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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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Soft top drains plugged
Assuming you have a sun roof, a technician with compressed air can attempt to 'blow' out your drains. Debris easily clog your drains which run near your front wheels (in most cases). Water leaks are evasive which may require more...
Car doesn't start right and shakes when idle
Considering your symptoms, I would recommend a fuel and ignition systems inspection to be performed on your vehicle by a qualified professional. If the idle shake only happens after filling up the vehicle with fuel, the problem lies solely in...
Mazda MX5 vs. Mazda RX8
It depends on what you want. RX8's are a screaming car that run around and have these rotor engines that blow up, which they still haven't fixed. But Miatas are known as a lady's car. They can last a long...
Left front strut makes clanking sound when driving over bumps
Without knowing a bit more backstory, I can only make assumptions. It is unusual for a dealership to want to paint a car unless there is a paint recall or the vehicle was damaged in some way. If the vehicle...
Sports car stalls/quits in hot weather on side streets
Hello there. Many different faults can cause the vehicle to stall only once hot. The most likely is the battery, fuel pump, fuel filter, battery cables, ignition switch, or various sensors. It would be helpful to know how often this...
Power steering, engine, and brakes quit, but lights work
A few different faults can cause the vehicle to stall out like this. The most common would be the ignition switch, battery, fuel pump, fuel filter, or battery cable. The brakes will work without the engine on but they loose...
Car clicking and not starting
The most likely cause of this issue would be your starter. The battery should be good considering that your accessories all work. The first step in diagnosing this issue would be to test the starter for battery voltage. If the...
Drain hole issue
Mazda has two service bulletins concerning the soft top drains possibly clogging up leading to leaks that develop in the floorboard. The filter screens at the drain entrance may need to be cleaned and the drain tube itself may need...

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