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Mazda MX-6 Problems

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Most Common Mazda MX-6 Problems

If the engine cranks but will not start, it may be due a failed distributor. In the diagnosis, it may be discovered that the Electronic Engine Control (EEC) Unit is the cause if ignition spark is r...
If the engine cranks but does not start, it may be caused by a tripped inertia switch. Switch the key to "ON" and the fuel pump should be heard running for a second or two. Listen at the gas filler...
Our technicians report the original paint tends to fade and the clear coat peels off, though many cars have now been repainted.
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0 Known Mazda MX-6 Brakes Problems

0 Known Mazda MX-6 Drive Train Problems

2 Known Mazda MX-6 Electrical & Lights Problems

If the engine cranks but will not start, it may be due a failed distributor. In the diagnosis, it may be discovered that the Electronic Engine Control (EEC) Unit is the cause if ignition spark is r...
If the engine cranks but does not start, it may be caused by a tripped inertia switch. Switch the key to "ON" and the fuel pump should be heard running for a second or two. Listen at the gas filler...

3 Known Mazda MX-6 Engine Problems

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 cyli...
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...
If the engine runs poorly or stalls while being driven in the reverse, the intake tube between the mass airflow sensor and throttle body may be split. The damaged intake ducting will need to be rep...

0 Known Mazda MX-6 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known Mazda MX-6 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known Mazda MX-6 Maintenance Problems

1 Known Mazda MX-6 Miscellaneous Problem

Our technicians report the original paint tends to fade and the clear coat peels off, though many cars have now been repainted.

1 Known Mazda MX-6 Suspension & Steering Problem

A knocking sound heard from the front or rear suspension while driving over rough roads may be caused by the sway bar linkages. The linkages should be inspected for tightness and condition; there a...

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Known Mazda MX-6 Problems & Complaints

If the engine cranks but will not start, it may be due a failed distributor. In the diagnosis, it may be discovered that the Electronic Engine Control (EEC) Unit is the cause if ignition spark is r...
If the engine cranks but does not start, it may be caused by a tripped inertia switch. Switch the key to "ON" and the fuel pump should be heard running for a second or two. Listen at the gas filler...
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 cyli...
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...
If the engine runs poorly or stalls while being driven in the reverse, the intake tube between the mass airflow sensor and throttle body may be split. The damaged intake ducting will need to be rep...
Our technicians report the original paint tends to fade and the clear coat peels off, though many cars have now been repainted.
A knocking sound heard from the front or rear suspension while driving over rough roads may be caused by the sway bar linkages. The linkages should be inspected for tightness and condition; there a...
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