Mazda MX-5 Miata Experts

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Mazda MX-5 Miata Model Overview

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Mazda MX-5 Miata Questions

there1010
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How Much Does It Cost To Replace Rain Rail For A 2002 Miata Mx-5 Se

moisture in back carpeted area, someone told me the rain rail must be cracked

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lsell
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2012 Miata Wont Start. I Was Driving It And Stopped At A Red Light And It ...

Any suggesstions on why it won't start. And what else can I try. I have spent numerous hours researching this and have gotten nowhere.

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lsell
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Does The Chip In The Key Fail?

Won't start. I was driving it and stopped at a red light and t just died. I have already replaced many parts and stll won't start. Also could the chip n the key fail?

6 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 days ago)
theblackmiata
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How To Diagnose Intermittent Engine Problem

engine stumbles under medium or hard accelleration in all gears, but not always, sometimes it runs fine, it always runs fine when cold. changed plugs,wires,air filter and pcv valve,but problem persist...

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EFREET808
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Garage Vary Type N

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Older Mazda MX-5 Miata

1989 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview
1989 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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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.