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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1994 Mazda 626

1994 Mazda 626

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1994 Mazda 626 Problems

Engine -- Verified

If the engine cranks but does not start, it may be caused by a tripped inertia switch. Switch the key to "ON" and the fuel pump should be heard running for a second or two. Listen at the gas filler if necessary. If you do not hear the pump the inertia switch should be reset, it will "click" when it is reset.

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.

Engine -- Verified

If the engine cranks but will not start, it may be due a failed distributor. In the diagnosis, it may be discovered that the Electronic Engine Control (EEC) Unit is the cause if ignition spark is restored after disconnecting the Spark Output (SPOUT) Connector.

Engine -- Verified

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Vehicles with a V6 engine may develop an engine misfire under load (acceleration). This can be caused by a valve cover gasket leaking oil into a spark plug well, shorting the spark plug to the cylinder head. To repair this concern, the valve cover needs to be resealed and the spark plugs and wires should be replaced.

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.

1994 Mazda 626 Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, September 3, 1999

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SPEEDOMETER GEAR SET CAN FAIL. SYMPTOMS INCLUDE AN INOPERATIVE SPEEDOMETER, SEVERE LACK OF POWER, AND/OR A TRANSMISSION WHICH STAYS IN THIRD GEAR. IN SOME CASES, THE "OD OFF" LIGHT MAY ALSO FLASH.

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Electrical & Lights, April 7, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE HEADLIGHT WIRE THAT RUNS THROUGH THE TURN SIGNAL LEVER CAN FAIL AT THE POINT WHERE IT IS SOLDERED TO THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH.

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Engine, September 27, 2005

Summary: CERTAIN SPX FILTRAN FUEL FILTERS WITH A 45-DEGREE ANGLE INLET TUBE, MODEL 800F350-S1, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT FILTERS FOR 1993-1997 FORD PROBE,1993-2001 MAZDA 626 AND MX-6, AND 1983-1994 LOYAL, 3-DOOR COUPE, HATCHBACK, SEDAN, WAGON, BRAT, DL, GL, GL-10, RX, XT, AND XT6 PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH EFI OR TURBO ENGINES. THESE FILTERS ARE PACKAGED AS WIX, NAPA, AND CARQUEST BRAND FUEL FILTERS. CERTAIN SPX FILTRAN FUEL FILTERS WITH A 90-DEGREE ANGLE INLET TUBE, MODEL 800F300-S2, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT FILTERS FOR 19983-1994 SUBARU VEHICLES WITH EFI OR TURBO ENGINES. THESE FILTERS ARE PACKAGED AS WIX, NAPA, AND CARQUEST BRAND FUEL FILTERS. FUEL MAY LEAK FROM THE FILTER DUE TO NON-CONFORMING BRAZING WELDS WHERE THE INLET TUBE IS CONNECTED TO THE FILTER CAN.

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1994 Mazda 626 Questions and Answers

dee1233, 1994 Mazda 626, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Houston, TX

i had a idle air control valve put and the dealer said that was the problem buts still idling up and down.can anybody help me. and also my car is idling very high.can anyone giude me in the right d...

pato983, 1994 Mazda 626, Santa Rosa, CA

need to knowk how can i get the timing belt points diagrams

burgesscustomfabtech, 1994 Mazda 626, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Tulsa, OK

i need torque specs for headbolts, rod cap bolts, main cap bolts, and upper oil pan bolts.... also need timing specs....

Thanks!,
Sterling Burgess
Burgess Custom Fab.

Haikukitty, 1994 Mazda 626, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Millersville, MD

UPDATE: The shop said it's the distributor, and they want to charge me approx $850 to replace it. (on a 16 year old car!)

Does that sound like a reasonable cause for the problem? And does tha...

shereesmith, 1994 Mazda 626, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Houston, TX

i had my timing belt replaced. my car as smoking from the tail pipe when i started it. it drove for all of 45 minutes and it stopped. it stries to turn over but wont

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1994 Mazda 626 Reviews

hey need help i got 1994 mazda with a 4 chlyder in it and it over heating i flush radator and put thermastat in and had the heafs done and change the hose why is it still over heating my email is thomas_schroedel@yahoo.com

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