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Mazda MX-5 Miata Questions

minkmanVA
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Help! Battery/charging Issue

This has been a chronic problem with my miata. I have a 2012 hardtop. If I don't drive the car for about a week, the battery dies. I've been towed twice into the dealer, and each time had the cha...

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cowcowcot
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How Do U Install A Rotary Engine In A 1991 Mazda Miata

i have a 1991 Mazda Miata and i was wondering how to install a rotary engine in 1 of these right now its just pushing a stock 1.8L engine

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gapop
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How Long Should It Take To Replace Clutch And Master And Slave Cylinder

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zeiler
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2001 Miata 5 Ls 4 Cylinder Sprak Pug Locations Or Viedo On Instalation Of ...

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Debby Enstad
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How To Set The Heater Control

im not sure how to set my heater on my 1997 mazda miata m edition. do i let cold air in or cycle hot air

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Older Mazda MX-5 Miata

1989 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview
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About the Mazda MX-5 Miata

If the RX-7, introduced in 1979, was the car that put Mazda on the map (as far as U.S. buyers were concerned), the MX-5 Miata was the car that solidified the automaker's Zoom Zoom appeal. Introduced in the summer of 1989 as a 1990 model, the MX-5 Miata was designed to continue the tradition of the classic British roadsters of the 1950s and '60s, such as the MG, Triumph, and Austin-Healey roadsters.

From its inception, the MX-5 Miata was a front-engined, rear-wheel-drive convertible two-seater. Initially it was available with a manually operated soft top, although a removable hardtop was an option from the beginning. In 2007, Mazda improved its drop-top by introducing a power retractable hardtop, which raises and lowers at the push of a button. The lightweight, three-section hardtop folds and stows itself into the Miata's truck in just 12 seconds. A new Z-fold soft convertible top is also available on current MX-5 Miatas.

The original engine in the MX-5 Miata was a 116-horsepower, 1.6-liter, double-overhead-cam four-cylinder engine with multi-port electronic fuel injection. Power was increased through the years and through two redesigns (in 1999 and 2006). Currently, the MX-5 Miata is powered by a 166-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder with variable valve timing.

In its first year, the MX-5 was available only in a Base model. In later years, higher-end LS and SE versions were added. Currently, the MX-5 Miata is available in SV, Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trim packages, with a wide range of standard and optional features available, including power windows, dual front and side airbags, power exterior mirrors, a glass rear window, anti-lock brakes, a CD player, air conditioning, power door locks, and leather seats.