code misfire on cyl # 2 what does this mean or were would i check first

20

Asked by Oct 29, 2013 at 12:07 PM about the Mazda MX-5 Miata

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

11 Answers

299,255

Either the spark plug or the ignition coil on cylinder two is faulty. Replace and check if code goes away.

2 people found this helpful.
Best Answer Mark helpful
20

do you have ant idea how mus=ch a coil cost and are?

299,255

Sure do, about $50-$60 and get a set of plugs too, $2 a piece. I failed to mention that depending on your model year, you might have spark plug wires vs Coil on Plug. The parts can be bought at any auto parts store or online retailer. Here is a video that might help.....http://mazda-repair.blogspot.com/2013/02/how-to-mazda-mx-5-miata-changing-spark.html

1 people found this helpful.
20

went to auo parts store they only sellin sets 250.00 so i changed the coil from # 2 to back of engine cyl and replaced plugs still have the missfire on last cyl so i now i need the coil going to look at around my miata is a 97 with only 51k

299,255

in '97 it uses a coil pack for all 4, and spark plug wires right, not individual coil on plugs?

1 people found this helpful.
20

not sure my son said it just needed one coil moved the bad coil from # 2 cyl to back of engine and changed all 4 plugs.

1 people found this helpful.
20

follow up my son said there is one pack for 2 plugs

1 people found this helpful.
105

There should be 2 coils but both part of 1 assembly on a Mk1, the coils do go faulty, I have a Mk 2.5 2001 mod el with 2 coils sat on the top of the engine & get very hot, both have had to be replaced. When you think about it the coil pack is probably one of the most stressed parts of the engine.

105

There should be 2 coils but both part of 1 assembly on a Mk1, the coils do go faulty, I have a Mk 2.5 2001 model with 2 coils sat on the top of the engine & get very hot, both have had to be replaced. When you think about it the coil pack is probably one of the most stressed parts of the engine.

1 people found this helpful.
299,255

I found the coil set at my local advance auto for $241, www.rockauto.com has them for $135 plus shipping.

299,255

5% off coupon code too......http://www.retailmenot.com/view/rockauto.com?c=5057349

Your Answer:

MX-5 Miata

Looking for a Used MX-5 Miata in your area?

CarGurus has 4,347 nationwide MX-5 Miata listings starting at $1,750.

ZIP:

Mazda MX-5 Miata Experts

  • #1
    Michael Kane
    Reputation
    2,240
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,300
  • #3
    Racer_X
    Reputation
    410
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
297 Great Deals out of 39,759 listings starting at $1,312
Used Honda S2000
313 listings starting at $7,990
Used Chevrolet Corvette
79 Great Deals out of 15,067 listings starting at $3,700
Used BMW Z4
22 Great Deals out of 831 listings starting at $3,499
Used Nissan 350Z
25 Great Deals out of 951 listings starting at $3,250
Used FIAT 124 Spider
15 Great Deals out of 2,408 listings starting at $17,800
Used Chevrolet Camaro
242 Great Deals out of 26,934 listings starting at $2,900
Used Nissan 370Z
36 Great Deals out of 2,008 listings starting at $9,990
Used Porsche Boxster
22 Great Deals out of 1,026 listings starting at $5,200
Used BMW 3 Series
1,012 Great Deals out of 30,053 listings starting at $900
Used Mazda MAZDASPEED MX-5 Miata
8 listings starting at $8,900
Used Subaru BRZ
10 Great Deals out of 1,375 listings starting at $8,500
Used Honda Civic
491 Great Deals out of 44,267 listings starting at $1,150
Used Scion FR-S
6 Great Deals out of 794 listings starting at $9,900
Used Mazda RX-8
6 Great Deals out of 319 listings starting at $2,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.