2006 Mazda Miata MX-5 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mazda Miata MX-5
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2006 Mazda Miata MX-5 ProblemsTicking 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.
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.
2006 Mazda Miata MX-5 QuestionsMy Engine light just came on (1 answer)
It's only been on since this morning and it isn't flashing, it's staying on. It only has less than 15,000 miles. What could this mean? It seems to run fine.
Have changed out battery and still does not start. It was running fine then just stopped
Will mot start anywhere
2006 Mazda Miata MX-5 RecallsHorn Contact May Separate from the Steering Column During Airbag Deployment
If the driver's airbag were to deploy in an extremely low ambient temperature, the bolt attaching the horn contact assembly to the steering wheel hub may fail. Should this occur, the horn assembly may separate and could injure the driver. Dealers will replace the driver's front airbag to correct this concern. The Mazda recall number is 3906C.