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.
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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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The PCV valve can crack open and create a vacuum leak and lean fuel mixture, which can result in surging and/or engine misfires.
If a rumbling noise is heard from the engine, along with a possible loss in power, it may be caused by a collapsed hydraulic timing belt tensioner creating excessive cam backlash. Our technicians recommend replacing the timing belt and water pump at the same time, if they have not been recently replaced.
2005 Mazda MPV Questions and Answers
they explained that the pads and rotors are one piece and MUST be replaced together. they also told me that I had another 5,000 miles until I needed to have this done.
It really does not make any ...
My tire shop (national chain) sold and installed 4 tires on my MPV. Still under warranty, but problems of vibration at certain speeds. Tires also shows premature signs of wear. Another shop said t...
where is the #5 coil pack on a 2005 mazda mpv
what should the labor charge be on replacing a bypass valve
(fuel air regulator) on the Mazda, I see it's right at the top of the engine in full view.
2005 Mazda MPV Reviews
I bought this van in 05. Only replaced Tires, brakes and all the coils. The van is perfect and I dont know why they don't make them anymore. Being in the military I have lived in SC, PA, NC, MD and a lot of trips to NY. The only negative remark is that this van is not good in the snow at all. I have been waiting to see if they make a new one so I can trade this one in for the new one. If not I will keep this one till the end.
Over all I really like the car, I needed a van, that could fit in our drive way. Plus I always have at least 3 or 4 children with us.
the problems I have had with this car, the brakes never seemed right and we purchased the car new from Tasca. The electrical system has has some problems, two radios have been replaced and wire to the spark plugs have burned out. The dealer has been right on top of most of the problems and has bent over backwards to satisfy us.
I would buy another Mazada. That being said the everyday repairs you are better off going to your favorite service shop, when Tasca told me to fix my brakes was $84 per hour I almost fell down.