Mazda 323 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Mazda 323

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Mazda 323 is between $301 and $368 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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Mazda 323
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If the automatic transmission shifts in and out of overdrive while cruising, it may be due to the thermostat that is stuck open. The 323 transmission is especially effected by the engine running to...
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 nee...
The timing belt tensioner pulley may make a squealing noise from the timing cover area on cold startup. An updated tensioner with a thicker mounting bracket to eliminate vibration may be needed to ...
Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 1989-1998 MPV, 1990-1995 ...
Overall Score (4 Reviews)
March 17, 2012
1991 Mazda 323
Hey guys, loving mine so far lol. It's ugly as sin but it gets me 40 mins and back twice a day. Do any of you gentleman have any suggestions on the best engine swap? I've heard a turbo tracer will ...
March 02, 2011
1992 Mazda 323
A great little car! Gets in the mid 30s for mpg but still is a blast to push around the twisty back roads around here. Not to mention there are a range of motors that are direct swaps and easy to ...
February 09, 2009
1991 Mazda 323
I LOVED MY 323. it was my first car.i beat the crap out of it. it jumped tracks, ditches, and fields. ran 115 mph with more to go but it got scary. the rear strut towers rotted out and the struts p...