2008 Mazda Miata MX-5 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mazda Miata MX-5
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2008 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.
The clutch slave cylinder may develop a hydraulic leak resulting in no clutch pedal pressure and the inability to shift gears.
2008 Mazda Miata MX-5 QuestionsWhy did my vinyl top tear open on both sides? (2 answers)
I just paid $1,500 to replace the vinyl top of my Miata. The Handbook said tops should be replaced every 8 - 10 years; my 2008 Miata top started tearing on both sides (seams splitting) in 2012. Nobody can give me a reason why: no repair man will patch it. Is this a major design flaw in the car?
water marks on it [indicating water leakage] .. why would i have water on the floor behind the passenger seat [in the back .. not the front of the seat] ? i've had the car since January, and this just happened a couple of weeks ago. i checked the rubber stripping on the door & it seems f...