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Mazda Millenia, Sedan
#3720 of 4030 Re: 2000 Mazda Millenia S Nightmare! [steine13]
Sep 23, 2006 (6:43 am)
I take issue with the "Don't Buy A Millenia" statement of the poster before you. Sure, maybe the "S" has problems, but not the the non-Superchgarged version. In fact the 2.5l engine is critically acclaimed as one of the best V6's ever made.
My '95 Millenia just turned 170K. Total repairs to date are less than $4k and included routine stuff like timing belt, cooling pump, distributor, battery, etc. Tranny's fine, engine's fine, shocks are fine....I expected it to be closer to death by this point.
It is by far the most reliable vcar I've ever had.
The one complaint is that goddamned Check Engine Light. It has been on for 4 years. I have my mechanic tweek it so that I can pass my smog check. He runs the diagnostic, it resets itself and then 30 miles later, it comes on again. I simply ignore it.
Any comments out there about the regular millenia being a great car?
#3721 of 4030 Re: 2000 Mazda Millenia S Nightmare! 
Sep 26, 2006 (12:51 pm)
I have a 99 Millenia L with about 125,000 trouble free miles on it. It still looks and runs great. By far, it is one of the best cars I've ever owned.
#3722 of 4030 Re: 2000 Mazda Millenia S Nightmare! [misty8]
Sep 30, 2006 (6:54 am)
I just talked to another Millenia owner this week, who shares our praise of Millenia's. his too was a non-"S". The fact that Consumer Reports recommends it as a top pick for used car year after year, indicates that it is such!
Sep 30, 2006 (6:59 am)
Who here agrees? I love my car. '95 Millenia L with 171K. You can pick these up used for a song and they drive as well as any similar yeared Lexus ES, Acura TL, Toyota Avalon and better than any GM or Ford Sedan! They actually handle better than most of those spongy Sedans. When my Milly dies, she'll be replaced by another high quality, low mileaged 2001 or 2002 Millenium.
#3724 of 4030 Re: 95 Millenia 2.5 Know These P Codes? [milleniasmoov]
Oct 02, 2006 (9:25 am)
Hey there, it looks like our cars are (were) having the same problem. Do you still have the Millenia and did you ever get the stalling and not starting problem fixed? I seen it has been almost a year since your post.
I might have a lead for you if you are still stumpped.
#3725 of 4030 Re: Check engine light on and TCS off [chetti]
Oct 02, 2006 (12:20 pm)
We may have the same problem. Mine is 95 but with the 2.5L engine experiencing a similar problem. Mine however ends up dying after 15-30 seconds of really low and variying RPM (if it doesn't just suddenly die at once.) Did you get this problem solved? Let's discuss, I'm still stumpped.
#3726 of 4030 Re: Check engine light on and TCS off [97millenia06]
Oct 02, 2006 (12:29 pm)
I have a 95 that is doing what yours is doing now. Rarely does it not die 10-20 minutes into a trip and will not restart for 5-15 minutes. My dealer tested the car for about a week and said it needed a new Throttle Body and tune-up along with the EGR cleaned. I don't recall the codes on the computer but yours look familure.
I was told that there is no way the TCS (which was explained to essentially be the ABS control) could be causing the stalling, but it seems to me that the computer controling TCS is also controling the fuel or ignition or whatever is causing the thing to die.
Have you had any success getting to the bottom of this?
#3727 of 4030 Re: 95 Millenia stalling and shutting off [jahmikes]
Oct 02, 2006 (12:54 pm)
jahmikes, I see your post was a long time ago, did you ever get the problem solved? I am having the same thing happen to my 95.
#3728 of 4030 Re: 95 Millenia stalling and shutting off [claudev]
Oct 02, 2006 (12:56 pm)
claudev, did you get your mllenia fixed? mine stalls as well.