Did you check for a leak?
ya if they are the same size motor
10W-40 motor oil
420 A non turbo 95 to 99 motors will fit in a 2000 Eclipse RS. This means that the 1996 motor should fit in work fine in the 2000 model.
all automatics from 95-01
Mazda Millenia 95 not starting put another motor in it just turning over? its probably the distributor is bad.
93-97 are the same
It is a blue connector under the dash on the driver side.