Engine Problems of Mazda Miata
Mazda Miata owners have reported 2 problems related to engine (under the engine and engine cooling category).
#1 - Engine problem of the 2005 Mazda Miata
Vehicle identification number (VIN): JM1NB35305_. I purchased a used 2005 Mazda Miata 5-speed in April 2006 with 7860 miles on the odometer from the local Chrysler dealer. I had not driven the vehicle out of town until October 2006. On the interstate highway I noticed the vehicle had inadequate power to safely drive at the speed limit (80 mph). Top speed is only 82 mph @ 4200 rpm in fifth gear (should be 120 mph plus) and acceleration up a hill is bad. I must downshift and floor the accelerator to maintain speed up hill and the cruise control will not hold the speed. Trying to pass a slow vehicle uphill is almost impossible. The vehicle is in the local Mazda dealer's service department where they have not found the cause of the problem. I have had the vehicle serviced as required at the Mazda dealer and have even replaced the air filter when not required. This vehicle is unsafe to drive other than on flat, low speed, city roads. The failure date was Friday, October 20, 2006.
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#2 - Engine problem of the 2004 Mazda Miata
The VIN of this vehicle was JM1NB35474_. The reporting person's vehicle is a 2004 Mazda Miata. When the contact depressed the accelerator pedal after a stop, the vehicle failed to move. The dealer inspected the vehicle four times, however, they were unable to duplicate the failure. The dealer refused to make any repairs. The failure mileage was 8,000 and current mileage was 23,000. This problem occurred on 08/01/05.
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|Catalytic Convertor problems||4|
|Gasoline Engine problems||3|
|Engine Failure problems||3|
|Engine Exhaust System problems||2|
|Engine And Engine Cooling problems||1|
|Gas Recirculation Valve (egr Valve) problems||1|
|Manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe problems||1|
|Engine Rattling And Whining Sounds problems||1|
|Check Engine Light On problems||1|