Mazda MX-3 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mazda MX-3
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Mazda MX-3 ProblemsMisfires Under Load
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 needed.
Vehicles with a V6 engine may develop an engine misfire under load (acceleration). This can be caused by a valve cover gasket leaking oil into a spark plug well, shorting the spark plug to the cylinder head. To repair this concern, the valve cover needs to be resealed and the spark plugs and wires should be replaced.
Mazda MX-3 QuestionsCar dies when put into gear (1 answer)
When in gear
Well I accidentally put the battery in backwards and now I insert the key and nothing at all I checked most the fuses please help.
Mazda MX-3 RecallsIgnition Electrical Switch Overheats
The electrical portion of the ignition switch may lack proper grease at the contact points, leading to the points becoming conductive and overheating. Dealers will replace the ignition switch free of charge to resolve the concern.