Mazda MX-5 Miata Experts

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Mazda MX-5 Miata Questions

sparkyshannon
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The Hardtop On Our 2007 Will Not Retract. After Releasing The Latch The Li...

The hardtop on our 2007 MX5 will not open. After releasing the latch the open-close light comes on and when you press the open button it just beeps at you.

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lmd444
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My 2001 Mazda Miata Only Gets About 12 Mpg In The City.

It's a manual 6-speed, and the engine light recently came on, went off again, but is now back. It's got 61,000 miles on it. Any insight on this?

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laloaustin
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Not Smooth Shifting. Hard To Shift Cold From 1-2.

Just bought a 2009 GT Hard Top 42K miles, and the gear box is not smooth. It is hard to shift into 2nd gear. Better as it warms up. Noisy rear bearing will be replaced but should all clutch be RR wi...

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ronbar
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Backup Camera

what are the most popular backup cameras which have been installed in a Miata?

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Michael Kohlstedt
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Is 13.02 A Appropriate Volt Reading For My Alternator

my alternator reads around 13.02 when running, under a load its about the sae, is that an acceptable volt reading or is it low

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Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

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.