2000 Mazda 626 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Mazda 626
2000 Mazda 626 Problems
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.
Premature automatic transmission failure is common. Diagnoses of the fault will be necessary to determine if repair or replacement is the proper repair.
The passages for the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system can become restricted or clogged causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. The EGR valve will need to be inspected and the passages cleaned.
2000 Mazda 626 Questions
I live in a small town where the car performs fine, even up & down steep hills, but after I've been driving on the interstate for 25 or 30 minutes it begins to shake & jerk. The RPM's will go up suddenly, as if I've mashed the gas pedal to the floor and then it will jerk and a...