Misfires under load (acceleration) can be caused by the valve cover gaskets leaking oil into the spark plug wells shorting the spark plugs to the cylinder head. New spark plug wires will be needed and the valve cover needs to be resealed.
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2002 Mazda Millenia
2002 Mazda Millenia Problems
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.
The oil seals on the supercharger can fail and cause excessive oil consumption and bluish gray smoke from the tail pipe. Supercharger replacement is commonly required to correct this concern, this can also be an expensive repair.
There are T-shaped vacuum connectors under the intake manifold that can break and cause a rough idle.
Timing belt replacements can be very expensive on the supercharged models. It is important to be sure the timing belt is replaced at the scheduled interval.
2002 Mazda Millenia Questions and Answers
Is it possible that the oxygen sensor could have been damaged when transmission was replaced and as a result of that there was an exhast leak?
The engine oil was really low before I realized it and added oil. Now it is making a ticking noise even after the oil was changed and a new oil filter.
it is hesitating while driving, like it is not getting gas and running rough. It also dies after stopping at a red light or just idling for a while. I have had the EGR valve replaced, the spark p...
Also, do I really need to replace the spark plug wires? What can go wrong?
2002 Mazda Millenia Reviews
$8K and have had it for almost 3 years.....only real issue was to
replace the thermostat...rides like a dream on new tires.....
turbo is great....holds a sheen and great looks after every
washing.....can't believe it's 11 years old.....
My gas gauge seems to be stuck?? Keeps telling me i have a full tank of gas? 140,000 miles on s-series
Have an '02 going on a year now and could be happier but for 92K and $7000 I'm a bit surprised at the luxury and performance I get out of this used car. Just a few quirks electronically to work out like the air bag light blinks Morris code every now and then but never stays on and only does it on occasion and the steering wheel incline motor is shot (at least its in the most comfortable spot and not like a bus driver mode, thanks God, but other than that its cherry.