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1997 Mazda Miata CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Mazda REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Electrical Symbol Identification -> Imported Vehicles
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Adjustments -> Lever -> Parking Brake
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

Parking Brake

Lever
  • Before adjustment, start engine and depress brake pedal several times.
  • Stop engine and remove parking brake lever cover.
  • Turn adjusting nut at front of pa...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

Mazda -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1988-00 -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

Normal Service

Replace every 60,000 m...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Place transmission in neutral, and raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove crossmember bracket.
  • On models equipped with 16 inch wheel, remove rear crossbar
  • Remove presilencer.
  • Mark rear companion flange to driveline.
  • Mark slip yoke to transmission output shaft.
  • Remove bolts and disconne...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect power steering pressure switch connector.
  • Disconnect water thermoswitch connector.
  • Disconnect IAC valve connector.
  • Remove intake air pipe.
  • Disconnect wire and connector from alternator.
  • Remove alternator mo...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

Mazda -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp -> 1990-2009 MX-5 Miata
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

This lamp is used to warn of a fault in the anti-lock brake system. The lamp will illuminate for a few seconds and then go off after the ignition switch is placed in the on positio...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant into a suitable container, then remove engine undercover.
  • Remove air intake pipe, Fig. .
  • Remove radiator hoses and coolant bottle hose.
  • On models equipped with automatic transmission,disconnect oil cooler...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Loosen alternator pivot bolt.
  • Loosen adjuster lock bolt.
  • Loosen alternator adjustment bolt and relieve belt tension.
  • Remove driv...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1997 Mazda Miata cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Wiper/Washer Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Mazda Miata  1.8 L4 GASWiper/Washer Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Washer Switch
  • Ignition Switch
  • Windshield Wiper Motor
  • Fuse Block
  • Windshield Wiper
  • HVAC Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Mazda Miata  1.8 L4 GASHVAC Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Refrigerant Pressure Switch
  • Condenser Fan Relay
  • Fuse Block
  • A/C Relay
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 Mazda Miata cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 Mazda Miata  1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Left Front Antilock Brake System Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Left Rear Antilock Brake System Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Right Rear Antilock Brake System Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Antilock Brake System Control Module
  • 1997 Mazda Miata  1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Ignition Coil
  • Power Steering Pressure Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 Mazda Miata cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: A/C Inoperative/MIL On DTC P0550
    Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
  • Document: AIR CONDITIONING MUSTY / MILDEW ODOR
    Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Odors
  • Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Mazda Miata cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1997 Mazda Miata cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1997 Mazda Miata cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1997 Mazda Miata cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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