluster and the black lead to ground.

4. Set the SST to the resistance values shown in the figure. To get an accurate reading, wait 2 minutes after setting each value.

5. Verify that the water temperature gauge indicates the correct values. The allowable indication error is twice the width of the needle.

Gauge display Action
Correct Repair wiring harness (Instrument cluster-
Water temperature sender unit)
Incorrect Replace water temperature gauge
(Refer to page C1-16) C1-13

C1

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER Removal/Installation

1. Remove in the order shown in the figure.

2. Install in the reverse order of removal.

626

1. Meter hood

2. Instrument cluster

Disassembly / Assembly page C1-16

C1-14

CD

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

C1

Warning

• Handling the air bag module improperly can accidentally deploy the air bag, which may seriously injure you. Read SERVICE WARNINGS, section S, before handling the air bag module.

MX-6

1. Air bag module

2. Steering wheel

3. Column cover

4. Combination switch

5. Switch panel

6. Instrument cluster

Disassembly / Assembly page C1-16

C1-15

C1

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

Disassembly I Assembly

1. Disassemble as shown in the figure.

2. Assemble in the reverse order of disassembly.

1. Glass front

2. Window plate

3. Socket

4. Bulb

5. Screw

6. Tachometer

7. Speedometer

8. Fuel and water temperature gauges

9. Sheet warning

10. Lens warning

11. Print plate 12.Case

C1-16

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

C1

Standard indication Allowable range
(km/h) (km/h)
40 36.0-46.0
90 81.0-103.5 Standard indication Allowable range
{MPH} {MPH}
30 27.0~34.5
80 72.0-92.0 SPEEDOMETER Inspection

Note

• Tire wear and improper inflation will increase speedometer error.

1. Using a speedometer tester, check the speedometer for indication error, and check the operation of the odometer.

2. Replace the speedometer, if necessary. (Refer to pages C1-14, or 15 and 16.)

3. If the speedometer indication is not as specified or the odometer does not operate properly, replace the speedometer.

Tachometer Inspection

1. Connect the SST (NGS) to the data link connector-2 and battery.

2. Referring to the NGS operational manual, select the PID DATA MONITOR function.

3. Using the PID DATA MONITOR function, measure the engine speed.

4. Compare the values of the vehicle tachometer and the SST (NGS).

Standard indication Allowable indication
{rpm} {rpm}
1,000 880-1,060
2,000 1,970-2,150
3,000 3,000-3,180
4,000 4,000-4,240
5,000 5,000-5,300
6,000 6,000-6,360
7,000 7,000-7,420
8,000 8,000-8,480 5. If not as specified, inspect the wiring harness. (FS MTX, KL: distributor-instrument cluster) (FS ATX: ignition coil-instrument cluster)

6. If the wiring harness is normal, replace the tachometer. (Refer to pages C1-14, or 15 and 16.)

FUEL GAUGE Inspection

1. Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to page C1-14 or C1-15.)

2. Connect battery positive voltage to terminal 2G and ground to terminal 1 C of the instrument cluster.

3. Connect the red lead of the SST to terminal 1 E of the instrument cluster and the black lead to ground.

C1-17

C1

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

32 SO »

I 1/' F

183.4 ~O.4 Q (18.24 Q)

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( ):CANADA

VEHICLE SPEEDOMETER SENSOR

C1-18

4. Set the SST to the resistance values shown in the figure.

5. Verify that the needle indicates the correct range.

6. If not as specified, replace the fuel gauge. (Refer to page C1-16.)

WATER TEMPERATURE GAUGE Inspection

1 . Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to page C1-14 or C1-15.)

2. Connect battery positive voltage to terminal 2G and ground to terminal 1 C of the instrument cluster.

3. Connect the red lead of the SST to terminal 11 of the instrument cluster and the black lead to ground.

4. Set the SST to the resistance values shown in the figure.

5. Verify that the needle indicates the correct range.

6. If not as specified, replace the water temperature gauge. (Refer to page C1-16.)

VEHICLE SPEEDOMETER SENSOR Removal/Installation

1 . Disconnect the vehicle speedometer sensor connector.

2. Remove the bolt and vehicle speedometer sensor.

3. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection

1. Remove the vehicle speedometer sensor.

2. Turn the tip of the vehicle speedometer sensor and verify that magnetic resistance is felt.

3. Measure the voltage between the terminals of the vehicle speedometer sensor while rotating the driven gear.

Meter needle Action
Moves slightly under 5V Normal
Does not move Replace vehicle speedometer sensor INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

C1

THIRD THREAD APPLICATION AREA

3.0n

60.6mm (2.39 in)

WATER TEMPERATURE SENDER UNIT Removal/Installation

1. Disconnect the water temperature sender unit connector.

2. Remove the water temperature sender unit.

3. Before installing the unit, apply sealant from the third thread to the top thread.

4. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Tightening torque: 11.8-17.6 N·m {120-180 kgf·cm, 105-156 ln-lbt)

Inspection

1. Remove the water temperature sender unit.

2. Place the sensor in water.

3. Heat the water gradually and measure the resistance of the sensor.

Water temperature

50°C {122 OF}

Resistance

189.4-259.6 Q

4.lf not as specified, replace the water temperature sender unit.

FUEL GAUGE SENDER UNIT Inspection

1. Remove the fuel gauge sender unit.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section F1, F2 and F3.)

2. Measure the resistance between terminals D and C of the fuel gauge sender unit while moving the unit arm from point F to point E.

3. If not as specified, replace the fuel gauge sender unit.

C1-19

Before beginning any service procedure, refer to section 5 of this manual for air bag system service warnings.

WARNING SYSTEM

STRUCTURAL VIEW C2- 2

WARNING AND INDICATOR LIGHTS C2- 3

SYSTEM DIAGRAM C2- 4

TROUBLESHOOTING C2- 9

WARNING LIGHT BULBS C2-32

BUCKLE SWITCH C2-32

PARKING BRAKE SWITCH C2-32

BRAKE FLUID LEVEL SENSOR C2-33

OIL PRESSURE SWITCH C2-33

WASHER FLUID-LEVEL SENSOR C2-33

C2

II

C2

WARNING SYSTEM

WARNING SYSTEM

STRUCTURAL VIEW

1. Warning and indicator lights (in instrument cluster)

Replacement (Bulb) page C2-32

2. Parking brake switch

Inspection page C2-32

3. Brake fluid level sensor

Inspection page C2-33

4. Oil pressure switch

Inspection page C2-33

5. Buckle switch

Inspection page C2-32

6. Washer fluid-level sensor (Canada)

Inspection page C2-33

C2-2

WARNING SYSTEM

C2

WARNING AND INDICATOR LIGHTS Structural View

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1. Air bag system warning light (1.4 W)

2. Seat belt warning light (1.4 W)

3. Door ajar warning light (1.4 W)

4. Brake system warning light (1.4 W)

5. Generator warning light (2 W)

6. Oil pressure warning light (1.4 W)

7. MIL (malfunction indicator lamp) (1.4 W)

8. High beam indicator light (1.4 W)

9. Turn indicator light (3.4 W x 2)

10. Fuel-level warning light (3.4 W)

11. Washer fluid-level warning light (1.4 W)

(Canada)

12. ASS warning light (1.4 W)

13. Cruise set indicator light (1.4 W)

14. Rear window defroster indicator light (1.4 W)

15. Security light (1.4 W)

16.010 OFF indicator light (1.4 W)

C2-3

C2

WARNING SYSTEM

SYSTEM DIAGRAM

IG 1

ST

STARTER

COMBINATION

SWITCH FLASHER UNIT

HIGH BEAM INDICATOR LIGHT

AIR BAG SYSTEM

~~~~ING L...-+- __

BRAKE SYSTEM WARNING LIGHT

PARKING BRAKE SWITCH

TURN INDICATOR LIGHT LH

CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT

peM

ABS CONTROL MODULE

CRUISE CONTROL MODULE

DIAGNOSTIC MODULE

WASHER FLUIDLEVEL WARNING LIGHT

WASHER FLUIDLEVEL SWITCH

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

OIL PRESSURE WARNING LIGHT

OIL PRESSURE SWITCH

BRAKE FLUID LEVEL SENSOR

=

INSTRUMENT CWSTER

GENERATOR WARNING LIGHT

OlD SEAT

OFF BELT

INDICATOR WARNING

LIGHT LIGHT

DOOR AJAR WARNING LIGHT

C2-4

LEFT DOOR SWITCH

=

CPU

RIGHT DOOR SWITCH

WARNING SYSTEM

C2

IG 1

COMBINATION SWITCH

IG 1

INSTRUMENT CWSTER

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER ILLUMINATION

PANEL LIGHT CONTROL

FUEL GAUGE

LOW FUEL INDICATOR CIRCUIT

FUEL~LEVEL WARNING LIGHT

II

FUEL GAUGE SENDER UNIT

DOOR AJAR WARNING LIGHT

IG 1

REAR SECURITY

WINDOW LIGHT

DEFROSTER INDICATOR

LIGHT

@

@ @

KEY REMINDER SWITCH

TNS LIGHTS

-=-

-=-

DOOR REAR

SWITCHES WINDOW

DEFROSTER SWITCH

-=-

-=-

@

CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT

TRUNK COMPART· MENT LIGHT SWITCH

C2-5

C2

WARNING SYSTEM

_-------. POWER DOOR

LOCK

MAIN SWITCH ---4-----'

LOCK

UNLOCK

TRUNK COMPARTMENT LIGHT

=

CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT

@ @

COURTESY LIGHT

INTERIOR LIGHT

BUCKLE SWITCH

HOOD SWITCH

IG 1

.-1--"'+--, STARTER ClIT '--t---t--l RELAY

STARTER

.-+----+-. REAR WINDOW L-4----4----I DEFROSTER RELAY

=

=

@

CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT

C2-6

HEADLIGHT SWITCH

FLASHER UNIT

WARNING SYSTEM

C2

Description

The warning lights and indicators are located in the instrument cluster and are controlled by their respective switches and/or control modules. Most, but not all, of these warning lights and indicators are grounded directly by their respective switch or control module.

System Operation

Cruise set indicator light

The cruise set indicator illuminates when the cruise control module applies ground to the cruise set indicator light, alerting the driver that the cruise control is engaged.

ABS warning light

The ASS warning light illuminates when there may be a problem with the antilock brake system. This ..

warning light is controlled by the ASS control module. IIiiI

Brake system warning light

The brake system warning light illuminates when the ignition switch is at START, the parking brake is set, or the brake fluid level is low. When the ignition switch is at START, battery positive voltage is applied to a transistor in the instrument cluster. This transistor is turned on by applying ground to the brake system warning light, forcing the warning light to illuminate. When the parking brake is set, the parking brake switch applies ground directly to the brake system warning light. When the brake fluid level is low, the brake fluid level sensor closes and applies ground directly to the brake system warning light, causing the brake system warning light to illuminate.

Generator warning light

The generator warning light illuminates to warn the driver that the generator is not producing electricity. If the generator stops producing sufficient power, it grounds the generator warning light bulb via a diode.

Seat belt warning light and alarm

The seat belt warning light illuminates after the ignition switch is turned to ON with the driver's seat belt unbuckled. The seat belt warning alarm sounds for 4 to 8 seconds after the ignition switch is turned to ON with the driver's seat belt unbuckled. The seat belt warning alarm is controlled by the CPU.

Washer Fluid-level Warning Light (Canada)

The washer fluid-level warning light illuminates to warn the driver that the washer fluid level is low. When the washer fluid level drops below a certain level, the float switch closes, applying ground to the washer fluid-level warning light.

Oil pressure warning light

The oil pressure warning light illuminates to alert the driver of a low oil pressure condition. When the oil pressure drops below a certain level, the oil pressure switch closes, applying ground to the oil pressure warning light.

Door ajar warning light

The door ajar warning light illuminates to alert the driver that one or more of the vehicle doors is open. When a door is opened, its door switch closes, grounding the door ajar warning light.

C2-7

C2

WARNING SYSTEM

Fuel-level warning light

The fuel-level warning light illuminates to alert the driver of a low fuel condition. As the fuel level drops, the resistance of the fuel sender decreases. The sender is tied to the fuel-level warning light and the fuel gauge within the instrument cluster. When the sender resistance drops below a certain resistance, the fuel-level warning light applies power to the fuel-level warning light.

Ignition key reminder alarm

The ignition key reminder alarm sounds to alert the driver that the ignition key is in the ignition key cylinder when one of the doors is opened. When the ignition switch is at LOCK or ACC, battery positive voltage is applied to the CPU via the key in the ignition switch. When one of the doors is opened, ground is applied to the CPU via the door switch. When the CPU receives these signals, it sounds the ignition key reminder alarm.

Lights-on reminder alarm

The lights-on reminder alarm sounds to alert the driver that the vehicle lights are on when one of the doors is opened. When the ignition switch is at LOCK or ACC, battery positive voltage is removed from the CPU ignition input. When the light switch is left in the headlight position, battery positive voltage is applied to the CPU via the light switch. When the CPU receives these signals, it sounds the lights-on reminder alarm.

C2-8

WARNING SYSTEM

C2

TROUBLESHOOTING Circuit Diagram

C-01 INSTfiU'.£NT CUJSTER (II

C-02 VEHICLE SPEElXl/..£TE~ ~ (i;)

C-03 "'ATEA TEI-'PERATuRE SE/',()£A ~I'f IE."!I tEl __ KL

C-b! • INSTRUMENT CLUSTER (2/3)

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C2-9

C2

WARNING SYSTEM

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C2-10

WARNING SYSTEM

C2

T-1b • CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT (CPU) (2/2) .THEFT-DETERRENT SYSTEM (2/2)

S-I AHTER CUT Tr<UNK

INSTR~JMENT :.:JELAY COMPERTMENT

CU)SE~ FLASHFR UNIT "lOR.\! HLLAY H:::ADLIGHT nELAY (SECTION LIGHT SW11CH FUSE (FODM)

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T-05 CEN1HAL f-lHOCtSSING UNIT (RJ

1-11 TRUNK KEv CYLINDER T -12 HOOD SWITCH (F) SWITCH (n2;

C2-11

C2

WARNING SYSTEM

Connector Locations

C-a

JOINT BOX

FS ATX

c-s

MAIN FUSE BLOCK

FS MTX

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C2-12

X-02

WARNING SYSTEM

C2

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C2-13

C2

WARNING SYSTEM

C2-14

WARNING SYSTEM

C2

Checklist

Check the bulb of each warning light before troubleshooting. If the bulbs are OK, refer to the flowcharts and inspect each warning system.

Procedure I Proper operation Symptom Flowchart No.
1. Turn the ignition switch to ON. Warning lights do not illuminate with ignition switch at 1
2. Verify that all warning lights illuminate ON (engine stopped)
(brake, ABS, MIL, fuel, oil, generator). Generator warning light does not illuminate with igni- 2
tion switch at ON (engine stopped)
ABS warning light does not illuminate with ignition 3
switch at ON (engine stopped)
Brake system warning light does not illuminate with 4
parking brake lever set
Oil pressure warning light does not illuminate with 5
ignition switch at ON (engine stopped)
Air bag system warning light does not illuminate for section S
4-8 seconds after ignition switch is turned to ON
(engine stopped) Warning System Check

Refer to section S for air bag system warning light symptoms. Refer to section T2 for security light symptoms.

Warning Procedure I Proper operation Symptom Flowchart No.
light
1. Start engine Washer fluid-level warning light remains 6
2. Verify that washer fluid-level warning illuminated (engine running)
Washer light goes out.
(Canada) 3. Verify that washer fluid-level warning Washer fluid-level warning light does not 7
light illuminates (when washer fluid illuminate with washer fluid level low
level low) (engine running)
1. Start engine. Fuel-level warning light remains illuminated 8
2. Verify that fuel-level warning light (engine running)
Fuel turns off. Fuel-level warning light does not illuminate with 9
3. Verify that fuel-level warning light illumi-
nates when fuel tank is almost empty. fuel tank almost empty (engine running)
1. Start engine. ABS warning light remains illuminated (engine 1996626/MX-6
2. Verify that ABS warning light turns running) Workshop
off. Manual,
ABS 3. Verify that ABS warning light illumi- ABS warning light does not illuminate when ABS section P
nates when ABS system malfunc- malfunctions (engine running)
tions.
1. Start engine. Malfunction indicator lamp remains illuminated 1996
2. Verify that malfunction indicator lamp (engine running) 626/MX-6
MIL turns off. Workshop
3. Verify that malfunction indicator lamp Malfunction indicator lamp does not illuminate Manual,
illuminates when PCM malfunctions. when peM malfunctions (engine running) section F C2-15

C2

WARNING SYSTEM

Warning Procedure I Proper operation Symptom Flowchart No.
light
1 . Start engine. Oil pressure warning light remains illuminated 10
Oil 2. Verify that oil pressure warning light (engine running)
turns off.
1. Turn ignition switch to ON with seat Seat belt warning light and alarm do not operate 11
belt unfastened. Seat belt alarm sounds; warning light does not 12
2. Verify that seat belt warning light and
alarm operate. illuminate
Seat 3. Turn ignition switch to LOCK. Seat belt warning light illuminates; alarm does 13
belt 4. Turn ignition switch to ON and fasten not sound
seat belt within 4-8 seconds. Seat belt alarm sounds for 4 to 8 seconds
5. Verify that seat belt alarm stops. after ignition switch is turned to ON
(belt fastened)
1. Turn ignition switch to ON. Door ajar warning light does not illuminate 14
2. Open any door. with any door open
3. Verify that door ajar warning light illu-
Door ajar minates. Door ajar warning light remains on with all doors 15
4. Close all doors. closed
5. Verify that door ajar warning light
turns off.
1. Start engine. Brake system warning light does not illuminate 4
2. Set parking brake. with parking brake lever set
3. Verify that brake system warning light
illuminates. Brake system warning light remains illuminated 16
4. Release parking brake. with parking brake released and brake fluid level
Brake 5. Verify that brake system warning light above MIN
turns off.
6. Verify that brake system warning light
illuminates when brake fluid in reser- Brake system warning light does not illuminate 17
voir is below MIN. with brake fluid in reservoir below MIN
Ignition 1. Turn ignition switch to LOCK or ACC. Ignition key reminder alarm does not sound 18
key 2. Open any door.
reminder 3. Verify that ignition key reminder
alarm sounds.
1. Turn light switch on. Lights-on reminder alarm does not sound 19
Lights-on 2. Turn ignition switch to LOCK or ACC.
reminder 3.0pen any door.
4. Verify that lights-on reminder alarm
sounds. C2-16

WARNING SYSTEM

C2

Symptom

Warning lights do not illuminate with ignition switch at ON (engine stopped)

Flowchart No. 1

Possible cause

• Burnt METER 15A fuse

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

00000 DDDDD DD[Ml~~ERJDD

USE THE DESIGNATED FUSES ONLY

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I 2G Step 1

Check the METER 15A fuse in the fuse block.

Fuse Action
OK Go to Step 2
Burnt Replace fuse after checking and repairing
wiring harness Step 2

1. Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to section C1.)

2. Turn the ignition switch to ON.

3. Measure the voltage at terminal 2G (BN) of instrument cluster connector.

B+: Battery positive voltage

Voltage Action
B+ Go to Step 3
Other Repair wiring harness
(METER 15A fuse-Instrument cluster) Step 3

Refer to the flowchart numbers shown.

Symptom Flowchart No. Page
Generator warning light 2 C2-18
ABS warning light 3 C2-19
Brake system warning light 4 C2-20
Oil pressure warning light 5 C2-21 C2-17

C2

I

WARNING SYSTEM!

Symptom

Generator warning light does not illuminate with ignition switch at ON (engine stopped)

Flowchart No.2

Possible cause

• Damaged generator

• Damaged instrument cluster

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

C2-18

Step 1

1. Disconnect the generator connector and connect ground to terminal B (W/B).

2. Turn the ignition switch to ON and verify that the warning light illuminates.

Light Action
Illuminates Inspect generator
(Refer to 1996 626/MX-6Workshop Manual,
section G)
Does not illuminate Go to Step 2 Step 2

1. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK and connect the generator connector.

2. Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to section C1.)

3. Disconnect instrument cluster connector.

4. Check for continuity between terminal 3G (W/B) of instrument cluster connector and ground.

Continuity Action
Yes Repair wiring harness
(Instrument cluster-Generator)
No Goto Step 3 Step 3

Remove and check the bulb of the warning light.

Bulb Action
OK Replace instrument cluster
(Refer to section C1 )
Burnt Replace bulb WARNING SYSTEM

C2

Symptom

ASS warning light does not illuminate with ignition switch at ON (engine stopped)

Flowchart NO.3

Possible cause

• Burnt ASS warning light bulb

• Damaged instrument cluster

• Damaged ABS control module

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

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1- 21 Step 1

1. Disconnect the ASS control module connector and turn the ignition switch to ON.

2. Ground terminal 2L (L/Y) of the ABS control module connector and verify that the warning light illuminates.

light Action
Illuminates Inspect ABS control module
(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop
Manual, section P)
Does not illuminate Turn ignition switch to LOCK, and go to
Step 2 Step 2

1 . Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to section C1.)

2. Remove and check the ASS warning light bulb.

Bulb Action
OK Go to Step 3
Burnt Replace bulb Step 3

Check for continuity between terminal 21 (UY) of instrument cluster connector and ground.

Continuity Action
Yes Replace instrument cluster
(Refer to section C1)
No Repair wiring harness (Instrument cluster-
ABS control module) C2-19

C2

WARNING SYSTEM

Symptom

Brake system warning light does not illuminate with parking brake lever set

Flowchart No.4

Possible cause

• Damaged parking brake switch

• Burnt brake system warning light bulb

• Damaged instrument cluster

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

3H

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C2-20

Step 1

1. Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to section C1.)

2. Remove and check the brake system warning light bulb.

Bulb Action
OK Install the bulb and go to Step 2
Burnt Replace bulb Step 2

1. Disconnect instrument cluster connector.

2. Check for continuity between terminals 2G and 3H of the instrument cluster connector.

Continuity Action
Yes Go to Step 3
No Replace print plate
(Refer to section C 1) Step 3

1. Disconnect the parking brake switch connector.

2. Check for continuity between the switch terminal and ground.

Parking brake Continuity
Set Yes
Released No 3. If correct, repair the wiring harness (instrument cluster-parking brake switch).

4.lf not as specified, adjust or replace the parking brake switch.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section P.)

WARNING SYSTEM

C2

Flowchart No.5

Symptom Oil pressure warning light does not illuminate with ignition switch at ON (engine stopped)

Possible cause

• Burnt oil pressure warning light bulb

• Damage oil pressure switch

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

Step 1

1. Disconnect the oil pressure switch connector.

2. Start the engine and check for continuity between the switch terminal and ground

Engine condition Continuity
Running No
Stopped Yes 3. If correct, go to Step 2.

4.lf not as specified, replace the oil pressure switch.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section D.)

Step 2

1. Turn the ignition switch to LOCK.

2. Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to section C1.)

3. Remove and check the oil pressure warning light bulb.

Bulb Action
OK Repair wiring harness
(Instrument cluster-Oil pressure switch)
Burnt Replace bulb C2-21

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WARNING SYSTEM

Symptom

Washer fluid-level warning light remains illuminated (engine running)

Flowchart No.6

Possible cause

• Shortage of washer fluid

• Damaged washer fluid-level sensor

• Short circuit of wiring harness

Step 1

Check for the washer fluid level.

Washer fluid level Action
Between Land F Go to Step 2
Below L Supply washer fluid Step 2

1. Disconnect the washer fluid-level sensor connector.

2. Check for continuity between terminals A and B of the washer fluid-level sensor.

Washer fluid level Continuity
Below MIN Yes
Above MIN No 3. If not as specified, replace the washer fluid-level sensor.

4. If correct, repair the wiring harness (instrument cluster=washer fluid-level sensor).

Symptom

Washer fluid-level warning light does not illuminate with washer fluid level low (engine running)

Flowchart No.7

Possible cause

• Damaged washer fluid-level sensor

• Open circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

C2-22

Step 1

1. Disconnect the washer fluid-level sensor connector.

2. Check for continuity between terminal B (BIY) of the washer fluid-level sensor connector and ground.

Continuity Action
Yes Go to Step 2
No Repair wiring harness
(Washer fluid-level sensor-Ground) WARNING SYSTEM

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Step 2

1. Check for continuity between terminals A and B of the washer fluid-level sensor.

Washer fluid level Continuity
Below MIN Yes
Above MIN No 2. If not as specified, replace the washer fluid-level sensor.

3. If correct, repair the wiring harness (instrument cluster-washer fluid level sensor).

Flowchart No.8

Symptom Fuel-level warning light remains illuminated (engine running)

Possible cause

• Shortage of fuel

• Damaged fuel gauge sender unit

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

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Step 1

1. Turn the ignition switch to ON.

2. Verify that the fuel gauge indicates the correct values.

Gauge display Action
Moves Go to Step 2
Does not move Troubleshoot fuel gauge
(Refer to section C1) Step 2

Check the fuel level.

Fuel level Action
OK Replace instrument cluster
Empty Add fuel C2-23

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WARNING SYSTEM

Flowchart No.9

Symptom Fuel-level warning light does not illuminate with fuel tank almost empty (engine running)

Possible cause

• Burnt fuel-level warning light bulb

• Damaged instrument cluster

Step 2

1. Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to section C1.)

2. Remove and check the fuel-level warning light bulb.

Bulb Action
OK Replace instrument cluster
Burnt Replace fuel-level warning light bulb. Flowchart No. 10 Symptom Oil pressure warning light remains illuminated (engine running)

Possible cause

• Low oil pressure

• Damaged oil pressure switch

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

C2-24

Step 1

1. Measure the engine oil pressure.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section D.)

Oil pressure:

340-490 kPa {3.4-5.0 kgf/cm2, 49-71 psi} at 3,000 rpm (KL)

400-490 kPa {4.0-5.0 kgf/cm2, 51-71 psi} at 3,000 rpm (FS)

2. If correct, go to Step 2.

3. If not as specified, inspect the lubrication system.

(Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section D.)

Step 2

1. Disconnect the oil pressure switch connector.

2. Start the engine and check for continuity between the oil pressure switch terminal and ground.

Engine condition Continuity
Running No
Stopped Yes 3. If correct, repair the wiring harness (instrument cluster-oil pressure switch).

4. If not as specified, replace the oil pressure switch. (Refer to the 1996 626/MX-6 Workshop Manual, section D.)

WARNING SYSTEM

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Flowchart No. 11 Symptom Seat belt warning light and alarm do not operate

Possible cause

• Damaged CPU

• Damaged buckle switch

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

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F C

F

F

Step 1

1. Disconnect the buckle switch connector.

2. Check for continuity between terminals C and F of the switch.

0-{) : Continuity

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Fastened
Unfastened 0 D 3.lf correct, go to Step 2.

4. If not as specified, replace the buckle.

Step 2

Check for continuity between terminal F (8) of the buckle switch connector and ground.

Continuity Action
Yes Reconnect buckle switch connector and go
to Step 3
No Repair warning harness
(Buckle switch-GNO) Step 3

1. Remove the CPU from the joint box. (Refer to section Z3.)

2. With the driver's seat belt unfastened, check for continuity between terminal 1 K of the CPU connector on the joint box and ground.

Continuity Action
Yes Replace CPU
(Refer to section Z3)
No Repair wiring harness
(CPU-Buckle switch) C2-25

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Flowchart No.12 Symptom Seat belt warning alarm sounds; warning light does not illuminate

Possi ble cause

• Burnt seat belt warning light bulb

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

Remedy

1 . Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to section C1.)

2. Remove and check the seat belt warning light bulb.

Bulb Action
OK Repair wiring harness
(Instrument cluster-CPU)
Burnt Replace seat belt warning light bulb Seat belt warning light illuminates; warning alarm does not sound
Flowchart No.13 Symptom Seat belt warning alarm sounds for 4 to 8 seconds after ignition
switch is turned to ON (belt fastened) Possible cause • Damaged CPU

Remedy

• Replace the CPU. (Refer to section Z3.)

Flowchart No.14 Symptom Door ajar warning light does not illuminate with any door open

Possible cause

• Burnt door ajar warning light bulb

• Damaged CPU

• Damaged door switch

• Open or short circuit in wiring harness

• Poor connection of connector

C2-26

Step 1

1. Remove the instrument cluster. (Refer to section C1.)

2. Remove and check the door ajar warning light bulb.

Bulb Action
OK Go to Step 2
Burnt Replace bulb

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