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1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Problems

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Most Common 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Problems

A loud ticking noise (hydraulic valve lifter noise) may be heard from the top of the engine, particularly when the engine is still cold. The noise may occur more frequently on higher mileage vehicl...
Some models may have a problem where the Check Engine light illuminates indicating an improperly tightened fuel cap. Due to improperly manufactured threads on the fuel filler pipe, the filler pipe ...
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 c...
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0 Known 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Brakes Problems

1 Known 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Drive Train Problem

The flywheel can warp causing a shudder when the vehicle is in reverse.

0 Known 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Engine Problems

A loud ticking noise (hydraulic valve lifter noise) may be heard from the top of the engine, particularly when the engine is still cold. The noise may occur more frequently on higher mileage vehicl...
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.

2 Known 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

Some models may have a problem where the Check Engine light illuminates indicating an improperly tightened fuel cap. Due to improperly manufactured threads on the fuel filler pipe, the filler pipe ...
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 c...

0 Known 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1999 Mazda Miata MX-5 Problems & Complaints

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 c...
A loud ticking noise (hydraulic valve lifter noise) may be heard from the top of the engine, particularly when the engine is still cold. The noise may occur more frequently on higher mileage vehicl...
Some models may have a problem where the Check Engine light illuminates indicating an improperly tightened fuel cap. Due to improperly manufactured threads on the fuel filler pipe, the filler pipe ...
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.
The flywheel can warp causing a shudder when the vehicle is in reverse.
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