1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5
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1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 ProblemsCheck 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.
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.
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.
1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Questionscheck engine light is always coming on showing misfire on cylinder 4. (1 answer)
I get it cleared and after about 25 miles it comes back on. Have replaced all new wires, plugs, egr valve and all other components including new exhaust system. What can cause this to keep happening. I found some recalls on this vehicle 1999 mazda Miata. please help
dosn't over heat new radiator, hoses, thermostat n coolant no water pump leaks no check engine light desplays.... Purchased n indiana live n texas....when drop rpms temp goes to normal...
car is 1999 mazda mpv auto... when you go to accelerate it feels like the timing is missing and gutless like its struggling to pick up speed but eventually does. No engine light has come on, hubby seems to think maybe the transmission?