Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problems of the 2001 Mazda 626
Five problems associated with automatic transmission torque converter have been reported for the 2001 Mazda 626.
Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problem #1
The vehicle was a 2001 Mazda 626. Hello, I am writing to inform you of a transmission problem I have with my madza 626. I have taken it to my mechanic and have talked to 3 others and they all tell me the same thing. This is a common problem with the automatic transmission on the madza 626. I bought my car new in 2001 and it has almost 99,000 miles. I have been told that it will cost me $2500-3000 to fix it. My mechanic says it will be cheaper for me in the long run to trade it in and get a new car. I am forced to get a new car because my 2001 madza 626 does not run. This car needs to be recalled. It was Thursday, April 1, 2004 when this automatic transmission torque converter issue occurred.
Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problem #2
The car involved is a 2001 Mazda 626. Vehicle identification number (VIN) of the vehicle is 1YVGF22C81_. Automatic transmission failure at 41,000 miles. This automatic transmission torque converter issue occurred Jul. 24, 2004.
Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problem #3
The car involved is a 2001 Mazda 626. Vehicle identification number (VIN): 1YVGF22C31_. Automatic transmission failure (twice). First time transmission went out was at 107,105 miles. I paid for the removal,rebuilding, and re-installing of my transmission. Parts replaced were, torque converter, mokcd4e, shift kit, filter inside, washer dir drum, sprag fwd, drum fwd, direct shell, t/bearing kit, bushing kit. Total cost $1701. 82. Now at 138, 652 miles my transmission has went out again and has been in the shop for over a week. This time it will cost me $700. 00. It was Wednesday, May. 17, 2006 when this automatic transmission torque converter issue happened.
Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problem #4
The car involved is a 2001 Mazda 626. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of the car was 1YVGF22C31_. Hard shifting for a couple of weeks. Had a blow out same night transmission messed up. Won't go into gear until it past 2. 5 rpm's. Took to transmission spec. Said it was over heating also need a new torque converter, need to install transmission cooler. This problem occurred on Thu., Sep. 6, 2007.
Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problem #5
VIN of the vehicle was 1YVGF22CX1_. 2001 Mazda 626 with an automatic transmission. I purchased the car from a Mazda dealer, it was a 1 owner trade-in with only 25,000 original miles. The vehicle went through a 100 point inspection from their service department. I only had the car for 5 days before the transmission went out. When I placed the transmission in reverse or drive, it just remained still as if it was still in park or neutral, it was towed to a Mazda dealer and diagnosed with a torque converter failure. This is apparently a major issue with most Mazda 626's, old and new!. This automatic transmission torque converter issue occurred Friday, Sep. 5, 2008.
Other Power Train related problems of the 2001 Mazda 626:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Automatic Transmission problems||58|
|Transmission Failure problems||27|
|Overdrive Light On problems||14|
|Automatic Transmission Cooler problems||10|
|Automatic Transmission Torque Converter problems||5|
|Transmission Gear Slipping problems||5|
|Transmission Fluid Leaking problems||4|
|Transmission Not Engage problems||3|
|Automatic Transmission Control Module problems||3|
|Noises During Shifting problems||2|
|Transmission Slip Out Of Gear problems||2|
|Power Train problems||2|
|Axle Assembly problems||2|
|Automatic Transmission Column Shift problems||1|
|Automatic Transmission Floor Shift problems||1|
|Axle Shaft Seal problems||1|