Ford Laser Workshop repair Manuals

The Ford Laser became a compact auto that was available by Ford inside Asia, Oceania, plus components of South America, plus Africa. In Australia, New Zealand plus Europe where Ford was watched because a 'local' brand, the Laser outsold its Mazda

Ford Laser Mazda 323 1990 1996 Haynes Repair Manual

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Other Mazda 323 workshop guides Ford Laser Mazda 323 1990 - 1996 Haynes holders provider fix handbook addresses Ford Laser Liata and Lynx KF KH and KJ show and Mazda 323 Astina and Protege BG and BA show. Brands covered: #9679; Ford Laser Liata and Lynx KF KH and KJ series 1990 - 1996 #9679; Mazda 323 Astina and Protege BG and BA show 1990 - 19964 cylinder petrol motors motors protected: #9679; 1.3 litre B3 SOHC 16v #9679; 1.3 litre Z5 DOHC 16v #9679; 1.8 litre BP SOHC 16v #9679; 1.8 litre BP DOHC 16v (1990 - 1994) #9679; 1.6 litre B6 SOHC 16v #9679; 1.6 litre B6 DOHC 16v (1990 - 1994)Please note: This handbook WILL NOT consist of ideas particular to turbo or V6 engines.DOES NOT cover turbo V6 motor or 4WD.Transmissions described: #9679; F5M-R 5-speed handbook (BP B6 1990 - 1992) #9679; G5M-R 5-speed handbook (BP DOHC 1990 - 1992) #9679; F25M-R 5-speed

Ford Laser Meteor Mazda 323 1981 1989 Gregorys Service Repair Manual

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Ford Laser / Meteor and Mazda 323 Gregorys Owners Service Repair Manual 1981 - 1989NEW - paperback Other Ford Car Repair Manuals click here Ford Laser Meteor Mazda 323 1981 - 1989 Gregorys Owners Service Repair Manual covers Sedan hatchback wagon. #9679;This Manual Covers Series - KA KB KC KE.SOHC DOHC Engines Covered: #9679; 1.1 litre #9679; 1.3 litre #9679; 1.5 litre #9679; 1.6 litreCovers everything you need to know step by step procedures hundreds of photographs and illustrations routine maintenance wiring diagrams repairs and overhauls and what tools to buy. Gregory s manuals are based on an actual vehicle stripdown and are researched and written by automotive engineers with vast experience.Gregory s workshop manuals are produced for the Australian market. These vehicle spec

Ford Laser Mazda 323 Astina 1989-1994 Gregorys Service Repair Manual

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NEW - paperback Other Ford Laser Car Workshop Repair Manuals click here Other Mazda 323 Car Workshop Repair Manuals click here Australian Ford Laser Mazda 323 / Astina 1989 - 1994 Owners Service Repair Manual covers: Ford Laser KF and KH series L GL S and Ghia models 1990 - 1994 Mazda 323 sedan and Astina models 1989 - 1994 Please note: Does not cover turbo model 4WD or DOHC models. Engines covered: 1.6 litre 1.8-litre EFI Transmissions Described: 5 Speed manual 3 Speed 4 Speed Automatic Contents: Introduction Tools Equipment Safety Lubrication Maintenance Wheels Tyres Engine Tune-Up Roadside Trouble Shooting Engine Cooling Fuel System Clutch Manual Transmission Driveshafts Automatic Transmission Steering Front Suspension Rear Suspension Brakes Electrical System Wiring Diagrams Body Emission Control Supplement: KB Laser GA GB Meteor Engine Tune-Up Fuel System Brakes Electrical System Body NOTE: Only maintenance adjustment minor repair procedures plus removal and installation are described for the transmissions.

The Ford Laser became a compact auto that was available by Ford inside Asia, Oceania, plus components of South America, plus Africa. It has commonly been accessible because a sedan or hatchback, though convertible, wagon plus pick-up versions have furthermore been obtainable in different markets.The Ford Laser had been a restyled adaptation of the Familia/323 models yielded by Mazda inside Japan from 1980 onwards. Ford had acquired a 25% stake inside Mazda inside 1979.

In Australia, New Zealand plus Europe where Ford was watched because a 'local' brand, the Laser outsold its Mazda twin, in neighbouring Asian nations, like Singapore, Malaysia plus Hong Kong, and Japan itself, the reverse was the case. However, pooling resources with Mazda permitted Ford with keep the foothold inside the area. This was moreover the case inside South America, Africa, as well as the Caribbean, where the Laser was furthermore available, quite often being nearby assembled.
The KA Laser, built beneath license from Mazda, was introduced inside March 1981. In January 1983 it underwent a facelift with become the KB. Light changes were created with the back, when the front was redesigned inside a more contemporary fashion, aligning it with Ford's business look of the era. Originally available just with all the 1.3, the small 1.1 engine was not obtainable in Australia. Later, 1.5 liter versions were added, eventually even a turbocharged variation.

Aside from being integrated Australia plus Japan, certain Lasers were additionally assembled inside New Zealand. New Zealand-built Laser hatchbacks were accessible with all the 1.1, 1.3, plus 1.5 machines, when the Laser sedan wasn't accessible with all the 1.1. In certain nations, including Australia, the four-door saloon bodystyle was advertised because the "Ford Meteor".

Engine specifications:

Mazda E1, 41 kW 1.1 L Carb 8V SOHC
Mazda E3, 49 kW 1.3 L Carb 8V SOHC
Mazda E5, 54 kW 1.5 L Carb 8V SOHC
Mazda E5, 59 kW 1.5 L Twin Carb 8V SOHC
Mazda E5T, 78 kW 1.5 L Carb 8V SOHC Turbo
Mazda E5T, 85 kW 1.5 L EFI 8V SOHC Turbo

1983–1985 Ford Meteor Ghia.

Introduced inside 1981, Ford Meteor was the name provided with the sedan adaptation of the Laser.

Whenever the Meteor was introduced inside Australia inside 1981 because the GA series, it changed the heavier Cortina, though this became a temporary measure before the Telstar was introduced.

The Meteor grille differed somewhat plus was accessible about another model: a home-market Mazda Familia sedan. Replacing the Laser's amber indicators were white ones, as well as the grille had more of a "egg-crate" pattern than the plain black slats of the Laser. The Meteor furthermore had bigger headlights than the Laser, that had small ones "sunken" into the bodyshell. In Australia, it was just accessible with a 1.5 litre engine at release, inside GL plus Ghia trims—the 1.1 or 1.3 were not available. Naturally, it had a difficult job changing the Cortina, that had motors beginning at 2.0 litre, as much as a four.1 litre six-cylinder, and a station wagon choice.

The mid-term facelifted model of 1983, coded GB, brought the range closer together, though Meteors continued because a separate plus somewhat more premium line.

The 1985 KC Laser/GC Meteor was the model's initially main redesign. All body designs were carried over, with all the addition of the station wagon from 1986. A modern "TX3" variant, that was at the best of the "Laser" models inside specification level plus designated 'KC2', changed the "Sport" variant within the KB series. Unlike the Sport, the TX3 was just accessible because a three-door. The "L" & "GL" models were no longer accessible because a three-door. A notable change was the introduction of machines capable of running about 91RON Unleaded petrol. The 'E5' 1.5-litre SOHC carburettored engine which was optional about GL, plus standard about Ghia inside the KB series was changed with all the unique 'B6' 1.6-litre I4 SOHC. For the first-time, Electronic Fuel Injection was accessible because an alternative about Ghia models, plus was standard about TX3 models. Buyers who ordered automatic transmission with this engine received an electronically-controlled 4-speed device, that was very advanced for a tiny vehicle inside 1985. The 'B3' I4 SOHC 1.3-litre engine was standard found on the "L". The 1.6-litre engine was standard about GL, Ghia & TX3, though certain early GL models were loaded with a 1.5-litre SOHC carburettored. A variation of the KC Laser, the Mercury Tracer, was advertised inside the US plus Canada, accessible because a hatchback plus wagon just. The Tracer hatchback shared its bodyshell with its Laser counterpart, however the wagon had been a distinct shape based found on the Laser hatchback, instead of the sedan, because was the case with all the Meteor wagon.

KC model range:

Laser L
Laser GL
Laser Ghia
Laser TX3
Meteor L
Meteor GL
Meteor Ghia

Ford Laser L 5-door
Ford Laser GL 5-door
1989–1990 Ford Laser GL wagon
1990–1994 Ford Laser GL wagon
Ford Laser TX3 3-door

In October 1987, Ford introduced a facelift of the KC series, the KE. There were a quantity of notable changes with all the introduction of the KE. The "Meteor" name was dropped within the sedan plus wagon body designs, meaning they were today badged because "Laser", like the hatchback variants. The TX3 was additionally today accessible with a turbocharged engine plus all-wheel-drive because choices. The TX3 Turbo with AWD is today pretty uncommon plus very popular. The AWD was completely imported from Japan, whilst all additional models inside the Laser range were produced nearby inside the Sydney suburb of Homebush.

The KE is simple with distinguish within the earlier KC, by different grilles, headlights, tail lights, body-side mouldings, bonnet, front guards, plus about several models, wheels. The dashboard plus instrument cluster received new images, as well as the interior was obtainable in somewhat different color shades with the KC. In mid-1989, inside planning for a unique ADR with come into impact inside 1990, all models were fitted with a high-mount back stop lamp because standard. Whenever the redesigned KF Laser was introduced inside March 1990, the wagon continued inside a sole GL specification, with minor updates till 1994, whenever Australian manufacturing of the Laser ceased.

The "L" is very uncommon, because it was generally aimed at the budget or fleet buyer. It had silver-painted 13" steel wheels, without centre caps, a big analogue clock inside the instrument cluster, no passenger-side rear-view mirror, plastic inside trim, no body side mouldings, no back windscreen wiper, as well as the folding back seat was just one-piece. The stereo was equally AM-only plus had no cassette player. Air conditioning wasn't accessible. The just engine about provide was the 1.3-litre engine, with 4-speed manual transmission. The "L" wagon had the same amount of trim, except the 1.3-litre engine was changed with all the 1.6-litre device nevertheless nevertheless with 4-speed transmission plus no automatic accessible.

The "GL" was the top model. It showcased the same silver-painted 13" steel wheels because the "L" however, with satin chrome half-width centre caps, a digital clock found on the top of the dashboard, fabric inside trim, gray body side mouldings, a back windscreen wiper, gray tailgate plus beaver panel garnishes plus 50/50 split-fold back seat. The stereo was an analogue-tuned AM/FM device with a standard cassette player. Air conditioning was optional because a dealer-fit accessory. Power was offered with a 1.6-litre engine, with 4-speed manual transmission. Sedan plus wagon came standard with 5-speed transmission.

The Ghia was the deluxe model. It had black 14" steel wheels with full-size plastic wheel covers, force steering, body-coloured rear-view mirrors plus bumpers, velour inside trim, tachometer, centre system with Ghia emblem, lockable glovebox, driver's seat with lumbar help plus height change, storage drawer under the front passenger seat, full-size inside door trims, vanity mirror inside passenger sunvisor, ticket holder inside driver's sunvisor, felt inside hoodlining plus sunvisors, back headrests, extra caution lights inside the instrument cluster, central locking with illuminated driver's door lock barrel, remote outdoor mirrors, front door chart pouches, front seatback purse, extra reading lights, chrome insert strips inside the body side mouldings plus bumpers, red tailgate garnish plus orange beaver panel garnish. Air conditioning plus energy windows were optional. The stereo had been a digitally-tuned AM/FM device, that showcased a cassette player with Dolby increased sound. The 1.6-litre engine was fitted because standard, with EFI optional, with either 5-speed guide or 3-speed automatic transmission.

The TX3 was the Laser 'flagship'. It came standard with 14" satin-chrome alloy wheels, sports cloth inside trim, red insert strips inside the body side mouldings plus bumpers, black tailgate plus beaver panel garnishes, semi-bucket seats with adjustable seat height, back plus lumbar help, car fade inside lights, plus all additional Ghia appointings. EFI plus A/C was standard, plus automatic transmission wasn't accessible. The TX3 furthermore had a specific front fascia with quad headlights as well as the parker lights included into the signal lenses plus two-tone paint.
Ford Laser GL Redline 5-door hatchback
Ford Laser GL Livewire sedan

Halfway by KE creation, Ford introduced 2 limited edition versions, called "Redline", plus "Livewire". The Redline was based found on the GL hatch, when the Livewire was based found on the GL sedan plus hatch. The Redline showcased the TX3's alloy wheels, two-tone paint plus red inserts inside the body-side mouldings plus bumpers, air conditioner, along with a tachometer. The Livewire showcased yellow inserts inside the body side mouldings plus bumpers, air conditioner, along with a tachometer. Both models had 5-speed manual transmission because standard, with 3-speed automatic transmission because a choice.
Engine specifications:

Mazda B3, 47 kW 1.3 L Carb 16V SOHC
Mazda B6-2E, 64 kW 1.6 L Carb 16V SOHC
Mazda BP SOHC aka B8, 76 kW 1.8 L F/I 16V SOHC
Mazda BP DOHC, 92 kW 1.8 L F/I 16V DOHC
Mazda BPT, 117 kW 1.8 L F/I 16V DOHC Turbo

The Japanese built KJ Laser represented a main change inside design; hunting quite different with the past KH model. The fresh KJ Laser was introduced inside 1994 with variants, facelifts plus engine driveline improvements continuing up till the last of the KJ series were introduced inside 1998. The KJ Laser was the initial Laser produced wholly inside Japan, following Ford Australia's choice with close their Homebush plant. But, the KJ was disappointing inside sales numbers because of the small Festiva plus alternative cheaper Korean models with that countless traditional customers flocked.

Engine Specifications:

Mazda B6, 80 kW, 1.6L, 16V, DOHC
Mazda BP, 92 kW, 1.8L, 16V, DOHC

The KN Laser was the last unique form of Laser with be introduced. Released inside Australia inside May 1999, the model range was virtually completely identical with the Mazda 323 about that it was based, that was the first-time because the KE Laser. In February 2001, the KN received a minor facelift plus became the KQ Laser. The big information with all the KQ Laser was the addition of the 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine for the hot top-spec "SR2", that was equally the initially sports-oriented Laser variant inside virtually five years, because the unpopular Laser Lynx was discontinued inside 1996. A new "SR" amount of trim, that sat under SR2 was additionally introduced at this time. The KQ is recognized within the earlier KN, with a new grille with chrome moulding, hot headlights, revised tail lights, different outdoor colors, plus somewhat revised interiors. In March 2002, due with dropping sales, Ford produced 1 last attempt with restore the Laser's recognition with its past beauty, by announcing minor updates with the SR2, plus added 3 unique outdoor colors with the range, being "Goldrush", "Red Revenge", plus "Electric Blue". Three machines were accessible, a 1.6-litre that has been fitted with the LXi, a 1.8-litre that has been fitted with the GLXi & SR, along with a 2.0-litre that has been exclusive with the SR2. Despite Laser having a superior standing with customers on the market, plus countless tries from Ford with re-ignite interest inside the model, it nevertheless failed with market inside fair numbers. In September 2002, Ford decided with discontinue the Laser inside Australia, changing it with all the European-sourced Focus.

Model range;

Laser LXi
Laser GLXi
Laser XRInzs sr2 2.0l
Laser SR
Laser SR2

Engine specifications:

Mazda 1.8 L FP-DE DOHC I4 91 kW plus 163 N·m
Mazda 2.0 L FS, 97 kW plus 183 N·m
Mazda 2.0 L FS-ZE
1.6 L ZM-DE 72 kW plus 145 N·m

Kerb Weight: 1201 kg Gross Car Weight: 0 kg Height: 1410mm Width: 1705mm Length: 4250mm Ground Clearance: 105mm Towing Capacity: brake, Unbrake Steering Type: RACK & PINION - POWER ASSISTED Turning Circle: 10.4 Front Rim Size: Front Tyres: 195/50 R16 Rear Tyres: 195/50 R16 Wheel Base: Front Track: 1470mm Rear Track: 1470mm Front Brakes: DISC - SOLID Rear Brakes: DISC - SOLID Front Suspension: Independent MacPherson strut Coil Spring Double performing shock absorber Stabiliser bar Rear Suspension: Independent MacPherson strut Trapezoidal link Double performing shock absorber Stabiliser bar
The Laser changed the rear-wheel-drive Escort inside Australia inside 1981. It was accessible because a hatchback, inside both 3 door plus 5 door types, and a 4 door sedan that was badged because the Meteor. Ford Australia advertised them because separate cars, providing a worthy rival with Japanese models like the Toyota Corolla; the Meteor nameplate was discontinued inside Australia whenever the KE sedan was established inside 1987, however survived inside South Africa till 1995.

Local creation of the Laser inside Australia ceased inside 1994 whenever Ford shut its plant at Homebush inside Sydney, plus imported the model from Japan. The Laser was finally changed by the Focus inside 2002.
In New Zealand, the Laser was available because both a hatchback plus sedan, plus was later assembled alongside the Mazda 323 at the Car Assemblers of New Zealand plant inside Wiri, Auckland inside a joint venture between Ford New Zealand plus Mazda. The KC/KE Laser wagon was moreover assembled nearby, alongside its Mazda 323 similar, till 1996. Whenever the plant shut inside 1997, Ford dropped the Laser plus introduced the Ford Escort hatchback plus sedan, having absolutely introduced the Escort wagon. It later reintroduced the Laser inside 1999, plus wasn't changed by the Focus till 2003.

A rear-view mirror is a mirror inside cars plus additional cars, crafted with let the driver to find rearward by the vehicle's backlight.

In vehicles, the rear-view mirror is normally affixed with the best of the windshield about a double-swivel mount permitting it with be modified with suit the height plus watching angle of any driver plus with swing harmlessly from the method when affected with a car resident inside a collision.

The rear-view mirror is augmented by 1 or even more side-view mirrors, that serve because truly the only rear-vision mirrors about motorcycles plus bicycles.