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1990 Mazda Miata MX-5 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1990 Mazda Miata MX-5

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1990 Mazda Miata MX-5 is between $348 and $426 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1990 Mazda Miata MX-5
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$387
Annual Repair Cost
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Failure of the valve cover gasket can allow engine oil to leak onto the spark plug wires and damage them. The engine will run poorly (misfire) if the spark plug wires fail.
Misfires under load (acceleration) can be caused by spark plug wires arcing to the cylinder head in the spark plug wells. Water in the spark plug wells can also cause the same problem so careful di...
The engine may idle roughly or stall when it's cold because the oil pump pressure relief plunger is sticking. Failure is usually due to wear and it causes excessive oil pressure to pump up the hydr...
what part do I need to order
clutch repaired..,will new plugs help..i recently changed air filter...would timing belt contribu...
1990...red. appears to have major rust on bottom of each side ..fenders.
A HARDTOP HOIST ACCESSORY KIT WAS SOLD TO CUSTOMERS WHO HAVE THE MIATA WITH A HARDTOP. THE PLASTI...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
March 08, 2012
1990 Mazda Miata MX-5
I bought my '90 Miata new. It has been and still is a great car. Currently has 86k miles on the odometer. It has never had mechanical problem in all those miles and 22 years. I replaced the top...
July 31, 2010
1990 Mazda Miata MX-5
I have owned my 90 since 95. When I bought it it had 30,000 miles on it, now has 130,000. Love this car. Do the scheduled maintenance and give it the TLC it deserves and these cars will be there...
October 17, 2008
1990 Mazda Miata MX-5 of
As the former owner of half a dozen British sports cars, I came across a great deal on a high mileage slightly beat up Mazda Miata. What a surprise! After doing several minor repairs and catching u...