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Mazda 626, Sedan
Nov 08, 2007 (7:38 pm)
I have a 1998 Mazda 626 with a little over 91000 miles ...and it has weird electronic issues...if I role up the windows it shakes....sometimes when I turn on the AC it shakes ....
....Every time I take it to the shop it it rarely acts up or they say they don't know what it is. Has anyone experienced this?
One last thing....I have noticed that after a long road trip my engine light will flash when I accelerate .....is this a sign of transmission issues to come?
#2330 of 2547 Re: Issues [cstephens]
Nov 08, 2007 (8:21 pm)
I have a 1996 Mazda 626 with 184,000kms on it. When I roll up two windows at a time, the drivers side goes faster than the passenger side. And recently, my car, when idle, smells like it is burning. It isn't oil leaking, and it isnt another fluid leaking. It only seems to happen in the winter. As for the engine light coming on, I can't say I have the same problem, so I can't help you. But mine is acting up as well, so you're not alone.
#2331 of 2547 Re: Issues [cstephens]
Nov 10, 2007 (9:17 am)
hey thats weird i have the same car same year with 89k and i have the same exact problem it shakes when my window goes up and it shakes when my ac goes on it also shakes when im in park.. i know that my mechanic told me i needed an engine mount im not sure which one but i need to get that done asap sometimes it shakes so muck i think its goin to shut off...when i get the mount put on il let you know how that works out my mechanic said it could be the reason that my car shakes
#2332 of 2547 Re: 99 Mazda 626 4cyl ..........automatic [mrjarden]
Nov 10, 2007 (9:24 am)
maybe its your starter i know i need one right now and once it dies it dies but usually you would see a sign did it give you problems starting it or did it just die out of no where
#2333 of 2547 Re: Issues [bella712]
Nov 14, 2007 (6:27 pm)
Thanks everyone for the post it's good to know I'm not the only one with these issues...makes it seem as if there is a cure
New Issue ---today I smelt coolant so I looked under the hood and a tube(right in the center and above the spark plugs) had come loose from the engine! I put it back in and it seems to have stayed throughout the day...How big of an issue is this?
#2334 of 2547 engine noise after warming up
Nov 17, 2007 (12:45 pm)
Mazda 626, 1999, 100000 miles, 2.0L.">
There is a weird noise that appears 5 minutes after warming up the engine and gets louder. Noise is localized in the area on the passenger side from the valves. Noise is dependent on engine speed.
Does anybody know what is that?
#2335 of 2547 Re: Idle speed increases when A/C or windshield blower is on [vantagemotors
Nov 22, 2007 (12:04 pm)
I have this same problem on my 2001 V6 626. It did not do this when the car was new but started getting worse after it was about 5 years old.
But then my battery died this summer (2007) and when I put a new battery in the idle surge problem went away. Unfortunately it came back again after about 4 months.
#2336 of 2547 mazda 626 2.0 lx transmission problems
Nov 22, 2007 (6:09 pm)
My sister picked up a 1994 626 the transmission surges and the engine idles way too fast. she manages this by shifting up and down thru the gears.Neutral at stop signs and stop lights etc.
Now the lock on the shift automatically locks on it's own, I am trying to help her with this problem.
Can any one give me some insight on this transmission problem ?
#2337 of 2547 Re: 1999 Mazda 626 Driver side headlight will not work [standark]
Nov 29, 2007 (4:34 pm)
As a follow-up, the problem was a bad ground under the battery. Wiring to the lights.
#2338 of 2547 in my mazda 626 sometime the key wont come out
Dec 01, 2007 (10:42 am)
i just recently got a 1999 mazda 626 and when i started driving it sometimes the key wont come out and sometimes it will.