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Mazda Millenia

The Mazda Millenia was a 4-door sedan manufactured by Mazda Motor Corporation from 1993 to 2003. Millenia was powered by a 2.3 L V6 engine, which allowed it to accelerate up to 60 mph in 7.8 seconds and attain a top speed of up to 142 mph.

Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Auto Parts and Repairs, Mazda Millenia

Why does the car hesitate or power down when accelerating with a cold engine?

If I remember right there is a technical service bulletin about water getting into the ecm. If I am right he may find the computer either full of water or if you live in a climate that has freezing weather, the case may even be cracked. In the past we have been able to perform the recommended repair according to the tsb sucessfully, in some cases had to replace the ecm. Unfortunatley this question was moved from the Old FAQ, and...
Asked in Mazda Millenia, Mazda Protege

Oil weight for 93 Mazda Protege?

10W 30, 5W30 in >32 degree constant weather (winter up north). On a car that old, I'd go with something slightly heavier unless you've had your engine rebuilt recently - 10W40 would be smarter IMO ...
Asked in Car Starting Problems, Ford Probe, Mazda Millenia, Meteorology and Weather

Why would a 1994 Ford Probe GT with a newly rebuilt engine not start in cold weather when it starts just fine in warm weather?

first how cold is cold?? winter -30 or just not started at 0 degrees?? plug it in and go from there. lighter oil mabey?? ACE Answer alot of ford probes have intermitant starting problems, if you look on the internet for this you will see many people have tried many different things from cheap to expensive. I have found that when my 97 probe doesn't start all i have to do is wiggle any electrical connectors i see ( i have not pin...
Asked in Thermostats, Mazda Millenia

Where is the thermostat located on a Mazda Millenia?

Answer AT the engine end of the upper rad hose. on a millenia, the thermostat is inside the flange on the engine side of the LOWER hose. look under the coolant resevoir. see the lower hose? follow it to the engine. where it connects, that is the cover for the thermostat. ...
Asked in Mazda, Thermostats, Mazda Millenia

Can you get 200000 miles from a miller cycle engine Mazda Millenia?

living proof 29s here, as i work in the within the automotive repair field (not a mech.) i can tell you that it is possible, i have seen a 98 2.3 with 212,000+ come by but it is not common. he was the only owner and took good care of the vehicle. and i have seen a 2.5 with 179,000+. the question is can you get more than 70,000 miles out of any of the front wheel bearings? not to my...
Asked in Chevy Blazer, Heater Cores and Blower Fans, Mazda Millenia, Car Heaters

Why would an otherwise-excellent heater in a 1995 Mazda Millenia blow cold air if the car is not moving?

Answer Check the coolant level in the radiator. If it is low the coolant will not pass thru the heater core properly. Answer Also check for leaks around water pump. Could be an early sign pump is about to fail. Answer It sounds vaccum related, most heaters have vaccum operated doors to redirect air from vents to defroster to floor etc. vaccum may be lost at idle due to a leak or a reservoir problem. the third answere is almost correct. the first two are...
Asked in Car Smells, Mazda Millenia, DIY Projects

Anyone out there have a continuing ac musty mildew smell intermittently and continually eminating throughout the car?

Change your cabin air filter first. If it persists, there are chemicals available to clean the evaporator core area of the A/C system through auto parts stores. Also, you can spray a mildew-killing deodorizer ( Lysol makes a "Soft Powder" scent that's not too unpleasant) into the fresh air intake while car & A/C are running. A/C should be on "fresh air" setting. Spray until scent is noticable inside car. My intakes are just ahead of windshield, on passenger side. Open hood...
Asked in Check Engine Light, Mazda Millenia, Honda Accord EX

What are possible causes of random misfire with check engine light in 95 Millenia when wires cap plugs rotors already replaced and vehicle still runs rough?

Possible valve cover gaskets are leaking oil onto the plugs and the oil is getting into the cylinder. The oil can also short the plug wire and damage the plug wire causing the check engine light to light. ...
Asked in Starters and Ignition Systems, Mazda Millenia, VW Jetta

Your key is stuck in 1997 Mazda Millenia and it won't go into park Any suggestions?

Question: Is the car running or stalled? If stalled try starting it. If the key won't turn to start it or move to another position, try to move your steering wheel out of the locked position. Somtimes when there is resistance, or pressure against the lock you will not be able to turn the key - on or off. Question: Are you stopped on an incline? If so, the gear may not allow you to move to park (or out of...
Asked in Car Fuses and Wiring, Chevy Astro, Mazda Millenia

How do you change the main 120 amp fuse in a 1998 Mazda Millenia?

you should be able to find the fuse at your local pepboys. just buy it pop your hood and remove the fuse cover to the right of your engine compartment and there you will find the fuse usually the white, leftmost fuse ****WRONG INFO HERE****simply pop it out with a flathead s. driver or a fuse removal tool (supplied with fuse sometimes).*** ****It's actually harder than that. Remove the fuse cover and it will be on the left, only fuse that says...
Asked in Fuel and Engines, Timing and Firing Orders, Mazda Millenia, Ford Expedition XLT

What is the firing ordrer for a 1995 Mazda millenia v6 24 valve engine?

Some people just can't be useful. Looking at the engine from the pulley side, Cylinder number one is on the left side (close to the windshield) front. Number two is on the right front, the rest continue to count out like that. The hook up on the distributor is more complicated but most distributor caps are marked as to which cylinder hooks up where. 1-2-3-4-5-6-..believe it or not..its true ...
Asked in Mazda Millenia

How do you clear codes P0300 P420 and P0304 from a 1997 Mazda Millenia?

OBDII codes are cleared with a scan Tool. I recently had 3 vehicles with the CEL/SES on. Although a parts store read the codes for me and I affected the repairs, I still needed a OBD2 Scan Tool to clear the codes. I purchased AutoEngnuity's ($250 with tax)OBD2 PC-based Scan Tool software online which comes with an OBD2 interface module (USB, or RS232) to connect to the vehicle. The device has already paid for itself, and it can do more than...
Asked in Mazda Millenia

Where is the fuel filter located on a 1998 Mazda Millenia?

it is located in the trunk behind the back seat pull the trunk carpet back and its a silver plate unscrew it slide it back and its right there easy to change ...
Asked in Mazda Millenia

Where is cylinder 1 on a Mazda millenia s 3.2 engine?

Cylinder one is in the back left on the 2.3 which i assume that is what you are referring too. Most manuals are not even correct and i called 4 dealers before i got the correct information. I was changing the wrong coil pack which in turn caused more problems. ...
Asked in Power Steering, Mazda Millenia, Medication and Drugs

What causes intermittent RPM loss in a Mazda?

what model/year mazda, what engine? maybe this is covered by a recall if it is a new car? it could be lots of things- low fuel in tank causing gaps in between fuel delievery to engine. could be caused when you turn hard, & all the gas sloshes to one side of the tank, opposite of the fuel pump. could be your spark plugs need to be changed, as they are missing at higher rpm... basically anything but there is no...
Asked in Mazda Millenia

How do you replace the thermostat located on a 2000 Mazda Millenia?

The thermostat is located in the thermostat housing at the engine side end of the upper radiator hose. You have to drain the engine coolant from the radiator until it is below the level of where the thermostat is. Make sure you don't spill any coolant, or you clean it up if you do. Antifreeze tastes sweet. Dogs, cats and other animals are very attracted to it. It is fatal when they drink it. For us, too. 2.3L engine: You should...
Asked in Oil and Oil Filters, Mazda Millenia

Where is the oil pressure switch located on a 1996 Mazda Millenia?

Hi'I also have a 1996 Millenia, just changed my out. At front of your engine 2.5 just over your oil filter, you have to unplugg the pressure switch wire befre you can get the socket on it. ...
Asked in Headlights Tail and Brake Lights, Dodge Caravan, Mazda Millenia, Ford F-150

How do you replace the headlight bulb located on a 1998 Mazda 626?

This answer applies ONLY to replacing the headlamp bulb, not the entire headlamp assembly. The work is done with the hood of the car up. It requires good lighting under the hood. Locate the 3-wire bundle that leads to the bulb; those wires terminate in a plastic connector that is attached to the back of the bulb. As you view the connector from the top, you should see a compressible clip on each side of the connector. These clips are somewhat...
Asked in Mazda Millenia, Ford F-150, Grand Am GT

How do you repair the tilt wheel on a Millenia?

Go to this link and it will illustrate how to trouble shoot and change the motor. http://www.infinite-idea.com/tsbs/TiltSteeringWheelInoperative.pdf ...
Asked in Radiators, Cadillac DeVille, Mazda Millenia

How do you drain radiator on a 97 Mazda Millenia?

Draining the radiator You would remove the radiator cap to ensure smooth flow. Put a pan or bucket under the radiator to catch the coolant. Please make sure you don't spill any, or clean it up if you do. Antifreeze tastes sweet. Cats, dogs and other animals are very attracted to it. It is fatal when they drink it. For us too. There should be some kind of a draincock at the bottom of the radiator. Open it to drain the coolant. Flat...
Asked in EGR Systems, Mazda Millenia, Ford Expedition XLT, Ford Ranger XLT

Will changing the EGR valve on a 99 Mazda Millenia 2.5l solve a check engine light which is indicating an EGR valve flow malfunction?

Mazda is ford,,been changing alot of dpfe sensors,,whats the code your getting,,p0402 excessive flow????? Answer well like the other guy said Mazda is ford, but is not the same, what u need to do is take the throttle body out, buy a new gasket before u do that, don't put the old one back in there it my leak and cause more problems, after u remove the throotle body, look in it and u are going to see to holes inside of...
Asked in Car Computers and Sensors, Mazda Millenia, How To

How to replace a knock sensor on a 2000 Mazda millennia?

You don't!! It's not an easy job. I recommend a certified mechanic or a Mazda Dealership. Probably gonna run btwn $400-$600...but the cars performance will definitely increase. ...