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The firing order 123456 is correct. See notes at the link below for more help with starting issues
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1996 Mazda MPV | Answered on Sep 14, 2017


sounds like the electrical ignition switch needs replaced. it should be on top of steering column under the dash on drivers side.

1996 Mazda MPV | Answered on Jul 03, 2015


You might have a bad thermostat, you might just be low on coolant, and check the actual radiator, not the plastic overflow tank. If both of those are fine, you could have a restricted heater core, you can check that by touching both heater core hoses, if one hose is hot and the other isn't, then it's clogged.

1996 Mazda MPV | Answered on Feb 19, 2015


You need to put a higher temperature thermostat in. Try a 200 degree thermostat and make sure that you have a full radiator. Also you could dilute your antifreeze a little more than 50/50 .
I would also try a 70/ 30 mix. Hope this helps.

1996 Mazda MPV | Answered on Feb 18, 2015


If you go to this web site it will have pictures of the location and how to replace it
www.autocross.com/Replacing_a_freeze_plug/ccr200704011/1

1996 Mazda MPV | Answered on Dec 16, 2014


You have to pull the Timing Belt off in order to change it and make sure you mark the CAM before you remove the Sprocket

1996 Mazda MPV | Answered on Jul 20, 2014


same as any other , very little when putting foot down

1996 Mazda MPV | Answered on Jul 08, 2014


no im a mechanic it sounds like that you have an air lock in the cooling system .i am familiar with ford freda and bongo and the design where the engine is is a bit far from the radiator ,so the problem with air locks magnifies.really the solution is just drain the water and refill it slowly while you are pressing and releasing,just repeat the action on the top radiator hose to get rid of any air trapping within the system,it's as simple as that really.you want it to have just water and no air as this will cause a blockage.

1996 Mazda MPV | Answered on Apr 03, 2014


Use only your key to unlock, open the door, then lock and unlock the door again, then get in and start the car. This will reset it. Also, you can disconnect the battery and turn on the light to make sure you drain all the power from the system then reconnect the battery. And you might want to check the battery on your remote.

1996 Mazda MPV | Answered on Mar 19, 2014


underneath the center console between the front seats

1996 Mazda MPV | Answered on Oct 26, 2013

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