Mazda Miata MX-5 Problems

Misfires Under Load on Mazda Miata MX-5

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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 diagnosis is needed.

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Mazda Miata MX-5 Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 97,000 (97,000–97,000)
Engine affected: 1.6L 4 Cylinder
5 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1995
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