2006 Mazda B4000 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mazda B4000

2006 Mazda B4000 Problems

Crank but No Start Condition and No Fuel Pressure

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. The inertia switch is located on the firewall and can be tripped when the parking brake is set too hard and then released. The inertia switch should be reset, and will click when it is reset.

Crank but No Start Condition and No Spark

The engine may fail to start due to an electrically shorted sensor. Some of the sensors may internally short and not blow any fuses. A technician may find no spark and no operation of the fuel injectors in the diagnosis. One way a technician may isolate the defective sensor is by disconnecting sensors one by one to see if the engine starts.

Runs Poorly, Possible Check Engine Light

A dirty, or contaminated mass airflow sensor (MAF) can cause the engine to run poorly. The Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate.  MAF sensor related fault codes P0102 and/or P0103 may be stored. In some cases, carefully cleaning the sensor element will fix the problem. If not, replacement of the sensor may be required.

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2006 Mazda B4000 Questions

When I switch to 4WD and drive about 2-300yds there is a loud bang, thumb. (1 answer)

Sounds like I have run over a pot hole or hit something. Continue driving and it does it again. Is it slipping in and out of 4WD?

Are the brakes for my Mazda B4000 interchangeable with those for a ford ranger? (1 answer)

Trying to replace the brakes and need to know if I can use the ones for a ford ranger. Nthanks so much...

No informationb displayed on Instrument panel (1 answer)

Recently replaced the battery. Restored the Idle Info and infor laid out in owners manula. However I do not have any Speedo, Tach, Temp, or fuel gauge info. Everything Else apears to be working. Lights Radio ect. Just no status information on the cluster worked fine till the battery was char...

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2006 Mazda B4000 Recalls

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments

The driver's frontal air bag inflator may rupture and spray metal fragments upon deployment. This is due to excessive internal pressure in the inflator. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Passenger Air Bag Defect

In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.

The Windshield Motor May Fail Prematurely

The windshield wiper may have been produced without grease applied to the output shaft gear. After a period of continuous use on the high speed setting, this lack of grease could cause the gear teeth to distort or fracture, resulting in the loss of wiper function. An inoperative wiper during inclement weather conditions could cause a crash due to impaired visibility. Dealers will inspect the wiper motor for the presence of grease. Grease will be applied to the wiper motor gears if necessary. The Mazda recall number is 3705K.





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