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

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

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

Anti-lock Brakes -> Description
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) is composed of electrical and mechanical components as well as the standard braking system comp...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

Mazda -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 1990-00 Miata -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

Fuel System Pressure Relief

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

The anti-theft function is available as an option for the audio system. Before removing the battery ground cable or disconnecting the audio system power source, obtain the code number to reset the system when repairs are complete.

After the battery has be...

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

Front

Performing the following procedures without first removing the ABS wheel-speed sensor may possibly cause an open circuit in the wiring harness if pulled by mistake. Before performing the following procedures, disconnect the ABS wheel speed sensor connector (axle side) and fix the wiring harness to an appropriate place where it will not be pulled by mistake while servicing vehicle.

  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Drain transaxle fluid into suitable container.
  • Disconnect ABS wheel speed se...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disconnect starter motor electrical connectors.
  • Remove starter motor bolts and starter motor from vehicl...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Mazda Miata AUTOMOBILES

Mazda -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the Air B...

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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+.

Cooling Fan System Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Mazda Miata  1.8 L4 GASCooling Fan System Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Cooling Fan Relay
  • Cooling Fan Motor
  • Main Fuse Block
  • Connector X-01
  • Connector X-02
  • Speed Control Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Mazda Miata  1.8 L4 GASSpeed Control Component Locations Diagram for 1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Brake Switch
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Cruise Control Switch
  • Cruise Actuator
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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
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • 1997 Mazda Miata  1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Mazda Miata 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Washer Fluid Level Sensor
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Oil 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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    Click here to view more details1999 Mazda Miata Tail Light, Driver Side, Bulbs included; DOT and SAE approved; A high quality, OE replacement tail light assembly; With 1-year limited TruckEFX warranty..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $168.52

    Click here to view more details1997 Mazda Miata Spark Plug, 14 mm thread size, 0.750 in. reach, 5/8 in. wrench diameter, heat range 6; Resistor type, copper electrode core/tip material, projected insulator type, gasket seat style; Constructed with a five-rib, highly purified Alumina insulator that prevents arcing at plug boot and provides superior strength and thermal conductivity, a copper-glass seal that bonds insulator to electrode for a gas-tight seal, and a copper-core center electrode that comes with nickel chrome sheel for superior electrical conductivity and maximum heat dissipation; Its electric heat seal ensures stable heat range for uniform performance; The plug's machine rolled threads guarantee trouble free installation and removal, protecting the expensive cylinder heads; Features a unique U-groove ground electrode developed to meet the demand for improved ignitability and increased fuel combustion resulting in less flame dissipation; Gives the flame a groove to grow in that creates a larger flame front for a more complete combustion even in the case of lean air-fuel mixture; Produces greater firing energy without increasing spark plug gap and larger spark nucleus that stimulates faster combustion; Provides an increase in performance with improved throttle response, greater fuel efficiency and reduced emissions; With 90-day Accel limited warranty..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $2.99

    Click here to view more details1992 Mazda Miata 14" x 5.5" Alloy Wheel, Alloy Wheel; 14 X 5.5; 7 Slots; 4 Lug; 100MM BP; Silver, , .

    Source: Wheels / Rims, Mirrors & Lights Store

    $117.50

    Click here to view more details1997 Mazda Miata L4, 1.8 L, 1839 CC Rebuilt Engine, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

    Source: Rebuilt Engines Store

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