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1991 Mazda 626

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1991 Mazda 626 Problems

Engine -- Verified

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Misfires under load (acceleration) can be caused by leaky spark plug boots. When a spark plug boot leaks, it allows the spark to arc, or jump, to the cylinder head. If evidence of arcing can be seen on the inside of the spark plug boot, new spark plug wires will be needed.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

A knocking sound heard from the front or rear suspension while driving over rough roads may be caused by the sway bar linkages. The linkages should be inspected for tightness and condition; there are redesigned linkages if replacement is necessary.

Drive Train -- RepairPal and 5 others

Engine -- Verified

If the engine surges while being driven in the forward gears, the intake tube between the mass airflow sensor and throttle body may be split. The damaged intake ducting will need to be replaced.

Drive Train -- Verified

If the engine stalls when the automatic transmission is shift into reverse, the intake tube between the mass airflow sensor and throttle body may be split. The damaged intake ducting will need to be replaced.

1991 Mazda 626 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., April 29, 1994

Summary: RESIN MOLDED FRONT HANDLES FAIL AT THE DOOR LATCH ACTUATING ROD ATTACHMENT, FREEING THE ROD TO FALL INSIDE THE DOOR FRAME. SUBSEQUENT LOWERING OF THE ASSOCIATED WINDOW MAY FORCE THE ACTUATING ROD DOWNWARD AND RELEASE THE DOOR LATCH.

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Brakes, September 30, 1993

Summary: THE GROOVE FOR THE REAR WHEEL BEARING RETAINER RING WAS INCORRECTLY MACHINED.

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1991 Mazda 626 Questions and Answers

bluengoldy2k7, 1991 Mazda 626, Evansville, IN

About how long would something like this take to be repaired? Also, if the fan does not necesarily need to be Replaced, will it be cheaper?

Miles Maps, 1991 Mazda 626, Alexandria, VA

How do I determine the battery size and what is the best place to get a battery in the Northern Virginia or nearby areas of MD or DC. I just need the battery, not changing the cables. Thanks!

kork, 1991 Mazda 626, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Los Angeles, CA

This happened after adding the same brand fuel and may have been when the new fuel entered the engine.

Klr, 1991 Mazda 626, 2.2L 4 Cylinder Turbo, Wake Island, HI

Spark plugs are leaking water well 2 are is my engine a rebuild?

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1991 Mazda 626 Reviews

Bought the 91 626 LX in Oct/09 on the cheap and new I had to sink at least $500 to make it a decent running car. Replaced the driver side strut mount right away, and replaced the full exhaust system. Car runs grat after you figure out the idle on these cars. Burns about a quart or less oil each month, but I do lots of high speed highway driving. Comfortable car, solid and smooth running. The brakes fade when you depress them at high speed, so be careful! Overall a decent and dependable car.

Bought this car in Sept. 2009 for $500 and I have replaced the entire exhaust, 4 new tires, driver side strut assembly and brakes in the past year and a half. Good, dependable car, just keep the fluids up! Likes to burn a little oil and now I might have a small transmission leak (spotting in the garage). The steering is a little tight, not much power steering help. All in all this Mazda is good and cheap transportation.

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