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2002 Mazda 626 Repair and Maintenance

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

2002 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.

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.

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 Questions

Will drive fine and then when turning off car, may not start right after its turned off or an hour later. Will eventually start up again. It cranks but no start. Took to a mechanic and it started fine every time. Crank Sensor?

I had changed the timing belt, adjusted the timing, the water pump as well. new plugs wires, distributor. the engine will turn over but the car will not start. I am at a loss as to why it will not start? even tried to jump it & it still will not start? any clue or suggestions?? i am bout read...

shaft, 2 LF CV axle assemblies and 1 LF wheel bearing replaced. Now after hearing a roaring noise, it is said it's coming from the right half shaft support bearing but the half shaft can't be separated from the CV axle so the bear can be replaced. Does this sound normal for this make an...

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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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