1992 Mazda Miata MX-5 Repair and Maintenance Costs
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1992 Mazda Miata MX-5 ProblemsTicking Noise From Engine Due to Sticking Valve Lash Adjusters
A loud ticking noise (hydraulic valve lifter noise) may be heard from the top of the engine, particularly when the engine is still cold. The noise may occur more frequently on higher mileage vehicles; Hydraulic valve lash adjusters may need to be replaced to correct this issue. Following the maintenance schedule for oil changes will also help prevent a recurrence of the noise.
Misfires under load (acceleration) can be caused by spark plug wires arcing to the cylinder head in the spark plug wells. Water in the spark plug wells can also cause the same problem so careful diagnosis is needed.
1992 Mazda Miata MX-5 QuestionsCan't get the gear shift to move into anything. (1 answer)
!992 mazda miata seems to burn a lot of gas for a 4 banger. I can smell gas fumes from the tail pipe while engine idles.
system and it is within specs, what's next?