Mazda 626 Problem Report

Mazda 626 Transmission Failure Common

(29 reports)

Premature automatic transmission failure is common. Diagnoses of the fault will be necessary to determine if repair or replacement is the proper repair.

The auto trans in this car is a complete piece of crap. It literally went through it's original trans, a replacement, and a rebuild in less then 6 months. I found out after all of this that the auto trans is the same one that comes in the Ford Taurus of that time frame and it failed repeatedly in that car as well. If you buy one of these cars make sure you get the manual transmission or avoid it like the plague. -
NEVER AGAIN. -
Transmission failed and the only working gears were 1st thru 2nd and Reverse. Warranty covered the replacement, however the rebuilt replacement also has issues. Specifically overly firm shifting. -
Bought new, problem started within a month of purchase... manifested by an abnormal delay when shifting from reverse to drive, which oftentimes resulted in the accelerator being depressed before the transmission engaged. Carried to dealership numerous times; dealership claimed to have found nothing abnormal with the transmission... the service manager finally told my wife that if the transmission failed it was covered under warranty and could be replaced then. Finally failed completely during a similar maneuver. Sitting in my garage because Mazda refuses to repair. -
trans only 1 and 2nd gear and reverse works. trying to find someone to fix it now -
Transmission wants to rev up And at times slips reverse I bought it and raised the RPMS and tranny fuild changed and it helped But now it wants to kick and speed up a little not sure how to fix or what it is Do I need it rebuilt I Also had a sound like something losse The big problem mazda u need to recall the seat belts those belts are so not car ready Let me know -
car will not move forward or back,rev engine does nothing-shifted perfect, parked for one hr, now will not shift, also power windows do not operate, they did prior to parking. -
Bushing for transmission shift cable broke not allowing car to move. -
Lag in shifting as well as high RPMs while in gear. OD light flashing. Haven't fixed yet will probably just sell it. -
My tranny slip a d when car is hot won't move y -
trans keeps going out and having to be fixed a lot , in this year of car and the make , it has ford trans in it by factory and its a mazda 626 i really need this fixed its been a problem that never should of been , mazda parts for mazda cars , ford parts for ford car , you see this has been a problem for a lot of people that have mazdas from the years 98-2004 -
It skips. Press accelerator but car didn't move and suddenly it moves with quick jerk. Got engine light for problems in torque converter. Transmission rebuild costing $1300. -
Transmission is slipping in Drive. 2,1 and reverse work -
replaced the numeral safety switch and it still doesn't move but twice in reverse and forward then nothing -
transmission leaking from top and bottom o rings I have not been able to fix yet is it expensive to fix -
transmission broke, got it repaired for an outrageous ammount -
It will drive fine for a few blocks the the car will not go. The engine runs great. -
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