1994 Mazda Miata MX-5 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Mazda Miata MX-5

1994 Mazda Miata MX-5 Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Improperly Manufactured Threads on Fuel Filler Pipe

Some models may have a problem where the Check Engine light illuminates indicating an improperly tightened fuel cap. Due to improperly manufactured threads on the fuel filler pipe, the filler pipe may need to be replaced.

Ticking Noise From Valve Lash Adjusters Due to Infrequent Oil Changes

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.

Valve Cover Gasket May Fail and Leak Oil onto Spark Plug Wires

Failure of the valve cover gasket can allow engine oil to leak onto the spark plug wires and damage them. The engine will run poorly (misfire) if the spark plug wires fail.

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1994 Mazda Miata MX-5 Questions

Feels like the back end is fishtailing/floating when the road isn't real smooth (1 answer)

Also has a shudder at approx. 60-65 mph at intervals of approx. 2 seconds. Started after replacing 2 back tires. I took it back in and they said the balance was fine.

will a 93 miata motor work in a 94 miata (2 answers)

would i have to change the wiring harness and computer

My auto trans is using fluid, no external leaks. Is a vacuum modulator or electr (1 answer)

or electric shift

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1994 Mazda Miata MX-5 Reviews

I loved my 94 miata. It had about 60,000 miles on it and was still like new. Whoever owns it now probably thinks the same.

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