My 2000 mazda 626 runs good for approx 20 minutes then starts sputtering and the overdrive light starts flashing. Seems to happen mostly when driving between 35-45 mph. Don't think the transmission is bad or would happen before driving awile. Any clues what is wrong?

Asked by Mar 05, 2007 at 10:31 AM about the 2000 Mazda 626 LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

14,630

Dear GeraldD-- It sounds to me that the overdrive is kicking in and out on your 2000 Mazda 626, causing the sputtering feeling. It could be low transmission fluid, a bad relay, or in a rare case, an overheated transmission. Have a transmission specialist look at it. Good luck from Bovan.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Is it an O2 sensor problem? 7 answers

    I have a 2002 Mazda 626 with about 140k miles on it. Last winter (2014-2015), I noticed that it was idling rough. I noticed a faint smell coming from, what seemed like my vents. It smelled almost li...

    2002 Mazda 626

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Mazda 2001 626 2.0 1 answer

    I have a 2001 Mazda 626, 20 liter engine. I change the spark plug and wires on the car. it starts, but when the car is put into drive, it cut off. It will also start in (N) to, but will cut off when s...

    2001 Mazda 626 ES

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • what type of transmission fluid does the MAZDA 626 LX takes and how many quarts? 12 answers

    I am having a hard time finding out what type of transmission fluid my MAZDA 626 LX uses, and how many quarts. I recently changed it but the O/B light is blinking. I think my transmission is gettin...

    2000 Mazda 626 LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why is my Mazda 95 idling high? 2 answers

    When I start my car it, it idles high then drops to under 1000 rpm. When I put in drive and accelerate, if I take my foot off the gas, it starts idling high (2500 rpm) for 15-20 seconds then drops to ...

    1995 Mazda 626

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I have a 2000 mazda millenia se. It is knocking, poor idle, less pick-up when driving. 19 answers

    The car has a rough idle, slow pick up when starting out at lights, stop signs, etc. While driving the car it shakes. It seems like the engine is straining. Also, the check engine light is on.

    2000 Mazda Millenia 4 Dr S Supercharged Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Mazda 626 Questions

Mazda 626 Experts

#1 littlehorn
littlehorn
Reputation 390
#2 tropikalpirate
tropikalpirate
Reputation 270
#3 lightGear
lightGear
Reputation 220
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
813 Great Deals out of 84,286 listings starting at $1,050
Used Toyota Camry
1,006 Great Deals out of 90,918 listings starting at $650
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
52 Great Deals out of 4,229 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Corolla
783 Great Deals out of 73,832 listings starting at $1,995
Used Mazda Protege
253 listings
Used Honda Civic
656 Great Deals out of 88,604 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Altima
1,034 Great Deals out of 81,564 listings starting at $1,200

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.