2004 Mazda MPV Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Mazda MPV

2004 Mazda MPV Problems

Defective or worn out ignition coils can cause engine misfires and Check Engine Light illumination. If the problem is severe enough engine performance will suffer and the Check Engine light will flash on and off.

If the engine cranks but won't start, the fault may be internal to the distributor. Diagnosis will show no spark and trouble codes for the crankshaft position sensor (CKP) or the camshaft position sensor (CMP). Our technicians recommend replacement of the complete distributor assembly if these conditions occur.

The cooling fan module can fail causing the fan to either run constantly, or not operate at all. If the fan runs continuously, the engine may not warm up properly, and if the fan does not run, the engine may overheat. Mazda has a voluntary recall on model years 2002-2003 to address this concern. Please click here to find a Mazda dealer near you.

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2004 Mazda MPV Questions

Question: stutters sometimes, breaf loss of power or misfire, what is this?

Some Background:
The van has 170,000 miles on it. At about 140,000 or about two years ago, the MPV started performing similarly but the check engine light came on and we discovered it was the engine coils. Unfortu...

I need to replace filter and fluid in transmission

The guy at the Advance Auto part store said it could be the (oxygen sensor)

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2004 Mazda MPV Recalls

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Mazda dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.

Some vehicles were produced with an airbag warning label intended for the Canadian market. The labels contain warnings in both English and French. As a result, the area of the English warning is only 16 square centimeters as opposed to the 30 square centimeters as required by Federal standards. Owners will be provided with correct airbag caution labels and installation instructions which were mailed on July 22, 2004. The Mazda recall number is 1804C.

The tire information label may show the maximum tire pressure of 32PSI when it should be 35PSI. As a result, the load ratio for the 205/65R15 94H and the 215/60R16 95H tires exceed the levels permitted. If the tire is operated in an under-inflated condition, the load carrying capacity of the vehicle may be compromised, increasing the risk of a crash. Owners will be provided with a corrected label they can apply to their vehicle, or they can have a dealer install the label if desired. The Mazda recall number is 2140F.

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2004 Mazda MPV Reviews

I buy it for my wife in 2004, after 90,000 have to replace the coils, great van, high performance, good for family car.

This car is great. The weather in Puerto Rico is terrible for the cars however, I have no complaints at all in this sense for my MPV. Another thing is the A/C system. It is pretty difficult and costly try to change the in-cabin A/C filters. Besides that, everything else is great.

I have replaced the 4 coil packs and spark plugs on three separate ocassions, other than these times I have the van, handles well and have no complaints

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