2002 Mazda 626 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Mazda 626

2002 Mazda 626 Problems

Intake Manifold Vacuum Leak Causing Rough Idle

The intake manifold gasket can fail causing vacuum a leak and/or a rough idle condition. Replacement of the leaking gasket will be necessary to correct this concern.

Knocking from suspension on rough roads due to worn or loose sway bar links
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.
Check Engine Light Due to Restricted EGR System

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.

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2002 Mazda 626 Reviews

This is a 2002 Mazda 626 LX V6 with Automatic Transmission. Bought car used (former rental). Owned it for 8 years so far, still going strong. Regular oil change and 30K, 60K maintenance... only repair bill was to recharge the freon last year - must've leaked out from lack of use through the years. Car indicates needing premium gas but have been using regular with no problems. Did not noti...

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