Mazda 626 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mazda 626

Mazda 626 Problems

If the engine cranks but does not start, it may be caused by a tripped inertia switch. Switch the key to "ON" and the fuel pump should be heard running for a second or two. Listen at the gas filler if necessary. If you do not hear the pump the inertia switch should be reset, it will "click" when it is reset.

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. If evidence of arcing can be seen on the inside of the spark plug boot, new spark plug wires will be needed.

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.

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Mazda 626 Questions

So I'm having no spark. Changed coil pack and spark plug wires as well as crank sensor. I am getting fuel and compression as well as a fully charges battery. Also am getting 12 volts to the coil power wire connecter. But not getting any juice to the other 3 wires on the wire connecter. Don&#...

So I put the head gaskets on the opposite heads. I got 30 psi compression, a no start, and some coolant and alot of gas in the oil pan. Would flipping the head gaskets to the correct heads fix these issues? Or does it even matter? Thanks in advance.

My car cranks up but doesn't start. I have confirmed perfect timing. Redid that twice. Confirmed spark. New coil and wires. Confirmed gas. When I pulled the tube between the fuel rails gas squirted heavily when cranked over. After a while of cranking the plugs would get wet and raw gasoline ...

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Mazda 626 Recalls

CERTAIN SPX FILTRAN FUEL FILTERS WITH A 45-DEGREE ANGLE INLET TUBE, MODEL 800F350-S1, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT FILTERS FOR 1993-1997 FORD PROBE,1993-2001 MAZDA 626 AND MX-6, AND 1983-1994 LOYAL, 3-DOOR COUPE, HATCHBACK, SEDAN, WAGON, BRAT, DL, GL, GL-10, RX, XT, AND XT6 PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH EFI OR ...VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. AN EXTERNAL SPRING IN THE TIMING BELT TENSIONER COULD BREAK.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CERTAIN RESERVOIR TANK CAPS ON THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER WERE PRODUCED WITH A WORN OUT DIE AND LACK VENTILATION HOLES. AS A RESULT, THE PRESSURE IN THE RESERVOIR TANK CAN DROP GRADUALLY AS THE BRAKE PAD OR SHOE WEARS AND AMBIENT TEMPERATURE DROPS. AL...

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Mazda 626 Reviews

This was easily the worst car I have ever owned!!! Bought it cheap from an in-law that I thought could be trusted, what a huge mistake that was! The car had about 80,000 miles when I bought it and had just had a new transmission installed because the original failed. The replacement transmission lasted less then 4 months, had it rebuilt and it lasted less then 2 months. I went back to my tr...

hey need help i got 1994 mazda with a 4 chlyder in it and it over heating i flush radator and put thermastat in and had the heafs done and change the hose why is it still over heating my email is thomas_schroedel@yahoo.com

This is my 2nd Mazda 626, what more do I need to say? Great workhourse and long lived. More than 170K and still going...

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