1995 Mazda Miata MX-5 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 Mazda Miata MX-5
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1995 Mazda Miata MX-5 ProblemsMisfires Under Load
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.
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.
1995 Mazda Miata MX-5 QuestionsAny problem driving w/o air dam? (1 answer)
air dam is broken. are there any overheating problems incurred by driving w/o the air dam?
Several months ago, auto. trans. fluid began disappearing.
Our mechanic and a trans. shop have checked. No leaks found. Any ideas?