I have a ticking noise, that sounds like a pice of rubber hitting aluimiun. I replaced the timing belt a yr ago when I replaced the water pump.

Asked by Jul 22, 2014 at 11:56 AM about the 1996 Mazda MX-5 Miata M-Edition

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Have you checked the drive belts? Also the first gen miata's are known to have a lifter tick if they are low on oil. Here is a link that might help: http://www.miata.net/garage/noises.html

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