1996 Mazda MX-6 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Mazda MX-6
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1996 Mazda MX-6 ProblemsEngine Misfire Under Load
Vehicles with a V6 engine may develop an engine misfire under load (acceleration). This can be caused by a valve cover gasket leaking oil into a spark plug well, shorting the spark plug to the cylinder head. To repair this concern, the valve cover needs to be resealed and the spark plugs and wires should be replaced.
Misfires under load (acceleration) can be caused by leaky spark plug boots. When a spark plug boot leaks, it allows the spark to arc, or jump, to the cylinder head. New spark plug wires will be needed.
If the engine cranks but will not start, it may be due a failed distributor. In the diagnosis, it may be discovered that the Electronic Engine Control (EEC) Unit is the cause if ignition spark is restored after disconnecting the Spark Output (SPOUT) Connector.
1996 Mazda MX-6 Questionscar takes long to accelarate (2 answers)
My car rpm goes to about 5 before my car accelerates to 35 or 40 mph? Makes a noise and feels like the car is not moving.
There is gas, I also change the fuel pump.
ok. i checked the coolant level i the radiator that was a little low so i put more in. It didnt help. When im on the highway the temp does fine as soon as i slow down or stop the temp goes up fast. The fan is coming on but i guess either its not working properly or something is making the engine ...
1996 Mazda MX-6 RecallsIgnition Electrical Switch Overheats
The electrical portion of the ignition switch may lack proper grease at the contact points, leading to the points becoming conductive and overheating. Dealers will replace the ignition switch free of charge to resolve the concern.